August 6th, 2004
Submitted by ianuk on Fri, 2004-08-06 05:26
From the Barony of Tir Ysgithr in Atenveldt comes news of the death of an English Mastiff named Tzar, beloved companion and a member of the Royal Menagerie. Lord Mikhail, Tzar's human companion, shares the tale of Tzar's life.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-08-05 18:24
Asbjorn Johansen has announced that the third annual Historic Combat Series, featuring authentic forms of combat, will take place at Pennsic XXXIII.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2004-08-05 15:12
Meg Baron, President of the SCA, announces a new liability waiver for equestrian activities in the SCA.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-08-05 11:55
The Big Spring Herald reports from Crossrode Keep's Sundered Shield Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-08-05 07:12
Duchess Arielle the Golden has announced that volunteers are still needed for the Seventh Annual Pennsic Children’s Fete, which will take place on Wednesday, August 18, 2004 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm in the Barn.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-08-04 13:05
Good citizens of the Known World, here is news for the dancers, drummers and brewers among our populace. Silver Pass IX will take place September 3-6, 2004 in the Shire Rio de Las Animas, Kingdom of the Outlands.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-08-04 09:45
Citing legal liability concerns and a policy decision from the Society and Pennsic Autocrat levels, the Pennsic Chirurgeonate has announced that self-service over-the-counter medications will no longer be available at Chirurgeons' Point.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-08-04 08:57
Sovany Barcsi Janos, New Groups Coordinator for the Kingdom of Drachenwald, has announced that the Shire of Aventiure has become a full status chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2004-08-04 08:48
This week, Dame Aoife offers her links about how to write letters forsoothly and includes links on how to write award recommendations.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-08-03 15:58
The Progress-Index visits the the Canton of River's Point at their "Last Chance" event.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-08-03 12:17
Despina de la Brasov has announced that there will be a Known World Scribal Gathering at the Middle Kingdom Royal Encampment at this year's Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-08-02 18:27
The Society Marshal for Combat Archery is wishing to have as many Combat Archers as possible answer a small survey for her about yourself and the equipment you use, to get a general feel for these things across the Society.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2004-08-02 10:53
Dame Katharine of Cate Hall, the Aten Signet, provides a detailed Court Report and a photo album from Their Majesties' Court in the Barony of Ered Sul.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-08-02 09:26
Count Valharic, the Atlantian Warlord, has announced the list of unbelted fighters chosen for the Pennsic War.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2004-08-02 08:02
Born in New York City, but now living in Paris, Baron Raphael di Angelo plans to fight over one thousand rapier opponents at Pennsic 33, fulfilling a "personal challenge."
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sun, 2004-08-01 18:30
The archaeological dig at Fetternear House in rural Aberdeenshire, Scotland, does not focus on finding objects so much as studying the lives of the residence's owners, several bishops.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2004-08-01 15:06
Archaeologists from Basilicata University in Italy are excavating part of the southwestern edge of Pompeii, revealing a civilization that predates even the Romans.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-08-01 10:08
There will be a gathering for young adults ages 16-20 at the Kingdom of Atenveldt Royal Encampment at this year's Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-07-31 18:22
Idaho Falls, Idaho artist William Lloyd gives Denver Post staff reporter Chi-Chi Zhang a glimpse of the world of Renaissance art at the Larkspur Renaissance Festival. Lloyd is an artisan who makes and sells intricately-carved ivory and bone knives and sword handles.
Submitted by Gracey on Sat, 2004-07-31 15:02
U.S. researchers have unearthed what they say may be the oldest known brewery in the Andes, a pre-Incan plant at least 1,000 years old that could produce drinks for hundreds of people at one sitting.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sat, 2004-07-31 07:22
A rare bronze roundel discovered under a stairway in Devon, England, has brought nearly UK£7 million in a recent auction, a record for a Renaissance piece.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-07-30 16:49
Aine nic Llyr, who is in charge of Logistics and Fundraising for the Pennsic Chirurgeonate, asks gentles, including non-medical volunteers such as scribes, who plan to volunteer at Chirurgeon's Point this year to contact her, so she can make personalized name tags.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-30 14:20
A heavy-fighting tournament by members of the Rochester, NY chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism was part of the city's first Camelot Faire, which took place recently in Washington Square Park.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-30 11:24
Ruslan Novgorodcev has announced the list of unbelted champions for the East Kingdom who will participate in this year's Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-30 10:36
Come and join us for the anniversary celebrations of the Canton of Boise Ardent! The feasts of Boise Ardent are known for their abundance, their quality and their conviviality.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-07-30 09:49
Who among our readers doesn't secretly dream of living in a medieval castle, except without all the draftiness and lack of plumbing? A company in An Tir combines modern features with medieval construction — and they offer a discount for SCAdians!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-30 09:16
No, please don't bring roadkill with you to Pennsic! "Dead Rabbits" is Edward Zifran of Gendy's nickname for the "Hiring Hall" which places Pennsic volunteers.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-30 08:52
Carla Roccapriore of the Reno Gazette Journal spoke with SCA member Scott Wills of Chino, CA at a recent Scottish festival.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2004-07-29 20:23
A new study shows that Viking men had the same performance concerns as their modern brothers.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-07-29 15:56
Librarins of the Known World unite! Or at least get together to meet each other at Pennsic War!