Archive - 2002 - Story


October 4th

SCA Office of the Stock Clerk is Now Online

From Andrew of Riga, BoD Secretary: "The Board of Directors and the SCA, Inc. are pleased to announce that, thanks to the efforts of Dave Weiner (Lord Robin Gallowglass), Chris Matthews (Christofe DuBois), and all the beta testers, the Office of the Stock Clerk is on line!"

Royal Genealogy of the Known World Online

The website for the Kingdom of Ealdormere is hosting the SCA Royalty Database, a massive piece of work that contains up-to-date information on SCA rulers past and present.

Gwyntarian to Participate in Wonderful World of Ohio Mart Demo

Members of the Marche of Gwyntarian will be braving the October weather to participate in the 36th annual Wonderful World of Ohio Mart, October 3-6, 2002.

October 3rd

Classes for Kingdom Crusades Published

Lady Briana MacConmara has announced that A&S class information for Kingdom Crusades has been published. The event takes place October 11-13, 2002 in Darlington, MD and is sponsored by the Kingdoms of the East and Atlantia.

Drachenwald Seneschal Requests Information

Etienne Fevre, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Drachenwald has requested help in compiling information pertaining to the proposed $3 non-member surcharge.

Midrealm Poetry Book to be Written

Alexander de Seton has received permission from Their Majesties of the Midrealm to produce a book of Fighter Poems for the upcoming Crown Tourney.

October 2nd

AEthelmearc King's Champion Shoot at Celtic New Year

The AEthelmearc King's Champion Shoot will be held November 9, 2002 at Celtic New Year in the Shire of Sunderoak (Slippery Rock, PA).

Behind the Scenes: Rare Books at the Field Museum

The Field Museum in Chicago, IL offers a chance to glimpse rare books from the Mary W. Runnells Rare Book Room on October 5 and 12, 2002.

Their Majesties of the Midrealm Announce Schedule

The travel schedule for Their Majesties Tarrach and Fina of the Middle Kingdom has been announced.

Known World Mourns Passing of Ewart Oakeshott

Armorer Ewart Oakeshott passed away Monday, September 30. He contributed greatly to the science of arms and armoring.

AEthelmearc Announces Heraldic Schedule for Fall

Edmund Tregelles, the Silver Buccle Herald for the Kingdom of Aethelmearc, has announced the fall schedule for heraldic consultations.

East Kingdom Award Medallions Needed

Baroness Rosalind Bennet, Herald to Their Majesties of the East Andreas and Isabella, has put out a request to help replenish the award medallions for the kingdom.

Rayne's SCA Feast Survey

Several years ago, the Honorable Lady Rayne Moyra O'Ciaragain of Meridies conducted a survey to discover what members of the SCA expect from feasts. The results are posted online.

October 1st

Pennsic Independent Inaugurates Monthly Web Edition

The Pennsic Independent, a partner site of, announced today that it is beginning publication of a monthly web edition of the newsletter.

Archaeologists Discover Astronomical Site in Germany

Archaeologists have confirmed that a site near Berlin, Germany may hold the world's oldest astronomical map.

September 30th

Backsword and Sidesword Classes at Tree-Girt-Sea

Gallowglass Academy and the Province of Tree-Girt-Sea announce classes on backsword and sidesword to be held Friday, January 17, and Saturday, January 18, 2003 in Chicago, IL.

East Kingdom Seeking Instructors for University

Instructors are being sought for the upcoming East Kingdom University to be held February 15, 2003 in Concordia of the Snows (Albany, NY).

Class Schedule for Drachenwald University Now Available

The class schedule and description for the Drachenwald University is now available online.

Ancient Art of Sword-Making Lecture to be Given

A lecture on the "Ancient Art of Sword Making" will be given November 5, 2002 at RPI in Troy, NY. The speaker will be Dr. Daniel Eylon from the University of Dayton.

Instructors Needed for Known World Costume Symposium III

Eirene, Autocrat for the Known World Costume Symposium III, has announced that registration is now open for gentles who would like to teach.

Duke Sir Morghan Sheridan Wins AEthelmearc Rapier Championship

Congratulation to Duke Sir Morghan Sheridan for winning the AEthelmearc Queen's Rapier Championship this weekend.

September 27th

Calontir Makes Pre-Registration Plans for Estrella War

Master Andrixos Seljukroctonis is seeking pre-registration information for those planning to attend the Estrella War in Atenvelt. Those who pre-register by October 31, 2002 will receive a $5.00 discount.

September 26th

Caid Tourney Decides Heirs

Lady Faizeh al-Zarqa of Medieval Times reports the results of Caid Crown Tournament

September 25th

Cleftlands Welcomes New Baron and Baroness

At the Court of TRM Valharic and Alys, Sir Ephraim ben Shlomo and Lady Madelaine Bouvier were invested as the second Baron and Baroness of Cleftlands.

Piffaro, the Renaissance Band, Comes to the Cleveland Museum of Art

Piffaro, the Renaissance Band, a six-member ensemble, will perform at the Cleveland Museum of Art Wednesday, October 2, 2002 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $18.00 and $20.00 and may be purchased online or by contacting the Museum at 216-421-7350 or 1-888-CMA-0033.

Nordmark Coronet to Take Place December 13-15

Their Highnesses of Nordmark, Mans and Fenella, announce that the Nordmark Coronet will take place December 13-15, 2002 in the Barony of Styringheim in the beautiful medieval city of Visby.

September 24th

AEthelmearc Fall Academy to be Held in Shire of Hartstone

The Shire of Hartstone in AEthelmearc is still seeking instructors for the Fall Academy to be held November 16, 2002. Several tracks of classes will run simultaneously allowing attendees to pack in as much knowledge as possible in one day.

Future of Southron Gaard Still Undecided

When Lochac achieved kingdom status earlier this year, many members living in New Zealand expressed a desire to become part of that kingdom, but a recent poll was inconclusive.

"Ugly Garb" at Harvest Raid

The Shire of Heronter in AEthelmearc invites attendees of Harvest Raid to participate in an "Ugly Garb" contest sponsored by the Heronter Sewing Guild.

Report from the Baronial Court of Her Excellency Elspeth Keyfe of Neddingham

Court Herald Steffan ap Kennydd reports the results of the Baronial Court of Her Excellency Elspeth Keyfe of Neddingham, Baroness Bridge at the Return of Tolkien Tourney September 21, 2002 in the Kingdom of the East.