Archive - Jul 2007 - Story

July 11th

Cynagua Spring Coronet Video Clips

Aeschine has posted a number of videos from the recent Spring 2007 Coronet in the Principality of Cynagua (Kingdom of the West).

July 10th

Raj Tents offers exotic ambience

Want a more exotic tent experience? Want to make a statement with your dining fly? Check out Raj Tents, a company which understands the romance of the tent.

Otto Langhorn von Baden Atenveldt's first Commander of the Order of the Siege Engineers

Alianora da Lyshåret reports that Baron Otto Langhorn von Baden has been created the Premiere Commander of the Order of Atenveldt's Siege Engineer in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.

Sport of Kings website features Sean Kirkpatrick Tarragon

Duke Sir Sean Kirkpatrick Tarragon, 9th Baron of Loch Salann, will be one of the featured instructors at An Tir's upcoming Sport of Kings event. His Grace's career is highlighted on the Sport of Kings website.

Leatherworker shares love of SCA and his craft

Alamogordo, New Mexico leatherworker Terrence English has worked his trade for over 40 years, a career that includes work for the films "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" and "Excalibur." He is a member of the Shire of the White Mountains in the Outlands.

July 9th

Known World Children's Fete at Pennsic 36

Once again, the Kingdom of Atlantia will host the Known World Children's Fete at Pennsic. This year the event will take place on Wednesday August 8 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Volunteers are needed!

Pictures from Mermaids

Kateryn of Cornwall reports that she has posted an album of photos from the recent Mermaids Retreat in the Kingdom of Northshield.

Desiderio's sculpture featured in new exhibit at the National Gallery

"Desiderio da Settignano: Sculptor of Renaissance Florence" will be on display at the National Gallery of Art, in Washington, DC, through October 8.

SCA draws crowds at Cloudcroft Ren Faire

Over 5,000 braved possible rain showers recently to attend the Renaissance Faire in Cloudcroft, New Mexico, which included demos by the local SCA group and by the Kingdom of Dragonspine (Amtgard). Karl Anderson of the Alamogordo Daily News had the story.

July 8th

Heather Dale's concert schedule

Canadian folksinger (and SCAdian) Heather Dale has released her concert schedule for July-August 2007.

An Inca in Sarpsborg

Archaeologists in Oestfold, Norway are trying to understand how an Inca Indian came to be buried in the Norwegian city in the 11th century.

An Tir - West War at Lazy J Ranch

The An Tir/West War brings the sound of medieval battle to Gold Beach, Oregon the last weekend in June, 2007. Hannah Hoffman of the Curry County Reporter has the story.

New arrival in Lochac

Elena le Breustere reports that Calix James Balin was born to her and her lord Michael of Innilgard on Saturday 23 June, 2007 in the Kingdom of Lochac.

July 7th

Voyage of the Sea Stallion

On July 1, 2007, a crew of 65 men and women set sail from Denmark to Dublin on a reconstructed Viking warship called the Sea Stallion. The project's goal was to recreate the journey of the Viking raiding parties.

Inter College War has been cancelled or postponed

Blod, on behalf of the College of Blessed Herman, reports that the upcoming Inter College War in the Kingdom of Lochac, scheduled for July 12-15, 2007, has been cancelled.

Historic church to open its doors for charity tour

St Mary and St Eanswythe Church, built in 1128 in Folkestone, England, will open its doors for a tour to raise money for repairs. Registration is required for the tour which will take place July 9 at 11:00 am.

San Francisco to hold Mongolian festival

The Mongolian Naadam Festival will take place July 14, 2007 in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. The event will feature archery, wrestling and a folk concert.

July 6th

Vardo & Wagon construction group created

Tired of being cold and damp at events? Fed up to the teeth with hours of setting up and outfitting your tent? Ever dream of just hitching up the wagon and just trailing to an event ready to go in warmth and civilized comfort but do not want to get exiled to the RV ghetto? Then maybe a Vardo or covered wagon is the thing for you!

Equestrian at AEthelmearc 10 Year

Barbary Rose of Endless Hills shares photos of equestrian activities at the recent 10 Year Celebration in the Kingdom of AEthlemearc.

Middle English Collection at University of Virginia

The University of Virginia has posted an online library of Middle English texts from the Oxford Text Archive. Some are illustrated, and all of the texts are searchable.

Fighting at Border Skirmish

Sir Tom T. reports on fighting activities at the recent Border Skirmish which took place between the Kingdoms of Northshield and the Midrealm.

Lusty Month of May in Meridies

Eirikr shares photos from the Lusty Month of May 07 event which took place recently in the kingdom of Meridies.

July 5th

Venetian isolation hospital gives up secrets

Archaeologists are excited over the revelations discovered during the excavation of graves on Lazzaretto, an island in the lagoon of Venice where the city's sick were isolated. The intensive study has led to incredible discoveries involving disease, diet and genetics.

Ames, Iowa: medieval center

Ames, Iowa is definitely a center for medieval activities according to an article in the Iowa State Daily. Staff writer Jenn Hanson reports that both the Society of Creative Anachronism and the Belegarth Medieval Combat Society have chapters there.

Card weaving pattern design tool

Fascinated by card weaving? Check out the Card Weaver, a design tool that enables visitors to play with patterns without actually stringing up a loom. The tool is located on the "Loomy Bin" website.

Shire Eagle library demo photos online

Members of Shire Eagle in the Kingdom of Meridies gathered recently for a demo at the Auburn (Alabama) Library. Eirikr has posted photos from the event.

July 4th

Lady Jennifer Trethewy offered Laurel

Alianora reports that Their majesties of the Kingdom of Atenveldt surprised one of Their scribes by offering her elevation to the Order of the Laurel.

Horse harness decoration found in Surrey

A bronze disc, believed to have decorated the harness of the horse of a 15th century lord, has been discovered in Surrey, England. The decoration may have belonged to Henry Stafford, the second Duke of Buckingham.

Daniel Frank Blanco born in the Barony of Atenveldt

Antonia Maria Falduto di Calabria and Leonardo Miguel di Segovia have announced the birth of their son Daniel Frank Blanco on June 18, 2007 in the Kingdom (and Barony) of Atenveldt.

Esmeralda's photos from Cynagua Coronet

Esmeralda of the Lakes has posted her photos from the recent Coronet in the Principality of Cynagua (West Kingdom).