Archive - 2007 - Story
Submitted by Francesca on Thu, 2007-01-04 11:36
For the first time in its 522 year history, the Tower of London will enlist a female Beefeater. The name of the new Yeoman Warder has not been made public, but she was chosen from a group of six applicants, five men and one woman, as the "best candidate for the job."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-01-04 08:14
Several years ago Midrealm subject and machinist Ben Scheiner learned he would need armor to take part in SCA fighting in the Barony of the Fenix. Now he has parlayed the hobby and his flair of metalworking into a fulltime job as an armorer. The Cincinnati Enquirer has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-01-03 20:01
Lord Markus leorhals Siggardsson, and his Lady Lyneya ingen A'eda, are the proud parents of Walker Markusson, a baby boy born December 30, 2006 at 12:00 p.m.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-01-03 17:29
Leofwen of Eoforwic and Nan Hawthorne have created a Yahoo discussion group to allow subscribers to take on personas of real or fictional people and engage in discussions. The group is called Ghostletters.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-01-03 12:45
Fahe reports that the University of Oregon's Medieval Studies program hosts a webpage listing sources of contemporary fiction set in the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-01-03 08:44
Eirik Andersen has posted photos from the recent Kingdom A&S event in the Kingdom of Ealdormere on the Two Ravens website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-01-02 23:12
Douglas D. Anderson has created a website of ancient Christmas music "to preserve the rich history of Christmas carols and hymns which might otherwise be lost." The site includes both lyrics and MIDI files of the music.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-01-02 16:52
For six days in June of 2007, the residents of Norfolk, Virginia will celebrate the 400th anniversary of the founding of the Jamestown Colony with "military, maritime and cultural activities" designed to showcase the best of the region.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-01-02 12:02
Anheuser-Busch Company has announced the creation of Redbridge, a beer made from sorghum that allows those with wheat allergies to enjoy a brew.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2007-01-02 07:24
Martin Scorsese has signed to direct a screen version of Eric Jager's book The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal and Trial by Combat in Medieval France.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-01-01 18:31
An article by Birgitta Wallace for the online version of the Canadian history magazine The Beaver looks at the settlements of the Vikings in North America and their reasons for abandoning their settlements in the New World.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-01-01 13:10
The Barony of Tir-y-Don in the Kingdom of Atlantia has posted a number of albums of photos dating to the early years of the Kingdom.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-01-01 07:06
Lord Duncan has announced the birth of Christanna Marie Nussbaum to Lady Shannon and Lord Gabriel of the Marche of the Thistle in the Barony of Brendoken (Midrealm).