Archive - Jun 2007 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-06-30 22:28
Cristabell and Wilhelm have announced the birth of their daughter Lillyana Weaver June 12, 2007 at the Montford in Ottawa, Canada.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-06-30 18:57
Ireland's historic Hill of Tara has been added to the world's 100 most-endangered heritage sites due to plans to build a motorway in close proximity to the archaeological sites.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-06-30 15:23
Lady Brenna MacDonald has posted an album of photos from the recent King's College event which took place in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-06-30 12:17
Italian archaeologist Alfredo Barbagallo believes that the holy cup of Christ never left the city of Rome and is buried beneath the Basilica of San Lorenzo Fuori le Mura.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-06-30 08:42
At Their recent Court at the Kingdom of AEthelmearc 10 Year Celebration, Their Majesties Rurik and Angelik elevated Mistress Amaryllis Coleman to the Order of the Laurel for her work as a costumer.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-06-29 21:16
THL Wynne MacNair reports that Kylie Rose Davis was born June 11, 2007 in the Kingdom of Atenveldt. Her parents are Lady Moira O'Droogan and Captain Darius Xavier Drake>
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2007-06-29 15:22
A firewood quarantine imposed by Pennsylvania government officials will affect, among other areas, Butler County, which includes Cooper's Lake Campground where Pennsic War is held.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-06-29 15:15
Art historians are excited about the possible discovery of a Botticelli fresco in the ruins of a Hungarian palace. The large work was found in remains of the palace of Archbishop Janos Vitez, the head of the country's Catholic church from 1465 to 1472.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-06-29 12:36
Amy Weaver, Staff Writer for the Opelika-Auburn (Alabama) News reports on a recent demonstration presented by the Shire of the Eagle at Auburn City Library. Participant Laura Pate asked, "Who wouldn't love this world?"
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-06-29 08:15
Ivarr Ulfasson has posted an album of photos from the recent Legends XVI event on the Kingdom of Meridies.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-06-28 18:11
The Vendor Coordinator for Pennsic XXXVI has announced that procedures for deliveries and off-site vendor registration are available on the Pennsic website.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-06-28 14:14
21st century laser technology will be used over the next two years to analyze Ireland's famous Book of Kells, a 9th century gospel housed at Trinity College in Dublin. Experts hope that analysis of the pigments may shed new light on medieval Irish trade routes.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-06-28 10:42
MrDonn.org has a website to teach kids about Celtic history and life, from who they were to how they celebrated, the structures they built, and their religion.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-06-28 07:08
Archaeologist Andrew Holmes believes he has discovered the site of the Indian town of Mauvilla where Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto engaged local Indians in a massive battle. The town is near the forks of the Alabama and Tombigbee rivers in southern Clarke County, Alabama.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2007-06-27 21:05
Meister Gruffudd ap Cadfael and Mesterinde Karen Larsdatter are pleased to announce that their son, Alexander ap Gruffudd ap Cadfael, has triumphantly arrived to the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-06-27 18:49
Conde Fernando Rodriguez de Falcon reports that H.L. Ellien Chadaway of the Kingdom of Calontir was offered elevation to the Order of the Laurel at this year's Lilies War.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-06-27 15:00
Among his many talents, explorer and early Jamestown resident Captain John Smith could count mapmaking. A map created by Smith in 1608 of the Chesapeake Bay river system has been compared recently with modern maps and found to have a "stunning level of accuracy."
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-06-27 11:14
A team of international technology experts has created the world's biggest computer simulation, a model of the city of Rome at the time of the Emperor Constantine.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-06-27 07:40
Duchess Katerina O'Callaghan, SCA Internal Media/Website Content Coordinator for Estrella War XXIV, reports that over 7,400 people attended last year's War.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-06-26 22:28
Photographer and webmaster Eirik Andersen has begun a project to collect and scan historic photos from the Kingdom of Ealdormere on the Two Ravens website. He discusses his project in a recent post from the Kingdom list.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-06-26 18:07
Viscount Richard de Camville and Viscountess Elisabeth Renee de Champagne reported that four subjects from the West Kingdom were scheduled for elevation to Peerage at Crown Tournament on June 23, 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-06-26 14:40
Scientists working at the 14th-century Pir Ghaib Observatory in Delhi, India were astonished to find instruments used to tell time and study the celestial skies including a "zenith tube" through which the moon could be observed.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-06-26 11:06
Hirsch reports that Hauoc Bender, fighting for Ginevra da Ravenna, was the victor of the June 23, 2007 Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-06-26 07:14
Dafydd mac Donald and Ayllyth report the theft of their trailer containing SCA gear on June 18, 2007 from Pt. Loma, California.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-06-25 21:17
Plans to build a parking lot in Pilsen, Czech Republic, have changed after the discovery of children's graves, part of a 15th century Jewish cemetery.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-06-25 18:46
A dream gift for some SCAdians would be a game that combines Vikings, Legos and chess. The dream has come true with the Lego Vikings Chess set.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-06-25 15:56
Darter the Chronicler reports that the Tuchux will hold their annual Charity Tourney at Pennsic 36 to benefit the Susan G Komen Foundation for Breast Cancer research. Donations will be accepted the day of the tournament as well as online (click "original article.")
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-06-25 11:47
Lady Kayleigh McWhyte, Coordinator for the Known World Scribal Gathering at Pennsic 36, has announced that there has been a change of venue for the event.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-06-25 08:20
Mistress Heirusalem, publisher of the Pennsic Independent reminds those attending - and those NOT attending - this year's Pennsic War, that subscriptions to the daily paper are available online.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-06-24 23:04
Unable to make it to New Zealand for Canterbury Faire? No problem. A 5-minute video by Taztorien will take you there.