Archive - Mar 31, 2011

[ATL] Sapphire Joust XII

Join us in Caer Mear as we celebrate the final Sapphire Joust in the Gem Joust cycle. As is traditional, this will be a full weekend of tournaments, arts and sciences, archery, thrown weapons, and many more activities.

[ANS] Wiesenfeuer Baronial

The Barony of Wiesenfeuer, along with Their Excellencies Sir Cassius Domitius Lepus and the Lovely Khayra bint Tahir ibn Rashid invite one and all to join us at Camp DaKaNi, April 8-10, 2011 for
Wiesenfeuer Baronial.

[ANS] 4th Annual Combined Baronial Championships

The baronies of Stargate and Loch Soilleir invite you to attend their joint championship event and Stargate's baronial investiture April 8-10, 2011.

[AET] AEthelmearc War Practice XXII

It is time once again to prepare for the prospect of War, and to properly prepare the Canton of Steltonwald would like to invite all to join us for War Practice XXII.

[AET] Coronation of Christopher and Morgen

Please join the Canton of Steltonwald on April 9, 2011, to celebrate the Coronation of Christopher and Morgen.  Our celebration will take place at the Lodge in Brady’s Run Park, 526 Brady’s Run Road, Beaver Falls, PA 15010. 

[DRA] Battle of the Heart V

We are pleased to invite you to attend the Battle of the Heart V,  a celebration of the great courage shown by Sir James Douglas on the way to the Holy Land.  Four days of Armoured Combat, Archery and fun.

[WES] Cynaguan May Coronet

May 27 to 30 is May Coronet. It is at the same site as last year (2331 Silver Creek Road, Meadow Valley, CA 95956). Site opens Friday at noon closes Monday at 5 PM. Midnight is the quiet hour when sound should stay inside your tent walls.

Forget Denmark! Hamlet's name was Irish!

Researchers have long traced the roots of Shakespeare's Hamlet, Prince of Denmark to Amlethus in the History of the Danes, written around 1200, but a new study traces the name back even further, to 8th or 9th century Ireland.

[DRA] Collegium Of The White Mountain

The Shire of Mynydd Gwyn are delighted to invite all who would wish to learn new skills or teach to a collegium to be held at the 14th century manor house of Tretower. There will be all manner of classes, fencing, archery and dancing.

[NOR] Haire Affaire

Liars, Cheats and Thieves...This is not the Haire Affaire You're Looking For. Come join us!  Saturday April 2, 2011at the Marathon Park Youth Building in Wausau, Wisconsin. Hosted by the Shire of Falcon's Keep.

[ART] Feast of St. Pyre

On April 23, 2011 in the Shire of Cote du Ciel there will be a festival in honor of our beloved saint, Pyre.
Add the Feast of St. Pyre to your event circuit this year!

[AET] Iron Comet

Warriors of Æthelmearc! Here is a chance to test your mettle with sword, rapier, axe, and bow! Are you up to the challenge of being the Iron Comet champion? If so, come join us on April 30, 2011 in the Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands at the Pitcairn-Monroeville Sportsman's Club (505 Mosside Boulevard, North Versailles, PA 15137-2552).

[ANS] Elfsea Defender

Alejandro and Amalia, Baron y Baronesa Octavo de Elfsea, invite one and all to Their First Elfsea Defender, on the first weekend of April, Anno Societatis XLV (2011 AD).

[ATL] Spring Crown Tournament

The Barony of Black Diamond has the distinct honor and pleasure to invite one and all to pastoral lands near the "Kings Dominion" to bear witness to the most important and prestigious tournament held in our Kingdom - Their Majesties' Spring Crown Tournament.

Genetic blood disorder may explain tragedy of Henry VIII

According to a new study, multiple miscarriages and dramatic personality transformation may be linked to a genetic condition related to the blood group carried by King Henry VIII of England.

The villainous King John

In an extensive article for BBC News Magazine, Tom Geoghegan looks at what makes King John of England the classic "pantomime villain."

Quintavia Hafla: "What a party there was!"

“The Hafla is my favorite event because they get the sights and smells right,”  said  SCA member Janet Johnston about a recent event in the Shire of Quintavia (East Kingdom). Rebecca Alty of The Item spent the day at the Hafla and reported her experience.