Archive - Nov 8, 2012

Estrella War: Merchant Fee Reduced

Mistress Eden Blacksmith, Estrella XXIX Merchant Coordinator, has announced that merchant fees for the War have been reduced.

[DRA] Games for the Throne

When the days become longer, when the nights are getting cold, when even the King may take a rest from his journey, it is all about having a good feast and to enjoy some games. As there is winter and summer, day and night, light and darkness, there will two groups of people competing, symbolized by the colours of the King’s game: black and white.

[DRA] Nordmark Coronet Tournament

On the 14th to the 16th of December, Aros will hold Nordmarks Principality Coronet Tournament in Järlåsa bygdegård. Prince Brendan and Princess Niamh invites the people of Nordmark to participate in and bear witness of the tournament that will determine Their heirs!

[MER] Kingdom Fighters Colligium

Fighting!  Classes, melees, and pickups galore! Armour inspection opens at 9AM on Saturday. We will run some warmup exercises and melees to get everyone moving. And then, at 11AM the classes start.

[NOR] Fighter Symposium and Regional Fight Practice III

Fighter Symposium and Regional Fight Practice III. December 1st, 2012, 9am to 5pm. Sponsored by: Barony of Carraig Ban & The Canton of Foxvale

[MID] Yule Feast XVI

Come join us for a day of Merriment, Feasting, Classes, and Challenges to ring in the holiday season as their Excellencies, Raffaele and Margherita, chime in this glorious season by selecting new Rapier, and A&S Champions for the upcoming year.

[LOC] On Ilkla Moor

On Ilkla Moor, is a specialist campfire cooking event, where we will re-create ancient recipes using authentic techniques.(And by "we" we mean you too!)

[WES] Winter Coronet and Investiture

As the cold winter winds of the Arctic take hold, Their Highnesses Varyag and Trava, Prince and Princess of Oertha, invite one and all to bear witness to the selection of Their Heirs by right of combat and Their Investiture the following day.

[WES] Feast of the Appreciative Populace

The Feast of the Appreciative Populace will bring together larger elements of The Feast of the Immaculate Conception which began in the seventh century to honor the day Mary was conceived. Attendees are invited honor all Ladies instead of one specifically. 

[ART] Andalusian Ball

The Barony of Arn Hold invites one and all to a celebration of life in Al-Andalus during the early Middle Ages at our annual Ball.   This year, we have added some new and exciting activities for your enjoyment.

[CAL] 59th Calontir Crown Tournament

Join us as the Heirs of Calontir are revealed, and the future of the Kingdom is assured!

Northshield Fall 2012 Crown Tourney photos

Edwin reports that he has created an album of photos from the Fall 2012 Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of Northshield. The photos are available on Flickr.

Urban legend in the medieval theater

In the Middle Ages, as in modern times, actors found a sense of drama in creating stories about murder and madness in the theater. The Medieval Snuff Drama by Jody Enders chronicles such a tale.

Walters Museum places digital books online

The Walters Museum of Baltimore has placed a large part of its rare book collection online, with options to view the pages online or download high resolution images.