Archive - Jan 2007 - Story
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2007-01-24 12:56
Leofwen Taverner of Eoforwic, modernly known as Nan Hawthorne, is an historical novelist and member of Regia Anglorum who writes a wonderful and detailed diary of her persona, presented to our modern eye as a blog.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-01-23 20:18
Antonio Felluci has posted photos from the recent Kingdom 12th Night in Atlantia.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Tue, 2007-01-23 16:08
Duke Sir Havordh Aetarbani and Duchess Mary-Grace of Gatland are the new Crown Prince and Princess of Gleann Abhann.
Submitted by Ursula on Tue, 2007-01-23 12:43
HL Gerald of Leesville attended the Ansteorran Eisteddfod on January 6 and offers a detailed reported of the competition.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Tue, 2007-01-23 09:20
This new view of Stonehenge is a tiny Medieval drawing in the "scala mundi" or "world ladder" on a chart which chronicles Creation. While not the oldest image of Stonehenge, it one of only a few known to exist.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-01-22 22:58
The well-preserved, frozen remains of a 2,000-year-old Russian warrior, found recently in the Altai mountains region of Russia, have archaeologists excited.
Submitted by Ursula on Mon, 2007-01-22 19:49
THL Wynne of Atenveldt has announced a radio/internet show of music related to SCA activities. "For those of us who can listen to the radio at work, and even better if you have the internet, Phoenix College has acquired an internet radio license and yours truly has procured an hour for music."
Submitted by Alys Katharine on Mon, 2007-01-22 12:12
His Royal Highness, Prince Valharic Caligula Aurelius of Atlantia, former king of the Midrealm, was elevated to the Order of the Laurel for his skill in cookery at Twelfth Night in Atlantia, January 13, 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-01-22 09:06
Combat Chris has posted photos from the recent Winter Coronet Tourney in the Principality of Oertha (Alaska).
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-01-21 23:30
A discussion of the cover art of the Fall 2006 issue of Tournaments Illuminated, the quarterly publication of the Society for Creative Anachronism, led to an explanation by the artist, Sean P. Clancy.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-01-21 20:01
Archaeologists working at a dig in the Walkergate area of Berwick, England have uncovered a number of artifacts dating to the "heyday of Berwick," including a silver coin from the reign of Henry III.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-01-21 18:40
On Saturday February 10, 2007 a free teacher workshop will be held at the Lafayette Public Library (Lafayette, Louisiana). Featured Speakers will include: SLU professor and History Department Chair Dr. William Robison, History Professor and Social Studies Education coordinator Charles Elliott, Acadiana Medieval Faire cast director Wade Heaton, and local early musician Patrick Brown.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-01-21 10:10
Critics of a plan to move three 1000-year-old Viking ships to a new museum believe that the plan could destroy the irreplaceable artifacts.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-01-20 19:54
Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier, Internal Publicity Deputy for Estrella War XXIII, has announced that the Estrella website has been updated with new information regarding tent rental, RV waste management and airport transportation.
Submitted by Davrob45 on Sat, 2007-01-20 16:27
Christian Michael Mallett was born on Sunday, 14 January 2007 at 1:24 p.m. to Lord Vallawulf Rurikson and Lady Cécile de Brétigny.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2007-01-20 14:07
Paul Pontarelli, a hearing officer for the Rhode Island state school commission, says that a local high school must allow a sword-wielding photo of SCA member Patrick Agin to be published.
Submitted by patsmor on Sat, 2007-01-20 13:14
Rhiannon Lowrey, Wylowen's wife and Mistress Seelie's apprentice, died Saturday afternoon, 13 January 2007, at her home in Camino, CA.
Submitted by Ursula on Sat, 2007-01-20 11:50
Anteorra's 12 Hour War has been postponed, HL Chiara Francesca, Kingdom Webminister, announced Friday. A new date will be announced later.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2007-01-19 19:45
A newly discovered 9th Century grave in Western Norway is yielding many treasures. The grave of a female has so far produced jewelry, many pearls, glass beads, scissors, a knife and other household utensils. The quality and size of the finds indicate a high status grave.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-01-19 15:20
Mongolian enthusiasts may find an outlet for their interests during the summer of 2007 when the Silkroad Foundation, in conjunction with the National Museum of Mongolian History and the University of Pennsylvania, will sponsor excavations in the Altai Mountains of Khovd aimag, Mongolia.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-01-19 10:53
Dutch archaeologists have uncovered what they believe to be a Roman limes, a military road used to patrol against the onslaught of Germanic tribes.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-01-19 07:49
Jane Stockton has posted photos from the recent 12th Night/Coronation event which took place January 6, 2007 in the Barony of Rowany (Sydney, New South Wales).
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2007-01-18 20:44
The Estrella War Bardic Concert Series- Bigger and Better than ever! Join us Sunday night at the Grand Court Pavilion for two incredible concerts!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-01-18 16:24
Bran Castle, near Brasov, Romania, was the inspiration for Bram Stoker's classic Dracula. Now the 14th century castle is up for sale for a "paltry" UK£40 million.
Submitted by Ursula on Thu, 2007-01-18 11:00
Lady Eilidh Swann has posted an album of Photos of Caid's recent Twelfth Night and Bard of Caid events.
Submitted by Ursula on Thu, 2007-01-18 08:50
The caretakers of the church where William Shakespeare was baptized and buried want help to fix its leaky roof. Holy Trinity Church in Stratford upon Avon is seeking sponsors to "adopt a gargoyle" and help the church provide the extensive maintenance needed.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2007-01-17 19:30
Renovations on St Andrew's Church, at Bishopstone, near Seaford, have revealed Anglo-Saxon features dated back as far as the late 7th Century. This puts the age of the church back 100 years compared to previous datings.
Submitted by Racaire on Wed, 2007-01-17 14:56
The book of Tanja Kohwagner-Nikolai "per manus sororum" - a great book about mediaeval Klosterstich tapestries from the Low German language area is now available at the publishing house Martin Meidenbauer Verlagsbuchhandlung.
Submitted by Racaire on Wed, 2007-01-17 11:08
Lady Emma Dandelion has posted photos from the recent Twelfth Night Coronation event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald (5th - 7th January).
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2007-01-17 05:04
Cá Bhfuil Na Gaeilg eoirí? (English translation: Where are all the Gaelic speakers?) Some are still in Ireland where 25% of the population claims to speak the language. Manchán Magan of the Guardian looks at the history of Gaelic and sets out on a trek to see who speaks it.