Archive - Jul 2007 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-07-31 18:43
Students at Abbey College in Ramsey, England have discovered old tiles over the years and presented them to the college's history department, never guessing that they might be some of the finest examples of 13th and 14th century tiles in existence.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-07-31 12:12
According to New Scientist website, last year's exceptional European winter was the warmest since 1289, when unusual temperatures were caused by a large volcanic eruption in the tropics.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-07-30 13:55
Sean Chippendale has posted an album of photos from Lilies War 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-07-30 07:45
Griffin of 'Thule has posted an album of photos from the War of the Trillium 2007 on his Wraith Studios website.The event took place in the Kingdom of Ealdormere.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-07-29 14:10
Patrick Anderson, President, SCA Inc., reports on the actions taken by the SCA Board of Directors at the July 14, 2007 meeting held in Bloomington, Minnesota, in the Kingdom of Northshield.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-07-29 12:12
Pope Benedict has given his permission to open a tomb believed to be that of the apostle Paul. The sarcophagus was rediscovered during excavations of the site in 2002 and 2003.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-07-29 08:23
The Performers and Entertainers Guild of the Kingdom of Lochac is a guild "dedicated to the promotion, encouragement, learning and performance of bardic, theatrical, instumental and all other entertainment arts within an SCA context," with an amazing website.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-07-28 16:10
Researchers and medievalists from around the world gathered at the University of Nottingham recently to discuss 'Health and the Healthy Body' in early medieval times, 400-1200AD. The conference covered such diverse topics as demonic possession and Norse diet.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-07-28 11:10
In the Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies, researcher Steven Muhlberger discusses life in late 14th century England in an essay entitled "Economic Change and Social Tension in the Late Fourteenth Century."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-07-27 15:35
“Wo sich Himmel und Erde Begegnen” (Where heaven and earth meet) read posters advertising Stift Klosterneuburg, a 900-year-old monastery near Vienna, Austria, one of the oldest working monasteries in the country. Sarah Wildman of the New York Times visits.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-07-27 12:08
The skull of what is believed to be the earliest gunshot victim in the western hemisphere has been discovered near Lima, Peru.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-07-27 08:02
A longboat, dating to the Viking era, is soon to be lifted from the River Boyne in Drogheda, Ireland. It is the first such discovery in Ireland.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-07-26 17:43
Ragn Solvi reports that Sir Dietric fighting for THL Bianca Rose was the victor of the July 21, 2007 Coronet in the Principality of Oertha (West Kingdom).
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-07-26 12:01
Sir Master Brand deux-Leons of the Kingdom of An Tir has announced the results of the "Buy-a-Life Tourney" in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) at the recent West-An Tir War, and issues a challenge to continue support for the LLS.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-07-26 08:37
The popular band Wolgemut will return to the Pennsic War with a slate of activities including a concert on Saturday August 4 and daily dances in the marketplace.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-07-26 07:12
Tarl Shadowraven has announced that he will sponsor a Polearm Tournament at Pennsic XXXVI
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-07-25 19:07
Raven, the East Kingdom Waterbearer-in-Charge, begs a "small boon" of the good people of the SCA: Please pick up after yourselves!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-07-25 16:59
“It’s one of the few hobbies where we try to portray honor, chivalry, kindness and patience,” said Nancy Smith of the recent Ren Faire at the Poor house Farm Park in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Jillian E. Kesner of the Journal has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-07-25 12:19
THL Jerusha a'Laon reports that due to the flash flooding and severe weather conditions in and around the site area of Ash Fork Arizona, Highlands War XIII has been cancelled.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-07-25 12:19
Mistress Safia would remind everyone that the Pennsic Second Annual Youth Arts and Sciences Exhibition will take place August 7, 2007 at Youth Point.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-07-25 07:53
Kiri has posted photos from the recent Challenge of the Heart even in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-07-24 18:56
Medieval life is alive and well at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the form of the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism and the Belegarth Medieval Combat Society. Maisie Ramsay of the Capitol Times reports.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-07-24 12:21
It's not often that armoring and cooking cross paths, but Duff Goldman of Charm City Cakes has created a cake in the shape of the Sutton Hoo helmet.
Submitted by ariannawyn on Tue, 2007-07-24 08:33
Lord Angus MacDougal, proprietor of the Mystic Mail Internet Café at Pennsic, has announced that they will be offering an on-demand printing service for Pennsic University class instructors this year.
Submitted by Alaxandr on Mon, 2007-07-23 19:00
The location of the abbey at Moot Hill, the original home of the Stone of Destiny, was forgotten centuries ago, but it has now been identified by experts from Glasgow University who have been surveying the grounds of Scone Palace for the first time.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2007-07-23 15:07
Father and son metal detector team David and Andrew Whelan unveiled a glittering haul of gold and silver Viking treasure in a North Yorkshire field, hailed as the most significant find of its kind in England for more than 150 years.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-07-23 08:50
Doh! Whether it was a prank or a scheme to market the new Simpsons movie, a giant painted Homer Simpson next to England's famous Cerne Abbas giant has irked the country's Pagan community.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2007-07-22 19:29
Pennsic attendees are reminded not to bring firewood to or take it home from the event, due to a government-mandated quarantine of firewood transportation into and out of Butler County, where Cooper's Lake Campground is located.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-07-22 13:12
Viscountess Astrid of the Kingdom of Northshield reports that Landra Lorine Malarkey was born July 18, 2007 to Ia ingen Ae'da and Jurgen von Baden.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-07-22 09:39
Archaeologists working in Rome have discovered a lavish, two-story Roman bath complex complete with "decorated hot rooms, vaults, changing rooms, marble latrines and an underground room where slaves lit the fire to warm the baths."