Archive - May 2008 - Story
Submitted by Racaire on Wed, 2008-05-14 08:40
Kolja and Gottfried share photos taken at the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Tue, 2008-05-13 17:08
With great sadness comes the news that Her Excellency, Viscountess Elaina von Mannheim (Toni Cordaro), 26th Princess of the Sun, has passed away in Atenveldt, on Sunday, May 4, 2008 at 11:45 a.m.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-05-13 13:33
Alexander Gladstone reports that he has posted photos from the recent Coronation of Their Majesties Aaron and Rustique of the Kingdom of Ealdormere on teh Two Ravens website.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Tue, 2008-05-13 09:42
A 13th century page from the workshop of William de Brailes was digitized and added to the Iowa Digital Library as its 100,000th item.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-05-12 17:22
Margery, Baroness of Winter's Gate reports that Lady Althea of Hraefnaec gave birth to a daughter May 1, 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-05-12 14:12
Olafr has posted video of the finals of the Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc on YouTube.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-05-12 09:16
Geologists from De Beers, the diamond company, have discovered the wreck of a late 15th or early 16th century ship loaded with Spanish and Portuguese treasure behind a seawall in Namibia.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-05-12 06:55
The Museum of Depressionist Art website explains "medieval humor" with the help of the "Katzenjammer Kids" - or the medieval equivalent.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-05-11 18:54
THLord Stefan li Rous has posted updates to Stefan's Florilegium for May 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-05-11 17:25
Homesteading on the high seas? A radical idea? Not to Peter Thiel, who sees it as a new frontier. Thiel's partner in the concept is Patri Friedman, son of Duke Cariadoc, who compares the idea of "getting away from it all" with his childhood experiences at Pennsic.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-05-11 16:44
Danielle has posted photos from the recent Coronation of Caspar and Cecelia in the Kingdom of Meridies.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-05-10 18:15
Lady Catte has posted photos from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the East on her Flickr website.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-05-10 14:10
There has been much speculation about whether or not the SCA is the target of the recent Dominos Pizza commercial depicting a delivery to a group of medieval re-enactors.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-05-10 10:33
Mistress Safia al-Khansaa', Pennsic 37 Youth Arts and Sciences Exhibition Coordinator, has announced that there will once again be a Youth A&S exhibition at Pennsic.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-05-10 07:07
Count Seth defeated Sir Cona in the finals of the recent Crown Tournament in the Shire of Phoenix Glade of the Kingdom of Meridies. Seth was inspired by Gwendolen. (photos online)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-05-09 18:07
Their Majesties Aaron and Rustique of the Kingdom of Ealdormere have announced the list of combatants and consorts for Their upcoming Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-05-09 13:56
Jean Paul de Sens has created a 10-minute video montage from videos taken at the November 2007 Ansteorra Crown Tournament. (Caution: strong language in one song.)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-05-09 09:18
Gelis of Balwery has posted photos from 2008 La Prova Dura on her SmugMug website. The event took place recently in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-05-09 06:36
Countess Rowan reports that Sir Jason Kinslae was the victor of the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Atlantia. Sir Jason was inspired by Gerhild the Willful.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-05-08 17:29
Best known for her quaint house and her inheritance of the “second-best bed,” Shakespeare's wife, Ann Hathaway, has been mostly a mystery figure. Now a new book, Shakespeare's Wife by Germaine Greer, sheds some light on a little-understood woman. Katie Roiphe as the New York Times Sunday Review.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-05-08 12:44
Esmeralda of the Lakes has posted an album of photos from La Prova Dura on her website. The event took place recently in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-05-08 11:16
Madinia reports that Sir Christopher Rawlyns was the victor in the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. Sir Christopher was fighting for Her Excellency Morgen of Rye.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-05-08 09:51
Recent scientific studies have suggested that the Germanic invaders of England may have imposed an apartheid-like system on the native peoples, but an article by John Pattison of the University of South Australia in Adelaide disagrees. "The evidence is compatible with the idea of a much more integrated society," he says.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-05-07 18:29
On Thursday nights, City Park in Bowling Green, Ohio, is alive with the sounds of rattan on steel as members of the local SCA branch practice their armored combat skills. Adam Lewis of BG News (Bowling Green State University) has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-05-07 14:26
The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin is going medieval this summer with a series of exhibits highlighting medieval armor and photographs of SCAdians by California photographer E.F. Kitchen. Keith Uhlig of the Wausau Daily Herald has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-05-07 10:15
Archaeologists are studying the grave of a 7th century Anglo Saxon woman who might have been a Pagan priestess. By the placement of the grave and the objects within, including a sword and elaborate jewelry, they feel that the woman may have headed a 7th century cult. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-05-07 07:02
Maestra Nicolaa de Bracton of Leicester reports on the results of the Cloth of Gold Competition which took place April 12, 2008 in the Royal Citie of Eoforwic.
Submitted by Andrixos on Wed, 2008-05-07 04:53
At the Fifieth Crown Tournament of Calontir, held on May 3, AS XLIII in the Barony of Mag Mor, Graf Luther Ambossfaust, inspired by Mistress Maerwynn of Holme, defeated His Lordship Alric Upplendingr to claim the right to rule the Falcon Realm.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-05-06 17:40
Wernherus Rudemann reports that at Their recent Court at Anthenaem, Their Majesties William and Onora offered Isabelle The Mad elevation to the Order of the Laurel.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-05-06 12:25
Students at Jacksonville, Florida's Southside Middle School were treated to a day of chivalry when members of the local SCA group visited the school for its annual celebration of "Knights Day." Sandy Strickland of My Southside Sun has the story.