Archive - Aug 8, 2011

War declared at Pennsic War XL opening ceremonies

“We assure you this will be the greatest celebration in the history of the Known World,”  said HRM Christopher of Æthelmearc during Opening Ceremonies of the 40th Pennsic War. Battlefield Reporter DonalBane of Blakmers of the Pennsic Independent has the story. (photo)

Madrid researchers search for bones of Miguel de Cervantes, author of Don Quixote

Researchers are about to undertake a Quixotic quest - to find the lost bones of Miguel de Cervantes. They are believed to be somewhere in a convent in Madrid.

Two elevated to Pelican in AEthelmearc

THLord Brandubh Donnghaile, Silver Buccle Herald, reports that at the recent Bog Three Day Event in the Barony of Saint Swithins Bog, Their Majesties Christopher and Morgen, King and Queen of Aethelmearc, recognized the contributions of two of Their subjects by elevation to the Order of the Pelican.

Medieval knights are strange inspiration to Mexican drug cartel

The Knights Templar is no longer just a historic group shrouded in mystery. A violent Mexican drug cartel has been founded under the same name, and espouses its own code of conduct and chivalry.