Archive - Jun 5, 2012

New excavations may shed light on York's Saxon past

Archaeologists have long known about the Roman and Viking heritage of York, England, but little of its Saxon past, but new excavations of York Minster may shed some light on the unknown era.

Lincoln Castle's Magna Carta to receive new vault

Lincoln Castle, in Lincolnshire County, England, will receive a facelift thanks to grants and fundraising amounting to almost UK£19m. Improvements will include a new viewing vault for the Magna Carta. (video)

AEthelmearc Spring 2012 Crown Tournament photos and video online

Edmund of Worcester and Thorp have produced an albums of photos from Spring 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The albums are available on Flickr and PhotoBucket. Dragos Pelicanos also adds video of the event.

Atlantia creates two new Pelicans for service in Archery, Siege, and Webminister areas

At Highland River Melees, in the Barony of Highland Foorde, in the Kingdom of Atlantia, on June 1, 2012, AS XLVII, Atlantian Monarchs King Bryan and Queen Brianna elevated Siegfried Sebastian Faust and Jonathas Reinisch to the noble Order of the Pelican.

Duncan MacTorquill to be knighted in Calontir

Phaedra reports that, at Melees and Mayhem, Their Majesties Lucian and Conna of the Kingdom of Calontir have placed THL Duncan MacTorquill on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Chivalry.