Archive - Dec 30, 2012

Amanda de Spencer made Pelican in Artemisia

At Their Kingdom Collegium in the Barony of Loch Salann, Their Majesties Timmur and Saige of the Kingdom of Artemisia offered elevation to the Order of the Pelican to Amanda de Spencer.

New Year magic in the Middle Ages

In the Middle Ages, the period after Christmas was a time for looking ahead to the new year. Practices included superstitions and methods to predict weather for the coming year. The clergy accepted some of the age-old rituals, but were loathe to allow others. A recent article for looks at Christmas Day fortune telling.