Archive - Jun 2009 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-06-06 12:21
"We're basically just a bunch of adults playing dress-up. It's just that our dress-up is very coordinated and historically based," Lady Francesca told reporter Dylan B. Tomlinson of the Herald Times when he visited the recent Mermaids XVI at Camp Sindawa, Wisconsin.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2009-06-06 10:42
Friar Jak reports that Lady Katherine d'Aquitaine was the winner of the Barony of the Far West Spring 2009 Coronet Tournament and will serve as Palatine Baroness. Lord Rothri deRoss placed second and will serve as Baron.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-06-05 18:29
Kathryn reports that Their Majesties Maelgwn and Sabine of the Kingdom of the Outlands recently offered admittance into the Order of the Chivalry to THL Michael Patrick MacBain.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-06-05 15:34
On May 20, 1609, the first collection of Shakespeare's sonnets was published in London. On his book blog Paper Cuts, New York Times reviewer William S. Niederkorn looks at the impact of some of the world's most famous poetry.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-06-05 11:02
Mathurin reports that the CalonSound Project will be available at The War Of The Lilies with times scheduled to record songs or stories for the Calontir sound archives.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-06-05 08:14
Baroness Angelique d'Herisson, Pennsic Blood Drive Liaison, requests the attention of Pennsic attendees for an announcement regarding this year's Pennsic Blood Drive.
Submitted by media_office_fo... on Thu, 2009-06-04 19:13
Lady Saragrace Knauf, this year’s Estrella War Equestrian Activities Coordinator, is working hard to make Estrella War XXVI a grand experience for all.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-06-04 17:08
For 400 years, city officials in Cadiz, Spain have been charged with the task of repairing and restoring the city's massive walls. The masonry walls, damaged in 1596 by the English, serve to keep out the ocean.
Submitted by Knut Forkbeard on Thu, 2009-06-04 10:58
Pictures from the recent Potrero War held in the Barony of Calafia, Kingdom of Caid, are now available from Knut Forkbeard and friends.
Submitted by Lia on Thu, 2009-06-04 08:47
At Double Wars XXII, the greatest war in Drachenwald, was created a new Knight of the SCA. Master George FitzHume (OP) sat vigil and was then elevated to the Order of Chivalry on the field on Friday the 22nd of May by Their Majesties Marcus and Cecilia.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-06-03 18:39
Lord Phocas of Bordermarch and Lady Ellen the Quiet of Bordermarch report that they have created an album of photos from the 2009 Baronials which took place May 10, 2009 in the Barony of Bordermarch, Kingdom of Ansteorra.
Submitted by RowenCloteworthy on Wed, 2009-06-03 17:04
Brigantia, Principal Herald, reports that at the Crown Tourney of Andreas IV and Gabriella II, held on May 9, 2009, A.S. XLIV, in the Barony of Carillion, Their Majesties invited Baron Duncan Mac na Ceardadh and Duchess Christence Heiseler to accept the accolade of the Order of the Pelican.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-06-03 12:10
A group of Benedictine nuns from the Abbey of Viboldone haave been working tirelessly for months to unbind Leonardo da Vinci's Codex Atlanticus, a collection of writings and drawings bound into a single volume in the 17th century by sculptor Pompeo Leoni.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-06-03 08:59
Áine de Lacy has created a large album of photos from the March 21, 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West. The event took place at the Yolo County Fairgrounds in Woodland, California.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-06-02 18:58
Padraig reports that Viscount Franz, fighting for the honor of Lady Wilhelmina, has won the Coronet Tourney in the Principality of Nordmark, Kingdom of Drachenwald.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-06-02 17:01
In mid-May, 2009, Channel 4 of the BBC premiered a two-part mini-series dramatizing the events leading up to the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The film, 1066: the Battle for Middle Earth, was directed by Justin Hardy who was interviewed for the Telegraph.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-06-02 11:23
Every year St. John's Episcopal Church in Ocean, Springs, MS holds a medieval festival to raise money for charity, and every year members of Biloxi's Barony of Seleone turn out to help by creating a medieval village. Harlan Kirgan of the Mississippi Press attended this year's event and reports on his visit.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-06-02 09:54
Broom reports that he has posted several albums of photos from the recent Mudthaw 2009 event which took place in March in the Barony of Settmour Swamp (East Kingdom). Included are pictures of A&S entries and two elevations to the Order of the Laurel.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-06-01 17:18
Tannis of Tir-y-Don reports that he has posted albums of photos from recent events in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-06-01 14:03
SCA computer geeks will be in their glory in How to Kill a Dragon with Programming, a bit of humor that proposes how the beast might be slain and the princess rescued using a number of popular computer languages.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-06-01 11:42
Godfrey von Rheinfels reports that he has created an album of photos from the March 2009 Mixed Weapons War in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.
Submitted by kyppyn on Mon, 2009-06-01 09:30
Baron Kyppyn Kirkcaldy reports that his Squire, Captain Cadogan Blaydes, has been placed on vigil for Knighthood by Their Majesties EikBrandr and Runa.