Archive - Jul 4, 2011

Halvdan Lynkehand knighted in Calontir

Szapolyai Zsigmund of the Kingdom of Calontir reports that at Lilies War 2011, HL Halvdan Lynkehand was placed on vigil to contemplate knighthood.

Medieval knight: superstar

On the website for History Today, Nigel Saul explains the appeal of medieval knights and why they were the superstar celebrities of their time. His article is entitled Chivalry and the Birth of Celebrity.

Flaming Gryphon "Fight for the Cure" at Pennsic

The fighters of the Barony of Flaming Gryphon, in the Middle Kingdom, are organizing a Pennsic fundraiser for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® breast cancer research foundation.

Edward Jenner's garden holds historic secrets

Archaeologists from the University of Bristol are digging up Edward Jenner's garden, not seeking evidence of the 18th century British scientist, but secrets much older, including a skeleton dating to Roman times.