Archive - Jul 2006 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-07-31 18:31
Maister Iago ab Adam of the Barony of Seagirt in Victoria, British Columbia, has written a humorous look at SCA peerages entitled Goldihat and the Three Peers.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-07-31 14:27
THLord Roger-Luc Besson of the Barony of the Southdowns in Meridies and Director of DragonCon is looking for reenactors to help promote the convention -- and the SCA -- for a morning broadcast of Fox5's Good Day Atlanta.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2006-07-31 10:30
"Schatzkammer: Henry Walters' German Manuscripts" will be on display at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland, through October 29.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-07-31 06:58
Sarah Toich has posted an album of photos from the recent Coronation in the Kingdom of An Tir.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sun, 2006-07-30 17:26
Amateur divers off the coast of Cyprus have stumbled across the wreck of a ship believed to have taken part in the 1570 to 1571 Ottoman siege of Famagusta.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2006-07-30 14:30
Earl Brendan MacAengus, KSCA, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 13th 2006.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sun, 2006-07-30 10:18
Lady Angele Plaisance was elevated to the Order of the Laurel Highlands War XII in the Barony of Ered Sul, Kingdom of Atenveldt.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-07-30 07:15
Brewer Samuel Adams is sponsoring Longshot: the 2006 American Homebrew Contest for non-commercial brewers who are residents of the United States. Samples must be shipped to the brewery for judging by August 18, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-07-29 18:53
Maitresse Yvianne de Castel d'Avignon has announced that a Laurel's Prize Tourney will take place Friday August 18, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. on the Blue Tourney Field.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2006-07-29 14:27
We need YOU to help at the War!! Want to help, but don't know where to start, or what area needs the most assistance? We have the answers for you!
Submitted by Ursula on Sat, 2006-07-29 09:49
One of only three known Edward III double florins went for UK£460,000 at Spink auction house. The coin has a face value of six shillings.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-07-29 07:01
Faerisa has posted photos from the recent demo hosted by the Barony of Castel Rouge in Northshield. The demo was part of a fundraiser for the Immaculate Conception Church and included participation by a jousting troupe from Calgary, Canada.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-07-28 17:43
Innovations Extreme Inflatables has announced the "launch of the World's first fully functioning Mobile Inflatable Pub. Be the first and only person in your country to operate The Pub that reaches places, that other pubs cannot reach."
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2006-07-28 13:26
Genghis Khan laid the foundations for the Renaissance, according to a news story recently published by China's Xinhua news agency.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-07-28 10:22
Patrick Anderson (Gabriel andvaka Kjotvason), Interim President for the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has posted a report on the SCA Board of Directors meeting held in Indianapolis, Indiana in July 15, 2006.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2006-07-28 06:40
Mistress Lina von Wissen, mka Leigh Nogy, turned to the SCA when she wanted to learn brewing methods and eventually became a Laurel in brewing. Now she applies her talents in the modern world, and she is starting a business to brew gluten-free beer. An article in The Morning News tells her story.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-07-27 17:57
An exhibition of three paintings depicting the likeness of William Shakespeare is on display at the Yale Center for British Art. Searching for Shakespeare will be in New Haven, CT until September 17, 2006.
Submitted by ColyneStewart on Thu, 2006-07-27 13:12
Ealdormerean correspondant Colyne Stewart has (finally) written up his remembrances from the second War of the Trillum.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-07-27 06:43
Eirik Andersen has posted photos from the recent Trillium War 2 which took place in the Canton of Ardchreag (Whitby, Ontario) June 29-July 3, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-07-27 02:39
Asbjorn has posted photos from the recent Coronation in the Kingdom of Lochac.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-07-26 20:18
Kitab Beg of Coille Stoirmiel, in the Kingdom of Northshield, shares his memories of fighting in his first melee, the recent Warriors and Warlords XIII (WW).
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-07-26 16:41
In an article in Primitive Archer Magazine, Gene Langston looks at the Battle of Crecy and the Plantagenet influence on historical archery.
Submitted by Alys Katharine on Wed, 2006-07-26 14:17
As reported in the Cleveland Plain Dealer, 26 July 2006: Irish archaeologists on Tuesday heralded the discovery of an ancient book of psalms, found by a construction worker who spotted something while driving the shovel of his backhoe into a bog.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-07-26 11:07
Maistor Iustinos Tekton called Justin, Chief Technology Officer for the Society for Creative Anachronism, reminds Pennsic attendees to make certain that they have a valid proof of membership before arriving at the War.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-07-26 08:24
The recent telecast of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy which featured a member of MSR's Kingdom of Acre has generated a great deal of discussion on the various lists. Richard Blackmoore shares some additional information about the setting for the feast featured during the program.
Submitted by Heirusalem on Tue, 2006-07-25 18:45
The Pennsic Independent plans to include court reports this year, and needs help from the populace to accomplish this.
Submitted by Ursula on Tue, 2006-07-25 16:11
British actor and writer Stephen Fry addressed an audience of writers and historians at the beginning of a week-long promotion of the study of history.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-07-25 12:51
The British Archives has posted a tutorial for those who want to learn Latin. Latin 1086 – 1733: a practical online tutorial for beginners uses early documents to demonstrate how Latin was used and to teach the basics.
Submitted by Ursula on Tue, 2006-07-25 09:07
Members of the public will have an opportunity to help excavate the site of an early Christian cemetery in Pembrokeshire.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2006-07-25 06:58
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