Archive - May 2006 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-05-24 15:20
England is known for its long-standing traditions, and the installation ceremony for the Order of the Bath is no exception. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth recently oversaw the latest elevation when eight men from the British military and intelligence services were installed.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Wed, 2006-05-24 11:01
Her Grace, Duchess Angharad Drakenhefd reports that 99 combatants took the field on May 20 in the An Tir Crown Tournament, held in the Shire of Ambergard (Moses Lake, WA). Count Sir Amalric Blackhart, "inspired beyond belief" by his consort, Countess Caia Snowden, overcame all comers to become the next Crown Prince of An Tir.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-05-24 06:02
Rock musician Sting, known for his wide range of interests, will release an album of John Dowland's lute music sometime in the fall of 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-05-23 16:10
A website gives examples, both text and graphical, of English patents and grants of arms awarded in the 14th and 15th centuries.
Submitted by patsmor on Tue, 2006-05-23 09:24
Siobhan Medhbh O'Roarke of the West Kingdom has issued a challenge to a quest of learning, in loving memory of her recently-departed namesake, Mistress Siobhán ní hEodhusa.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-05-23 05:01
Eirik Andersen has posted photos from Ealdormere's recent Lady Mary Tournament on the Two Ravens website.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-05-22 18:22
The Victoria and Albert Museum in London is in possession of a unique artifact: a "culinary roller" dating to 1598 and bearing, among other decorations, a "pelican in her piety." One may only speculate possible SCA uses for this item.
Submitted by Ursula on Mon, 2006-05-22 14:52
On May 22, 1216, French troops entered England by invitation in the First Baron's War, a rebellion ignited by King John's refusal to follow some provisions of the Magna Carta.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-05-22 10:19
Gwen A'Brooke has announced that a Siege Cooking Contest will take place at the upcoming Lilies War in the Kingdom of Calontir.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-05-22 05:15
Robert of Canterbury has posted photos from the recent Winchester Pilgrimage which took place in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2006-05-21 23:06
Jenn Buck, a student of Journalism at the University of California -- Berkeley, shares the results of a class project in which she did an investigative/human interest report of the SCA.
Submitted by Gwynfor on Sun, 2006-05-21 20:21
House Woodrose has posted some of its pictures and video (including the complete final) on the web for enjoyment by all.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-05-21 15:00
Terrell Cotterell of the Shelby, Montana Promoter got a taste of the Middle Ages when he attended Mid-May Festival in Shelby's City Park with SCA members from the Shire of Windegate.
Submitted by Ursula on Sun, 2006-05-21 11:21
On May 21, 1420, the Treaty of Troyes was concluded between England and France. Its terms included Henry V of England's betrothal to Catherine de Valois of France.
Submitted by Ursula on Sun, 2006-05-21 07:13
A newly discovered burial site near Tara shows features not found in Ireland before.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2006-05-20 19:14
All Hail! Have you started thinking about Lilies yet? Checking your tent? Revising your wardrobe? Planning out the meals? Looking at the class schedule? Counting your spending money?
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2006-05-20 14:07
The owners of the Inner Vagabond, destroyed by fire a few days ago, have posted pictures of their building before and after the catastrophe that struck this Pennsic food merchant.
Submitted by Ursula on Sat, 2006-05-20 09:42
On May 20, 635, an invading Northumbrian army was soundly trounced by the Picts under the command of King Bridei.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-05-20 08:12
Maggie Maguire of the Siskiyou Daily News reports on the ongoing controversy over an SCA event which will take place June 30-July 3, 2006 at Greenhorn Park.
Submitted by Ursula on Fri, 2006-05-19 22:59
The City of London received a charter allowing it to elect its own officials on May 19, 1214.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2006-05-19 16:11
The 11th Century skeleton of a young Anglo-Saxon Christian male has found to contain a rare form of mitochondrial DNA identified as Romani.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-05-19 12:52
The University of Wales Aberystwyth and the University of Wales Swansea have teamed up to produce an electronic edition of the Anglo-Norman Dictionary. Anglo-Norman is the language spoken throughout Britain between 1066 and the middle of the 15th century.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-05-19 07:23
Art teacher Mary Anne Haines knows kids love knights and castles. That's why Warm Springs Middle School in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia hosts a medieval faire each year complete with an entire town created by the students.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-05-19 03:04
Isíbéal inghean Chorcráin of Castle Saburac has posted a nice album of photos taken at the recent Lochac Fall 2006 Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-05-18 21:27
The SCA's Board of Directors is currently accepting applications for the position of President of the SCA Inc. This is an unpaid position requiring approximately 10-20 hours per week.
Submitted by Kateryn Treningham on Thu, 2006-05-18 19:25
Frank and Marcia Eager (Duke Aaron Graves and Duchess Alisandra Gabriella), of Atenveldt, have requested us to invite their SCA family to join them Saturday to say farewell to their infant son, Timothy, who passed away May 16.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-05-18 15:03
Their Majesties Felix and Madeleina, King and Queen of the Middle Kingdom, have announced the list of combatants for Their upcoming Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Gwenyth on Thu, 2006-05-18 13:15
On May 16, 2006, Mistress Siobhán ní hEodhusa (Leigh Ann Hussey) of the West Kingdom, also known as Siobhán the Fiddler, was killed in an automobile/motorcycle crash in Livermore, CA.
Submitted by Ursula on Thu, 2006-05-18 11:20
On May 18, 1593, just days before his death, playwright Christopher Marlowe was arrested on charges of atheism.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-05-18 05:26
Combatchris has posted photos from the recent Beltaine event which took place in the Principality of Oertha.