Archive - Apr 2005 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-04-30 17:00
Lord Connor Sinclair de Winterfell has announced that photos taken at the Kingdom of Atlantia's Spring 2005 Tournament of Chivalry are now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-04-30 14:23
Natural gas workers at a site in Milford Haven were surprised to unearth what may well be a metalworks plant dating to the 9th century.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-04-30 11:30
An 11th century gospel lectionary, missing from Canterbury Cathedral since the mid-16th century, has been recovered.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-04-30 09:58
Seonaid has announced the names of the combatants and their consorts for the Kingdom of Calontir's Crown Tourney to be held May 7, 2005 in the Shire of Deodar (Walker, Iowa).
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-04-29 22:27
Kasey Moomau has been chosen for the Topeka Capital-Journal's All-Star Academic Team. Moomau, who scored 1510 on the SAT test, is an active member of the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-04-29 18:03
Mike Bollow has announced that Reenactor Fest, the first national convention for historical reenactors, will take place February 3-5, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-04-29 08:56
Lord Eirik Andersen has posted photos from Ealdormere's recent Lady Mary Tourney.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-04-28 17:24
Their Highnesses Prince Malcolm and Princess Tessa of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc have requested scroll blanks to be presented as gifts to Royals visiting the Pennsic War, and thus provoking the creation of AEthelmearc's Scrolls for Kingdoms Project.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-04-28 14:28
Yehoshua M'Ma'ale Giborim of the Shire of Beit Aryeh in Israel has announced that the group will change its name to Ma'ale Giborim.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-04-28 12:49
Corsair, the online research resource for the Pierpont Morgan Library, makes available thousands of digital images from the library's medieval and Renaissance manuscript collection.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-04-28 09:05
The Knights Next Door: Everyday People Living Middle Ages Dreams, a book by Patrick O'Donnell, looks at life in the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2005-04-27 21:02
Work on the Pennsic fort has been rescheduled to May 7, 2005.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-04-27 14:47
Micel Folcland, the Wisconsin-Illinois-Indiana wic of Regia Anglorum North America, is pleased to announce that it will be sponsoring its first Living History Exhibition (LHE) at Jubilee Old English Fair near Brimfield, Illinois, on the weekend of 17-19 June, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-04-27 11:53
In the area's largest ever stolen property case, the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office raided an rural site and recovered over 700 items including tools, construction equipment, and armor.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-04-27 11:13
"Kingdom of Heaven," a documentary about the upcoming film depicting the 12th century Crusade, will debut on A&E May 4, 2005.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2005-04-27 08:27
Lord Alaxandair O'Conchobhair has announced that a video of the recent Coronation of Their Majesties Malcom and Tessa of AEthelmearc is now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-04-26 23:20
The Rhode Island Scottish Highland Festival is looking for applicants for scholarships in Scottish Studies, especially in the fields of music, dancing or literature.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-04-26 12:25
It is often remarked that "we use a lot of computers to study the history of the Middle Ages!" The newly-inaugurated Digital Medievalist web site takes an academic approach to that fact, offering theoretical and practical articles about the use of computers and the Internet to further historical research.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-04-26 11:03
Meg Baron, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has released the President's Report for the April 16 meeting of the Board of Directors.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-04-26 08:10
Shava has posted photos from Northshield's recent Road to the Isles event which took place in the Shire of Mistig Waetru.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-04-25 16:04
Raphe Cuthbert reports that Sigmundr, fighting for Sagadis, was the victor of the April 23, 2005 Viceroy Tournament which took place in the Shire of Mynydd Gwyn.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-04-25 12:05
For the first time in the organization's history, jousting is now a legal form of equestrian combat in the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2005-04-25 10:10
Archaeological examinations of naturally-preserved bodies retrieved from bogs provide valuable insights into the daily lives and cultural values of ancient civilizations. Dame Aoife takes us on a tour in this week's installment of Aoife's Links.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-04-24 16:11
A newly-discovered bas-relief may be the first known self-portrait of Renaissance artist Michelangelo.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-04-24 14:40
Archaeologists working on excavations at the colonial Jamestown settlement have discovered, largely intact, a "coat of jacks," a rare example of 17th century body armor.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2005-04-24 13:02
Top art authorities at the UK's National Portrait Gallery have determined that one of the best-known portraits of William Shakespeare was painted two centuries after his death.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-04-24 12:55
Residents of Scotland's Northeast, known as the Grampian, are up in arms over claims that the famous Roman battle of Mons Graupius did not actually take place in the region.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-04-24 01:29
THL Dirk Edward of Frisia, Pennsic 34 Novelty Shoot Co-ordinator, is now scheduling the War's novelty archery shoots.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-04-23 15:10
The funeral of Pope John Paul II has sparked much interest in the history of the papacy. In an interview for NPR's Morning Edition, Renee Montagne discusses papal vestments with Father Mark Frances.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-04-22 16:24
Richard Preston of the New Yorker discusses the how two mathematicians aided in the restoration of the Cloisters' famous Unicorn Tapestries and in the process, discovered a mystery.