Archive - 2006 - Story
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2006-09-26 17:00
"Leonardo da Vinci: Experience, Experiment and Design," a new exhibition exploring how Leonardo da Vinci thought on paper, is on display at London's Victoria and Albert Museum through January 7.
Submitted by Ursula on Tue, 2006-09-26 11:51
On September 26, 1087, William II of England, known as William Rufus, was crowned king. He succeeded his father, William the Conqueror.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-09-26 07:58
Simon Drake has posted photos from the recnet Crown Tournament held in the Kingdom of the Outlands.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-09-25 18:57
Arrrrr! SCA member Matthew B. Taylor plays pirate for a young visitor at the Newport (Kentucky) Aquarium. The pair was celebrating "Talk Like a Pirate Day."
Submitted by Calvert on Mon, 2006-09-25 15:52
THL Caitlin Deirdre of Errelynn, mka Deirdre Shaw, passed away early Saturday morning, September 23rd, after a three-year battle with breast cancer. She is survived by her parents and her dog Shaina.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Mon, 2006-09-25 11:21
Russian and German archaeologists believe they may have found traces of human settlement in the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-09-25 07:40
S. Blair Hedges of the Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, has published a paper on the use of image analysis for dating early books and print.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-09-24 19:06
Andre de Montsegur has posted photos from the Kingdom of Lochac's Anealan Investiture which took place September 9, 2006 in the Barony of Aneala (Perth, Australia).
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-09-24 15:30
Earl Padruig, inspired by Linnet was victorious in the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-09-24 11:18
Blacksmith and SCA member Ugo Serrano has successfully combined reality and fantasy by using his medieval craftsmanship to create armor and weapons used in the movies. Leslie Slape of the Daily News (Olympia, Washington) reports.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-09-24 08:23
Antonio Felluci has posted photos from the Kingdom of Atlantia's recent Sacred Stone Baronial Birthday event.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-09-23 19:10
Finngall McKetterick reports that Gabriel Luvedey was victorious in the recent Coronet Tournament in An Tir's Principality of the Summits. The Tourney was held in Glyn Dwfn with a field of 33 fighters.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2006-09-23 16:59
On September 4th, 2006 was held a fine cooking competition! Yes, it was the 10th annual Bright Hills Cooks Guild event, “Trial By Fire”.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-09-23 12:31
Ailitha de Ainwyk of the Shire of Baerenau in the Kingdom of Drachenwald has posted a short video from the recent Horseradish War V
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-09-23 08:18
In a discussion of who actually invented the hamburger, Genghis Khan seems to win. According to sources on MongolianArtist.com Mongols needed a hand free to ride while using the other to eat, and meat was their food of choice.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-09-22 18:49
The OK Cupid website has posted a quiz to help determine which strong, Viking woman you would be.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-09-22 14:27
Members and staff of the Arthur D. Jenkins Library at the Textile Museum in Washington, D.C. have compiled a directory of textile collections throughout the world and published it online.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-09-22 10:17
Simon Drake has posted 170 photos from the Kingdom of the Outlands 3 Stags Autumn Battle and Faire which took place recently in the Barony of Caerthe.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2006-09-22 08:36
In response to some questions and concerns that have been raised, the Board of Directors and the Society Chirurgeon wish to state that the announcement for the replacement position of the Society Chirurgeon is in no way related to the events of this year's Pennsic.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-09-22 06:47
Archaeologists working on a trench near Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland, have discovered a 10-foot-long, wooden boat believed to be from the Viking era. The craft may have been a cargo carrier or a fishing boat.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-09-21 20:16
Duke Edric Aaron Hartwood has won the recent Caid Crown Tournament. He was inspired by THL Faizeh al-Zarqa.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-09-21 17:56
Brian Prince of the Ashbury Park Press recently paid a visit to the 25th annual Charity Renaissance Faire, hosted by the Lakewood Lions Club and the Society for Creative Anachronism at Pine Park in Lakewood, New Jersey.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-09-21 14:31
Northshield Kingdom Seneschal, Elashava bas Riva, has posted photos and shares her memories from the recent A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Crusades event which took place in Gimli, Manitoba in the Barony of Castel Rouge.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-09-21 09:54
Over thirty years after his death, a new, unfinished work by the British author of The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien, is scheduled to be published. The Children of Hurin will appear in the United States and Britain in the spring of 2007.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2006-09-20 21:25
A local SCA group in Peoria, Arizona, does a demo every year for the English classes and sixth grade classes in the area to help bring Medieval History alive. The Peoria Times has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-09-20 15:57
Archaeologists have solved a great mystery of Canadian history: the location of Jacques Cartier's 1541 settlement Fort Charlesbourg-Royal. The recent discovery of a 465-year-old pottery shard has placed the site near present day Quebec City.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-09-20 12:34
Genevieve la flechiere has posted an album of photos from Drachenwald's Raglan Ffair event.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-09-20 09:12
The Exchequer for the Great Western War, which was recently cancelled due to problems with the site, has annouced that refunds for pre-registrations are being issued.
Submitted by Ursula on Tue, 2006-09-19 19:40
Michael Spiers, the proprietor and chief armorer of Stonekeeper Amory, has undergone emergency spine surgery, and his assistant has announced that current orders will be delayed.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2006-09-19 18:15
What comes after Q? Arrrrr! Enjoy "National Talk Like A Pirate Day."