July 20th, 2004
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-07-20 14:36
A researcher at Cambridge University, while researching the history of medieval scribes in London, has found that the copyist who worked for Geoffrey Chaucer was a man named Adam Pinkhurst, who joined the Scriveners' Company of London in 1392.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-07-20 11:08
Grizel reports that a medieval pub owned by the family of a friend was struck by a hit-and-run driver and nearly destroyed.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-07-20 10:37
Richard Biggs is a fool and proud of it, as shown in an article from the South Bend Tribune about a juggling workshop at a local library.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Tue, 2004-07-20 10:00
Kodlunarn Island in Frobisher Bay, is the site of Canada's first gold swindle, according to Canadian scientists. The question: did Elizabeth know the truth?
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-07-20 07:03
Lord Emryn Lioncourt has announced the release of a new music CD highlighting performances of the greatest musicians of AnTir, proceeds from which will benefit the hospital fund for Duke Tjorkill.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2004-07-19 16:25
In an audience with TRM of Ansteorra, at the Kingdom's twenty-fifth birthday party, Countess Allyson Tymmes, former Kingdom Chirurgeon (she was also queen during the same time period), accepted the honor of Chirurgeon Emeritus.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2004-07-19 14:05
Were medieval monks the jolly, chubby souls of popular fiction?
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-07-19 09:53
The Coronation of Their Majesties Garick Von Kopke and Yasamin Al-Hadiyya of the Kingdom of Calontir.
Submitted by arkell on Mon, 2004-07-19 09:09
Sadly, TRM Miguel and Conal of the Kingdom of Ansteorra made the Kingdom’s newest Court Baron in a ceremony fitting to the person receiving it, during the Kingdom’s XXV birthday party.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-07-19 09:07
Scotland Yard was on the job in London when they recovered a stash of rare antiquities stolen from Iraq in 1995.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2004-07-18 16:19
Michelin-starred chef Martin Blunos believes that modern diets should follow medieval culinary practices — including understanding the theories behind the four humours.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-18 11:40
Fernando reports that Their Majesties Siridean and Sile of the Kingdom of Calontir have offered Countess Lyriel de la Foret elevation to the Order of the Laurel.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-18 08:04
Shish, a London restaurant, is offering free DNA tests in an effort to identify descendents of Genghis Khan. Those whose DNA matches receive a free meal.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-07-17 13:22
Master Andrixos of the Kingdom of Calontir reports that Bryce de Byrum, OL, was knighted July 9, 2004 by the hands of Their Majesties of Atlantia.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-07-17 09:38
"Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum," featuring over one hundred of the V&A's 10th-18th century works, will be on display at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, through February 6, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-07-17 06:17
Siena, Italy is the site of the Palio, the famous — or infamous — free-for-all, bareback horse race that brings the pomp and splendor of the Middle Ages alive each year.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-16 14:50
Archaeolgists in Burke County, North Carolina hope to discover a 16th century Spanish fort.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-16 10:27
Mistress Eleanor fitzPatrick has announced many updates to the Ealdormere Equestrian website including photos from the 2004 Ealdormere War Practice.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-16 09:14
Only seven more times the sun will rise until we meet to celebrate the arrival of a new Baron and Baroness of Knight's Crossing and bid farewell to Baron Elazar and Baroness Elina.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-07-15 17:45
An article from the Clinton News-Record about the SCA in the Shire of Lyndhaven (Woodstock, New Brunswick), mostly about member Owen Flewelling and SCA heavy weapons combat.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2004-07-15 13:45
Dame Aoife discusses modern peerage elevation ceremonies in her latest collection of annotated links.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-07-15 12:26
The Barony of Highland Foorde & The Shire of Sylvan Glen have teamed up for an inter-kingdom event.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-07-15 12:20
Gettin' back to yer wee roots! Ach, that's right laddie! Canton der Welfengau is bringin' back tha best SCA event in Ealdormere! Ya best be given Scotchtoberfest tha respect it deserves!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-07-15 12:03
The Shire of River's Bend invites you to William Tell XIX.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-07-14 18:57
Jennifer has posted photos from the July 9-11, 2004 Pax Interruptus held at Thescorre in Phelps, NY.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-07-14 16:00
Want to help the Chirurgeons at Pennsic? Aine reports what sorts of donations are needed for Chirurgeon's Point and for the fund-raising auction.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-07-14 10:42
National Public Radio's Bob Mondello found the new film King Arthur lacking in charm.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-07-14 08:27
Siubhan inghean Alasdair, of the Barony of Stierbach in the Kingdom of Atlantia, shares a personal experience of how donated blood saved her life.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Tue, 2004-07-13 18:45
A newly-discovered secret crypt belonging to the once-powerful Medici family of Italy is expected to unravel many historical mysteries surrouding the family.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-07-13 16:48
Over five hundred mourners packed the First United Methodist Church in McKinney, Texas, to say farewell to Second Lieutenant Brian Smith, known in the SCA as Friedrich von Konigsburg.