Archive - Sep 18, 2011

Fall 2011 Insulae Draconis Coronet Tournament video online

What can be more exciting than gallant knights fighting for a coronet in a medieval castle? To SCA members, not much. Duchess Nerissa reports that she has uploaded video of tourney action by victor Robert de Canterbury at the recent Insulae Draconis Coronet Tournament.

Weavers' links treasury online

Janis Saunders has created the Weavershand, a treasure house of links to websites involving weaving, tablet weaving, inkle weaving, Kumihimo, sprang, finger weaving, and ply-splitting.

"Legendary Swedish warship Mars" found in Baltic Sea

Andreas Olsson, head archaeologist at the Royal Swedish Maritime museum, believes that a team of divers has discovered the wreck of the Mars, the "legendary Swedish warship lost in a sea battle with the Danish-Lübeckian navy in 1564."