Archive - Mar 2012
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-03-07 20:10
Oyez, oyez! As the sun nears its zenith, the people of the northern most isles gather to celebrate the endless day. We would be honoured to have you join us in the land of fire, ice and geothermal pools for a day of games, competitions and martial activity, all to be rounded off with a grand feast in the midnight sunlight.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-03-07 19:25
With the change of the seasons, and the return of the Sun to the Greatland, the time also has come for the Baronial Circlets to pass to another.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-03-07 19:11
The Barony of Gryphon’s Lair has the distinct honor and pleasure of hosting Their Majesties' Sean & Nisa Spring Crown Tournament to determine the heirs to the Gryphon Thrones. April 7, 2012
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-03-07 19:03
We will be holding an equestrian practice and possibly an IKEqC the day after Crown Tournament. The site is very easy to find. We will be using the indoor arena on the same site as Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-03-07 18:45
Abertridwr presents St Georges Day Pas D Arms on 22/4/2012
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-03-07 18:40
Come one and all to celebrate the coming of Spring with Fendrake Marsh on the Feast Day of St. Patrick.From our Kitchens, our goodly cooks will bring the finest fare to be served to noblemen and peasant alike, so don't miss out. Games, Stories and Songs will fill our hall as we feast on our Shire's bounty!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-03-07 18:33
Canton of Harrowgate Heath is hosting Border Spat: for Love or Vengeance! Between the Barony of Skraeling Althing and the Barony of Ile du Dragon Dormant
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-03-07 18:25
It is my pleasure to invite everyone to the first event of the Incipient Shire of Bryngolau. On April 28 we will hold a Mayday Festival and Oxygen Quest. The day will feature fighting, dancing, frivolity, food, and laughs in our beautiful 7500 foot high forests.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-03-07 18:14
It's that time of year again to mark your calendar for a night of good drink, fun games, beautiful dancing and a wonderful feast.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-03-07 17:59
Experts are baffled by the appearance of more than 200 rare, medieval Jewish manuscripts found in Afghanistan, proving the existence of a Jewish population in the country during the Middle Ages. The mystery? No one seems clear on how or where the documents were found.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-03-07 17:30
Pennsic is an annual event, in the guise of a "War", between the Kingdoms of the East and the Middle of the Society for Creative Anachronism Pennsic is also the largest Society event, with attendance in recent years exceeding 10,000.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-03-07 17:21
Outlands Heralds and Scribes Symposium fast approaches! We give fondest thanks to mighty al-Barran for hosting us this year, on March 17, 2012 at Sandia Preparatory School.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-03-07 17:14
Come join the Province of Arrow’s Flight in an afternoon of classes and tournaments
as we fight off the Zombie Apocalypse.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-03-07 17:08
The time draws near when two great and wondrous events will take place in the Southern Outlands, Crown Tournament and the Princess Protector Tourney. The first, of course, is the finding of an Heir for Their Royal Majesties, Kynan III and Gilliana, mighty King and graceful Queen of the Outlands.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-03-07 16:54
The Barony of the Bridge and the College of Arms welcomes one and all to the Known World Heralds and Scribes Symposium to be held June 22-24, 2012 at the Radisson Airport Hotel in Warwick, Rhode Island.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-03-07 16:34
War of the Wings is proudly hosted by the Barony of the Sacred Stone with the generous help and support of many Atlantian volunteers. This year's principle opponents are the Barony of Nottinghill Coill versus the Barony of Marinus.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-03-07 08:30
For the past year, members of the Stronghold of Hellsgate, in the Kingdom of Ansteorra, have been striving to form a new SCA chapter. Sean Wardwell of the Killeen Daily Herald discussed re-creating medieval arts and sciences with three SCA locals.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-03-06 21:38
Mathurin reports that he has creat an album of pictures from Midwinter Festival 2012, which took place recently in the Kingdom of Calontir. The photos are available on PicasaWeb.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-03-06 19:22
Sir Drogo reports that Count Patrick O'Malley of Ulidia defeated Sir Ragnar in the final bout of the Spring 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Caid.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2012-03-06 08:40
The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is seeking candidates for the position of Society Exchequer. This position reports to the SCA Corporate Treasurer.
Duties and responsibilities:
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2012-03-05 19:00
Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors, has announced that the Board will form a committee to consider establishing a fourth SCA peerage for Rapier and Cut-and-Thrust Combat.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2012-03-05 18:29
Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors, posted an announcement frm the Society Publications Manager that the electronic newsletter facility is now online.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-03-05 16:01
Katharine of Cate Hall reports that Lord Thomas d'Revel, fighting for Mistress Ilora von Neunhoff, was the winner of the March 3, 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-03-05 13:24
Eliska z Jihlava reports that Baroness Vera Veshniakova will sit vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Pelican at the upcoming March Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-03-04 20:30
Historians in Scotland have long hoped to reclaim a letter written by the French king giving safe conduct to William Wallace to speak with Pope Boniface VIII. Now the 700-year-old letter will be loaned to the National Records of Scotland for display at the Scottish Parliament.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-03-04 17:23
iPhone and iPad users may spend a chill, winter day curled up with a Shakespeare first folio, a Medieval Beastiary, or Sultan Baybars’ Qur’an. The eBook editions are available for download on eTeasures.com.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-03-04 13:26
National Geographic's website offers a slideshow of artifacts discovered recently in eastern Europe. Among them are the remains from a grave in Poland dubbed the "Young Warrior."
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-03-04 03:11
For those who want to mix economics with blood and gore, Mary Valante has posted a paper presented at the Fourth Annual Appalachian Spring Conference in World History and Economics (2009).
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-03-03 19:07
In the 12th and 13th centuries, European military orders such as the Knights Templar and the Knights Hospitaller were powerful and rich. Did their contemporaries love them or hate them? Helen Nicholson of History Today does the research.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-03-03 15:34
Keith Briggs, a visiting research fellow in linguistics at the University of the West of England, believes he has discovered Hægelisdun, the site of the 869 CE battle between the East Anglians and the Vikings which led to the death of St Edmund. His research involves the use of linguistics.