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Estrella War News You Can Use - December 14, 2009

As we prepare for Estrella War XXVI, there is lots of news we’d like you to know about, but we don’t want to clog up your e-mail or overburden the lists, so we are bundling many messages in each Estrella War News You Can Use release.

The Holy Days of December

The Got Medieval website offers information on saints whose days fall in the month of December, including St. Nicholas, St. Lucia, and St. Stephen, all of whom have a place in Christmas tradition.

12th century shipyard found on Skye

Boat timbers dating to 1100 have been discovered at Loch na h-Àirde, Scotland, leading experts to believe that the loch was "almost certainly the focus of crucial maritime work, whether boat building, repair and maintenance or as an inland harbour."