Archive - Apr 2013
Submitted by ursusofanglesey on Fri, 2013-04-19 10:03
Ursus of Anglesey has added more galleries of Gulf Wars XXII pics from Wednedasy and Thursday, including the Bear Pit, Rapier Field Battle, Five Man Melee Tourney, Rose Tourney from Wednesday, and the Field Battle and Champion's Battles from Thursday.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2013-04-18 20:39
The Unified Glass Arts Day, Canton of Three Hills and West Michigan Glass Arts is seeking instructors and glassblowers for a day-long immersion at a modern glass studio.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Thu, 2013-04-18 18:21
Excavations at the former site of the Temple of Mithras in London, England have yielded over 10,000 artifacts, many in a remarkable state of preservation. The finds include a shoe, jewelery, documents, and table wares.
Submitted by East Kingdom Gazette on Thu, 2013-04-18 08:19
On April 13 in the Barony of Carillion in the East Kingdom, the world ended and the dead walked during the leading up to the Coronation of Gregor IV and Kiena II.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2013-04-17 19:22
Six feet below street level in the center of Lincoln, England lies a medieval road, complete with wheel ruts, and bounded by a large building, such as a warehouse. Now archaeologists are faced with the task of discovering all they can about the site in six weeks before construction begins on a new store.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Wed, 2013-04-17 17:13
A heraldic badge showing the Scottish crown has been found at the site of the Battle of Flodden. The badge may have been worn by someone closely affiliated with King James IV.
Submitted by Alys Katharine on Wed, 2013-04-17 09:25
Five short videos produced by Historic Royal Palaces explain some of the cookery aspects that are demonstrated each month at Hampton Court.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2013-04-16 19:10
After nearly 2000 years, a wealthy Roman citizen whose remains were discovered 18 years ago in Caerleon, near Newport, Wales, has a face. (portrait)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2013-04-16 16:49
Elena Norreys reports that she has created an album of photos from Spring 2013 Coronation which took place April 6, 2013 in the Barony of Carillion, East Kingdom. The photos are available on PicasaWeb.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2013-04-16 14:08
Syr Verica de Lighthaven, of the Principality of Oertha, reports that Their Majesties Obadiah and Ascelin of the West Kingdom have placed Lady Anna Di Caterina Neri on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Pelican.
Submitted by Alys Katharine on Tue, 2013-04-16 11:51
Cannonballs recovered from the Mary Rose wreck in England have been shown to contain iron cores, allowing the cannons to punch the shot through enemy vessels.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2013-04-15 21:58
The Conclave is over and a new Pope chosen, but the English never stood a chance. There has not, in fact, been an English Pope since Adrian IV in 1155.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2013-04-15 11:17
Calontir subjects or lovers of SCA history will want to check out Master Crag's Chronicles of Calontir, now available in paperback and Kindle version from Amazon.com.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2013-04-15 08:22
John Edgerton reports that video from the Second Tourney of the Society for Creative Anachronism, which took place June 25, 1966 in the park above Berkeley, California, is now available to view on YouTube. Transferred from Super 8 film, the video has no audio.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2013-04-14 18:34
The University of Sheffield’s Humanities Research Institute has created Manuscripts Online which "brings to life early printed primary sources of medieval Britain, giving online access to written materials from the year 1000 to 1500 and allowing users to contribute to the collective body of knowledge on the subject for the first time."
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2013-04-14 15:18
Margaret de Mey reports that she has created several albums of photos from Gulf Wars XXII. The photos are available on Google+.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2013-04-14 12:09
Experts have long speculated that a Norse Solarsteinn, or sunstone, was used to help Viking mariners find their way west through cloudy weather, and the discovery of such an artifact on a sunken, 16th century English warship may prove it.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2013-04-13 18:50
At Their recent Festival of the Passing of the Ice Dragon in the Barony of the Rhydderich Hael, Their Majesties Khalek and Branwyn of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc offered elevation to Peerages to three of Their subjects.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2013-04-13 15:05
Hirsch reports that Heinrich von Schwartzberg defeated Lucius Casius Maris in the final round of Spring 2013 Coronet in the Principality of the Mists, Kingdom of the West. His Highness was inspired in his endeavor by his lady wife `Ijliyah bint Rashid.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2013-04-13 14:11
THLord Stefan li Rous has published updates to Stefan's Florilegium for April, 2013.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-04-12 14:07
Dama Aurorain reports that Sir Robert le Raven Macleod was the victor of the April 6, 2013 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Artemisia. His Highness was inspired in his endeavor by Mistress Sajah al ish Shiraziyyah.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-04-12 14:03
Come join us in giving homage to the Patron St. of Cote Du Ciel, St. Pyre himself!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-04-12 13:51
All good gentles with a sense of humor and a sharp wit are invited to attend the Barony of Tarnmist's Fool's Tourney on Saturday, April 27, 2013.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-04-12 13:46
Rapier fighters, come fight in the Nine Lives and "How Many Thugs Can You Handle?" tournaments. There will also be an additional tournament specifically for the Ladies. Guild of Defense Prizes will be fought this day.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-04-12 13:39
Once again Spring has come to the lovely town of Smeewick. However, over the harsh winter the discontent of the residents has been discussed over mead and beer on cold nights. The conversation increasingly turned to their displeasure at being the object of frequent raids and troubles. These fine folk have whipped themselves into a fervor and have decided to go out and exact some revenge on those who have seen fit to torment them!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-04-12 13:34
Come join Spiaggia Levantina on Sunday, April 21, 2013 for a day all about period Fiber Arts skills!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-04-12 13:23
Greetings!!! Come join us for our annual Newcomers event at Memorial Park in Cupertino. In addition to our 1st year, 2nd year, and open tournaments, we will also have numerous classes as well as a Rapier tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-04-12 13:18
Battle Of The Inland Seas XIX! Welcomes Butts & Bales!!!! MAY 17-19, 2013
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2013-04-12 12:55
SCAtoday.net experienced a brief outage (less than 30 minutes) Friday, and will be deliberately offline about 60 minutes, for a scheduled upgrade, this weekend. The upgrade is currently planned for early evening (U.S. Eastern time, GMT-4:00) on Saturday, April 13.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-04-12 12:16
The Baronies of the Southern Region are proud to announce the fifth Great Southern Gathering, a series of classes on all things SCA to be held Oct. 4-7, 2013.