Archive - Jun 2009 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-06-22 07:21
Megan reports that Titus Scipio Germanicus defeated Viscount Cyrus Aurelius of Oertha in the finals of the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West. His Highness was inspired by Eilis ni Roibeard O'Boirne.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-06-21 18:14
Emma Westbrook has posted an album of photos taken at the recent May 2009 Coronet in the principality of Cynagua (Kingdom of the West) on her Flickr website.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-06-21 15:51
Video clips of several battles of a live-steel re-enactment group from Russia have been posted on YouTube. The clips depict armored combatants and combat archers taking part in a melee battle.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-06-21 13:07
Ansteorran Kingdom Historian, Robert Fitzmorgan, has continued to share memories of historic happenings in celebration of the Kingdom's 30th anniversary. One such memory is an account of the 1980's Coronation of Finn and Cyf written by Jehana Wyverna.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-06-21 10:41
Two albums of photos of the Spring 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the East taken by Cateline and Molly are now available to view online. Video of the event shot by Nest verch Tangwiste is also available.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-06-20 17:18
Canadian archaeologists are thrilled by the discovery of the remains of a medieval structure, which they believe may be Norse in origin, near Nunavut on southern Baffin Island. If true, this will be only the second Viking structure found in the New World.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-06-20 14:31
Cassair reports that she has posted a large album of photos from the Spring 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-06-20 10:04
Thorpe has announced the creation of a huge album of photos from the recent Spring 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The photos have been uploaded to Photobucket.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-06-20 06:25
It was a fun trip to the past recently for kids in Logan, Utah as members of the local SCA group helped them learn about chivalry. The event was a fundraiser for the Whittier Center, where the group holds its meetings. David Felix of the Herald Journal reports.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-06-19 16:13
Antonio Felluci and Diederich Von Basel report that they have created albums of photos from the Feast of Saint Genevieve event which took place May 9, 2009 at Falcon-Cree in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-06-19 12:41
Why study Latin? Charlotte Higgins, author of Latin Love Lessons and It's All Greek to Me makes the case in her "On Culture" blog for The Guardian.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-06-19 09:02
Frequent visitors to Oak Park in Minot, North Dakota must have been confused recently to hear the sounds of armored combat when members of the Shire of Midewinde put on their armor for a demo. Jill Schram of the Minot Daily News has the story. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-06-19 05:48
Margaret de Mey has posted two albums of photos from the recent Edge of the Forest event in Drei Eichen, Kingdom of Drachenald. They are published on her Picasa website.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-06-18 19:09
British archaeologists are excited about the discovery of a 500-year-old limekiln behind Ripon House in Leeds, England. Constructed in the mid-15th century, the kiln is one of the largest medieval structures ever found in England. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-06-18 15:12
Caelin on Andrede has created an album of photos from the May 16, 2009 Coronation in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. They have been posted on his Flickr website.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-06-18 12:56
Step back in the past - both medievally and in SCA years - with a short YouTube video originally broadcast by WTVC Chattanooga.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-06-18 10:34
On a lazy, late spring day in the Kingdom of Calontir, members of the Shire of Heraldshill (Mason, Iowa) invited their friends to "kick back and relax" for a day of dice games, medieval combat and handicrafts. Kristin Buehner of the Globe Gazette covered the story. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-06-18 08:15
As a followup to 2008's very popular Costume Colloquium, a tribute to celebrated costumer Janet Arnold, a second colloquium has been scheduled for November 2010. Costume Colloquium II: Dress for Dance will also be held in Florence, Italy.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-06-17 16:20
Richard Blackmoore reports that a collection of high resolution photos of 15th and 16th century armor are available to download from the Tinguely Museum website.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-06-17 13:10
Eirik Andersen reports that he has created on the Two Ravens website an album of photos from the recent Spring 2009 Coronation in the Kingdom of Ealdormere.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2009-06-17 09:15
The Society for Creative Anachronism Inc. is accepting applications for the new position of Marketing Deputy.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2009-06-17 07:29
The Society for Creative Anachronism Inc. is accepting applications for the position of Society Chatelain.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-06-16 17:38
On the 500th anniversary of the coronation of England's King Henry VIII, the Vatican has permitted scholars a look at the letter requesting an annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon. The Vatican denies any connection between the two events.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-06-16 12:23
Baroness Rhonwen has announced that she has created an album of photos from Defending the Gate which took place recently in the Kingdom of Atlantia. The album has been uploaded to her SmugMug website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-06-16 09:36
Archaeologists are excited about the discovery of a 300-year-old, perfectly-preserved broom in the excavated latrine of the St. Ulrich Church monastery in Paderborn, Germany. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-06-16 07:18
THLord Stefan li Rous offers updates to Stefan's Florilegium for June 2009.
Submitted by mlecin on Mon, 2009-06-15 15:03
The list of classes for Pennsic University has been posted on the official Pennsic 38 web site.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-06-15 06:52
The long controversy is over. English Heritage's plan to build a new visitor center and divert a nearby road at Stonehenge has finally been approved. The program will cost an estimated UK£25m.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-06-14 17:07
Clare reports that she has created an album of photos from Hrafnfjord's Day of Blood and Birthday Party on The Gallery, the photo page for the Barony of Eskalya. The event took place in the Principality of Oertha.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-06-14 15:28
Experts from English Heritage have declared that excavations at Shropshire’s Wroxeter Roman City, Viroconium, have so far revealed "only the tip of the iceberg," and plan to uncover the rest of the city.