Archive - Sep 2004 - Story
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2004-09-30 17:37
The Society Seneschal, with approval of the BoD, has declared Outlands' recent Crown Tournament to be invalid, due to a technical problem with the winner's fighter authorization.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2004-09-30 11:58
Jadwiga Zajaczkowa reports on the Known World Librarians List about a new research resource from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London: online searching.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2004-09-30 11:56
A Texas teenager allegedly used a sword to kill a neighbor during an argument.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-09-30 11:53
English Heritage has unveiled its plans for a new visitor center at Stonehenge at a cost of UK£67.5m.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-29 23:04
A new study finds that the ancient practice of bloodletting might actually have been beneficial to some patients.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-29 19:58
Workers excavating a quarry in Forfar, Scotland have discovered 17 graves dating back to the dawn of Christianity in the country.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-29 18:11
Eileen Maas, a Newcastle grandmother, was delighted to learn that her garden wall is a lost section of Hadrian's Wall.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-29 10:27
Wolgemut's last concert in the United States before returning to Europe will take place October 28, 2004 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-29 10:26
One of the largest caches of Roman coins ever discovered has been found on a farm near Leigh, England.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2004-09-28 15:48
Alaxandair O'Conchobhair has posted even more photos from the Fall 2004 Coronation of Rurik and Angelik, 14th King and Queen of the Sylvan Kingdom of AEthelmearc.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-09-28 15:45
An all-star cast will highlight the new Masterpiece Theatre production of Henry VIII which will premiere November 7, 2004 on PBS stations.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-09-28 15:41
A man walking his dog on a footpath near Bedfordshire, England idly picked up a coin believed to be worth 120,000-150,000 pounds.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-09-28 11:28
Guns and swords were confiscated from the apartment of a former member of the SCA by police at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-09-27 18:06
A family in AEthelmearc (not in the SCA) is constructing Dupont Castle on 75 undisclosed acres.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-09-27 15:31
Colonel Jenna, "bard, historian, inter-kingdom anthropologist," reports on the recent Coronation of Their Majesties Garick and Yasamin of Calontir.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-09-27 15:04
The remains of a crewman of Oliver Cromwell's ship, discovered off the coast of Scotland, show that the sailor "had the body of a trapeze artist" and probably worked in the rigging.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-09-27 08:53
Master Huen shares photos from the recent Coronation of Rurik Longsword & Angelik Chastellain de Beauvais in AEthelmearc.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-26 23:09
A new genetic study places the origins of Romany gypsies as India rather than Egypt as previously believed.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2004-09-26 21:18
The Savannah Morning News visits the Medieval Festival and Beastly Feast, an event held jointly with the Oatland Island Education Center and the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-26 19:36
A new study by geneticists at Dublin’s Trinity College proves that the Irish and Scots are more closely related to Spaniards than to the Celts of central Europe.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-26 14:56
For those with lots of time on their hands, here's your chance to get involved in a new artform: Marshmallow Sculpting.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-09-25 12:35
Archaeologists working along the M3 in Ireland have discovered 28 new sites including prehistoric burial sites and a medieval house and field system.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-09-25 11:35
Visitors to England near the Forest of Dean may get the chance to live in an Iron Age village, wearing costumes, foraging for food, and learning the arts of residents of the time period.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-09-25 07:23
Nazir of the Kingdom of Calontir and her Excellency Sigen Northkeep report on the recent Mooneschadowe Guardian event that took place in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. THL Chiara, Ansteorra's Webminister, shares photos.
Submitted by Gwenhyfar on Fri, 2004-09-24 14:27
Were Vikings really the vicious fighters in "fur skirts" we've been led to believe, or were they really just quiche-eating pussycats?
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-09-24 11:38
A chalk horse, discovered in a farmer's field near Whittlesford, England, has sent researchers scurrying for answers.
Submitted by Rixende on Thu, 2004-09-23 12:27
Lady Sabine le Curter has once again provided an incredible collection of photographs from the Ansteorran Queen's Champion Tournament hosted by the Barony of Northkeep.
Submitted by Khevron on Thu, 2004-09-23 09:45
The Palo Alto Weekly news magazine, published in of Central California (West Kingdom), has a magnificent four-page article on the SCA in its September 22 issue. (Updated)
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2004-09-22 14:31
An anonymous contributor sent us this link to photos of the coronation of Their Majesties Rurik Longsword and Angelik Chastellain de Beauvais of AEthelmearc.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-22 09:21
Britain's Channel 4 has produced another time-period-based reality television series, this time dealing with Regency England.