July 11th, 2004
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2004-07-11 14:33
A documentary, airing on Wednesday, July 21, on PBS, examines Zheng He, a legendary Chinese admiral, and the spectacular Ming fleet of treasure junks he commanded in the early 15th century
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-11 11:20
A huge haul of Ming porcelain has been recovered from a shipwrecked Portuguese ship in waters off the coast of Malaysia.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-11 07:39
Pennsic-bound travelers using the turnpike will want to budget for an increase in tolls.
Submitted by nicolaa on Sat, 2004-07-10 17:24
His Highness, Prince Malik was placed on vigil for the Order of the Chivalry by TRM Berus and Marion at Ealdormere War Practice. Baroness Adrielle Kerrec was also placed on vigil for the Order of the Laurel for excellence in 14th century costume.
Submitted by ianuk on Sat, 2004-07-10 15:42
M'lord Sean Christopher Lyon was born July 7 to Mistress Magdelen Venturosa and His Lordship Simon MacFee.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-07-10 12:07
The Woodchester Pavement, a replica of the Great Orpheus Roman Pavement found at Woodchester Church, is on temporary display at Prinknash Abbey, near Painswick, England. Donation are being solicited to help purchase the pavement for its permanent home.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-07-10 08:35
Several hundred early Christian Byzantine artifacts which were stolen 30 years ago have been returned to the Republic of Cyprus.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-07-10 06:26
The Pennsic Independent will be in at a new location this year.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-09 22:08
Lord Berwyn has posted photos from the recent Atlantia Tournament of Chivalry.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2004-07-09 14:24
Mistress Eleanor, President of the Hug-a-Peer Foundation, has offered a few words of advice on the gentle art of caring for SCA Peers.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-07-09 14:20
The main attraction of the Leonardiano Museum, in Vinci, Italy, is a model of a self-propelled vehicle based on a drawing that Leonardo da Vinci created in 1478.
Submitted by arkell on Fri, 2004-07-09 09:52
From the BlackStar comes a proclamation from Their Majesties: The Charter for the Award of the Sable Shield of Ansteorra
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-09 09:49
A life-size painting of St. George dating from the Middle Ages has been discovered in St Cadoc's Church in Llangattock Lingoed, South Wales.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-07-09 09:03
Meg Baron, President of the SCA, has published an announcement from a representative of the BoD of SCA Australia, concerning travel with medieval weaponry within the Kingdom of Lochac.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-09 08:27
Mistress Chai, Class Co-ordinator for Pennsic War XXXIII, has announced that the class schedule is now available online.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-07-09 08:19
The proto-incipent Shire of Klakivirki (Iceland) is pleased to announce their first official event, Revel in the Midnight Sun! More info on the event web site: http://www.webspawner.com/users/celestedarles/
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2004-07-08 08:12
Rébeca la Chienne, Seneschal, La Grande Tente, has announced that Tip of the Tente scheduled for July 10-11, 2004, has been postponed due to flooding of the Cedar River.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-07-08 08:02
Spamalot, the musical version of "Monty Python's Holy Grail," is headed for Broadway in February 2005. David Hyde Pierce, Tim Curry and Hank Azaria will star.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-07-07 20:20
Volunteers with no medical or first aid training will again be in great demand at the upcoming Pennsic War's Chirurgeons' Point and at the battles.
Submitted by Giudo di Niccolo on Wed, 2004-07-07 18:36
Another smalltown local newspaper, The Hawk Eye, has the SCA featured. This time, the Incipient Shire of Flinthyll (Burlington, IA) was the group being recognized.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-07-07 15:01
Stefan is working hard to convert all 1800 of the Florilegium files to a new data format, but still found time to add a number of new items this month.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-07-07 14:14
An article from the Austin American-Statesman reports that Second Lieutenant Brian Smith, a former Austin, Texas lawyer known in the SCA as Friedrich von Konigsburg, has been killed in action in Iraq.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-07-07 12:26
Sheep and garter raiders in Drachenwald beware! Your raiding days may be numbered!
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2004-07-07 09:21
Primitive Archer magazine sent a reporter and photographer to cover the combat archery activities at Pennsic War XXXII.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-07-06 22:02
The large estate of a wealthy Roman named Anicetus has been discovered in Dorset, England.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-07-06 18:15
Anne von Talstadt, Baroness of Ben Dunfirth, reports on the recent competition at the Canadian Light Armour Jousting Championship in Moffat, Ontario.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-07-06 17:20
William Castille has posted photos from the recent Midwinter Coronation of Draco and Serena in the Kingdom of Lochac.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-07-06 14:55
Creag and Morwenna, Baron and Baroness of Aneala in the Kingdom of Lochac, have announced the birth of their daughter, Rose Elizabeth.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-07-06 12:02
Staff reporter Edd Pritchard of the Canton Repository got a chance to learn about life in the Middle Ages - and the SCA - when he visited the Marche of Alderford recently.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-07-06 11:55
A 1990 performance of Inherit the Wind, marking co-author Jerome Lawrence's 75th birthday, was disturbed by noise from a nearby SCA fighter practice. "Jerry was hard of hearing and heard 'creationists' when he was told that the noise was 'Society for Creative Anachronists,'" said Alan Woods, director of the Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee Theatre Research Institute at Ohio State University.