Archive - Nov 2006 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-30 19:34
Broichan has posted photos from the recent Coronation in the Kingdom of Caid including "2 Laurelings, 1 fresh Pelican, 2 new Court Barons, waning Crowns, waxing crowns, garb to die for, and on and on and on..."
Submitted by Gwenhyfar on Thu, 2006-11-30 15:52
After many years of study, scientists at last can fathom the works of a calculating device from ancient Greece, which some researchers consider more valuable than the Mona Lisa due to its unique historical value.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-11-29 22:42
Looking for the perfect holiday gift for that little prince or princess? How about a personal "play castle?"
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-11-29 15:40
Construction workers in Hanoi, Vietnam have discovered what is believed to be an ancient altar from the Tran Dynasty (1225-1400) as well as glassware dating to the same period.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2006-11-29 10:20
During the recent holiday weekend, the SCA corporate office in Milpitas, California, was burglarized. Aaron Swiftrunner, Society Seneschal (mka George Reed, Vice President of Operations) has released a detailed report on the incident.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-11-29 08:31
Arwen Southernwood reports that photos taken at the recent Fall 2006 Coronation in the Kingdom of the Outlands are now available to view online.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2006-11-28 22:28
In Barboursville, West Virginia, the archery interest of one child led the entire family to discover the SCA, and now they're thoroughly hooked! The Herald-Dispatch sent reporter Rachel Gensler, who did a nice feature story on the family and the Tavern at Kingdom's Edge event in AEthelmearc.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2006-11-28 15:09
A web site has been created for the highly-successful "Benedictions: A Caidan Calendar of Chivalry and Sainthood". The calendar's sales are a fundraiser to benefit Caid's kingdom coffers, which suffered substantial losses due to the cancellation of this year's Great Western War.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-11-28 11:47
Darter the Chronicler (Ron Lutz II) has posted his photo galleries from Pennsic 35 (2006). Darter is the photographer who produced the wonderful 2006-2007 Pennsic War calendar.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-11-28 09:11
Over five centuries after expelling the Jews from their country, the Spanish have developed an interest in Judaica, especially through archaeology or the restoration of period documents.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-11-27 20:15
Baroness Adriana la Bretonne of the Kingdom of Atlantia reports that photos from Le Pas D'Armes de L'Arbre D'Or are now available to view online.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-11-27 17:22
At the recent Day of the Troubadours in the Kingdom of Ealdormere, Sir Edward the Red was asked to enter the Order of the Pelican.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-11-27 12:05
Due to the rise in Pennsylvania's minimum wage, the Coopers have been forced to increase the gate fee for Pennsic 36. Adult member fees (without pre-registration) will be increased to $130 for those attending both weeks.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-11-27 09:08
The Higgins Armory Museum and the Worcester Polytechnic Institute have created a series of virtual exhibitions dealing with the martial arts in Medieval and Renaissance Europe with an emphasis on armor and fighting techniques.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-11-26 18:25
A dream will come true next summer for a group of would-be Vikings who have volunteered to sail the Danish ship Havhingsten on a seven-week, 1,000-mile voyage.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-11-26 14:07
Mistress Elspeth von Bremen, A&S Collegium Steward for Estrella War XXIII, is requesting instructors to participate in the Collegium at the upcoming War.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-11-26 10:03
Garry and Pamela Dick of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc shared their bookbinding skills recently at the Tavern on the Edge of the Kingdom event in Barboursville, West Virginia. The event was covered by Rachel Gensler for the Herald-Dispatch.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-11-25 19:38
Eirik Andersen has announced that he has posted photos from the recent Feast of the Bear event on the Two Ravens website. Feast of the Bear took place November 4, 2006 in the Royal Citie of Eoforwic (Kingdom of Ealdormere).
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-11-25 17:21
A group of women in London have joined together to study and re-create the working lives of their counterparts in the 15th century. Soper Lane, named after the silkweaving district in London, offers information on textiles, costuming and other activities.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-11-25 13:00
Archaeologists working near the city of Cuijk in the Netherlands have discovered a cache of 3rd century Roman coins and other treasures, apparently as an offering at the spot where a bolt of lightning had struck.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-11-25 09:59
Lidia de Ragusa has posted photos from the recent Fall 2006 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-24 20:09
Dr. David G. Stork, Chief Scientist of Ricoh Innovations, heads up a discussion of a theory by David Hockney that painters, as far back as 1420, used projection devices to enable them to trace images onto canvas.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-24 18:18
Simon Drake has announced that he has posted photos from the Barony of Dragonspine's Queen's Collegium which took place recently in the Kingdom of the Outlands.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-24 13:11
Meghan Elphinstone, Arts & Sciences Champion for the Barony of Marinus in Atlantia, has posted her extensive research on early Byzantine costuming. The two papers are available in PDF format.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-11-24 08:55
Esmeralda of the Lakes has posted photos from the recent Coronet Tournament in the Principality of Cynagua in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-23 22:42
Deborah Doyle reports that an Elizabethan gown was stolen from her garage in the San Francisco area on November 18, 2006.
Submitted by Genevieve la fl... on Thu, 2006-11-23 20:15
September 9, 2006, at Raglan Castle in Wales, TRM Moira and Michael of Drachenwald elevated Jarl Peregrine Mackay to the Order of Chivalry. He was knighted on the field, following a series of fighting scenarios in and through Raglan Castle.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-23 17:12
Baron Larke reports that his truck was broken into November 19, 2006 in the area of Aurora, Colorado. A helm, mundane tools and a combat crossbow were stolen.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2006-11-23 12:41
In the Kingdom of Atlantia, the recent Crown Tournament and War of the Wings events became venues at which Their Majesties summoned forth a total of three noble lords, who will be offered elevation to Peerage in early 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-23 09:53
Kynnyth Pyke has posted an album of photos from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Atlantia.