Archive - Oct 8, 2011

Countess Caoimhe ingen Domnaille elevated to Laurel in An Tir

Angharad Albanes reports that at Their Court at Pennsic War XXXX, Their Royal Majesties Thorin VII and Dagmaer II placed Countess Caoimhe ingen Domnaille on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Laurel.

Common soldier "willing to die" at Bosworth field

A 15th century will from the Norfolk Record Office, one of few records of common soldiers, was left by Thomas Longe who was "willing to die" for King Richard III at Bosworth Field.

Royal manuscript collection "debunks myth of the Dark Ages"

The world's largest collection of beautifully-illuminated British royal manuscripts from the 9th through 16th centuries will be on display this winter at the British Museum.