Archive - Mar 2006 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-23 21:20
Linda S Moore, (Viscountess Gwyneth Felton), President, SCA Inc., is seeking comments on a number of nominees to the SCA Board of Directors.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-23 18:41
On its website, Trivium Publishing offers suggestions for enjoying the medieval experience by using your sense of smell through an article entitled Smell of the Middle Ages by Jacquelyn Hodson.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-23 16:18
An article for Mongolia Today looks at the history of hairdressing, Mongolian style.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-23 10:49
Alaxandr MacLochLoinn de Creig-Elachie has posted photos from the 2006 Northern Lights A&S Competition in Montpelier, Vermont.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-03-22 19:53
Online pre-registration for individuals for Pennsic XXXV has been extended until June 15, 2006. Mail-in pre-registration ends May 15, 2006. There has also been an increase in fees due upon arrival.
Submitted by Eiric on Wed, 2006-03-22 15:39
Best known for her book Fabulous Feasts: Medieval Cookery and Ceremony, Madeleine Pelner Cosman has died at the age of 68 in California. She was also the founder of the Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at City College of New York and the organizer of Manhattan's annual Cloisters medieval festival.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-03-22 12:06
Lady Margaret has posted photos from the recent St. Paddy's Day Bloodbath held in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by nicolaa on Wed, 2006-03-22 08:20
Ealdormere hosted its second marathon sewing event, now called Cloth of Gold, on March 17-18 in the Incipient Canton of Greenhithe, sponsored by the Canton of Eoforwic.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2006-03-22 01:22
SCAtoday.net has been upgraded to a new version of Drupal, the software that manages all content on the site.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-03-21 16:52
The Folger Shakespeare Library has posted digitized versions of 16th century Spanish patterns on its website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-03-21 12:27
Finnvarr de Taahe and Sylard of Eagleshaven, scholars from the Kingdom of Ealdormere, will be presenting in persona as part of the 1st Annual Friends of the Mediaeval Studies Society Symposium at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto on March 25, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-03-21 09:06
Yehoshua ben Hayyim, Seneschal for the Shire of Ma'ale Giborim in Jerusalem, Israel, reports that the shire held another successful event. He has posted photos online.
Submitted by lilli on Mon, 2006-03-20 18:43
Debate about origins and final resting place of Columbus has raged for over a century, with historians questioning the traditional theory that he hails from Genoa, Italy. Some say he was a Spanish Jew, a Greek, a Basque or Portuguese.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-03-20 15:07
On her projects page, Mistress Therasia von Tux provides scanned documents from the Twelfth Night Roll "used in 1968 (AS 2) to create the chivalry as an order, create the order of the laurel plus create the first dukes."
Submitted by JaneStockton on Mon, 2006-03-20 11:53
Cate Blanchett is to reprise her role as Elizabeth I, in a new movie called The Golden Age. It is set 15 years after the last movie and will touch on her relationship with Mary, Queen of Scots and end just before the battle with the Spanish Armada.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Mon, 2006-03-20 09:42
A medieval bridge that was once an entry point into England from Wales has been unearthed at Shrewsbury.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-03-19 16:52
Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Northshield, attended the Lupercalia event held in Rivenwood Tower (Mankato, MN) on March 04, 2006. She shares her memories and photos.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-03-19 13:20
Archeologists believe that a wartime bunker in the city of York, England, may hide the ruins of a Roman palace.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-03-19 09:08
A 300-year-old recipe for malt whiskey may produce the world's strongest single malt at 92 per cent. The drink is being produced at the Bruichladdich distillery on the west coast of Scotland.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-03-19 03:35
A new study suggests that the devastating Black Death may have done more than wipe out 1/3 of the population. It may have triggered Europe's "Little Ice Age" in the 14th century.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-03-18 19:02
Beginning in April, Monty Python's Spamalot, the hit musical version of Monty Python and the Holy Grail, will return to Chicago. The show runs April 19-June 4, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-03-18 16:57
Melinda Dement of Embroidery Monogram Business online magazine looks at the SCA as specialty customers for embroidery businesses.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-03-18 14:29
Thou villainous doghearted gudgeon! Chris Seidel has created an insult generator based on the original Shakespeare Insult Kit. Have fun!
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2006-03-17 15:45
The Republic of Ireland is about to strike hundreds of obsolete laws from its statute books. Some of the laws date back to the time of the Norman invasion.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-03-17 11:11
Aine ingen Fhinn, of the West Kingdom, has posted a marvelous, large album of Estrella XXII photos on her website.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-03-17 09:28
A Colorado judge ruled recently that the Colorado Renaissance Festival could continue to operate in the town of Larkspur, but must pay the town US$96,000 for water consumption.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-16 19:02
Construction crews working on a project to create a new town square in Hartlepool, England were surprised to unearth the remains of a medieval town complete with "medieval properties, pots and relics of iron smelting."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-16 15:36
Professional photographer Cassandra Tomei of Tomei Studios has posted a beautiful gallery of photos from the recent Estrella War.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-16 13:18
In an article on the March 15, 2006 edition of NPR's Morning Edition, it was reported that researchers have found that chocolate milk is better for athletes than Gatorade™.
Submitted by ariannawyn on Thu, 2006-03-16 13:09
Sir Emeric Wendel reports on the recent death of Mistress Roen Marie de Lacy, called La Dentelleire who died of breast cancer March 9, 2006.