July 20th, 2013
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2013-07-20 18:02
Until September 30, 2013, the Lindisfarne Gospels book will be on display in Durham University's Palace Green Library as the centerpiece of an exhibition of artifacts from Anglo-Saxon England. In conjunction with the exhibit will be performances and family activities.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2013-07-20 09:30
THLord Stefan li Rous reports that he has published updates to Stefan's Florilegium for July 2013.
Submitted by East Kingdom Gazette on Fri, 2013-07-19 21:08
The East Kingdom Gazette has created a page which lists all its articles related to Pennsic and links to the articles.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-07-19 18:05
How do bards know when a private camp at the upcoming Pennsic War is welcoming to entertainers? Pelayo of the Kingdom of Ealdormere has the answer.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-07-19 15:10
Baron Richard Larmer of the Kingdom of Ealdormere reports that a tournament "for Dads inspired by their children to earn renown on the field" will be held Saturday, 27 July, 2013 at Pennsic 42.
Submitted by East Kingdom Gazette on Fri, 2013-07-19 12:58
The East Kingdom Gazette interviews Honorable Lady Margherita Battistina, Dean of the School of European Dance.
Submitted by East Kingdom Gazette on Fri, 2013-07-19 10:11
The East Kingdom Gazette continues their series of interview articles with members of the Pennsic staff.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2013-07-18 08:08
Brita reports that she has created an album of photos from Palio de Stonemarche which took place June 15, 2013 in the East Kingdom. The photos are available to view on Shutterfly.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2013-07-17 13:02
What divides the Kingdoms of Northshield and the Middle? Why, the Cheddar Curtain, of course! At least, it does for the annual Border Skirmish event. Margaret Plevak of Walworth County (Wisconsin) Today has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2013-07-17 10:47
"'Tis a tale told by fretful droids, full of faithful Wookiees and fearstome Stormtroopers, signifying...pretty much everything," reads the description for Ian Doescher's new Shakespearean parody, William Shakespeare's Star Wars.
Submitted by Wilhelm the Humble on Tue, 2013-07-16 17:55
Looking for really historical documentation for cooking? A Culinary Journey Through Time, published by Communicating Culture, is now available in English, German and Danish. The book is the "first ever cookbook based on archaeological finds." Jeppe Wojcik of ScienceNordic has a review.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2013-07-16 15:23
Mistress Isela di Bari reports that Their Majesties Thorfinn and Etain, of the Kingdom of the West, have chosen to elevate Katherine de Langelei to the Order of the Laurel.
Submitted by JustShava on Tue, 2013-07-16 12:45
- 29 August 2014 at 17:00 until 1 September 2014 at 12:00
- Camp Wawbeek 1450 Highway 13 Wisconsin Dells WI 53965
Hosted by the Barony of Jararvellir (Madison, WI) in the Kingdom of Northshield (Wisconsin, U.P., Minnesota, western Ontario, North & South Dakota, Manitoba).
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2013-07-16 11:18
Nicholas reports that he has created an album of photos from the recent celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Kingdom of Drachenwald. The photos are available to view on Flickr.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2013-07-15 21:12
Justinian Clarus of the Kingdom of Ealdormere, reports that his songbook, Cry of the Wolf VI, a completely prejudiced compilation of this Bard's and Their Majesties favourite songs, is available, is available online. The book is subtitled Marching to War with Trumbrand and Kaylah.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2013-07-15 15:53
New research finds that Geoffrey of Monmouth's great The History of the Kings of Britain may have been written in St George's chapel, a teaching base for Oxford students, which was destroyed during the construction of Oxford Castle.
Submitted by East Kingdom Gazette on Mon, 2013-07-15 11:46
The official Pennsic booklet, a Pilgrim's Guide to Pennsic War XLII, is now available online. The booklet contains the site rules and a description of available services.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2013-07-14 17:45
Lochac Canon Herald Sorle reports that at June 2013's Great Northern War XV, Their Majesties Felix and Eva offered peerages to two of Their subjects.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2013-07-14 15:54
Detlef reports that Duke Aaron MacGregor as the victor of the July 7, 2013 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. His Highness was inspired in His endeavor by Lady Nicolette Deuville.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2013-07-13 20:09
In the first of a series of videos on German art, British art historian and broadcaster Andrew Graham-Dixon looks at German art of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2013-07-13 13:23
Richard III is getting the rockstar treatment these days, and now he is scheduled to go on tour - or at least his head is. The re-constructed head, created using the king's actual skull, will go on display in Leicester, Bosworth, York, Northampton and the British Museum. The head will eventually reside at a museum dedicated to the discovery.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-07-12 18:22
In what might be the strangest story of the year, author Steve Berry proposes that Queen Elizabeth I might have had an incredible secret: She was a man. The theory is laid out in a new book by Berry, The King’s Deception.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-07-12 08:55
The Board of Directors would like to remind the membership that the Third Quarter 2013 Board Meeting will take place in the West Kingdom on July 13, 2013.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2013-07-11 17:40
In 1565, St. Augustine was founded and became the first continuously-occupied European settlement in what would later become the continental United States. For the past 37 years, archaeologist Dr. Kathy Deagan of the University of Florida has spent her summers excavating the area of the "Fountain of Youth" and learn more about the early Spanish settlement. (video)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2013-07-11 14:19
Augusto G. reports that he has created an album of photos from Blackstone Raids 2013, which took place recently in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The photos are available to view on Photobucket.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2013-07-11 11:09
Siobhan ni Seaghdha, Liaison to the Barony, reports that Flavius Artorius Gladius and Guillemette Chevalier have been chosen the new Baron and Baroness of the Far West.
Submitted by Mathurin Kerbusso on Thu, 2013-07-11 08:54
Three new recordings from Johann Steinarsson are now up at The CalonSound Project.
Submitted by East Kingdom Gazette on Wed, 2013-07-10 16:29
Lady Lorelei Skye, Dean of the Performing Arts College at Pennsic, has released the final schedule for the Pennsic Performing Arts Tent and Ampitheater – and invites you to enjoy the many new and returning performers.
Submitted by Emeludt Hansler on Wed, 2013-07-10 09:50
Herrin Emeludt Hänsler, one of the organizers of the Known World Children's Fete for Pennsic War, is appealing for volunteers to make this year's edition of the activity a success.
Submitted by East Kingdom Gazette on Tue, 2013-07-09 15:01
As part of a series of Q&A articles with members of the Pennsic staff, Viscountess Caoilfhionn nic Dairmid, who is the Chirurgeon in Charge at Pennsic this year, answered questions for the East Kingdom Gazette.