Archive - Oct 2012

October 26th

[AET] Masked Ball

Fear not the winter! Come and join the Barony of Rhydderich Hael for a grand masked ball. The event will feature a fun filled day of tournaments, contests, food, and of course masks!

[LOC] Radburne War VII

Rowany presents Radburne War VII August 9-12, 2013.

[EAS] Fall Feast of Simplefare

Good gentles, this is a reminder that the annual Fall Feast of Simplefare will be held Saturday, November 3, 2012 in the Barony Beyond the Mountain in Manchester, CT 06040.

[AET] Kings Crossing Birthday B(r)all

The Shire of Kings Crossing cheerfully invites you to come and celebrate our Birthday B(r)all on October 27, 2012 at the BARBUSH-LANGELOTH MUNICIPAL Center, 1421 LANGELOTH ROAD, LANGELOTH, PA 15054 (NOT AT REGULAR KINGS CROSSING EVENT SITE).

[ATL] Lochmere Mid Winter's Revel

In the year of 1576, Their Excellencies of Lochmere called upon Gli Zelanti, The Zealous Ones, to perform at their court. The next year, Gli Zelanti traveled through the Bright Hills rendered them captured. It is believed that the ransom demand is from the Huguenots. If Their Excellencies had wanted to see more than the heads of their beloved actors, they had better release all the Huguenots currently imprisoned and pay 10,000 gold florins and 50,000 silver.

[LOC] Border War XV

Bordescros proudly presents Border War XV February 23, 2013 at Camp Kurrajong.

Shakespeare in 37 Languages

Ever wanted to hear Julius Caesar in Italian, Romeo and Juliet in Portugese, or Othello in hip hop?

October 25th

Podcast discusses significance of Richard III discovery

An Academic Minute on WAMC radio discusses the recent archaeological discovery of remains which could possibly be those of King Richard III who was killed at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485. The podcast features Norman Housley, a professor of history at the University of Leicester.

Ameline DuBois elevated to Pelican in Ansteorra

At the recent Battle of Ethandune event, Their Majesties Jean Paul and Gilyan of the Kingdom of Ansteorra offered elevation to the Order of the Pelican to Their subject Ameline DuBois.

October 24th

Hampton Court - Rooftops and Stairs

Sixty-four photos in one album show Hampton Court from the vantage of the rooftops and 16 photos record various staircases in the Palace in the other album.

Possible second New World Viking site discovered on Baffin Island

Artifacts from an excavation on Baffin Island, Canada have yielded evidence that the Vikings may have had a settlement there in the 14th century. Evidence includes traces of bronze, European-style stonework and tools, Old World rat pelts, and yarn similar to that made in Greenland at the same time.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Publications...Free!

Get your own MMA out-of-print catalog, free, on your favorite art form or time period.

October 23rd

SCA Ltd Board changes and vacancies

The Board is pleased to announce that Lady Elswyth of Bery (Louise Hollingbery) from the Barony of Ynys Fawr and Lady Danielis de Luna (Kylie Maynard) from the Shire of Dismal Fogs have taken up a position on the Board of Directors for SCA Ltd Australia.

10th century copper plate reveals new history of Jharkhand

Archaeologist Harendra Sinha is excited about the discovery of a rare copper plate Jaint Garh, a small village near Chaibasa, India, which includes information on a 10th century land grant with "details of the ruler and his family, purpose of the grant along with the details of the beneficiary."

11th century Tibetan statue carved from a meteorite

In a story fit for an Indiana Jones movie, a statue carved by the Bon people of Tibet in the 11th century and excavated by Nazis in the 1930s has been found to be carved from a meteorite that fell to earth between 10,000 and 20,000 years ago.

Obidiah and Ascelin new Heirs in the West

Megan reports that Count Obadiah defeated Alfar Uthersson in the final bout of the Fall 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West. His Highness was inspired by Ascelin.

October 22nd

Damon and Veronique new Heirs to Throne of Artemisia

Elfwyn the Dane reports that Count Damon MacMillan was the winner of the Fall 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Artemisia. His Excellency was inspired by Countess Veronique d'Arcy.

Duke Maynard von dem Steine new Prince of AEthelmearc

William Freskyn Murray reports that Duke Maynard von dem Steine was winner of the October 6, 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. His Grace was inspired in His endeavor by Countess Liadain ni Dheirdre Chaomhanaigh.

Thorvaldr and Tofa new Heirs to Drachenwald Throne

Meisterinne Katheryn Hebenstreitz reports that Duke Thorvaldr Skeglauss was the victor of the Fall 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Drachenwald. His Grace was inspired in His endeavor by Tofa in Glaða.

Valora tou Ayiva to be knighted in Atenveldt

Saba reports that Valora tou Ayiva has been placed on vigil by Their Majesties Thomas and Ilora of the Kingdom of Atenveldt to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Chivalry.

Tristan and Damiana new Prince and Princess of Atenveldt

Jerusha reports that Tristan Dragonheart was the victor of the August 25, 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Atenveldt. His Highness was inspired in His endeavor by Countess Damiana McDade.

October 21st

Legos retell the Battle of Maldon

The happy combination of history and Legos returns with The Battle of Maldon, an animated version of the 10th century battle between Earl Byrhtnoth and Viking raiders. The film was created by David Waugh for DTG Productions.

Kateryna Ty Isaf offered elevation in AEthelmearc

At Their September 15, 2012 Coronation, Their Majesties Khalek and Branwyn of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc offered elevation to the Order of the Pelican to THLady Kateryna Ty Isaf.

UlfR Blodfotur Fallgrson victor of An Tir Fall 2012 Crown Tourney

UlfR Blodfotur Fallgrson was the winner of the September 1, 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of An Tir. His Highness was inspired in His endeavor by Caoimhe ingen Domnaille.

October 20th

[EAL] Ealdormere Arts and Sciences Competition

Join us for a day of the Arts and Sciences as well as dancing, heavy weapons fighting and crafts.

[WES] Twelfth Night Coronation

Join your fellow denizens of the West as we celebrate the reign of Their Majesties Roger and Zanobia and the coronation of Their Heirs. 

[ATE] Baronial Chamipions

Baronial Champions is only two weeks away! Who will be our next Champion for the Barony? Will it be you? For those who are planning on competing for any of the champions, please send your letters of intent to their Excellencies at coronet@ baronyofatenveldt .org (remove spaces). Also make sure you send an email to Lady Angelika von Schwaben at angelika855 @ yahoo .com (remove spaces) to schedule your interview with their Excellencies.

[LOC] Rowany Yule

As summer returns to Lochac, banish the last memories of the dearth of winter, and come and enjoy the warmest hospitality that Rowany has to offer. Earn yourself a healthy appetite, and the acclaim of the crowd, at one of the day's tournaments of chivalry and renown. Then, feast upon the decadent offerings of our hunters and gamekeepers at Rowany's premier summer event.

[MID] Regular Event in the Cleftlands

When the Thames froze over during Queen Elizabeth's reign, London's lords and knaves made merry on the ice. Okay, we live closer to the Cuyahoga River than to the Thames, but the urge to laugh at the cold is just as strong.

[DRA] Garden of Earthly Delights

Let it be known that from Saturday, the 1st to the Sunday the 2nd of December, 2012, there shall be a Faire to celebrate the arts and artisanal crafts, and this faire shall be held in the Zehentscheune in the heart of Urberach.