Archive - Jun 23, 2006 - Story

Iron Age Bog bodies found were society's elite

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.

Today in the Middle Ages: June 23, 930

The first session of the Icelandic Althing, often considered the world's first parliament, began on June 23, 930.

Marche of Alderford bids a sad, fond farewell to Lord Charles the Indecisive

He was known by many names: Charles the Indecisive, Constable Barnabas of Fife, and most often, just Charlie. Charles Carlton Dreyer, age 62, passed away on June 21 from cancer, leaving a void in the Marche of Alderford that will be hard to fill.

A report from the battle lines at Murder Melee in the Meadow

Laird Colyne Stewart gets pumelled to bring you an up-close-and-personal view of the ten-man melee tournament held at Murder Melee in the Meadow this past weekend in the Barony of Ben Dunfirth.