Archive - Jan 2003 - Story

January 6th

AEthelmearc Increases Population

Their Majesties of AEthelemarc welcome Veronica Rose Gramm to Their Kingdom.

David Cooper of Tyndale to Become Pelican at Crown Tourney

On January 18, 2003 at Crown Tournament in Three Rivers, (Calontir) David Cooper of Tyndale will be elevated to the Order of the Pelican.

Scadians on Active Duty in the Persian Gulf Listed

Dagonell, Webmaster of Heronter in AEthelemarc, has created a website to list all Scadians on active duty in the Gulf.

Anglo-Saxon for Computer Programmers

According to Carl T. Berkhout, a glossary of Anglo-Saxon words for computer programmers is a handy tool for technical writers who "strive for greater clarity and simplicity in their writing."

Tolkien Editor Aids in Learning Old English

English professor Michael Drout has provided a course in Old English, including "King Alfred's Grammar Book," and "King Alfred," an Old English translation program, which allow users to learn the language and discover its beauty.

SCA Minstrels Have Home on the Web

The SCA Minstrel Homepage, hosted by Gregory Blount of Isenfir (Greg Lindahl), offers a home for those interested in all manner of performing arts from the fall of Rome until 1600.

January 3rd

Directory of SCA Households Returns to the Web

Jeffrey C. Smith of Parsberg, Germany has re-posted his Directory of SCA Households with a new, automated look.

Virtual Museum of Medieval Middle Eastern Artifacts

Calontir List: Lord Michael and Lady Neathery have shared their wealth of knowledge, photographs, and travel experience in a virtual museum on their websites.

January 2nd

Unicycle Jousting

While a student at Oregon State University, Brian Lewis tried unicycle jousting with a closet rod topped with a tennis ball. Since then he's refined his game.

Topica to Host On-Line Discussion of Medieval Deeds of Arms

Finnvarr de Taahe will lead an on-line discussion of medieval deeds of arms on the Tournament Companies List starting Jan. 13.

A Wealth of Information on Medieval France

Aoife (Lis) of Endless Hills shares her annotated list of websites and links dealing with Medieval France.

AEthelmearc and Chirurgeonate Mourn Passing of Lady Aine Morgwen na Dhirmida

Charleston Gazette: Former Blackstone Mountain Herald and Chirurgeon Lady Aine (mka Susan Cobb Harshbarger), has died.

Missing Ad Won't Stop Festival of Maidens 30 in W

The Barony of W

"The Big Project" in Calontir

The citizens of Calontir are being encouraged to put their biggest, best and darkest plans and schemes on paper for this winter's Crown Tourney.

Search for Tweed Bridge Planned

The Scotsman: Archaeologists in Scotland are searching for the remains of an Anglo-Saxon bridge spanning the River Tweed believed to have been commissioned by a 7th century king.

January 1st

Chivalry Makes a Comeback

Great Falls Tribune: In March or April, The Discovery Channel will air a re-creation of a jousting match with museum-grade armor and weapon reproductions.