Archive - Jun 2006 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-06-30 18:50
The organizers of the Midwest Medieval History Conference are calling for proposals for papers to be presented at the 45th annual meeting. The conference will be held October 13-14, 2006 at the University of Evansville in Evansville, Indiana.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-06-30 14:22
Captain Sivrid Brumbach and Dorothea share their photos from the recent Lilies War which took place in the Kingdom of Calontir.
Submitted by Ursula on Fri, 2006-06-30 09:57
The French captured the city of Bordeaux on June 30, 1451.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-06-30 07:43
Brendan ap Llewelyn, Grand Council Nomination Committee Chairman, reports that the SCA's Grand Council is seeking candidate for membership to the Council.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-06-29 19:00
The Kansas City Star has published a wonderful album of portraits taken at the recent Lilies War.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2006-06-29 15:20
Under the direction and Patronage of Michael and Seonaid, King and Queen of Atlantia, the New Regalia Committee is seeking bids for the design and construction of new crowns.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-06-29 13:27
In the July 2006 Southwind, the newsletter for the Kingdom of Atenveldt, Their Majesties Craven and Mary Rose have announced that Estrella War XXIII will be moving to a new location.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-06-29 12:43
Pathfinder, a new Viking adventure saga starring Karl Urban of Doom fame, is scheduled for worldwide release September 8, 2006. The film speculates on the Norse place in North American history.
Submitted by Ursula on Thu, 2006-06-29 10:28
The original Globe Theatre was destroyed by fire on June 29, 1613.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-06-28 18:52
Mistress Tatiana Marana Melville of the Kingdom of Northshield reports on a recent trip to the Barony of Seleone in Gulfport, Mississippi to drop off donated items to those who lost SCA gear during Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-06-28 15:30
His Grace Duke Rolf the Relentless, fighting for Lady Rhodry ferch Arianwyn, was the victor of the June 24, 2006 Crown Tournament in the West Kingdom.
Submitted by Ursula on Wed, 2006-06-28 10:21
On June 28, 1577, the great baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens was born in Westphalia.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-06-28 06:39
Lady Aldyet Le Chaundeleur has posted photos from the 2006 Lilies War.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-06-27 21:10
Blair Hedges, a biology professor at Penn State, has discovered a new method to date printed materials. The "print clock" technique uses statistical formulas to analyze fades and page breaks.
Submitted by Eiric on Tue, 2006-06-27 17:56
Mary Martin McLaughlin, best known for editing work on The Portable Medieval Reader (Viking, 1949) and The Portable Renaissance Reader (Viking, 1953), has passed away at the age of 87.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-06-27 12:36
Baronesse Marguerite de la Marche, Seneschale of the Kingdom of Æthelmearc, has announced that the Stronghold of Wynterset (Watertown and Fort Drum, New York) has been elevated to a full status chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Submitted by Ursula on Tue, 2006-06-27 11:02
Conan "the Crooked," Count of Rennes and Duke of Brittany, died on June 27, 992.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Mon, 2006-06-26 19:50
A Caidan pelican (the kind with feathers, not the kind wearing a medallion) was injured on Pacific Coast Highway in Orange County, California on Thursday as a car struck her. Though the driver was sober, wildlife officials say that the pelican was "probably intoxicated."
Submitted by Racaire on Mon, 2006-06-26 15:49
The photos of the event 'Midsummer Coronation and 40 Year Celebration', held June 16-18, are online now.
Submitted by Ursula on Mon, 2006-06-26 10:52
On June 26, 1559, the Parliament of Paris outlawed the practice of dueling.
Submitted by mlecin on Mon, 2006-06-26 07:16
The Honorable Lord Cathan MacCullaich, Chancellor of the Pennsic University, today announced the release of the University Class schedule.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-06-25 19:42
Experts at the Royal Armouries in Leeds have declared a 7th century sword, discovered at Bamburgh Castle in 1960, unique in the world.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-06-25 14:20
Barun Rory, Exchequer for the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann, has announced that CDs of the Proceedings of the 2006 Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium are available for sale.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-06-25 11:49
A hoard of over 2,000 Roman coins of the late period has been discovered in a Welsh field. The treasure was found a mere 12 inches below the surface.
Submitted by Ursula on Sun, 2006-06-25 08:32
Eleanor of Provence, widow of King Henry III of England, died on June 25, 1291. She was one of four sisters who all became queens.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-06-24 17:49
At the recent Investiture in the Principality of the Mists, Martin of Rivenstar captured a performance of To the West on video and has posted it online.
Submitted by SirRoberHightower on Sat, 2006-06-24 14:24
Mistress Constance Aveline Merrifield and Master Sir Robert Hightower have announced that Baron Salih of Aksaray will sit vigil before his elevation into the Order of the Pelican, at Meridies, Shire of Thorngill's July Feast, July 8th.
Submitted by Ursula on Sat, 2006-06-24 10:12
King Henry VI of England founded Eton College on June 24, 1441.
Submitted by Antonio on Sat, 2006-06-24 08:42
Photos taken at the Encampment at the Castle event held in Three Towers are online.
Submitted by Gwenhyfar on Fri, 2006-06-23 18:38
Research into Iron Age bog bodies discovered in the midlands of Ireland has revealed they were elite members of society who may have met violent deaths as part of kingship rituals.