Archive - Mar 2007 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-03-31 18:58
Ianuk reports that photos of the St. Patrick's Day Parade and demo taken recently in the Kingdom of Atenveldt by Lady Zephia are now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-03-31 15:39
UdnFormScrefys, a group of Cornish users, has created a proposal for a written form of the Cornish language. They hope to submit it soon to the Cornish Language Commission.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sat, 2007-03-31 12:14
The medieval Torre Abbey in Torquay is undergoing the first phase of a UK£6.5 million refurbishment to turn it into an educational facility and tourist attraction.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-03-31 08:04
Adriana reports that she has posted photos from the recent Baronial Investiture of Jean-Claude and Alyna in the Barony of Tir-y-don (Atlantia).
Submitted by Racaire on Fri, 2007-03-30 19:00
Lady Anna von Silvenhain has posted photos from the recent St. Mathieus event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald, held March 23-25, 2007).
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-03-30 15:58
Hancock Fabrics, Inc., a major resource for SCA costumers, has recently filed for protection and relief under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. This will cause the closing of many of the fabric stores across the country.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-03-30 12:10
Jinan from the Kingdom of the Outlands has posted three videos from the Gulf Wars XVI.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-03-30 07:57
A rare 14th century astrolade quadrant has been auctioned off to an anonymous bidder for UK£138,000. The instrument was crafted of brass in 1388 and was used "for telling time, mapping the stars and taking measurements."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-03-29 20:40
Berenger, Steward for Lochac's Rowany Festival, has posted a few reminders of particular interest to those attending the event, especially relating to security and transportation.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-03-29 17:32
Ten years ago, father and son Neal and Brendan Abernathy were murdered in their home in Contra Costa, California, but police are no closer to discovering their killer.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-03-29 13:57
On Saturday April 7, 2007, Oxford University scholar Jeremy Johns will present a lecture on the Alhambra, the "best preserved palace of the medieval Islamic world," in the Meyer Auditorium of the Freer Gallery in Washington, D.C.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-03-29 10:38
Maria of Heybridge has posted photos from Lochac's Anealean 20th Anniversary Camping Weekend.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-03-28 16:56
Beyond Capricorn, a new book by Australian author Peter Trickett, theorizes that the Portuguese, rather than the Dutch or British, are responsible for the discovery of Australia. The theory is based largely on a 16th century maritime map.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-03-28 12:26
On his website, French re-enactor Bernhardt de Teyssonnière (his period name) shares photos of his armor as well as the sources he used for his research.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-03-28 08:03
Meg the Mad reports that she has posted photos from the recent Ice Dragon event in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The photos were taken by her lord husband Leonardo of Sunderoak.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-03-27 15:22
An online campaign to save the historic Hill of Tara in Ireland has been created. TaraWatch is hoping to collect enough money to pay for a professional archaeological assessment of the M3 motorway at the site.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2007-03-27 11:01
An article posted in the local Hattiesburg, Mississippi paper features brief interviews with several SCA folk attending Gulf Wars.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-03-27 07:55
Lord Lochlan Mac Hay, Hospitaller for the Barony of Caerthe in the Outlands, has posted photos from the recent Viking Vinter Vunderland event.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-03-26 15:16
Siegfried Sebastian Faust, a first-time attendee at Gulf Wars XVI, has posted a review of the event on the Atlantia list, touching especially on how the war compares to Pennsic.
Submitted by Racaire on Mon, 2007-03-26 11:38
Lady Anna von Silvenhain has posted photos from the recent Saturday Night Fever III event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald (16th - 18th March 2007).
Submitted by Racaire on Sun, 2007-03-25 21:40
Immanuel Adorjan reports that Jonas Philipp Adorjan was born March 21, 2007 in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-03-25 17:40
Was Hamlet guilty of stabbing Polonius behind the arras? A jury trial being conducted as part of the Shakespeare Festival in Washington D.C. will decide. Listen to the story from the March 16 edition of All Things Considered.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-03-25 12:30
Gawin der Fuchs has posted photos from Gulf Wars XVI on his website. The pictures were taken by himself and Lady Eleanora.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-03-25 09:23
Twelve starting gates from the Roman Circus at Colchester, England have been discovered by archaeologists who have been working on the site since 2004. The gates operated like "greyhound traps, unleashing the charioteers on to the quarter-mile long opening stretch of the track."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-03-24 19:50
Dennita Sewell, Curator of Fashion Design for the Phoenix Art Museum, has announced that Ninya Mikhaila and Jane Malcolm-Davies, authors of The Tudor Tailor, will present a program at the museum on June 5, 2007 at 6:00 p.m.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-03-24 16:14
Boverton Castle in Llantwit Major, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, is being auctioned starting at a mere UK£55,000. architects advise, however, that necessary renovation of the site could cost at least six figures.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-03-24 12:23
Archaeologists in Trondheim, Norway have discovered the remains of a stone watchtower built in the 12th century during the reign of King Sverre. The tower is believed to have been five stories tall.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-03-24 09:50
Eirik Andersen has published a gallery of photos from Ealdormere's recent Break the Back of Winter event on the Two Ravens website.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-03-23 17:30
Lord Skorri shares photos taken at the recent Gulf Wars XVI on the Smug Mug website.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-03-23 13:36
The Armour Research Society "is bringing together some of the finest minds in the field of arms and armour research from both the United Stated and Europe." The conference will take place March 31-April 1, 2007 at The Wallace Collection, Hertford House in London.