November 26th, 2003
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2003-11-26 22:08
AP: Scholars continue to debate the authenticity of a map said to have been made fifty years before Columbus set sail. The map, if authentic, could be one of the first to show the New World.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2003-11-26 18:38
SomethingAwful.com: It's just....wrong. A news parody site has collected some truly warped creations from the do-it-yourself Bayeux Tapestry web site.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2003-11-26 15:47
Historians believe that a tomb at Holy Trinity Church in Bosham, West Sussex, may be the final resting place of King Harold II, who was killed at the Battle of Hastings.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2003-11-26 13:08
Researchers from the University of Oslo believe that an oval shape which has come up on radar studies of a burial mound near Toensberg may be a Viking longship.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2003-11-26 00:05
Morning Call: The local newspaper that broke the story about the Ben Schragger child abuse allegations has followed that series of articles with a feature story on the SCA itself.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-11-25 20:18
Information vital to any member of the SCA is now available online: Calculating the velocity of an unladen swallow!
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2003-11-25 14:25
Dame Aoife shares links for medieval lampworking and glass bead lampworking on the web.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-11-25 04:18
The Dark Ages Re-creation Company (DARC) will be visiting the Cranbrook Institute of Science in Detroit, Michigan (USA) November 29-30, 2003 to promote "Full Circle, First Contact," a traveling exhibit showing Viking influence on the new world.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-11-24 20:42
Shard Laughlin, merchant and member of the SCA, died November 9, 2003 at the age of 35 in the Chicago area after a fall from a ladder.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-11-24 20:41
The Prism Coffeehouse in Charlottesville, VA, will play host to a Welsh Music featuring harpist Robin Huw Bowen, November 26, 2003.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2003-11-23 13:25
In the Kingdom of Atlantia, law section 10.1.4 banning armor of overtly modern appearance at Kingdom events, will be in effect as of December 1, 2003.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-11-23 10:50
Echo Press: The famous Kensington Runestone will be on display at the Museum of National Antiquities in Stockholm, Sweden until the end of January, 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-11-22 16:05
NASPL: The North American Association of State and Provincial Libraries has created a short timeline on the history of lotteries.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-11-22 12:40
Ashburton Guardian: Cedric Bell, a British amateur archaeologist, believes that the Chinese may have discovered New Zealand over two thousand years ago.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-11-22 09:15
Gentles attending Gulf Wars XIII may now register online.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2003-11-21 20:44
"Buried Treasure: Finding Our Past" will be on display at the British Museum from November 21, 2003, through March 14, 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-11-21 16:40
A medieval church in Skien, Norway was damaged recently when fire broke out, destroying the church's organ.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-11-21 15:05
Photos from the 2003 Rowany Festival in the Kingdom of Lochac are now available online.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2003-11-20 18:59
The Royal University of the Midrealm (RUM) event, held on Saturday, November 22, offers a variety of classes in the arts martial. Legio Draconis has an updated list.
Submitted by badsquire on Thu, 2003-11-20 15:46
Lady Dub Essa O'Fidhne of Artemisia, with sponsorship of the National Transplant Assistance Fund, is asking fellow SCAdians for help in paying for a bone marrow transplant for leukemia.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2003-11-20 00:53
Master Richard of Arkham, called Richard the Strange, died from injuries sustained in a car accident on November 8. Countess Alianora da Lysh
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2003-11-19 17:59
The Quarter: Is it a dessert wax or a floor topping? Delicious new Fall Coronation Issue of The Quarter promises rock-hard abs and wrinkle free garb in just seven days, or your money back!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-11-19 15:07
China View: A well-preserved, female corpse, believed to be from the Song Dynasty, has been discovered near Najing, China.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-11-19 14:54
Conor Michael was born to Tuchux members Animal and Ratty in Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-11-18 23:15
The Autocrat for 100 Minutes War in the East Kingdom has announced that the site has changed. The event takes place Saturday, November 22, 2003.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-11-18 18:15
Failenn MacFergus of Sligo reports that the hounds will be running at Stierbach's Holiday Faire November 22, 2003 in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-11-18 16:24
Recent excavations around Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff, Wales have unearthed fourteen skeletons believed to be from medieval times.
Submitted by Catriona on Tue, 2003-11-18 16:19
The Lords III Catapult Game gives siege engine fans a target and a catapult. What more more could you ask?
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-11-18 16:19
New York Times: A new book looks at the history of masculinity as defined by war from the Middle Ages to the present.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-11-17 23:54
A gold coin found on the battlefield of Agincourt, and once in the possession of the Birmingham Museum, has been found.