September 21st, 2003
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-09-21 13:45
A new website for and about teen reenactors and historians is now online and soliciting input from interested teens.
Submitted by Aoife on Sun, 2003-09-21 10:20
Dame Aoife shares her links for research on hound coursing and medieval dogs.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-09-21 05:30
Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, England has purchased a ceramic plate devised entirely of penises and bearing a bawdy inscription.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2003-09-20 17:55
A travelling exhibit of art from the Chatsworth Collection, including a 16th century portrait of Bess of Hardwick as well as works by Raphael, Titian, and D
Submitted by Catriona on Sat, 2003-09-20 10:40
The Monumental Brass Society, founded in 1887 at Cambridge, England, preserves and records English monumental brasses from the middle ages through the early modern times.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2003-09-20 08:15
New Scientist: Researchers have failed to find traces of the DNA of Yersinia pestis, the bacterium carried by rat fleas thought to have caused the Plague, on 121 teeth from 66 skeletons from "plague pits" in England, Denmark, and France.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-09-19 19:36
National Review: During renovation of Canterbury Cathedral, a new Chaucer tale has been discovered about a pilgrimage to a place called "Sacramento."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-09-19 19:28
A dugout canoe dating from around 1,000 years ago has been taken from Royraas Lake in southern Norway.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-09-19 19:26
Alcazar, which will be Spain's first SCA shire, is forming in the Madrid area.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-09-18 23:30
Evidence of a Mesolithic settlement has been found underwater off the coast of Newcastle in northern England.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-09-18 14:31
Lady Avice is collecting accounts of the first Pennsic War for a class project.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-09-18 14:30
History News Network: The renovation of the Orangerie, the home of Monet's "Waterlilies," has been halted after it was disclosed that the work might damage the original 16th century wall under the museum.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2003-09-18 00:34
The Pennsic Exchequer, Master Alaric, has released the final count of gentles on site at Pennsic 32.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-09-17 21:32
Robin Netherton, a frequent lecturer on medieval clothing and textiles, has announced that a new scholarly journal on medieval clothing will soon be available.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-09-17 15:11
The secret formula for creating Roman imperial purple dye has been rediscovered.
Submitted by Catriona on Wed, 2003-09-17 15:09
NetSword is a discussion group for "swordsmen, sword smiths, armorers, weapons makers, collectors of swords, re-enactors, historians, and enthusiasts" who wish to discuss various topics concerning weapons and warfare during the Middle Ages through the Renaissance.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-09-17 00:00
Want something a little more substantial than a dome tent for Pennsic? Consider a Moorish cottage complete with timbered ceiling and loft.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-09-16 23:59
MSN: An article by Alan Goldsher for MSN finds that women still believe chivalrous behavior an asset.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2003-09-16 17:47
Doune Castle, built in the 14th century by Robert Stuart, the first Duke of Albany, has in more recent times been a shrine for those devotees wanting to visit the site where much of "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" was filmed.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-09-16 17:46
Weekly Telegraph: English Heritage has turned Sutton Hoo, one of Britain's prime historical sites, into a tourist trap lacking imagination, according to "Weekly Telegraph" writer Giles Worsley
Submitted by Catriona on Mon, 2003-09-15 19:36
The Medieval Science Page provides links to Internet resources with respect to medieval science of both Western and other cultures.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-09-15 15:14
Sir Ulf Bloodfoot was the winner of the September 13 Coronet Tournament in Tir Righ.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2003-09-15 15:13
A gunpowder made from mixture of charcoal, saltpeter and sulfur -- like the gunpowder used in the 14th century -- equals the explosive force of the 20th century version, according to a report presented at the British Association for the Advancement of Science.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-09-15 13:19
A team of scientists from the University of Central Lancashire is working to save more than 100 graves, dating from the 6th century, from washing into the ocean on an island in North Wales.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2003-09-14 15:38
In honourable combat on Saturday, Sir Kerold Hoegaarden has won the honor of crowning Baroness Chiara della Luna as the Princess of Outlands.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2003-09-13 14:51
Restoration work is underway on damaged 15th and 16th century Byzantine frescoes at the monasteries of Bucovina.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2003-09-13 14:33
The Hampshire & Wight Trust for Maritime Archaeology at the Southampton Oceanography Centre will be working to raise an oak canoe, thought to date from around 500 CE, from Langstone Harbour.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2003-09-13 00:52
Jonathon von Trotha and Deille of Farnham have been crowned as Prince and Princess of Atenveldt after Jonathon defeated Sir Phaelin and Sir Craven in the final rounds of the Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-09-12 19:41
Scientists working on artifacts from a site in Hertfordshire, England have identified a statue of Senua, a Roman-British goddess previosly unknown to scholars, discovered along with a treasure of gold and silver offerings.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-09-12 15:22
THLord Stefan li Rous, keeper of Stefan's Florilegium, has added new information to the website.