Lava Trolls and, their cousins, Rock Trolls have been sighted in the hills of Klakavirki. He fears his wooden peasants will not be enough to stop their advance. He calls for aid to divert the trolls attention from himself and his wooden subjects. Mostly himself. He promises rewards to all those that aid him and his wooden peasants in fending of those stinking trolls.
Step Spritely 2013, Ealdormere's premier Dance and Early Music event is on February 9. Thanks to the fundraising efforts of the Dance Community and the contribution from Vest Yorvik, this year, the event is *Completely Free*.
A devoted collector of J.R.R. Tolkien memorabilia, having spent thirty years accumulating a private collection, wanted an appropriate house to showcase the collection. Architect Peter Archer overcame surprising engineering challenges to bring the house to reality.
Modern people think of an "arms race" as a competition between superpowers to see who can create the biggest and deadliest weapons, but the Middle Ages had an arms race of its own. Mark Teppo of Wired Magazine looks at weapons escalation in the medieval world.
The Lichfield Cathedral and the University of Kentucky have joined forces to create a website presenting online versions of the St Chad Gospels (also known as the Llandeilo Fawr Gospels) and the Wycliffe New Testament, both in scanned images and searchable transciptions.
In the 13th century, Scotland was divided between the Scots on the mainland and the Vikings of the western islands. The struggle that followed brought an end to Viking rule in the country. A new BBC Two program looks at The Last Battle of the Vikings.
A series of articles on the history of honor has been posted on the Art of Manliness website. The series looks at the concept from a male point of view, and begins with ideas of vertical vs horizontal honor.
Admirers of Charles Dickens' Pickwick Papers (Westgate) and The Mystery of Edwin Drood (The Nun's House) will be gratified to know that Eastgate House in High Street in Rochester, Kent, England, is scheduled to be restored. (photo)
A stunning lake, a castle, a very nice castle, banners flowing in the soft spring wind, beautiful ladies strolling in the small park, a list, a herald's flamboyant voice, shiny armour on expectant fighters, tense consorts in front row seats and a noble King and Queen looking upon it all - it is time for Crown tournament!
The year is 1579 and you are invited to spend the weekend at the Aureli villa, located on the banks of the Po River just outside the city of Ferrara. The Viscontessa has planned a lavish feast for her royal guests and their entourage, showcasing the talents of the cooks, musicians, singers and dancers under her patronage.
The Shire of Wolfscairn invites one and all to the Northern Wolf Prize Tournament and Collegium, held in the beautiful Shire of Wolfscairn at Finley Park. The date to remember is Saturday, February 23, 2013.
I bid you all a hearty greeting! It is my pleasure to announce that we have a site and date set for this regional practice. Brothers and Sisters make ready and prepare your arms. Your Kingdom would have you hone your skills.
Drop your carriage off with the Valet, and enjoy a Steltonwald Twelfth Night Party at the historic Hyeholde Restaurant in Moon Township, PA. The social event of the Season will be held in the beautiful Round Room of the Hyeholde Restaurant, 1516 Coraopolis Heights Road, Moon Township, PA 15108, where we will enjoy their five-star food and drink offered in an atmosphere unequaled in our area.
It has been many years since the Eastern Masters of Defence travelled north to test their courage and endurance in the cold reaches of the north. Their Majesties Edward and Thyra, along with Don Donovan Shinnock and Baron Jean-Paul Ducasse, challenge the Eastern Fencing Populous to a tourney of skill and courtesy to choose the next Champions of Defence of the East.
Join us for a day of Art, Science, Feasting and Indoor Fighting. There will be activities for all persuasions. Take a class, Enter our Regional A&S Fair or bring out your weapons and knock off the winter rust in our climate controlled indoor fighting space.