Archive - 2012

October 22nd

Tristan and Damiana new Prince and Princess of Atenveldt

Jerusha reports that Tristan Dragonheart was the victor of the August 25, 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Atenveldt. His Highness was inspired in His endeavor by Countess Damiana McDade.

October 21st

Legos retell the Battle of Maldon

The happy combination of history and Legos returns with The Battle of Maldon, an animated version of the 10th century battle between Earl Byrhtnoth and Viking raiders. The film was created by David Waugh for DTG Productions.

Kateryna Ty Isaf offered elevation in AEthelmearc

At Their September 15, 2012 Coronation, Their Majesties Khalek and Branwyn of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc offered elevation to the Order of the Pelican to THLady Kateryna Ty Isaf.

UlfR Blodfotur Fallgrson victor of An Tir Fall 2012 Crown Tourney

UlfR Blodfotur Fallgrson was the winner of the September 1, 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of An Tir. His Highness was inspired in His endeavor by Caoimhe ingen Domnaille.

October 20th

[EAL] Ealdormere Arts and Sciences Competition

Join us for a day of the Arts and Sciences as well as dancing, heavy weapons fighting and crafts.

[WES] Twelfth Night Coronation

Join your fellow denizens of the West as we celebrate the reign of Their Majesties Roger and Zanobia and the coronation of Their Heirs. 

[ATE] Baronial Chamipions

Baronial Champions is only two weeks away! Who will be our next Champion for the Barony? Will it be you? For those who are planning on competing for any of the champions, please send your letters of intent to their Excellencies at coronet@ baronyofatenveldt .org (remove spaces). Also make sure you send an email to Lady Angelika von Schwaben at angelika855 @ yahoo .com (remove spaces) to schedule your interview with their Excellencies.

[LOC] Rowany Yule

As summer returns to Lochac, banish the last memories of the dearth of winter, and come and enjoy the warmest hospitality that Rowany has to offer. Earn yourself a healthy appetite, and the acclaim of the crowd, at one of the day's tournaments of chivalry and renown. Then, feast upon the decadent offerings of our hunters and gamekeepers at Rowany's premier summer event.

[MID] Regular Event in the Cleftlands

When the Thames froze over during Queen Elizabeth's reign, London's lords and knaves made merry on the ice. Okay, we live closer to the Cuyahoga River than to the Thames, but the urge to laugh at the cold is just as strong.

[DRA] Garden of Earthly Delights

Let it be known that from Saturday, the 1st to the Sunday the 2nd of December, 2012, there shall be a Faire to celebrate the arts and artisanal crafts, and this faire shall be held in the Zehentscheune in the heart of Urberach.

[AET] Coppertree Cooks Collegium

The Shire of Coppertree repeats the popular All-Day Cooking and MunchFest (a.k.a. Feudal Food Fight), and opens its kitchens for all cooks to play together for a day of trial and fun!

[ATE] Fiber Frivolity III

From warped loomatics to those who prefer spin out of control and every fiber enthusiast in between, I look forward to this third iteration of Fiber Frivolity.

[CAL] Calontir Cook's Symposium 2013

It’s coming! It’s coming! Calontir’s 2013 Cook’s Symposium is coming!!! We will be once again meeting at Camp Marvin Hillyard in Easton, Missouri.

[ANS] Bordermarch Autumn Melees

Welcome one and all to BAM - WAR of the Rams November 15,16,17 & 18th At Border Keep, Ansteorra's stone castle. Fighting, Equestrian, Classes, Hafla, Fellowship, Bardic and more. A&S Competition, Kingdom ME Dance Championship, inter Kingdom Scribal Competition!

[ATE] Yule Court

Yule Court at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds in Sonoita, AZ Saturday, December 15, 2012.  Join us for gaming, music, dancing and merriment!

Caveat emptor!

The online comic XKCD offers wise words of advice in a recent strip for those seeking to buy swords from merchants.

[ATE] Heroes of the Silent Angels Event

Their Excellencies Seelos and Elena would like to invite you to the Barony of Atenveldt's 4th annual Heroes of the Silent Angels Event on January 19, 2013. This event will be FREE and filled with tournaments & prizes for all to participate in.

[ANS] Seawinds Defender

The Shire of Seawinds invites you to: Seawinds Defender 2012 October 26 - 28, 2012 Friday 3pm - Sunday Noon

[ANT] Winter Feast

'Tis the time of year when the winter winds howl and the days draw short; so come spend an evening with the Shire of False Isle and enjoy
our warmth and friendship.

[WES] Cloondara Rapier Championship

On October 21st A.S. XLVI (2012ce) the Shire of Cloondara will be holding a formal tournament to select our rapier champion. It will be a day of pageantry, challenge and fun. Including invocation held by the Ladies of the Shire, banners and heraldry!

Trampolarchery - really?

Do not try this at home, kiddies! Let Polly and Ryan (AKA Tristram) show you how it's done with the new non-Olympic sport of Trampolarchery.

Isabeau de Beauxyeux offered Laurel in Calontir

Count Fernando reports that during Their Court at Gryphon's Fest, Their Majesties Hirsch and Magdalena offered elevation to the Order of the Laurel to Her Grace Duchess Isabeau de Beauxyeux.

October 19th

How the English changed the Danes

There are documents a plenty on how the Vikings influenced the culture of England, but a new study looks at ways that Danish Norse were influenced by the English they conquered. According to Ph.D candidate Marie Bønløkke Spejlborg, it was the English who inspired Danes to organise themselves into cities."

Young Henry VIII

Is this an illustration of a young Henry VIII weeping at his mother's death?

October 18th

[OUT] Caerthe 12th Night

Come join us and start the year in Tudor fashion. This year Caerthe's premiere event will highlight the court of Henry VIII, but you will be able to come and enjoy all the aspects of Caerthe's 12th Night that you have come to love over the years, including merchants, friends, entertainment and the usual feast.

[LOC] Great Northern War XV

Once more the storm clouds of war gather , so the mighty warriors of the north say CRY HAVOC! AND LET SLIP THE DOGS OF WAR!

[ATL] Jester's Tourney II

Join us for a day of games, wages, prizes, and fun for the whole family.

[OUT] Winter Feast

Lords and Ladies of the Outlands, the Baron and Baroness of Dragonsspine invite you to come enjoy a Winter Feast. There will be a bardic competition during the feast, and the Staff of Dragonsspine's Bard will be passed on to the next Baronial Bard. There will also be a competition for the best winter-themed table, and there will be dancing after feast and court.

[EAS] 'Yet Unnamed' Masqued Ball

It is said that the Carnival of Venice was originated from a victory of the "Repubblica della Serenissima", Venice's previous name, against the Patriarch of Aquileia, Ulrico in the year 1162.  In the honor of this victory, the people started to dance and make reunions in San Marco Square.  Apparently this festival started on that period and become official in the Renaissance.

Anglo Saxon discovery at Caistor St Edmund changes minds about 5th century England

Excavations at the Roman town of Venta Icenorum at at Caistor St Edmund, near Norwich, England, are changing minds about life in 5th century Britain. The discovery of an Anglo Saxon building "showed the site was far more complex than first thought, and not solely a Roman settlement."