Archive - Nov 2005 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-11-30 16:08
Bridgette Kelly MacLean, from the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, relates a story about two weavers, a forgotten book and the importance of documentation for the future.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-11-30 12:53
A recently-completed horror film, Waning Solstice, features a number of SCAdians from the West Kingdom.
Submitted by GiovannaL on Wed, 2005-11-30 11:36
A reporter visited with the members of Ma'ale Giborim at their second birthday event held in a Crusader-era hall in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City in Jerusalem.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-11-29 21:05
As mother THL Sofia Tyzes says, "what a way to spend...Thanksgiving!" Benjamin Gould entered the world and became the newest Midrealm subject on Thanksgiving Day, November 24.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Tue, 2005-11-29 18:30
The Royal Shakespeare Company will perform "The Canterbury Tales" in Chester, February 14-18, 2006.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Tue, 2005-11-29 13:35
While digging the foundations for an expansion of the Old Bell Hotel in Malmesbury, England, workers discovered two skeletons believed to date back to 675 A.D.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Tue, 2005-11-29 12:04
Canterbury's Westgate, billed as one of the "most recognisable landmarks in Kent," is being integrated into an art project.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Tue, 2005-11-29 09:05
Archaeologist Hildur Gestsdottir has dated nine skeletons which were excavated from an ancient Icelandic gravesite to before 1000 CE.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-11-28 16:31
Scott Courtney, Chief Technical Officer of the Society for Creative Anachronism Inc., announces the appointment of Marla Lecin, known in the SCA as Mistress Jessa d'Avondale, to the position of Webmaster.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-11-28 14:08
The Museum of London has posted an extensive press pack containing photos and background materials on artifacts from its medieval galleries.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-11-28 11:36
A new photo album on the Shire of Windale's web site chronicles a weekend of fun as the Baronies of Tir Ysgithr and Mons Tonitrus, in the Kingdom of Atenveldt, hosted Southern Crusades on November 14~16.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-11-28 09:01
Vincent De Vere has announced that Lilies War XX will feature a "worst homebrew" competition at the Broken Harp Tavern to discuss how brews can go bad.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-11-27 15:35
Baron Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier, Internal Publicity Deputy for Estrella War XXII, has announced that the Known World Choir will perform February 19, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-11-27 12:27
A 1,000-year-old whip, found in a midden, has puzzled researchers since its discovery 15 years ago, but new research seems to point to its use as a disciplinary aid for slaves.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-11-27 09:02
The Shire of Coldedernhale was recently asked to decorate a Christmas tree at the state capital in Pierre, South Dakota. The display is part of an annual Christmas tradition at the capital.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-11-26 15:56
Baron Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier who is in chrage of Internal Publicity for Estrella War XXII, has announced that the Kingdom of Caid will host hound coursing at this year's Estrella War.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-11-26 12:05
Researchers have long questioned Captain John Smith's claim that he explored much of the Nanticoke River in Virginia in a brief, three-day period during the summer of 1608. Now a new expedition may give them answers.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-11-26 08:18
Veterans of the famous Swiss Guard, who serve as guards for the Pope, are set to celebrate 500 years of service this summer with a public ceremony to swear in the latest group of recruits.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-11-25 15:15
Baron Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier, Internal Publicity Deputy for Estrella War XXII, has announced that the Crystal Flute Bardic and the Crystal Fruit Filk will take place February 17, 2006 at the Estrella War. Performers are welcome.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-11-25 10:51
Cari Hammerstrom of the Monitor learns about chivalry at a medieval faire hosted by the Museum of South Texas Historyin Edinburg, Texas and members of the Shire of La Marche Sauvage.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-11-25 08:10
Eirik Andersen has posted photos from the Ealdormere Fall 2005 Crown Tournament on the Two Ravens website.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-11-24 16:07
Archaeologist and former nun Eugenia Nitowski believes that she has positive proof that the Shroud of Turin is genuine.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-11-24 11:41
The Mongolian Department of Tourism offers a wealth of information about the people, culture and history of their country on the department's official website.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-11-24 07:54
Silent letters embedded in English words have long been the hobgoblin of non-native English speakers. In an article for the Hartford Courant, writer Rob Kyff explores the history and meaning of the lurking consonants.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-11-23 20:01
Thorfinn has announced that a set of photos from a 1993 Lochac Coronet have been posted.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-11-23 18:17
DNA tests conducted on a 400-year-old Jamestown, VA skeleton have failed to prove that the remains are those of Jamestown founder Bartholomew Gosnold.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2005-11-23 15:52
Experts have uncovered evidence that 12th century Londoners drank ale by the gallon, starting at breakfast time, due to poor quality drinking water.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-11-23 10:06
Alexander Gladstone has posted photos from the recent Ealdormere Kingdom A&S Tourney on the Two Ravens website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-11-22 15:57
During a recent trip to Ulan Bator, Mongolia, President Bush was greeted by Mongol warriors in full armor.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-11-22 11:14
Alexander Gladstone reports that he has posted photos from the recent Feast of the Hare event in the Barony of Skraeling Althing in the Kingdom of Ealdormere. The photos are available on the Two Ravens website.