Archive - Aug 31, 2012

Women played vital role in Peasants' Revolt

New research has corrected an historical oversight: women were instrumental in the 1381 Peasant's Revolt which saw burning and plundering of London and the execution of Lord Chancellor Simon of Sudbury over his hated poll tax.

Murdoch MacArthur placed on vigil at Warriors and Warlords

Master Maol Mhichil mac Ghiolla Pheadair reports that Their Majesties Wulfgar and Devon, King and Queen of Northshield, placed Murdoch MacArthur on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Chivalry.

Fridrikr Tomasson av Knusslig Hamn made Laurel in AEthelmearc

Maistir Brandubh Donnghaile, Silver Buccle Herald, reports that Their Majesties Andreas and Kallista, King and Queen of Aethelmearc, offered Master Fridrikr Tomasson av Knusslig Hamn entry into the Order of the Laurel at Their recent Pax Interruptus event.

Roman dig to showcase "level of history" in Ewell, England

Archaeologists believe that there had been continuous occupation of the area around Ewell Village in England since the 4th Century. Now a three-week dig hopes to uncover evidence of a Roman settlement along the road which ran from Chichester to London. (video)