Archive - Apr 2006 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-04-10 07:08
Alexander Gladstone has published photos from the recent Kid in King Edward's Court event held in the Kingdom of Ealdormere. The photos are on the Two Ravens website.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-04-09 19:55
Mapping the Realm: English Catrographic Constructions of Fourteenth-Century Britain is an interactive online version of England's Gough Map.
Submitted by Ursula on Sun, 2006-04-09 15:48
On April 9, 1241, Polish knights fought the invading Mongol army at Liegnitz (aka Legnica) in Silesia.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-04-09 11:46
Martin of Rivenstar has posted photos from the recent Principality of the Mists Spring 2006 Coronet in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-04-09 08:06
Extensive DNA testing has yet to reveal the identity of a skeleton found in the Jamestown, Virginia excavations. Researchers now doubt that the remains belong to Captain Bartholomew Gosnold.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sat, 2006-04-08 18:40
An archaeologist has purchased land in Wales, convinced it is the site of a medieval village.
Submitted by Ursula on Sat, 2006-04-08 13:32
Today marks the anniversary of the death of Lorenzo de Medici, called "The Magnificent."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-04-08 10:03
Researchers have suggested that the remains discovered in a Roman cemetery in York, England might be those of gladiators. The bodies were all of tall, strong men, and all were headless.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-04-08 07:43
Their Excellencies Baltasar and Lucia, Baron and Baroness of Concordia of the Snows in the East Kingdom, have announced that they have heirs.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-04-07 18:50
Mistress Siobhan reports that Master Sigulf Karlnar was elevated to the Order of the Laurel by Their Majesties Edmund and Kateryn at Their Tournament of Chivalry.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Fri, 2006-04-07 15:23
The site of a new town in Grafenwöhr, Germany, for U.S. soldiers and their families, was once a medieval village and later boasted a guest house where tourists came to watch the Bavarian army train on a nearby range.
Submitted by Ursula on Fri, 2006-04-07 12:13
Today is the 500th anniversary of the birth of St. Francis Xavier. The Spanish-born missionary studied at the University of Paris and was one of the seven priests who joined Ignatius Loyola to found the Jesuit order.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-04-07 08:08
Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Northshield Kingdom Seneschal, recently visited South Dakota where she attended Bardic Madness. She shares her memories and photos.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-04-06 22:02
You never know where SCA references will pop up! This time it's on a comic website called Neo-Monster-Island.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-04-06 19:58
THLord Stefan li Rous has published additions to Stefan's Florilegium for April 2006.
Submitted by Ursula on Thu, 2006-04-06 12:31
As many as a million Mexicans have watched an annual reenactment of the crucifixion of Christ unaware that a pyramid of the Teotihuacan culture lay under the soil on which they stood.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-04-06 09:28
Lady Gisela has posted photos from Gulf Wars XV, primarily of East Kingdom people and activities.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-04-05 16:40
The SCA is seeking candidates for the position of Society Webminister, a deputy to the Society Chronicler.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-04-05 12:08
Lord John Gilson has announced the birth of the Kingdom of Artemisia's newest resident: Katriel Eowyn Collier, born at 7:53 2006-03-24.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-04-05 08:21
Baroness Mebh and Lady Danielle have posted photos from the recent Gulf Wars XV held March 12-19, 2006 in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Tue, 2006-04-04 19:07
Historians working at Berkeley Castle in Gloucestershire have discovered a charter, from the reign of Henry I, granting a manor to St Peter's Abbey.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-04-04 15:35
Roger Larsen, of the Huron (South Dakota) Plainsman, offers an informative look at SCA life in the Kingdom of Northshield as he covers a recent Bardic event presented by members from throughout the Kingdom.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-04-04 11:31
Boston University's School of Law has produced a searchable database for the English Year Books which are the law reports for the country from the 13th through 16th centuries.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-04-04 08:00
Lord Alexander Gladstone of the Kingdom of Ealdormere has posted photos from the recent Ice Dragon and Interbaronial Archery Challenge on the Two Ravens website.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2006-04-03 17:52
No fighter takes the field without it. No homeowner dares to approach a project unless a roll is in the toolbox. Forbes Magazine's panel of scientists and engineers found what the SCA already knew: duct tape holds the world together.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-04-03 12:48
The University of New Mexico's Institute for Medieval Studies will host Medieval Innovations: How the Middle Ages Changed Western Culture, a series of six lectures and a concert, Monday, April 3-6, 2006 on the university's main campus in Albuquerque.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Mon, 2006-04-03 11:21
The SCA has lost a vibrant young woman from Ansteorra. Guiliana Catarina della Luna (mka Meghan Siobhan Baxter), age 18, became ill on site at Gulf Wars on Sunday evening and died at Forest General Hospital in Hattiesburg later in the week.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-04-03 07:12
Lady Cassandra of the Kingdom of Calontir reports that Ursus of Anglesy has posted nearly 800 photos from Gulf Wars XV.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-04-02 19:39
The Associated Press reports that a construction crew working at Pensacola's Naval Air Station in Florida has discovered a 16th century Spanish ship buried in the sand.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-04-02 16:20
The discovery of 600 copper, Roman coins has British archaeologists buzzing. The hoard, found in Suffolk, England, is thought to be the largest stash of legitimately-minted coins ever found in the country.