Archive - Mar 2008 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-03-31 15:03
Bartholomew reports that two albums of photos from the 2008 Canterbury Faire in the Kingdom of Lochac are now available to view online.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-03-31 13:10
Mistress Jessa d'Avondale, PennsicWar.org Webmaster, has announced that the Pennsic University website is now ready for use.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-03-30 16:11
From 28 March until 15 June 2008 the State Library of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia, will present The Medieval Imagination, a "spectacular free exhibition of medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts celebrating the art of the hand-written book or manuscript."
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-03-30 12:00
For several weeks, staff reporter Andy Zieminski of Gazette.net worked on a story about Atlantia's Barony of Storvik. The results were published recently, along with photos and video, on the Gazette's website.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-03-30 07:08
Mistress Etaine announced that a vigil was held March 21, 2008 to allow Master Emmerich of Vakkerfjell, OL to contemplate his elevation to the Order of the Pelican the following day.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-03-29 15:36
On July 15-16, 2008, the British Museum will host an international conference on the Bayeux Tapestry to "highlight recent and new research on the Tapestry." The cost for both days is UK£15.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-03-29 11:13
Lidia de Ragusa has posted an album of photos from the recent Kingdom A&S Festival held in the Barony of Marinus in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-03-29 07:37
A group of medieval musicians get down at the Spectaculum Medieval Festival in Hamburg, Germany with a rousing rendition of the song "Popcorn."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-03-28 16:28
On March 21, 2008, Ianuk Raventhourne sat vigil to comtemplate elevation to the Order of the Laurel in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-03-28 11:38
New research at Blarney Castle in Cork, Ireland points to the possibility that the stone kissed by millions may not be the "Blarney Stone" of legend.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-03-28 08:10
THLady Fiadnata ó Gleann Àlainn, Pennsic University A&S Class Scheduler, reports that registration for teachers for the upcoming Pennsic War XXXVIII University is now open.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-03-28 06:45
The discovery of a series of 5th century Anglo Saxon graves in Kent, England has created the need for an inquest before the Kent County Council due to the wealth of artifacts found with the graves.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-03-27 17:23
The theatre and film world is mourning the death of British actor Paul Scofield, best known for his role as Sir Thomas More in the classic A Man for All Seasons. Scofield was 86 years old. Audrey Woods of the Associated Press wrote his obituary.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-03-27 12:05
Godfrey von Rheinfels has created several albums of photos from the recent Estrella War and posted them on his Flickr website.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-03-27 07:16
Alesxander of Darlington and other subjects of Insula Draconis in the Kingdom of Drachenwald were able to demonstrate their fighting skills recently for Martin Croucher, who covered an event for the Epoch Times UK.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-03-26 15:55
Arn: The Knight Templar, a 2007 Swedish film, is finding a following among fans of historical movies. The film and its sequel, Arn: The Kingdom at the End of the Road, are based on Jan Guillou's trilogy about a fictional Swedish Templar.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-03-26 10:25
Archaeologists are excited about the discovery of rare Anglo-Saxon grace markers in the walls of Peterborough Cathedral. The markers, which are believed to date from the 11th century, were discovered during restoration work to the cathedral.
Submitted by ViscountGalen on Wed, 2008-03-26 06:26
Sir Galen of Bristol, an SCA Knight resident in the Middle Kingdom, has announced that he will be an independent candidate for the Illinois state legislature.
Submitted by Bertran de St Jean on Tue, 2008-03-25 16:15
Saturday, March 22, 2008, was a time of mixed feelings in the Barony of Stierbach in Atlantia. The populace were saddened by the stepping down of beloved Baron Colum and Baroness Briana, but they were elated at the elevation of the new Baronage, Their Excellencies, Flathri and Rhonwen.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-03-25 11:23
Anna de Byxe has discovered a selection of tutorial films designed to teach fighting techniques on the Order of the White Gate website. The short films are rated to allow users to build on their expertise.
Submitted by Donwenna on Tue, 2008-03-25 06:55
The Shire of Earnrokke's own Lord Giraldus Evienece was awarded the Lion et de la Lance, a Grant level Equestrian award of An Tir at the Youth Allthing February 23, 2008 in the Shire of Midhaven. Giraldus is now the youngest recipient of a Grant Level award for the Equestrian Arts in An Tir and perhaps in the Known World.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-03-24 21:56
A short article by Helen Castor for The Guardian looks at whether the relationship between Richard the Lionheart and King Philip II of France in the 12th century was diplomatic or physical.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-03-24 11:51
Viscountess Elashava bas Riva made her first visit to Gulf Wars and chronicled her visit in words and pictures.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2008-03-24 07:23
Lord Andreas de Caunteton sends word that Mistress Aodh "Adendra" Marland, OP, and her husband Baron Thylacinus Aquila of Dair Eidand have been selected as the next Baronage for Hidden Mountain (Eastern South Carolina) in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sun, 2008-03-23 17:04
Lord Philip the Skeptic of the Barony of Twin Moons and the College of Brymstonne was created a member of the Order of the Laurel at the Barony of Ered Sul's investiture on March 8 in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-03-23 12:47
Latin phrases have traditionally been used for family mottos. Now everyone can have their own Latin motto by using In Rebus, an online motto creator.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-03-23 08:02
Plans to exhume the body of Renaissance scientist Galileo Galilei in order to test his DNA and establish the cause of his blindness have caused problems with the Catholic Church. The Rector of the Basilica of the Holy Cross in Florence, where Galileo is buried, is opposed to the exhumation.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-03-22 18:24
Esmeralda of the Lakes, of the Kingdom of the West, has posted her galleries of photos from Estrella War XXIV on her website.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-03-22 14:00
New research from the University of Haifa shows that a healthy trade existed between the eastern Mediterranean and China during the 12th and 13th centuries. The trade consisted mainly of ceramics and pottery.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-03-22 08:53
Lord Tyr von Wolfsberg reports that the Kingdom of the Outlands was the overall winner in the 2007 Interkingdom Archery Competition.