Archive - Aug 26, 2010 - Story

A cool US$600,000 buys Viking ship

Have you ever had the urge to own your own Viing longship? Now is your chance. The city of Sandefjord would like to sell a replace of the Oseberg ship found in 1904 in a Viking grave near Tønsberg, Norway. (photo)

Master Sigmundr Haakonarson victorious in second Insulae Draconis Coronet Tourney

Lord Aylwin de Renham reports that Master Sigmundr Haakonarson was victorious over Baroness Dorothea Weberin in the 2nd Coronet Tourney of the Principality of Insulae Draconis held in the Shire of Eplaheimr in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.

"New" edition of Chaucer's poems discovered

A professor in New Zealand has discovered a previously unknown edition of Chaucer's poems. The book was published in 1807 and distinguishes between poems correctly and incorrectly attributed to Chaucer. This is the earliest known edition to make such a distinction.