Archive - Jun 2006 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-06-16 07:23
THLord Roger-Luc Besson, of the Barony of the Southdowns, has posted photos from the Meridies Kingdom A&S event sponsored by the Shires of Marion Glen and Ravenwood.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-06-15 19:09
Google has placed "The complete plays of Shakespeare... at your fingertips," according to the Google Book Search website.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-06-15 15:50
Baroness Katheryn Hebenstreit, Chronicler for the Kingdom of Drachenwald, reports that an SCA fighter from Nordmark (Sweden) has had his armor stolen during a burglary.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2006-06-15 12:50
Marjorie Jones, a newcomer to the SCA in Utah and mother of missing Staci Jones, seeks help from fellow SCAdians in locating her daughter, who may be headed for Texas with a stranger. This is a public service announcement; the disappearance is not connected with the SCA or its activities.
Submitted by Ursula on Thu, 2006-06-15 11:58
Edward the Black Prince was born on June 15, 1330.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2006-06-15 08:02
The Hagerstown Morning Herald reports from Highland River Melees in the Barony of Highland Foorde.
Submitted by Ursula on Wed, 2006-06-14 19:53
The looting of Baghdad's National Museum in 2003 inspired the founding of Save Antiquities For Everyone, or SAFE. The organization aims to protect antiquities and preserve the world's cultural heritage.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-06-14 16:30
Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minnesota, will be hosting a unique "summer camp" to study medieval history and life, for students aged 13-17.
Submitted by Ursula on Wed, 2006-06-14 11:48
On June 14, 1325, Ibn Batuta left his native Tangier on pilgrimage to Mecca. He was not to return for 29 years.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2006-06-14 07:44
Scott Farrell, known in the SCA as Duke Guillaume de la Belgique, will portray King Arthur in a San Diego, California, production of the musical Camelot. The production runs July 8 through July 16, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-06-13 20:48
A web version of The World of Chaucer: Medieval Books and Manuscripts is now available on the website of the University of Glasgow. The site includes reproductions of manuscripts from the exhibition catalog.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-06-13 18:06
Lord Simon and Lady Annabelle, of the Barony of Caerthe, have posted photos from the Incipient College of Three Spires' premiere event, Fighter Collegium.
Submitted by Ursula on Tue, 2006-06-13 12:34
Two friends with metal detectors turned up a gold annular brooch on the Isle of Wight.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-06-13 08:18
The Godspeed is set to sail this summer. A replica of the 17th century ship that carried the first settlers to Jamestown, Virginia, the ship will be touring the East Coast of the United States.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-06-12 19:17
Have a hankering to own some period vacation property? Wists Social Shopping provides a list of "fantasy castles" for sale.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-06-12 15:50
YouTube is currently hosting a video clip from a CBS News Sunday Morning program featuring the SCA.
Submitted by Ursula on Mon, 2006-06-12 11:26
Ethelfleda, oldest daughter of King Alfred the Great of Wessex, died on June 12, 918.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-06-12 09:13
Annie Tietje of the North Kitsap Herald learned about the SCA at a recent demo conducted by the local group in Port Gamble, Washington.
Submitted by Ursula on Sun, 2006-06-11 10:39
The Lady Chapel of Glastonbury Abbey was consecrated on June 11, 1186.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-06-11 08:06
Dan Brown is not a popular name at Rosslyn Chapel in Scotland. The fame — or notoriety — of Brown's Da Vinci Code has led some to try to breach the chapel's secret vaults.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-06-10 18:42
Mary Loomer Oliver of the Kingdom of Northshield has posted photos from the recent Castle Fever event. Castle Fever took place June 3, 2006 in Oronoco, Minnesota.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-06-10 14:08
Multispectrum imaging has recently revealed a series of "under drawings" beneath the paint of Leonard Da Vinci's famous Adoration of the Magi, including one drawing of an elephant.
Submitted by Ursula on Sat, 2006-06-10 10:46
Holy Roman Emperor Frederick Barbarossa died while crossing a river on June 10, 1190.
Submitted by Ursula on Sat, 2006-06-10 08:37
The popular Romanian tourist attraction Bran Castle, associated with Vlad the Impaler and known as "Dracula's Castle," has been returned to the heir of the Habsburg family. The state had seized the castle when Communist rule began in Romania after World War II.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-06-09 20:07
Lady Aldyet Le Chaundeleur has annouced that this year's Lilies War will feature a full slate of activities for youth and children.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-06-09 17:40
At Their Final Court during the Kingdom of An Tir's Spring Coronation, Their Majesties will elevate Sven Odin-Eye to the Order of the Laurel.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-06-09 14:34
Conde Fernando Rodriguez de Falcon and Comtesse Lyriel de la Foret of the Kingdom of Calontir send warnings about rumblings among the Peers in their Kingdom to be resolved at this year's Lilies War: Laurels vs. Pelicans.
Submitted by Ursula on Fri, 2006-06-09 12:12
King Pedro of Castile, called "the Cruel," was excommunicated by the Pope on June 9, 1365 for his treatment of the clergy.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-06-09 10:32
Her Excellency Baroness Rosamund Beauvisage, Mayor for Pennsic War XXXVI, has announced that the 2007 War will take place one week earlier.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-06-09 07:14
Pat Newcomb of the Huntsville (Alabama) Times reviews Stone Middle School's "Big Mac," a condensed version of Shakespeare's Macbeth.