Archive - 2006 - Story
Submitted by Vallawulf on Fri, 2006-03-10 15:35
Conservation experts are drawing up plans to preserve medieval works of art at a Yorkshire cathedral and display them to a global audience.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-03-10 11:42
A Welsh burial mound from the Bronze Age reveals links to northern Scotland. Clues show that burial customs were similar to those in the Orkneys and Perthshire in Scotland.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2006-03-10 07:57
Steve Henderson, known in the SCA as Sir Steven MacEanruig, was at the backyard party in 1966 that was the genesis of the Society for Creative Anachronism. On March 8, 2006, Sir Steven left us for the next world.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-09 21:32
A list of classes to be offered at Gulf Wars XV is now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-09 16:58
A team of cooks from House Golden Oak won the siege cooking contest at Estrella War XXII. They reportedly also went on to roast a whole pig - on site - for a feast for Their Majesties of the Outlands Sunday evening.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2006-03-09 14:04
Following on the recent discovery of the Anglo-Saxon Lichfield Angel, the grave and church of the St Chad have been discovered at Lichfield.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-03-09 11:54
Baroness Gwynnyd has announced a drive to help replace supplies for those reenactors who lost those materials necessary to enjoy their hobby during last year's devastating hurricane season.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-03-08 23:30
Radar technology will be used to aid archaeological work on Edinburgh's Royal Mile. Researchers hope to discover such historical buildings as Edinburgh's Tollbooth and Tyne Gaol.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-03-08 19:53
A silver French coin, inscribed in Latin, has been discovered in the keel of the medieval ship found in Newport. Researchers believe this proves that the ship was French in origin.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-03-08 17:59
The Kingdom of Caid will be hosting the 2006 Known World Academy of the Rapier (KWAR) on September 8th through 10th, 2006. The event is being held at the Los Angeles Airport (LAX) Marriot in Los Angeles, CA. (Correction)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-03-08 14:32
A product of an overactive imagination or just someone with too much time on their hands, Geoffrey Chaucer Hath A Blog is now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-03-08 11:11
Martin of Rivenstar shares photos from the DeCamville Pas d'Armes event which took place February 11, 2006 in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Wed, 2006-03-08 08:24
Ely Cathedral is to receive a UK£107,000 grant to restore the blackened East side of the building - some of which has not been maintained since the 19th century.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Tue, 2006-03-07 19:09
Students from three Cornish schools today supported the Royal Cornwall Museum's (in partnership with English Heritage) new initiative to develop an exciting interactive learning experience today in Truro.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-03-07 16:38
New research may prove that a death mask found in Darmstadt, Germany in 1842 may actually be that of William Shakespeare.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Tue, 2006-03-07 13:53
Vandals (modern-day) attacked the 15th century baptistry at Madron over the past weekend, causing damage to the structure of the ancient building just four months after major restoration began.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-03-07 07:42
Lachlan reports that an album of photos from the recent Hertzkreig event in Svaty Sebesta have been posted to the Unofficial Northshield Photo Gallery.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-03-06 23:06
A treasure trove of Germanic weapons dating to the 2nd century C.E. have been discovered near the Bohemian town of Chomutov. The 22 rusty iron shield handles and sword tips were discovered by a hiker who found them "uncovered in a quiet grove."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-03-06 18:57
Her Excellency, Mistress Nadrah of the Kingdom of the Outlands reports that Count Sir Bela Kos defeated Count Sir Hakon af Jorvik in the finals of the Spring 2006 Crown Tourney.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-03-06 16:42
In an article for Vision Magazine, Leanne Tibiatowski looks at the concept of "the village" through the lens of the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-03-06 13:43
David Salley reports that the Sterling Renaissance Festival (near Syracuse, New York), will be holding auditions throughout the next month for its interactive improvisational troupe, "The Bless the Mark Players."
Submitted by Vallawulf on Mon, 2006-03-06 09:20
Approximately 35 combatants took the field on March 4 in the Atenveldt Crown Tournament, held in the Shire of Burning Sands (Yuma, AZ). His Excellency, Count Sir Cosmo Craven the Elder has triumphed, to become the next Crown Prince of Atenveldt. His Excellency was inspired by his consort, Lady Mary Rose of Burgundy.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-03-05 20:45
New research shows that Prasutagus, husband of the warrior queen Boudica, may have been more powerful than previously believed.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-03-05 16:50
The subject of Roman numberals seems to crop up every year: in January for football fans and in May for members of the SCA. This year the Olympic Games complicate an already mystifying system.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-03-05 13:19
A recently unearthed Aztec mural, painted shortly after the Spanish conquest, combines Aztec mythology with Christian symbols including a large black and white cross.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-03-04 18:48
Are bananas period? Apparently so, according to the recent discovery of a 500-year-old banana skin in London. The development shatters previously-held beliefs that the banana first came to Britain in 1633.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-03-04 15:03
Lady Astrid has announced the birth of Eleanor Ivy Ward, born March 1, 2006 in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-03-04 11:23
Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Northshield, shares memories and photos from the 2006 River Revel event held recently in the Shire of Stromfels.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-03-03 18:29
The Interactive Tartan Weaver, located in Conrie, Perthshire, Scotland, has a website which allows visitors to design and produce images of their own tartans.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-03-03 16:41
Brigit Thornwielder, Abbess of the Sisters of the Yellow Veil, has announced that the recent Kissing Auction at Estrella War XXII was a great success, but for the Chirurgeons and for the recipients of the kisses.