Archive - May 2006 - Story
Submitted by Alys Katharine on Wed, 2006-05-03 16:42
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 Ursula on Wed, 2006-05-03 14:24
On May 3, 1469, Niccolo Machiavelli, Florentine political theorist, was born.
Submitted by Gwynfor on Wed, 2006-05-03 10:17
Photos of Lochac's largest event, the Rowany Festival, which this year had over 1000 gentles in attendance, including visitors from Ealdormere, An Tir and Caid, have been posted to the Shire of Krae Glas's Gallery.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Wed, 2006-05-03 08:18
"On the day that we are all invited to join in a worldwide Hobbitfest, two contrasting views of The Lord of the Rings: is it a masterpiece of imaginative fiction, or a faux medieval dirge?"
Submitted by Vallawulf on Tue, 2006-05-02 19:44
Travel writer John Clarke writes about Sardinia. Along the way, visit ancient towns and medieval castles that "cling to mountain tops," the nuraghi (stone-built conical towers dating back to the 1500s), the neolithic necropolis of Bonorvo which dates back to 3500-2700 B.C. and the Spanish ruins of Burgos.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Tue, 2006-05-02 17:51
In the market for a genuine Welsh castle? Granted, it was built in 1819, but Gwyrch Castle, located near Abergele in north Wales, is still a crenellated, towered and turreted wonder of architecture on 40 acres of land.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-05-02 14:08
Archaeologists from Humber Field Archaeology have unearthed "revealing traces of substantial medieval buildings 'which could prove to be an inn which may have welcomed pilgrims who journeyed far and wide to visit the historic town.'"
Submitted by Ursula on Tue, 2006-05-02 12:21
Boris I of Bulgaria died on May 2, 907.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-05-02 06:54
Eirik Andersen has posted photos from Ealdormere's recent St. Maximus Day event on the Two Ravens website.
Submitted by Ursula on Mon, 2006-05-01 21:23
On May 1, 1576, Stephen Báthory, former lord of Transylvania, was crowned king of Poland after his election by a majority of Polish nobles.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-05-01 17:32
Baron Sir Guy reports that Her Excellency Ysabelle d'Angiers has once again won the right to reign as Baroness of the Palatine Barony of the Far West.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-05-01 14:57
Julienne fille Gaspard of the Kingdom of Atlantia discusses a recent visit to the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D.C.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-05-01 11:34
Great Falls, Montana resident David Macasaet recently attended the 10th Annual Kansas City Filmmakers' Jubilee where he screened his new short film Donuts at Night. Macaset also has a film about the SCA in the works.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-05-01 07:18
Combatchris has posted photos from the recent Cherry Blossom Viewing event which took place in the Principality of Oertha.