Archive - 2010
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2010-11-14 12:21
A combination of Word War II blitz raids and centuries of urban renewal have wrought havoc on the 14th century medieval structures contained in London's Charterhouse. Some of the remaining medieval construction is detailed in a new book The Charterhouse (Yale, UK£80).
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2010-11-14 08:09
Sycamore trees are the culprits in damage done to the historic Roman wall in St. Albans, England. Built in the 3rd century, the wall is what remains of a five metres high and three metres wide wall, circling the city, with a walkway on top. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2010-11-13 18:24
Horse archery is a sport appreciated by only a few, but its popularity is gaining strength in England which now holds a national championship.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2010-11-13 14:32
On her blog, medievalbeadwork, Roxelana Bramante (Jonalee A. Crabb) shares her research regarding the origins of medieval beaded flowers.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2010-11-13 11:57
In honor of the 10,000th birthday of the city of Jericho, officials gave visitors a rare glimpse of a 1,200-year-old carpet mosaic measuring nearly 900 square meters (9,700 square feet) which once graced the floor of the main bath house of an Islamic palace. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2010-11-13 08:03
The Centre for Metropolitan History has made available the 1603 edition of John Stow's A Survey of London, edited by C. L. Kingsford. The work chronciles the history of the city from the 13th through the 16th centuries.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-11-12 16:39
The SCA 2010 Census Committee reminds SCA members that December 1, 2010 is the deadline for filling out the SCA Census.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-11-12 15:07
St. Stephan's Day celebration in the Shire of Pavlok Gorod!! This event will be held December 30, 2010 from 4-8pm at Mistress Tama's home.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-11-12 15:03
Bordescros sends out the challenge to join our Shire in fighting, feasting and the arts and sciences at Borderwar XIII.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-11-12 14:30
The College of Blaiddwyn presents Blaiddwyn Toys for Tots Event Friday November 19, 2010. Gate opens at 7:30 PM dancing ends at 11:30 PM University of New Mexico, Student Union Building.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-11-12 14:18
Oyez! Oyez! All good gentles are invited to join as Saxons battle Normans for the right to rule (well there will be prizes anyway.) Do not fear the appearance of the monster Boredom as ALL our talented gentles will have a way to help win the day for Norman rule, or Saxon (to be fair.)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-11-12 14:11
Ever wonder what a 16th century Banquet might have been like? Then don your best late period garb on Saturday December 11th, 2010 for this indoor Yule event. Or, come as you will, but in SCA appropriate garb.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-11-12 14:05
The Barony of the Lonely Tower wishes to invite you to our Twelfth Night Celebration, "1066: Huscarls Prepare For Battle!" on January 8, 2011, from 9am to 9pm.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-11-12 13:55
As mid-winter approaches, come celebrate the coming Spring, pause to revel before the impending war in the Southwest, and enjoy the Deutsch Leitmotiv (German Themed) Masked Ball in the Barony of Arn Hold.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-11-12 12:47
Greetings unto the wonderful populace of Battle Rock and the Far West. We would like to welcome you out to our 12th night Feast to be held at the Kadena (Japan) USO on the 8th of January, 2011. The time of the event will be announced shortly.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-11-12 12:38
But the weekend before Rivenoak's Yule is the Golden Rivers Anniversary Banquet. The theme for the food this year is a tour of the British Isles.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-11-12 12:32
Estrella War is just weeks away. Bring your weaponry, skills, and courage to the Kingdom War Practice on Sunday, January 2, 2011. Site opens at 9:00am and closes at dusk.
Site Fee: Attendance is free. You will still need to check in at Troll to sign the usual waivers.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-11-12 12:27
The winter months are upon us again. The Pennsic war drums have faded in the distance, and we have contented ourselves with counting our spoils in front of our warm hearth fires. Remember though… somewhere, right now, someone is training harder than you.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-11-12 12:22
The Shire of Würmwald cordially invites you to spend a day of fun, frivolity and fighting.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-11-12 12:17
Barony of the Flame presents Christmas Tourney XXXIX on December 4th, 2010. Once again, it's time to gather up toys and coats for the Baron's toy tourney. This year, we'll be at a new site, with lots of space for plenty of activities.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2010-11-12 12:16
Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the Board, has announced that the 2010 edition of the Known World Handbook, a compendium of articles about many aspects of the historical and the current Middle Ages, is now available for purchase from the SCA Inc. Stock Clerk.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-11-12 11:25
The Barony of Rivenoak presents our annual Yule Feast on December 4, 2010. We welcome most warmly the populace of our glorious Kingdom back into Rivenoak Keep.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-11-12 08:52
Baroness Bianca the Inquisitive reports that Duke Michael of Bedford was the victor of the November 6, 2010 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-11-12 07:18
Cateline la broderesse reoirts that she has created an album of photos from the October 23, 2010 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on PicasaWeb.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-11-11 17:07
The Barony of Dragonship Haven is pleased to host this years Kings and Queens Arts and Sciences Champions.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-11-11 16:00
Collegium Caidis, devoted to providing low cost and high quality classes, taught by SCA members for SCA members. Planting learning in Caid, one seed at a time...
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-11-11 14:27
In October 2010, the Got Medieval blog ran a contest to discover the "Weirdest claim about the Middle Ages on Wikipedia." The winner has been announced.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2010-11-11 13:46
Dona Illadore de Bedegrayne, mka Monica Gaudio, received a partial apology from Cooks Source magazine editor Judith Griggs, but the firestorm continued amid allegations (by others) of a pattern of bad behavior. A deeper apology followed, and Cooks Source has changed its editorial policy as a result of the incident.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-11-11 13:27
The Shire of Darton - is holding an Archery weekend on 18 - 20 March 2011, at Brookfield Outdoor Recreation Center (Brookfield's Scout Camp), Moores Valley Road, Wainuiomata, Wellington.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-11-11 13:09
Gather your shires, cantons, baronies, households, and clans… Castle Wars goes back to the days of the great Althing, where chieftains, theigns and jarls gathered to hand down the law and celebrate the season. Dust off your round shield, brew some ale and mead, plan your camps well for who knows what the weather will bring… join us for Castle Wars VII – ALTHING!