Archive

July 20th, 2004

Music CD to Benefit AnTir Duke

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.

July 19th

New Chirurgeon Emeritus in Ansteorra

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.

Chubby Friar Tuck a Reality?

Were medieval monks the jolly, chubby souls of popular fiction?

Calontir Coronation

The Coronation of Their Majesties Garick Von Kopke and Yasamin Al-Hadiyya of the Kingdom of Calontir.

Sadly, a New Court Baron was made in Ansteorra

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.

11th century medical book to be returned to Iraq

Scotland Yard was on the job in London when they recovered a stash of rare antiquities stolen from Iraq in 1995.

July 18th

Eat like it's the 12th century!

Michelin-starred chef Martin Blunos believes that modern diets should follow medieval culinary practices — including understanding the theories behind the four humours.

Countess Lyriel de la Foret to become Laurel

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.

Search for Genghis Khan descendants includes free meal

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.

July 17th

Bryce de Byrum Knighted in Atlantia

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.

Islamic art from the V&A on display at the National Gallery in DC

"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.

Smithsonian: Medieval Pageantry of the Palio

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.

July 16th

Charlotte Observer: 16th century Spanish fort discovered in NC

Archaeolgists in Burke County, North Carolina hope to discover a 16th century Spanish fort.

Update of Ealdormere equestrain website features photos from War Practice

Mistress Eleanor fitzPatrick has announced many updates to the Ealdormere Equestrian website including photos from the 2004 Ealdormere War Practice.

Knight's Crossing Baronial Investiture

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.

July 15th

Clinton News Record: Group recreates medieval times

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.

Masters, mistresses & knights: SCA elevation ceremonies

Dame Aoife discusses modern peerage elevation ceremonies in her latest collection of annotated links.

9th Annual Siege of Glengarry

The Barony of Highland Foorde & The Shire of Sylvan Glen have teamed up for an inter-kingdom event.

Scotchtoberfest

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!

William Tell XIX

The Shire of River's Bend invites you to William Tell XIX.

July 14th

Photos from AEthelmearc's Pax Interruptus Online

Jennifer has posted photos from the July 9-11, 2004 Pax Interruptus held at Thescorre in Phelps, NY.

Donations Needed for Chirurgeon's Point at Pennsic War

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.

Not much to like about King Arthur

National Public Radio's Bob Mondello found the new film King Arthur lacking in charm.

A message from Siubhan: Contribute to Pennsic blood drive

Siubhan inghean Alasdair, of the Barony of Stierbach in the Kingdom of Atlantia, shares a personal experience of how donated blood saved her life.

July 13th

Secret Medici crypt discovered

A newly-discovered secret crypt belonging to the once-powerful Medici family of Italy is expected to unravel many historical mysteries surrouding the family.

Fallen SCAdian Soldier Remembered in McKinney, Texas

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.

Medieval Kitchens

This episode of the Links List is about Medieval Kitchens--not the food itself, but the place where it was prepared.

Lochac Chooses New A&S Champions

Lady Katerina da Brescia, Lochac Arts & Sciences Minister, has announced the results of the recent Kingdom A&S Competition.

SCA Board of Directors Meeting

On Saturday, July 17th, the SCA Board of Directors is holding its quarterly meeting in the Embassy Suites hotel by the Philadelphia Airport, 9000 Bartram Avenue in Philadelphia, PA.

Royal University of Scir Hafoc (R.U.S.H.)

Activities will include classes and demonstrations of medieval fighting, costuming, weaving, dying, woodworking, the bardic arts, and other diverse arts and sciences.