Archive - Oct 2007 - Story

October 4th

Mists Bardic photos online

Gelis of Balweary reports that he has posted an album of photos from the recent Mists Bardic event in the Kingdom of the West.

October 3rd

Chicago Viking ship threatened - you can help

A replica Viking ship, a remnant of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, has been added to the list of the 10 most endangered landmarks in Illinois. You can help by voting to save the ship.

The heraldic tigger

Seamas Mac Daibhid shares his thoughts on heraldic presentations of the much beloved Tigger, how to blazon the charge and how it might be drawn. (photos)

Photos from AEthelmearc Fall 2007 Coronation

Alaxandair O'Conchobhair has posted an album of photos from the recent Fall Coronation in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The event took place in the Incipient Shire of Rivers Edge.

How the Barony of the Far West Was Won

Lord William Featherstone, wandering jester and herald, relates a tale of valor and victory at the tournament to determine the Baron and Baroness of the Palantine Barony of the Far West.

October 2nd

Four offered peerages at An Tir's Crown Tourney

Their Majesties of the Kingdom of An Tir recently offered peerages to four individuals at Their Crown Tournament.

Magna Carta to be auctioned

A rare copy of the Magna Carta could bring as much as US$30 million when it is auctioned in New York by Sotheby's in December 2007. The 1297 copy is one of only 20 reissued by King Edward I.

Crossroads at Canterbury: Basking in the Glow

Peregrine recounts a wonderful day spent with members of the Shire of Quintavia in the Eastrealm at Crossroads at Canterbury, an event "inspired by those famous tales of Chaucer's."

Harvest Days 2007

Seamus offers a small album with a dozen photos from Harvest Days 2007, held in the Marche of Winged Hills in The Barony of Flaming Gryphon.

Beowulf in performance

Benjamin Bagby offers a performance of the Anglo-Saxon classic epic Beowulf accompanied by a six-string Anglo-Saxon harp.

October 1st

Another son of Atenveldt

Lady Anna Carye reports on the birth of Leo Joseph to Lady Halbjorg The Ruthless and her Husband Keith, September 20, 2007.

Ancient Bulgarian inscription found on tomb

Archaeologist Kazimir Popkonstantikov has discovered an inscription on a tomb from the Middle Ages in high medieval Bulgarian, a rare instance of the language. The inscription chronicled the burial site of a monk in a 10th century monastery.

Photos from Cynagua / Mists War posted

Aine DeLacey has posted an album of photos from the recent War between the West Kingdom Principalities of Cynagua and Mists.

Nuremburg Castle stormed - with bare hands!

Crazy British guy (and Drachenwald Earl Marshal) Master AEthstan can storm a castle single-handed - and unarmed! A five-minute video posted on YouTube demonstrates how. Stop!