Archive - 2012

October 26th

[AET] Agincourt

On November 3rd, The grand army of the English and Welsh Archers will once again meet the French on the field at Agincourt. Join us for the Feast of St. Crispin, a day of Fighting, Food, Arts and Sciences.

[ATL] Marinus Investiture

On November 10, 2012, in the fair Barony of Marinus, we will be celebrating the hard work of our current Baron and Baroness, William and Sara Beth and all they have done for our Barony as well as celebrating the Investiture of our new Baron and Baroness.  Join us for fun, fighting, and feasting. 

[CAI] Agincourt Anniversary

The Battle of Agincourt was a decisive victory for the English during the Hundred Years War. The French were sure their superior numbers and the crossbow would bring a swift victory to France. The outnumbered Englishmen with their longbows proved them wrong. C'est la vie!

[MID] Winter's Night Feast

Afonlyn Presents the 5th Annual Winter's Night Feast! Saturday, November 10, 2012, 6-11pm

[WES] Cynagua Fall Coronet

Greetings Cynagua and the West Kingdom Populous! Their Highnesses Princess Mari and Prince Brocc do invite all to participate in or bear witness to the Cynagua Coronet List to select their Heirs. Come join us for this epically fun Coronet!

[LOC] Yule in the court of the Bean King

Come enjoy the hospitality of the Shire of Dragons Bay as we celebrate Yule in the court of the Bean King who will be selected from the populace to oversee the festivities. Gifts will be given to children attending.

[ANS] Wiesenfeuer Yule Revel

Their Excellencies Sir Cassius Domitus Lepus and HL Khayra bint Tahir ibn Rashid (Kajira Camber) invite one and all to join us at Saint Augustine of Canterbury Episcapal Church, November 30-December 2, 2012 for Wiesenfeuer Yule Revel

SCA Board of Directors Meeting 2012 (Boston, MA)

SCA Board of Directors Meeting 2012 (Boston, MA), Society for Creative Anachronism Corpora October 27, 2012.

[AET] Blackstone Raid XXII

Friends and allies of AEthelmearc, heed our call! The Dragon of the Kingdom of the Midrealm stirs from its winter slumber. The forges are
cold, and soon the Barony of Blackstone Mountain in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc will be raided for its coveted black stones.

[ART] Toys for Tots

All Ye Who Receive These Tidings......The Province of Arrows' Flight... Is once again calling all the Lords, Ladies, Knights, Laurels, and Pelicans to join with us, for... Toys for Tots, November 10, 2012.

[AET] Masked Ball

Fear not the winter! Come and join the Barony of Rhydderich Hael for a grand masked ball. The event will feature a fun filled day of tournaments, contests, food, and of course masks!

[LOC] Radburne War VII

Rowany presents Radburne War VII August 9-12, 2013.

[EAS] Fall Feast of Simplefare

Good gentles, this is a reminder that the annual Fall Feast of Simplefare will be held Saturday, November 3, 2012 in the Barony Beyond the Mountain in Manchester, CT 06040.

[AET] Kings Crossing Birthday B(r)all

The Shire of Kings Crossing cheerfully invites you to come and celebrate our Birthday B(r)all on October 27, 2012 at the BARBUSH-LANGELOTH MUNICIPAL Center, 1421 LANGELOTH ROAD, LANGELOTH, PA 15054 (NOT AT REGULAR KINGS CROSSING EVENT SITE).

[ATL] Lochmere Mid Winter's Revel

In the year of 1576, Their Excellencies of Lochmere called upon Gli Zelanti, The Zealous Ones, to perform at their court. The next year, Gli Zelanti traveled through the Bright Hills rendered them captured. It is believed that the ransom demand is from the Huguenots. If Their Excellencies had wanted to see more than the heads of their beloved actors, they had better release all the Huguenots currently imprisoned and pay 10,000 gold florins and 50,000 silver.

[LOC] Border War XV

Bordescros proudly presents Border War XV February 23, 2013 at Camp Kurrajong.

Shakespeare in 37 Languages

Ever wanted to hear Julius Caesar in Italian, Romeo and Juliet in Portugese, or Othello in hip hop?

October 25th

Podcast discusses significance of Richard III discovery

An Academic Minute on WAMC radio discusses the recent archaeological discovery of remains which could possibly be those of King Richard III who was killed at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485. The podcast features Norman Housley, a professor of history at the University of Leicester.

Ameline DuBois elevated to Pelican in Ansteorra

At the recent Battle of Ethandune event, Their Majesties Jean Paul and Gilyan of the Kingdom of Ansteorra offered elevation to the Order of the Pelican to Their subject Ameline DuBois.

October 24th

Hampton Court - Rooftops and Stairs

Sixty-four photos in one album show Hampton Court from the vantage of the rooftops and 16 photos record various staircases in the Palace in the other album.

Possible second New World Viking site discovered on Baffin Island

Artifacts from an excavation on Baffin Island, Canada have yielded evidence that the Vikings may have had a settlement there in the 14th century. Evidence includes traces of bronze, European-style stonework and tools, Old World rat pelts, and yarn similar to that made in Greenland at the same time.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Publications...Free!

Get your own MMA out-of-print catalog, free, on your favorite art form or time period.

October 23rd

SCA Ltd Board changes and vacancies

The Board is pleased to announce that Lady Elswyth of Bery (Louise Hollingbery) from the Barony of Ynys Fawr and Lady Danielis de Luna (Kylie Maynard) from the Shire of Dismal Fogs have taken up a position on the Board of Directors for SCA Ltd Australia.

10th century copper plate reveals new history of Jharkhand

Archaeologist Harendra Sinha is excited about the discovery of a rare copper plate Jaint Garh, a small village near Chaibasa, India, which includes information on a 10th century land grant with "details of the ruler and his family, purpose of the grant along with the details of the beneficiary."

11th century Tibetan statue carved from a meteorite

In a story fit for an Indiana Jones movie, a statue carved by the Bon people of Tibet in the 11th century and excavated by Nazis in the 1930s has been found to be carved from a meteorite that fell to earth between 10,000 and 20,000 years ago.

Obidiah and Ascelin new Heirs in the West

Megan reports that Count Obadiah defeated Alfar Uthersson in the final bout of the Fall 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West. His Highness was inspired by Ascelin.

October 22nd

Damon and Veronique new Heirs to Throne of Artemisia

Elfwyn the Dane reports that Count Damon MacMillan was the winner of the Fall 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Artemisia. His Excellency was inspired by Countess Veronique d'Arcy.

Duke Maynard von dem Steine new Prince of AEthelmearc

William Freskyn Murray reports that Duke Maynard von dem Steine was winner of the October 6, 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. His Grace was inspired in His endeavor by Countess Liadain ni Dheirdre Chaomhanaigh.

Thorvaldr and Tofa new Heirs to Drachenwald Throne

Meisterinne Katheryn Hebenstreitz reports that Duke Thorvaldr Skeglauss was the victor of the Fall 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Drachenwald. His Grace was inspired in His endeavor by Tofa in Glaða.

Valora tou Ayiva to be knighted in Atenveldt

Saba reports that Valora tou Ayiva has been placed on vigil by Their Majesties Thomas and Ilora of the Kingdom of Atenveldt to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Chivalry.