Archive - Mar 2006 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-03-08 17:59
The Kingdom of Caid will be hosting the 2006 Known World Academy of the Rapier (KWAR) on September 8th through 10th, 2006. The event is being held at the Los Angeles Airport (LAX) Marriot in Los Angeles, CA. (Correction)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-03-08 14:32
A product of an overactive imagination or just someone with too much time on their hands, Geoffrey Chaucer Hath A Blog is now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-03-08 11:11
Martin of Rivenstar shares photos from the DeCamville Pas d'Armes event which took place February 11, 2006 in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Wed, 2006-03-08 08:24
Ely Cathedral is to receive a UK£107,000 grant to restore the blackened East side of the building - some of which has not been maintained since the 19th century.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Tue, 2006-03-07 19:09
Students from three Cornish schools today supported the Royal Cornwall Museum's (in partnership with English Heritage) new initiative to develop an exciting interactive learning experience today in Truro.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-03-07 16:38
New research may prove that a death mask found in Darmstadt, Germany in 1842 may actually be that of William Shakespeare.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Tue, 2006-03-07 13:53
Vandals (modern-day) attacked the 15th century baptistry at Madron over the past weekend, causing damage to the structure of the ancient building just four months after major restoration began.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-03-07 07:42
Lachlan reports that an album of photos from the recent Hertzkreig event in Svaty Sebesta have been posted to the Unofficial Northshield Photo Gallery.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-03-06 23:06
A treasure trove of Germanic weapons dating to the 2nd century C.E. have been discovered near the Bohemian town of Chomutov. The 22 rusty iron shield handles and sword tips were discovered by a hiker who found them "uncovered in a quiet grove."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-03-06 18:57
Her Excellency, Mistress Nadrah of the Kingdom of the Outlands reports that Count Sir Bela Kos defeated Count Sir Hakon af Jorvik in the finals of the Spring 2006 Crown Tourney.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-03-06 16:42
In an article for Vision Magazine, Leanne Tibiatowski looks at the concept of "the village" through the lens of the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-03-06 13:43
David Salley reports that the Sterling Renaissance Festival (near Syracuse, New York), will be holding auditions throughout the next month for its interactive improvisational troupe, "The Bless the Mark Players."
Submitted by Vallawulf on Mon, 2006-03-06 09:20
Approximately 35 combatants took the field on March 4 in the Atenveldt Crown Tournament, held in the Shire of Burning Sands (Yuma, AZ). His Excellency, Count Sir Cosmo Craven the Elder has triumphed, to become the next Crown Prince of Atenveldt. His Excellency was inspired by his consort, Lady Mary Rose of Burgundy.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-03-05 20:45
New research shows that Prasutagus, husband of the warrior queen Boudica, may have been more powerful than previously believed.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-03-05 16:50
The subject of Roman numberals seems to crop up every year: in January for football fans and in May for members of the SCA. This year the Olympic Games complicate an already mystifying system.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-03-05 13:19
A recently unearthed Aztec mural, painted shortly after the Spanish conquest, combines Aztec mythology with Christian symbols including a large black and white cross.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-03-04 18:48
Are bananas period? Apparently so, according to the recent discovery of a 500-year-old banana skin in London. The development shatters previously-held beliefs that the banana first came to Britain in 1633.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-03-04 15:03
Lady Astrid has announced the birth of Eleanor Ivy Ward, born March 1, 2006 in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-03-04 11:23
Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Northshield, shares memories and photos from the 2006 River Revel event held recently in the Shire of Stromfels.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-03-03 18:29
The Interactive Tartan Weaver, located in Conrie, Perthshire, Scotland, has a website which allows visitors to design and produce images of their own tartans.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-03-03 16:41
Brigit Thornwielder, Abbess of the Sisters of the Yellow Veil, has announced that the recent Kissing Auction at Estrella War XXII was a great success, but for the Chirurgeons and for the recipients of the kisses.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-03-03 11:39
Leohtulf of the Silver Hills reports that National Geographic will have a team of videographers to film the Shire of Esfenn's fighter practice in Hayward, California March 5, 2006. The practice will be used as footage for the Battle of Armageddon.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Fri, 2006-03-03 08:09
A war grave found near Chester, England, has helped to locate the earliest firmly identified battlefield site in England.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-02 20:41
Mistress Chai'usun, the Pennsic Publications Deputy, is seeking artwork to appear in the Pennsic XXXV event booklet.
Submitted by jofoster81 on Thu, 2006-03-02 13:25
On 27, February, 2006 between the hours of 12:00 midnight, the garage and vehicles belonging to Their Excellencies of Loch Salann (Salt Lake City, Utah), Artemisia, were broken into. Several items of regalia were stolen.
Submitted by Richard on Thu, 2006-03-02 12:00
Richard fitzWilliams and Kith the Silent, both from the Midrealm, have inaugurated a podcast series of interest to SCAdians. The PainBank podcasts will feature mostly armoured combat topics initially, but the creators hope to branch out to other topics soon.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-02 09:14
Baron Wolt of the Kingdom of the West has posted photos from Estrella XXII.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-03-01 16:03
Shoppers at the Washington Mall in Washington, Pennsylvania were treated to a demonstration of the knightly arts recently when members of the Shire of Kings Crossing displayed their martial skills.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Wed, 2006-03-01 13:23
A small museum is locked in a battle to keep a medieval jug dating possibly to the 14th century in the UK. Luton Museum Services has a month to raise £750,000 to match the price offered by New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Wenlok Jug.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-03-01 09:10
Despina de la Brasov describes the fun had at the recent Une Fete d'Amour event held in the Shire of Midewinde (Minot, North Dakota) in the Kingdom of Northshield.