Archive - May 2006 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-05-11 08:05
Ragnarr Blackhammer defeated Keegan Broussard in the finals of the Kingdom of Atlantia's recent Spring Crown Tourney.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-05-10 19:02
For the really hot stick: Nuclear Grade Duct Tape!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-05-10 14:10
Martinus Draco Byzantios reports that His Excellency Sir Tristram defeated His Excellency Sir Hirsch in the finals of the recent Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of Calontir.
Submitted by Ursula on Wed, 2006-05-10 11:17
On May 10, 1291, Edward I of England met with the nobles of Scotland to select their king.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-05-10 07:36
Eirik Andersen has posted photos from the recent Lord Mayor's Market Day event in the Kingdom of Ealdormere on the Two Ravens website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-05-09 18:08
Teri Centner reports that the Germanic National Museum in Nurnburg, Germany will be opening the doors of its famed medieval collection for the first time in many years.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-05-09 14:42
East Kingdom Chronicler Lady Shannon Gallowglass reports that Lucan and Jana are the new Eastrealm Heirs.
Submitted by Ursula on Tue, 2006-05-09 11:08
On May 9, 1386, England and Portugal signed the Treaty of Windsor, a pledge of mutual assistance which remains in effect to this day.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-05-09 08:23
Lady Magdalane von Harten has posted photos from the Dreamstone XXVII event which took place April 21-23, 2006 in the People's Barony of Bryn Madoc (Crawfordville, Georgia) in the Kingdom of Meridies.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-05-08 18:43
Lady Flannait of the Shire of Beau Fort reports that Sir Gunther, inspired by Baroness Kora, was the victor of the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Meridies.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Mon, 2006-05-08 15:02
Travel writer James Stewart writes for Times on Line about travel in Croatia.
Submitted by Ursula on Mon, 2006-05-08 11:56
Seriously ill, Dame Julian of Norwich had a series of visions of Christ's love on May 8, 1373. She spent years in contemplation of their meaning, finally producing Revelations of Divine Love, the first known English book written by a woman.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-05-08 08:04
THL Francesca de Onorati has announced that photos from the elaborate feast prepared for the recent Coronation of Felix and Madeleina in the Middle Kingdom are now available online.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sun, 2006-05-07 19:16
A medieval Tuscan village on the outskirts of Peccioli went on the auction block and was estimated to bring in UK£40m.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-05-07 15:41
The Pacific University History Department, the Center for Women and Gender Equity and the Barony of Three Mountains hosted a Medieval Faire April 29, 2006 on the University's campus in Oregon.
Submitted by Ursula on Sun, 2006-05-07 11:35
On May 7, 558, the dome of the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople collapsed after an earthquake.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sun, 2006-05-07 09:29
An archaeology buff in South Wales spent approximately US$50,000 to purchase a 4.5-acre plot of land to see if the ruins of a village lay beneath it.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sat, 2006-05-06 18:27
Travel writer Anthony Peregrine, of Britain's Times On Line, tours Burgundy.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-05-06 15:25
A 16th century football (that's soccer to those of us in the States) will be on display in Hamburg, Germany during the summer of 2006 for the game's World Cup.
Submitted by Ursula on Sat, 2006-05-06 11:52
Rebellious unpaid soldiers of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V sacked Rome on May 6, 1527.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2006-05-06 08:08
The Barony of Rivenoak, which includes Butte and Glenn counties in modern-day California, was the site of the Fool's Tourney in late April, and reporter Scott Jason from the Chico Enterprise-Record was there to chronicle the day's festivities.
Submitted by Ursula on Fri, 2006-05-05 22:51
On May 5, 1260, Kublai Khan was unanimously elected Khagan of the Mongol Empire.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Fri, 2006-05-05 18:32
Swallowfield Manor, a 17th century house with moated 13th century gardens bordering the River Loddon, is for sale.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Fri, 2006-05-05 15:24
R. I. Moore reviews Framing the Early Middle Ages: Europe and the Mediterranean, 400-800, by Chris Wickham, and Europe After Rome: A New Cultural History, 500-1000, by Julia M. H. Smith.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2006-05-05 12:31
"Great Painters in Brescia From the Renaissance to the 18th Century" will be on display at the Portland Museum of Art, in Portland, Oregon, through September 17.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-05-05 08:19
Folo has posted photos from Micel Folcland's first independent event which took place recently in Vermillion County, Illinois. Micel Folcland is associated with Regia Anglorum, a living history group which re-creates British history.
Submitted by Ursula on Thu, 2006-05-04 18:13
Edward IV of York defeated the Lancastrian army at the Battle of Tewkesbury on May 4, 1471.
Submitted by Alys Katharine on Thu, 2006-05-04 13:44
Dame Alys Katharine, from the Middle Kingdom, was one of several lucky SCAdians who recently attended "The Extravagances of the Edwardian Table" in England, at the same church used for the main hall scenes in the Harry Potter films. The culinary achievements on display were extraordinary, and Her Excellency was kind enough to share her experiences in this two-part SCAtoday.net feature story and photo album.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-05-04 10:48
Their Majesties Semjaka and Xorazne of the Kingdom of Calontir have posted the list of combatants for Their upcoming Crown Tournament. The Tourney will take place May 6, 2006 in the Shire of Spinning Winds (Manhattan, Kansas).
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-05-04 07:23
Alexander Gladstone has posted photos from the recent Coronation of Aaron and Rustique in the Kingdom of Ealdormere. The photos are available on the Two Ravens website.