Archive - Jul 13, 2011

6th century Byzantine building found in Acre

Israeli archaeologists have discovered the remains of a 6th century Byzantine public building in the ancient town of Akko (Acre). The discovery is the first physical evidence found of the Christian Bishop of Akko.

[ART] Baron's War

The fields and flocks have flourished under the everlasting friendship that has been forged between the Baronies. But alas, with this abundance, a new conflict has arisen.

[ART] Hellsgate Tournament

Once again it comes time to stand forth united against the dreaded heat of July! Yes, it's that time of year again — Hellsgate approaches!

[OUT] Nock on Wood

Due to the camping situation in the Northern and Central New Mexico area, “Nock on Wood” will not be a camping event this year. Instead we will have a one day event on Saturday July 30th with a pot-luck lunch and some tournament shoots.

[MID] Comfort Zone: A Bardic Revel

Next! FilkStorm! September 10, 2011

[LOC] Battle of the Bottony Cross XI

The Baron and Baroness extend their warmest invitation to all and sundry to join them and His Majesty, King Cornelius von Becke to celebrate Saint Florian de la Riviere's 10th Anniversary at the annual Battle of the Bottony Cross XI.

[LOC] Flora and Fauna Masquerade Ball

Mark your calendars for the 15th and 16th of October 2011. The household of Mynydd Cynghorgy are hosting the Florna and Fauna Masquerade Ball and Day on the Green.

[LOC] Around the Castle Obstacle Archery Shoot

An Obstacle Shoot for Target Archers. A series of different obstacles at varied distances that archers shoot from to a stationary target, as if an Archer was laying siege to a castle.

[WES] War Practice

The Raven Company, and the Western Spartans invite the Warriors of the West to come together to train for WAR. 

[MER] Daggers and Hemmlock V

Join the Shire of Phoenix Glade as we celebrate in the Halls of Valhalla. Fight, feast, attend classes and revel in air-conditioned comfort. There will be tournaments Friday night and Saturday.

[ART] Raptor War

Artemisia! Raptor War is Returning once again! This time its bigger and better than ever.

[ATL] Pennsic Pity Party 2

That's right for all those unfortunate souls that don't get to go to Pennsic there will be a Pity Party in NC.

[ATE] Knight Light Tourney

Come and join as, one and all, as we raise funds to keep the lights on for our Tuesday night practice. We will be auctioning fighters of every kind, heavy combat, rapier and youth, with prizes available for the winners and their sponsor.

[ATL] Coronation of Cuan & Padraigin

It is the weekend of September 23-25, 1414 in fair Atlantia. The nobles of the court have gathered to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Auray, fought on September 29th, 1364.

[DRA] Algarada en la Frontera

After a long and prosperous time of peace and solace, the shadows of war roll again over our borders. Workers: sharpen your tools! Warriors: ready your weapons! Everyone is called to arms in order to defend our shire from the booty-thirst looters! Once the shire is secured, we will pay them back!

[WES] Feast of St. Augustine

Their Majesties Marc and Patricia of the West, and Their Excellencies Otto and Katherine of the Far West, cordially bid all gentles throughout Their lands welcome to the Feast of St. Augustine event, to be held on Battle Rock (Okinawa, Japan) this third weekend of August.

Baron Wars photos online

Kimiko has posted an album of photos from Baron Wars, which took place June 25, 2011 in the Barony of Red Spears in the Middle Kingdom. The photos are available on a public Facebook page.

Giuseppe and Giles new Reeves of Barony of Gyldenholt

Dame TSivia reports that Giuseppe and Master Giles were named heirs of the Barony of Gyldenholt (Orange County, CA), Kingdom of Caid, June 13, 2011.

Accidental death in Tudor England

Oxford University historian, Dr. Steven Gunn, has undertaken the task of scouring 16th Century coroners' reports to compile a list of accidental deaths in Tudor, England. The list includes death by bears and archery accidents.