Archive - Apr 2006 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-04-23 14:36
Fans of Asterix, the pint-sized warrior of ancient Gaul, will be glad to learn that the hero will be coming to the big screen in a UK£15M film by Danish director Stefan Fjeldmark.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-04-23 11:19
Carraig mac Cosgraigh, Head of the Calontir Brewers' Guild, has announced that the Fourth Annual Royal Brewing Competition will take place at this year's Lilies War.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-04-23 07:51
Lady Vienna has announced the birth of a son to Lady Gabrielle and Duke Andreas. He was named Andre.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-04-22 18:56
On Saturday May 6, 2006, the Medieval Women's Choir at St. James Cathedral in Seattle, Washington will present Music for Sant'Iago (St. James), a concert of music and stories "associated with the famous pilgrimage route to the shrine of Saint James."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-04-22 16:24
His Majesty Edmund of the Middle Kingdom has announced that Captain Malcolm Donnelly will sit vigil the night before his elevation to the Order of the Chivalry which will take place at the Midrealm Coronation April 22, 2006.
Submitted by Ursula on Sat, 2006-04-22 14:44
The legendary dropped-underwear incident that led to the founding of England's highest order of knighthood is said to have happened on April 22, 1348.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-04-22 09:01
Caitrin reports that Viscount Micheal was victorious in the recent Drachenwald Crown Tourney. He was inspired by Viscountess Moria.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-04-21 20:27
Viscountess Gwyneth Felto (Linda S. Moore), President, SCA Inc. has addressed the recent call for commentary regarding changes to the Governing Documents dealing with uspension of member participation.
Submitted by Richard on Fri, 2006-04-21 18:04
A comprehensive report of Gulf Wars XV by Richard fitzWilliams and Kith the Silent, with their guests, Duchess Eanor of Amberhall and Eldric von Atzinger, is available on the PainBank podcast site.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-04-21 13:33
Their Highnesses, the Princesses of the West Kingdom, have announced that They will sponsor a Rubber Duckie Regatta at Beltane Coronation April 29, 2006. The race will benefit Toys for Tots.
Submitted by Ursula on Fri, 2006-04-21 09:43
Henry VII of England, the Tudor victor in the Wars of the Roses, died on April 21, 1509.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-04-21 06:55
Jason Williams (Duke John ap Gwyndaf), Chairman, SCA Inc., addresses myths and questions about the SCA's Board of Directors in his Second Quarter Letter.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-04-20 20:06
A rare, 17th century, calf-bound volume of the plays of William Shakespeare is scheduled to be auctioned in the summer of 2006 at Sotheby's sale of English Literature and History.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2006-04-20 17:25
The Los Angeles Times reports that an area woman is being treated for bubonic plague, which she may have caught from fleas around her neighborhood.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-04-20 14:24
The Shire of West Dragoningshire will sponsor a period pilgrimage in Winchester, England May 12-15, 2006.
Submitted by Ursula on Thu, 2006-04-20 09:18
The Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius was born on April 20, 161 CE.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2006-04-20 06:50
WALB-TV visited sixth-graders from Deerfield-Windsor School, taking part in a medieval festival in Albany, Georgia, which included an SCA demo.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-04-19 16:48
Robert L. Schuster, Lord Halv of the Kingdom of Calontir, is in the process of finalizing plans to construct a Viking longhouse. Norsa, a not-for-profit, Viking re-enactment group, is sponsoring the project.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-04-19 13:15
More than a statue salutes the Roman Emperor Constantine in York, England. A major exhibit of treasures, including a sculpted marble head of the emperor, will be on display in the city until October 2006.
Submitted by jofoster81 on Wed, 2006-04-19 10:26
Timmur and Tianna, affectionately known as "TnT", are the next King and Queen of Artemisia.
Submitted by Gwynfor on Wed, 2006-04-19 08:23
At the Rowany Festival, held over Easter in the Kingdom of Lochac, Their Majesties Aedward and Yolande recognised the magnificent achievements of four of Their populace by elevating them to the peerage.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Tue, 2006-04-18 21:08
A cache of gold and silver jewelry dating to 638-1099CE has been discovered in Ramle, Israel.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-04-18 18:19
The discovery of the remains of a village dating from the late Saxon period in Southampton, England has researchers from Oxford Archaeology a buzz. Among the finds were glassware from Italy and Germany.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-04-18 14:20
The remains of a 2,000-year-old Dotterill roundhouse were discovered recently by workers excavating for a village bypass. The site is near Bridlington, England.
Submitted by Ursula on Tue, 2006-04-18 10:09
Lucrezia Borgia, the daughter of a future Pope and his mistress, was born on April 18, 1480.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-04-18 07:21
T.M. Fasano of the Greeley (Colorado) Tribune recently spent the day with students from Tori Fogg's class at Windsor Charter Academy and members of Greeley chapter of the SCA.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Mon, 2006-04-17 18:58
Members of the University of Leicester archaeology unit are excavating a large parish cemetery containing over 1,300 skeletons that date from between 1200 and 1600 CE.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-04-17 15:06
THL Ronan MacMorton reports that Their Majesties Boru and Dierdre have created a new guild in the Kingdom of Meridies: the Iron Bow.
Submitted by Ursula on Mon, 2006-04-17 11:57
If you're visiting Jersey in the Channel Islands this summer, you can see a demonstration of period falconry.
Submitted by Ursula on Mon, 2006-04-17 10:14
Already excommunicated, Martin Luther appeared before the Emperor on April 17, 1521 at Worms to answer for his views.