Archive - Jun 20, 2012

[GLE] BarBEARian Brawl 2012

Get grubby with the peasants for a day of fun in the sun at Barbarian Brawl Featuring: Tournaments • spear throwing a high-falutin' Regional A&S competition with additional sponsored awards • and just downright dirty fun!

[LOC] A Night in Palermo

The Guilds of Middle Eastern Dancing and Cookery invite one and all to "An Evening in Palermo"

New book studies distortions of First Crusade histories

In a recent article for the New York Times Sunday Review, author and director of the Center for Byzantine Research at Oxford, Peter Frankopan,  discusses his new book The First Crusade: The Call From the East.

[MID] A Simple Day in the Country

The Barony of Sternfeld is proud to present... A Simple Day in the Country. Friday, July 13, 2012 to Sunday, July 15, 2012

[LOC] Cold War VI and Guild Day

Once more into the breach! Cold War VI is coming!

[AET] Bog Three Day Event

War is fast approaching, the drums are calling and the Kingdom is busy making preparations for what promises to be a memorable War. Take a break from those preparations to join the Barony of St. Swithin's Bog for our Annual Three Day Event to send our warriors off to battle.

[ATL] Middle Atlantian Archery Day

The enemy is at the Tower gates and the King calls all archers to arms. Defend the Castle then track the enemy thru the woods, down the long path to their own Castle and make our attack! Along the way, you'll fight with bow, knives, axes and Atlatl.

[LOC] Eric & Enid Tourney

Come All true men of worth to this once in a decade tourney. The winner of the prize for the day will be the noble combatant who brings the fairest maid to the tourney and proves it by right of arms.

"All's Well" with Thomas Middleton

A pair of professors from Oxford University believe they have confirmed William Shakespeare's collaborator, at least for the comedy All's Well that Ends Well. They believe it is Thomas Middleton, who worked with the Bard on Timon of Athens.

"Twelve Knights of Atlantia" online

Lady Merwenna de Rannowe reports that the Twelve Knights of Atlantia, an illuminated book commissioned by Duchess Seonaid, with original poetry by Maitresse Maaline Renard and illuminated by Lady Merwenna, is now available to view online.

Team USA: Their hobby is an art

For SCA member Edward Lindey of Mobile, Alabama, joining Team USA and traveling to Poland gave him a chance to learn and use grappling techniques, something he can't do in the SCA. Roy Hoffman of the Press-Register has the story. (photos)