Archive - Apr 2006 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-04-17 08:01
The Kingdom of Meridies' Fools' War event drew some interest from the local media in the form of Macon (Georgia) Telegraph reporter Liz Fabian.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-04-16 17:16
Archaeologists have discovered the first provable remains of Knights Templar buried beneath a crusader castle in Israel.
Submitted by Ursula on Sun, 2006-04-16 14:10
After decades of searching, the ruins of the Bishop of Glasgow's palace have been discovered outside the city. The 13th century building stood for three centuries before being destroyed in the Reformation.
Submitted by Ursula on Sun, 2006-04-16 12:04
Traditionally, April 16, 1209 is regarded as the day Pope Innocent III gave oral permission of St. Francis of Assisi to found the Franciscan order.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-04-16 08:30
For sale: Knights Templar Castle in Barnton, Edinburgh, Scotland. Great for studying the Da Vinci Code.
Submitted by Ursula on Sat, 2006-04-15 16:18
Newsweek has listed three iconic medieval structures among the Seven Most Endangered Wonders of the World.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-04-15 13:15
Lady Martelle von Charlottenburg, Deputy for Tempore Atlantia, and MOAS for the Barony of Bright Hills, has announced the winners of the Tempore Atlantia which took place at the Kingdom's recent Coronation.
Submitted by Ursula on Sat, 2006-04-15 11:11
Leonardo Da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452. He became the prototype of the "Renaissance Man."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-04-15 08:51
Some former participants are blaming "stitch counters," elitists who demand extreme authenticity for reenactors, for the cancellation of this year's staging of the Civil War Battle of Selma (Alabama).
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-04-14 18:13
Lord Martin reports that Kieran Alexander was born April 1, 2006 in the Kingdom of Ealdormere.
Submitted by Ursula on Fri, 2006-04-14 15:14
A skeleton found in a German swamp proved to belong to a 15-year-old girl who lived 650 years ago.
Submitted by Ursula on Fri, 2006-04-14 11:49
The Battle of Barnet, fought on April 14, 1471 near London, was a major victory for the Yorkist Edward IV in the English Wars of the Roses.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-04-14 07:16
Chip Talbert has posted a large album of photos from the recent Spring Coronation in the Kingdom of Meridies.
Submitted by nicolaa on Thu, 2006-04-13 16:52
Citizens of four kingdoms came together to ask Their Majesties Edward and Rylyn of Ealdormere that THL Eleanor Fairchild be elevated to the Order of the Laurel at the end of the first court at Ealdormere's St. Maximus day event on April 8, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-04-13 14:09
On Live Journal, Divinite reports the results of the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Caid. Sir Sven Örfhendur, fighting for Sir Kolfinna Kottr, was victorious.
Submitted by Ursula on Thu, 2006-04-13 11:12
On April 13, 1111, Henry V, King of Germany, was crowned Holy Roman Emperor after maneuvering that included capturing Pope Paschal II and deposing his own father.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-04-13 08:07
For serious researchers, the History Journals Guide Discussion List provides information about periodicals and mailing lists on a wide range of historical topics.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Wed, 2006-04-12 21:47
Their Majesties Lars and Mary, King and Queen of Northshield, have announced the combatants for Their Crown Tournament which will take place May 13, 2006 in Nordskogen.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-04-12 16:54
Lyle FitzWilliam, Master of the Company, has announced that the Worshipful Company of Stationers of the East Kingdom has received a Charter from Their Majesties.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2006-04-12 14:49
Dragon Hall, a 15th Century trading hall has been re-opened in Norwich after a UK₤2 million restoration.
Submitted by Ursula on Wed, 2006-04-12 11:33
Giotto di Bondone was appointed Chief Architect of Florence Cathedral on April 12, 1334. He designed a bell tower for the Cathedral, but it was not finished until after his death.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-04-12 08:02
Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Northshield, has posted photos from the Kingdom's recent Tournament of Champions. She also shares her memories.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2006-04-11 20:57
What do Harry Potter, King Edward of England, and the Middle Kingdom all have in common? Elements of all three came together recently at Oxford, England, for a most exquisite feast.
Submitted by Ursula on Tue, 2006-04-11 16:23
Sir Thomas Wyatt the Younger was executed on April 11, 1554, for leading a rebellion against Queen Mary Tudor of England, known to history as "Bloody Mary."
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-04-11 13:58
Take a virtual tour of the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art's armor collection and learn about the history of armor with Knights in Central Park, an interactive website dedicated to historical armor.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-04-11 09:50
Finn, Webmaster for the Kingdom of Lochac, has announced that a revised version of the Lochac Kingdom map is now available online. The map is interactive.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-04-11 07:56
Forty black & white photographs from an early SCA tournament held in Portland, Oregon in 1977 were recently sold on eBay.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-04-10 19:05
Lady Chiara da Montepulciano, Royal Bard to King Brion of the East, has issued a challenge to the royal bards of the Known World to match her talents with a bardic offering at the Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-04-10 14:59
Cambodian archaeologists have discovered the remains of a wooden sailing ship thought to date back to the 7th century, pre-Angkorian Nokor Phnom era.
Submitted by Ursula on Mon, 2006-04-10 11:55
King James V of Scotland was born on April 10, 1512. He was the son of James IV of Scotland and Margaret Tudor, the sister of King Henry VIII.