Archive - Oct 2007 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-10-17 23:06
Bennet reports that The Honorable Lady Ymanya Murray was offered entry into the Order of the Laurel by Their Majesties of the Outlands at Their recent Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-10-17 19:17
In the blog Cabinet of Wonders, Heather McDougal compares the free discussion of bloggers to the dissemination of information after the creation of the printing press.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-10-17 14:33
Spanish scientists are trying to learn more about Christopher Columbus' early years by studying the DNA samples taken from those bearing the explorer's name.
Submitted by meli1380 on Wed, 2007-10-17 11:15
Lady Melisende Fitzwalter has kindly provided a video recording of the final round of the Kingdom of Drachenwald Autumn Crown Tourney between Graf Gerhardt von Wustenburg and Duke Sven Gunnarsson.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-10-17 07:10
Elspeth Bouchannane of the Principality of Oertha reports that Sir Gemini, fighting for Konitissa Mari, was the winner of the October 13, 2007 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-10-16 21:07
Caelin on Andrede reports that he has posted an album of photos from the Fall Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-10-16 16:28
London (Ontario) radio station FM96 is holding a talent contest. Among the participants are SCA fighters Matt and Greg who show off their armored expertise.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-10-16 13:10
Australian Tim Cope recently completed the journey of a lifetime: to follow in the footsteps of Mongolian leader Genghis Khan. Cope's three-year trek took him from Mongolia to Hungary, a 10,000 km trip.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-10-16 09:44
Lady Flannait of the Shire of Beau Fort reports that Sir Caspar, inspired by Lady Cecilia, was the victor of the October 13, 2007 Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of Meridies.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-10-16 07:16
Lord Collwyn O'Snowdon has announced the publication of an album of photos from Bryn Gwlad's fall baronial event in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-10-15 17:20
On October 24, 2007, Sotheby's Auction House will hold an auction of Islamic art, carpets, textiles and more, many items dating to the Middle Ages. (photos)
Submitted by Elinor Strangewayes on Mon, 2007-10-15 13:48
The Vatican is finally publishing Processus Contra Templarios, the report from the heresy trials of the Knights Templar that was lost in the Vatican secret archives for 700 years due to a filing error.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-10-15 10:02
Astrid of the Yellow Rose reports that Sir Lars, inspired by Countess Mary, was the victor of the october 13, 2007 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Northshield.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-10-15 09:39
Maistir Rory has announced that Countess Lailiane Asenina has become the 5th Companion of the Order of the Pelican in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-10-14 19:38
The discovery of an early 16th century sword has brought smiles to the faces of Swedish archaeologists Katarina Schoerner and August Boj. The sword was found with a metal detector August 30, 2007 near the Harbour of the Sheaf Kings. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-10-14 16:01
The Medieval Dress and Textile Society has announced the topic for its Autumn Meeting to be held October 27, 2007 at the Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-10-14 13:07
Antonio Felluci has posted an album of photos from the recent Brockshire Abbey demo "A Day in Medieval Life." The demo took place in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-10-14 08:31
Genevieve la flechiere, of the Kingdom of Drachenwald, reports the discovery of a blog (mainly in French) dedicated to medieval illuminated manuscripts and, in particular, music manscripts.
Submitted by Tobias Morgan on Sat, 2007-10-13 19:53
Mistress Solveig Ericsdottir and husband Ziggy of the Barony of Thor's Mountain welcome into Meridies young miss Solvi Bryce Keyes Thompson, born on October 2 at a healthy 9lb 7oz (4.3 kg) and 21 inches (53 cm) long!
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-13 15:40
Christmas is coming and the goose is getting... well, you know. Looking for the perfect SCAdian gift this Christmas? Consider Goose Clothes Galore's Lady Goosealot, "the height of 14th century fashion."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-13 12:28
Legend says that the churches carved into the red rock of Lalibela, Ethiopia were built with the help of the angels. Now tourists have discovered one of the country's holiest sites.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-13 08:11
Olafr has announced that he has posted a video from AEthelmearc's Heavy Weapons Kingdom Champions Tournament at Harvest Raids on YouTube. (link corrected)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-10-12 18:44
London police have announced the recovery of Madonna with the Yarnwinder, a painting by Leonardo da Vinci stolen four years ago from Drumlanrig Castle in southern Scotland.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-10-12 14:18
The poetic and the spiritual alike are celebrating the 800th anniversary of the birth of Sufi poet Rumi who "still inspires with his works evoking ecstasy and the divine." Poet Robert Bly reads from his translation of Rumi's works for NPR's Morning Edition.
Submitted by CujoSR on Fri, 2007-10-12 11:22
A video of hound coursing at Great Western War X is available on YouTube.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-10-12 08:30
Duke Brannos has posted the list of names of the combatants and their consorts for the upcoming crown tournament in the Middle Kingdoms on the Legio Draconis website.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-10-12 02:42
Baroness Juliana, Seneschal for the Kingdom of Artemisia, has announced the list of combatants and consorts for the upcoming Crown Tournament which will take place October 13-14, 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-10-11 20:38
Genevieve la flechiere, of the Kingdom of Drachenwald, shares her research regarding medieval table manners and courtesy through a series of weblinks.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-10-11 15:59
Sir Khalek Shurrag Od, fighting for Lady Branwyn ferch Gwythyr, was the victor in the October 6, 2007 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. Sir Khalek bested Sir Finn O'Shannon in the final round.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-10-11 12:12
M. Caterina reports that Duke Patrick Michael was the victor of the October 6, 2007 Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. His Grace was inspired by Duchess Julia.