Archive - Jun 2006 - Story
Submitted by Racaire on Thu, 2006-06-08 20:26
An exhibit on the history of cooking and dining is now on display at the Austrian National Library in Vienna. The Art of Cuisine and the Culture of Dining: Culinary Documents from the Austrian National Library runs until October 31, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-06-08 15:45
Sir Bryce de Byram of the Kingdom of Atlantia reports on tournament action at the Sapphire Joust event which took place May 27 in Amelia Court House, Virginia. The event celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Ursula on Thu, 2006-06-08 11:25
Michelangelo's "David" was set in the Palazzo of Florence on June 8, 1504, although it would not be formally dedicated until September.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-06-08 09:10
Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal for the Kingdom of Northshield, has posted photos from Ages of War, an event that took place recently in Silfren Mere.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-06-07 15:57
A "Falcon Cam" has been installed on the roof of Midwest Generation's power plant in Waukegan, Illinois to allow visitors to view the nest of a Peregrine falcon named Fran as she and her mate raise their brood.
Submitted by Ursula on Wed, 2006-06-07 11:07
The rival kings of England and France, Henry VIII and Francis I, met near Calais on June 7, 1520 for the meeting and tournament that became known as the Field of the Cloth of Gold.
Submitted by ColyneStewart on Wed, 2006-06-07 08:11
Pikeman’s Pleasure 16 was held June 3, 2006, and Ealdormere correspondent Laird Colyne Stewart brings us this detailed event report.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-06-06 15:56
Various re-enactment groups will converge of Jubilee College in Brimfield, Illinois June 17-18, 2006 for Olde English Faire. Those participating include the Society for Creative Anachronism, the Order of St. Sebastian, the Knights of the Silver Sword and Shattock Schoole of Defense.
Submitted by Ursula on Tue, 2006-06-06 12:22
On June 6, 1178, a group of monks in Canterbury reported seeing "two hours of light" on the shadowed part of the moon.
Submitted by Ursula on Tue, 2006-06-06 11:27
The stone which legend says was placed in London by Brutus the Trojan has a new protector: Chris Cheek, the manager of a sporting goods shop.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-06-06 07:10
Lord Skorri from the Kingdom of Atlantia has posted photos from the recent Sapphire Joust event.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-06-05 23:04
The mystery continues. After years of testing, Spanish researchers are claming that their country possesses the bones of explorer Christopher Columbus.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-06-05 21:05
Residents of the Washington D.C. area may want to immerse themselves in music of early Italy by attending concerts that are part of the Washington Early Music Festival. The festival runs June 2-25, 2006.
Submitted by ColyneStewart on Mon, 2006-06-05 16:45
Ealdormerean correspondent Colyne Stewart, newly returned from the East Kingdom, relates the goings-on at Ealdormere's latest Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-06-05 12:30
Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal for the Kingdom of Northshield, recently attended Quest for Camelot which was sponsored by Schattentor in Hill City, South Dakota.
Submitted by Ursula on Mon, 2006-06-05 09:28
St. Boniface and his missionary companions were killed by pagan Germans on June 5, 709.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-06-04 22:27
The Bunbury Mail in Bunbury, Western Australia, offers readers the chance to learn about the Middle Ages by joining the recently-created SCA group.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-06-04 19:09
Ben Tracy of Minneapolis' WCCO reports on the "secret code" contained in the famous Kensington Runestone. The stone, discovered 100 years ago near Alexandria, Minnesota, bears a carved inscription dating to 1362.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2006-06-04 14:40
Master Phillip the Pilgrim has uploaded pictures of Midrealm's Spring Crown Tourney to his (brand new!) Flickr account.
Submitted by Ursula on Sun, 2006-06-04 12:21
The first Roquefort cheese was made on June 4, 1070. Roquefort is a ewes' milk cheese with distinctive veins of blue mold.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-06-03 20:20
Elinora O'Connor reports that Zaid was the victor of the recent Coronet in the Principality of Cynagua in the Kingdom of the West. He was inspired by Louise.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-06-03 16:19
Cathus has announced that this year's Lilies War will feature a number of activities for those interested in the Arts and Sciences.
Submitted by Ursula on Sat, 2006-06-03 11:57
French scholar and famous lover Pierre Abelard was convicted of heresy on June 3, 1140.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-06-03 08:17
Jason Williams, Chairman of the Society for Creative Anachronism Inc., has announced that applications are being accepted for the position of Editor of the Society's journal, The Compleat Anachronist.
Submitted by Ursula on Fri, 2006-06-02 23:59
King Henry V of England married Catherine of Valois, the French king's niece, on June 2, 1420, in an effort to consolidate power over both nations.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-06-02 21:04
Archaeologists are pondering whether or not a burial site discovered near a McDonald's restaurant in Birmingham, England may be that of warrior queen Boudicca.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-06-02 16:51
Sunniva reports that Martin von Lochner was the victor of the May 27, 2006 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Trimaris.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-06-02 12:23
Your Innner Vagabond, the Pennsic merchant which recently suffered a devastating fire, will be selling online gift certificates to be redeemed at Pennsic in order to raise money to rebuild their business.
Submitted by Ursula on Fri, 2006-06-02 08:47
A new museum-quality show presents Gothic Revival furniture and architecture from 19th century America.
Submitted by ariannawyn on Thu, 2006-06-01 22:46
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a great photo of Lady Ariella of Thornbury, Knight Marshall of the Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands, in a bout against Baron Sir Alonzio of the Peacemakers, both with swords florentine.