Archive - Oct 2, 2012

Jousting and fencing at Idaho Ren Faire

SCA members Brian and Elise Dix and Joe and Nikky Scofield plan to take part in the Idaho Renaissance Faire in October 2012. Recently they spoke to Diana Baird of the Emmet, Idaho Messenger-Index.

Rare evidence of medieval trepanation found in Spain

Trepanation, the practice of drilling holes into the skulls of living beings for medical or religious purposes, was rarely performed in the Middle Ages, but the discovery of two skulls in Spain, dating to the 13th or 14th centuries, has made experts scramble for an answer.

Dianna Doria offered Laurel in the Outlands

Baroness Jeanne-Marie reports that Their Majesties Ard Ri  Flanagan and Ban Rion Drahomira, of the Kingdom of the Outlands, have offered The Honorable Lady Dianna Doria admittance into the Order of the Laurel.

Website features playing cards through history

Want to know what a deck of cards looked like at Henry VIII's table? How about Salladin? The World of Playing Cards is the place to find out!