Archive - May 2009 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-05-16 10:51
Atlanta administrative assistant Ariel Stewart's clothing decisions are "a little eccentric" according to her mother and roommate who recently turned her in to TLC’s What Not to Wear makeover program. Ariel. AKA “Ruby Two-lypps" is one of the Georgia Renaissance Festival’s Kissing Wenches.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-05-16 07:39
Sir Angus O'Niall, Founder of the Academy of Knightly Arts, reports that French National television recently covered a documentary in which he participated involving "a bunch of steel fighters" who fought tournaments in castles in southern France.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-05-15 21:42
Pre-registration for Pennsic War XXXVIII will be ending soon. Mail-in registration was due by May 15, 2009, while online registration ends June 15, 2009. Don't miss out on your opportunity to participate in the SCA's largest gathering.
Submitted by media_office_fo... on Fri, 2009-05-15 17:21
Hello! Yes, Estrella War 25 has ended, but you still have a chance to let the staff know what you liked and didn’t like about it.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2009-05-15 14:21
The coronation of Eikbrandr and Runa as King and Queen of the Middle Kingdom took place May 2, 2009, at the beautiful cathedral of Central Catholic High School in the Barony of Cleftlands. A teacher from the school, and SCAtoday.net's Justinos Tekton, both have published photo albums from the event.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-05-15 10:26
The Medieval Tymes website is hosting a digitized copy of the Maciejowski Bible, a 13th century manuscript commissioned by King Louis IX (Saint Louis) of France and executed by unknown scribes.
Submitted by Bartholomew on Fri, 2009-05-15 06:37
On May 2nd in the Shire of Darton (Wellington, New Zealand), Sir Gabriel de Beaumont bested 13 other combatants to make himself and his lady, Mistress Constanzia Moralez y de Zamora, the Royal Heirs of Lochac.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-05-14 18:49
Baroness Kateryn of Cornwall, from Caer Anterth Mawr in the Kingdom of Northshield, reports that Duke Sir Siegfried Von Kulmbach, inspired by Lady Elizabeth of Bright Sand, was the winner of the May 9, 2009 Crown Tourney in that Kingdom.
Submitted by Orianna on Thu, 2009-05-14 15:19
On Saturday May 9th, Count Sir Henri d'Artois, fighting for Lady Elina d'Artois du Tailleur, emerged victorious in the 25th Crown Tournament of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.
Submitted by RowenCloteworthy on Thu, 2009-05-14 12:13
Baron Rowen Cloteworthy, Brigantia Principal Herald, reports that Graf Konrad Von Ulm, inspired by Countess Brenwen the Faire, was victorious in the Eastern Crown Lists held May 9, 2009. Graf Konrad defeated Duke Lucan von Drachenklaue, who was fighting for Duchess Jana Von Drachenklaue, in a well fought contest of sword and shield.
Submitted by Fianna on Thu, 2009-05-14 09:56
Saturday May 2, 2009, Duke Boru Aelwyn won the Spring 2009 Spring Crown List in the Kingdom of Meridies for the honor of his lady wife, Duchess Dierdre inghean uí Thighearnáin.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-05-13 18:01
On the May 13, 2009 episode of the popular science show Mythbusters, the crew will try to prove the veracity of mounted archery. The episode Exploding Bumper premieres at 9:00 p.m. EDT and repeats at midnight.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-05-13 16:49
What do you get when you mix the SCA, Renaissance Faires and Live Action Roleplaying -- and set it at summer camp? You get the Hidden Kingdom, an Arizona resort experience that drops a group of "adventurers" into the medieval town of Darkhold where they "meet monsters, see (and do) magic spells and find buried treasure."
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2009-05-13 13:15
Patrick Anderson, President of the SCA Inc., has announced a number of recent changes to the Board of Directors and corporate officers.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-05-13 09:32
Ellen Hughes, Exchequer for the Incipient Shire de Bermudez, reports that the new shire has been created on the Island of Bermuda and will be "graciously sponsored by the Barony of Concordia of the Snows."
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-05-12 19:10
Mistress Hanna von Dahl has created an album of photos from the recent Rose Tournament for Ansteorra on her Flickr website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-05-12 15:33
YouTube has video clips available of the Spartan vs Ninja episode of Spike TV's Deadliest Warrior program. The Spartan expert on the program is the SCA's own Sir Balin of Tor (Barry Jacobsen).
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-05-12 11:03
Amr ibn Majid al-Bakri al-Amra of the Kingdom of Ansteorra has updated an article written in 2006 on buying a tent. Selecting A Tent For SCA Camping: Tarp-Mender's Tales #3 gives many tips for those who are new to the SCA or who want to change their camping experience.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-05-12 07:46
The list of combatants and their consorts approved to take part in the May 24, 2009 Crown Tournament of Their Royal Majesties EikBRandr and Runa has been posted on the Legio Draconis website.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-05-11 17:10
The Rare Book Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia is the setting for an exhibition of liturgical music manuscripts dating from the 10th through 16th centuries. Cantate Domino: Medieval Music Manuscripts in the Free Library of Philadelphia, 900-1500 will be open until June 26, 2009.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-05-11 14:47
Sinclair reports that Sir Vladimir Aleksandrov, fighting for Lady Kalisa Aleksandrovna, was the victor of the May 2, 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-05-10 19:20
Alaxandr MacLochloinn reports that he has created an album of photos from the March 21, 2009 Northern Lights Arts and Sciences Competition event which took place in the Shire of Mountain Freehold (East Kingdom).
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-05-10 16:52
Rainy weather, washing mud from a parking lot marker in Sweden, brought about a near "religious experience" for Stockholm County Museum runic expert Lars Andersson, who was able to identify marks on the stone as runes.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-05-10 13:08
Cindy Morley enjoys pushing the boundaries with her pottery, which includes "mugs with scales, double-walled vessels that fold upon themselves to create elegant inverted pyramids." The Fayetteville, Arkansas woman's work will be on display at the University of Arkansas' Center for Continuing Education until June 30, 2009. Becca Bacon Martin of the Morning News has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-05-09 17:23
Folk singer and SCA bard Ken Theriot offers several albums of period-esque songs produced by Raven Boy Music. A few of his songs are available on the website. Included in the selections is the hilarious Haggis Song.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-05-09 07:35
Ray Hamaker has dreams of being a Viking. He shares them in a promotional video for the Granlibakken Resort in Lake Tahoe. The video is on YouTube.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-05-08 15:56
Historical re-enactors who worry about the appearance of their non-historical eyewear will want to visit Period Glasses, a company that specializes in frames from medieval times until the 20th century.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-05-08 13:02
THL John Michael Thorpe has posted an album of photos from the recent Spring 2009 Coronation in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-05-08 11:15
Arianwen ferch Arthur reports that she has created an album of photos from the Spring 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-05-07 15:26
Tasha McGann has announced the publication of her new historical pattern for a cote-hardie or arming doublet. The pattern, which was researched for over eight months, is designed as a foundation garment to be worn under other clothing or armor. (photo)