Archive - Jun 25, 2010

Medieval leatherworking list created on Yahoo Groups

Thomas von Holthausen reports that a discussion list for medieval leatherworkers is available on Yahoo Groups.

[ART] Baron's War

As rumors of the Plague spread through the Kingdom, Barons act to protect their lands… and increase their larders with the labors of their neighbors! This can not be tolerated, so the gauntlet has been cast and the challenge answered! The Barony of Loch Salann shall meet the Barony of Gryphon’s Lair on the field of battle to settle this matter. Diplomacy has failed, and this means WAR!!!

[DRA] Northern Frankmark Fighters practice XII

It shall be proclaimed that once again it is time for practice in the north of Frankmark. All the honorable Heavy Fighters, Fencers and the whole populace of Drachenwald are welcome to improve their skills in the martial arts in ordinary for our Kingdom.

[MER] Summer Collegium VI

Join the Shire of Drakenmere for a relaxing day of classes, fighting, a summer feast and plenty of time to visit with friends. Several tracts of classes are planned, as well as fighting classes and activities.

[LOC] Feast of St Augustine

After a long absence the Feast of St Augustine will again be held in the Barony of Rowany. Come, help us celebrate our patron saint with feasting, drinking and merry making.

Border Skirmish photos online

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva shares photos and memories from Border Skirmish which took place recently in the Kingdom of Northshield.

"Horrible Histories" author calls historians horrible

Terry Deary's Horrible Histories series appeals to schoolchildren by including disgusting and true historical details, such as the purpose of the Roman vomitorium. But the author finds modern historians even more nauseating than the Romans.

Galleon San Salvador to be rebuilt in San Diego

The Maritime Museum of San Diego is planning to build a replica of explorer Juan Cabrillo's ship, the San Salvador. The San Salvador was the first European expedition to the area, exploring San Diego Bay in 1542.