Archive - Oct 2012

Photos from Fall 2012 Crown Tourney in Drachenwald

Bridget and Edward report that they have created albums of photos from Fall 2012 Crown Tournament which took place recently in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.

Online magazine keeps East Kingdom subjects in the know

A team of dedicated volunteers, led by Mistress Catrin o’r Rhyd For, has created an online magazine/blog, the East Kingdom Gazette,  "which provides timely information about activities relevant to the East Kingdom of the Society for Creative Anachronism."

The ongoing importance of the Magna Carta

In Great Britain and the United States, the Magna Carta is revered as one of the bases of law. In an article for History Today, Ralph V. Turner, Professor of History Emeritus, Florida State University, and the author of Magna Carta, looks at the document and its importance through history.

October 30th

The passion of Elizabeth Dacre

Women were rarely recognized as poets in Tudor England, but the chance discovery of a love poem by Elizabeth Dacre to Sir Anthony Coke has given new insight into courtly love in Elizabeth I's time. Dr. Elaine Treharne of Stanford University discusses the poem in podcast for WAMC's Academic Minute.

Aethelmearc Fall 2012 Crown Tourney photos online

Alaxandair reports that he has created an album of photos from the Fall 2012 Crown Tournament of Khan Khalek and Khatun Branwyn of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The photos are available on his public Facebook page.

First Pennsic Cryptogram Solved

The first of  a set of cryptograms from Pennsic has been solved.  Sir Ephraim ben Shlomo (Middle) successfully deciphered one of the puzzles to reveal the text on the flyer of the original May Day Party.

October 29th

Battlemoor III photos online

Álmos reports that he has created an album of photos from Battlemoor III which took place recently in the Kingdom of the Outlands. The photos are available on Flickr.

Estrella War XXIX Pre Registration is now open

Bannthegn Lisabetta Bartolomea Zanca, Promotions Deputy for Estrella War XXIX, has announced that pre registration for Estrella War XXIX is now open.

October 28th

New book reveals Scotland's lost gardens

English spies in the employ of Henry VIII would never believe that their maps could lead to the re-discovery of forgotten and abandoned gardens in Scotland. Their maps, along with aerial photography, historic documents, and even poetry, were used by Marilyn Brown for her book Scotland's Lost Gardens.

No RIP for royal heads

With the discovery of the possible remains of England's King Richard III, thoughts turn to the fates of other kings who found no peace in their rest. Greig Watson of BBC News has the story.

Morgan and Lusche new Heirs to Northshield Throne

Baroness Kateryn of the Amber Mists reports that Count Morgan Olander was the victor of the Fall 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Northshield. His Excellency was inspired by Countess Lusche Della Cassiago.

October 27th

Bjarnheðinn Hamarsson and Dýrfinna Guðmundsdottir new Lord and Lady of the Mists

Hirsch reports that Bjarnheðinn Hamarsson was the victor of the September 29, 2012 Coronet Tournament in the Principality of the Mists, Kingdom of the West. His Highness was inspired by Dýrfinna Guðmundsdottir.

Sir Lucien Phillip deBordeaux new Midrealm Prince

Duke Brannos of Legio Draconis reports that Sir Lucien Phillip deBordeaux was the winner of the October 20, 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the Middle. Sir Lucien was inspired in His endeavor by Baroness Catarina deBruyn.

October 26th

SCA gear stolen in Atlantia

Asta knarrarbringa reposts that her trailer containing SCA gear was stolen October 18, 2012 in Florence, South Carolina.

[MER] Magna Faire 2012

The Barony of Iron Mountain invites you to join us in an exotic voyage as we travel to distant lands to enjoy the customs of the trip and the destinations! We will travel the unpredictable waters and throw out our anchor in hopes to learn art & culture from all over the world. And possibly run into a few sea monsters.

[LOC] Highland Gathering

 Abertridwr presents Highland Gathering November 18, 2012 at Minnawarra Park.

[ANT] Harvest Feast

The Shire of Midhaven has had a plentiful harvest and we invite you to share of it at our Harvest Feast on Saturday, November 17, 2012.

[AET] Fabric, Fiber, Fighting, Fencing, etc

The tenth annual grand textile symposium, many "F" event will be held on the weekend of November 16-18, 2012, at the Sieg Conference Center located on Narrows Road in Lamar, PA (no street address).

[ATE] Tavern Tourney

Tavern Tourney / A DAY IN VALHALLA December 8, 2012. Site: Chuparosa Park, 2400 S. Dobson Rd., Chandler, AZ, 85244 which is on Dobson, south of Germann.

[WES] Beacons Gate Boar Hunt and Feast

The holidays are coming, and so is the Province of the Mists Annual BeaconsGate Boar Hunt and Feast! 

[AET] Agincourt

On November 3rd, The grand army of the English and Welsh Archers will once again meet the French on the field at Agincourt. Join us for the Feast of St. Crispin, a day of Fighting, Food, Arts and Sciences.

[ATL] Marinus Investiture

On November 10, 2012, in the fair Barony of Marinus, we will be celebrating the hard work of our current Baron and Baroness, William and Sara Beth and all they have done for our Barony as well as celebrating the Investiture of our new Baron and Baroness.  Join us for fun, fighting, and feasting. 

[CAI] Agincourt Anniversary

The Battle of Agincourt was a decisive victory for the English during the Hundred Years War. The French were sure their superior numbers and the crossbow would bring a swift victory to France. The outnumbered Englishmen with their longbows proved them wrong. C'est la vie!

[MID] Winter's Night Feast

Afonlyn Presents the 5th Annual Winter's Night Feast! Saturday, November 10, 2012, 6-11pm

[WES] Cynagua Fall Coronet

Greetings Cynagua and the West Kingdom Populous! Their Highnesses Princess Mari and Prince Brocc do invite all to participate in or bear witness to the Cynagua Coronet List to select their Heirs. Come join us for this epically fun Coronet!

[LOC] Yule in the court of the Bean King

Come enjoy the hospitality of the Shire of Dragons Bay as we celebrate Yule in the court of the Bean King who will be selected from the populace to oversee the festivities. Gifts will be given to children attending.

[ANS] Wiesenfeuer Yule Revel

Their Excellencies Sir Cassius Domitus Lepus and HL Khayra bint Tahir ibn Rashid (Kajira Camber) invite one and all to join us at Saint Augustine of Canterbury Episcapal Church, November 30-December 2, 2012 for Wiesenfeuer Yule Revel

SCA Board of Directors Meeting 2012 (Boston, MA)

SCA Board of Directors Meeting 2012 (Boston, MA), Society for Creative Anachronism Corpora October 27, 2012.

[AET] Blackstone Raid XXII

Friends and allies of AEthelmearc, heed our call! The Dragon of the Kingdom of the Midrealm stirs from its winter slumber. The forges are
cold, and soon the Barony of Blackstone Mountain in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc will be raided for its coveted black stones.

[ART] Toys for Tots

All Ye Who Receive These Tidings......The Province of Arrows' Flight... Is once again calling all the Lords, Ladies, Knights, Laurels, and Pelicans to join with us, for... Toys for Tots, November 10, 2012.