Archive

April 27th, 2004

"Lion in Winter" Remake to Air May 23, 2004

A new version of "The Lion in Winter" starring Patrick Stewart and Glenn Close will air May 23, 2004 on Showtime.

Photos from Ealdormere's Spring Coronation

Lord Eirik Andersen, from the Kingdom of Ealdormere, has posted his photos from Ealdormere's Spring Coronation on his website.

Missing Piece of "Boudica's Necklace" Found

Independent: A lost piece of an elaborate gold torc necklace has been unearthed on Norfolk farmland by amateur archaeologist Steve Hammond.

April 26th

Regalia Stolen in Caid

On April 21, 2004, a trailer, containing regalia from the Barony of Dun Or in Caid, was stolen. His Excellency Baron Iain asks SCAdians throughout the Known World to keep an eye out for the stolen items.

Eleanor Cadfan Becomes Ealdormere's Newest Double Peer

Recently Dame Eleanor Cadfan became Ealdormere's newest double Peer when she was created a Companion of the Order of the Pelican.

Battered Blade:The Coronation of Wernherus and Lailiane

THL Falko von der Weser traveled to the Coronation of the new Meridian Crown and brought back the details and pictures.

"Jersey Revels" Will Highlight 800th Anniversary Celebration

This year Jersey will celebrate its 800th anniversary of loyalty to the Crown of England. A highlight of that celebration will be a three-day, re-enactment event at the medieval Gorey Castle.

April 25th

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Thrives Under Leadership of Mark Rylance

telegraph.co.uk: Initial critics' doubts notwithstanding, Mark Rylance has led the modern-day Shakespeare's Globe theatre through eight successful seasons since its launch 1996.

Historic Scottish Sites to Become Fair Game

Nearly 800 historic archaeological sites in Scotland are set to be stripped of their protected status.

New Research May Help Solve Riddle of the Kensington Runestone

Seattle Post Intelligencer: New 19th century documents may prove, once and for all, whether Minnesota's Kensington Runestone is authentic or a hoax.

April 24th

9th Century Corgi May Have Been Royal Favorite

The bones of a dog, which might have been a Corgi, have researchers speculating about royal pets.

Augsburg College Takes Interdisciplinary Approach to Medieval Studies

MPR: Thirty freshmen in a Medieval Connections class at Augsburg College in Minneapolis are "pretending to be students in a medieval class learning about medieval students in a university."

Road Builders Unearth Byzantine Community

International Herald Tribune: Excavation for a new interchange on Israel's coastal highway has led to the discovery of a 5-6th century Byzantine Christian community.

April 23rd

Calontir's Myths & Legends Autocrat Announces Site Change

Caitilin inghean Aohda, Co-Autocrat for Calontir's Myths & Legends event to take place May 8, 2004 in Loch Meadhonach in the Kingdom of Calontir, has announced a change of sites.

Warrior's Grave May Lead to Druid Discoveries

Last year's discovery of the 2000-year-old grave of a warrior may lead to more finds, including, archaeologists hope, an ancient Druid holy site.

Who's Buried in Petrarch's Tomb?

Tests on the remains in Petrarch's tomb show that the skull was replaced by a woman's, researchers reported Thursday.

April 22nd

Drachenwald Adds Another New Shire

Barcsi Janos, Chatelain and New Groups Coordinator, has announced the formation of another new group in Drachenwald: Blauwasser.

Regalis Universtias Merdies

Event: The Shire of An Dun Thiene, along with the Chancellors of The Royal University of Meridies, presents Regalis Universitas Meridies (RUM).

Tina Chancey to Join Blackmore's Night

Early muscian Tina Chancey, known to many in the Kingdom of Atlantia, will become the newest member of Renaissance rock band Blackmore's Night. SCAtoday.net staff reporter Karen Larsdatter has the details.

The Field Battle for Rapier, Gulf Wars XIII

Battered Blade: "Ansteorra, the Texan kingdom, had won every contested field battle in every war. There seemed little chance of unseating the reigning champions, but we had hopes..."

Chester's Roman Amphitheatre to be Unearthed

Daily Post: A three-year project to excavate Chester's Roman amphitheatre has begun, with hopes of attracting forty thousand visitors a year.

April 21st

Crown Tourney List Announced for Northshield

Participants for the first Crown Tournament of the soon-to-be Kingdom of Northshield have been announced.

Get Thee to a Nunnery

This week Dame Aoife provides links for websites dealing with holy orders and monasteries.

�helmearc Mourns Passing of Mistress Michaele del Vaga

Mistress Michaele del Vaga, recently recognized with an Augmentation of Arms for her effort on behalf of the SCA, has died after a long illness.

Roman Weapons Dump a "Sensational Find"

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"Music of Germany" at the Amherst Early Music Festival

Goldberg: This year's Amherst Early Music Festival, to take place July 11-18 and July 18-25 at Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont, will feature workshops and concerts on music and dance of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

April 20th

Jousting Still State Sport, Say Marylanders

WTOP: Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller wants to make lacrosse the state sport, ousting joursting from the position, but it hasn't happened yet.

More Photos from Caid Crown Tournament

Kolfinna kottr, from the Barony of Dun Or, has posted her photos from Caid's recent Crown Tournament on her web site.

Caid Crown Tournament Results and Photos

Sir Brand Armond of Lancaster defeated Duke Dietrich von Vogelsang in the finals of Crown Tournament to become Caid's new Crown Prince.

April 19th

Great Western War VIII Approaching

The Event Stewards for Great Western War VIII have announced that this year's war will take place October 6-11 2004 in the Kingdom of Caid.