April 17th, 2004
Submitted by Catriona on Sat, 2004-04-17 08:15
The Newberry Library in Chicago, Illinois, has created an online exhibit which explores the life and reign of Elizabeth I of England.
Submitted by Catriona on Sat, 2004-04-17 03:50
So, what sound does a Cornamuse make? And is a Lizard a musical instrument? Find out the answers to these questions, and see more examples of Medieval and Renaissance musical instruments, on this web site offered by Musica Antiqua.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-04-16 15:10
London Times: The British National Archives has announced that it will place one million wills from the last thousand years online, including Shakespeare's famous "second-best bed" bequest.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2004-04-16 12:01
Her Majesty announced the creation of an Arts & Sciences and Martial Great Quest for Drachenwald at Coronation.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-04-16 11:55
Some Scots are irate about the depiction of Edward I, known as the Hammer of the Scots, as "a king of Scotland whose achievements were many and his legend great."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-04-16 10:20
A second ghostly image of a face has been discovered on the back of the famous Shroud of Turin
Submitted by Catriona on Fri, 2004-04-16 05:16
Information about Scotland and its language from 1200 CE to the present is now available online with the publishing of the "Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue" (1931-2002) and the "The Scottish National Dictionary" (1931-1976).
Submitted by Catriona on Thu, 2004-04-15 16:40
Map History / History of Cartography is a gateway that offers over 3,000 annotated links on the subject of old and early maps.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-04-14 22:10
Sovany Barcsi Janos, Chatelain and New Groups Coordinator for the Kingdom of Drachenwald, has announced that four shires will advance to full status.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-04-14 18:45
Winston-Salem Journal: For the last decade or so, Marc Meltonville and Richard Fish, the coordinators of the Historic Kitchens Project, have been restoring historic English royal kitchens in all their former functionality.
Submitted by Catriona on Wed, 2004-04-14 16:11
Ganoskin: In an article originally published in "Metalsmith Magazine," Fall 2000, the history of the use and development of the fork is examined.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2004-04-13 22:52
A collection of documents from Tudor and Elizabethan England is currently touring the United States.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-04-13 19:41
A "pre-industrial iron symposium" will be held October 9-11, 2004 at the Farmer's Museum of Cooperstown, NY with lectures and activities relating to the production of bloomery iron.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-04-13 13:12
Have you ever wished you could have gotten a better look at some of the scrolls being awarded in court? Here is your chance! An Award Scroll Display will be featured all day for Midrealm's Coronation!
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-04-12 22:07
Mistress Rhiannon y Bwa chronicled the recent A&S competition at AEthelmearc's Ice Dragon event. Her photos are available online.
Submitted by Catriona on Mon, 2004-04-12 22:06
The Wellcome Library of London, England, has created a digital version of one of its manuscripts, "The Physicians Handbook," an English 15th century medical and astrological compendium.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2004-04-12 17:09
The Straight Dope: Cecil Adams, longtime writer of the facts & legends column "The Straight Dope," takes a look at whether the Children's Crusade really happened.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2004-04-11 22:59
Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star: Yet another article written about the SCA, written at Sudentor's "Defending The Gate" event.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-04-11 14:21
Tarl and Ailsa, from the Kingdom of Calontir, share photos from the recent Gulf Wars XIII on their website.
Submitted by Catriona on Sun, 2004-04-11 09:58
The 14th Century manuscript featuring the exploits of El Cid, the historical Rodrigo D
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-04-10 16:24
Three wooden stakes, long thought to have been the only surviving artifacts from Scotland's Battle of Bannockburn, have recently been dated and proven to be much older than the 13th century battle.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2004-04-10 16:24
AP: Lynlea Jayo and Josh Traughber, decked out in their $30 duct tape prom wear, are in the running for the annual Duck Brand scholarship prize.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-04-10 04:07
WNET: A collaboration between a group of Benedictine monks at St. John's University in Minnesota and scribal experts from Wales will create the first hand-calligraphed and illuminated Bible in 400 years.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2004-04-09 16:59
Santa Maria Antiqua, the oldest church in the Roman Forum's ruins, is being reopened to visitors after a twenty-four year restoration effort.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2004-04-09 15:25
Dame Aoife discusses horses in the Middle Ages and Renaissance in the latest edition of Aoife's Links.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-04-09 15:23
Elynor Grey of the Barony of Cynnabar (Ann Arbor, MI), documented the recent Quest for the Golden Seamstress Competition. Her photo album is available online.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-04-09 15:18
A new exhibit of items excavated outside Carlisle Castle near Hadrian's Wall demonstrates that Roman soldiers fought a different kind of foe - lice.
Submitted by Catriona on Fri, 2004-04-09 15:17
Looking for a "how to" article which will help you complete that important project? It just might be here!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-04-08 17:47
Hrothgar, Event Steward for Rowany Festival in the Kingdom of Lochac, has announced that no fires will be permitted at this year's festival.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2004-04-08 16:53
Baroness Katherine of Cate Hall, Atenveldt Kingdom Scribe, reports on court proceedings at the recent Kingdom Arts and Sciences Collegium hosted by the Barony of Mons Tonitrus.