Archive - 2010 - Story
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Thu, 2010-10-21 14:25
The Calvert Marine Museum in Maryland (USA) had some unusual guests when a company of Vikings - longship and all - sailed into port. The Longship Company sailed their ship, the Sae Hrafn, to the museum's boating basin for a day of education and entertainment.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-10-21 10:58
Several SCA and MSR (Medieval Scenarios and Recreation) members were on hand recently to serve as extras at Sands Point Preserve in New York for a filming of the Fox television series Running Wilde. Farrah Weinstein of the Port Washington Patch has the story. (photos and video)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-10-21 07:41
On his blog, Unlocked Wordhoard, Richard Nokes, professor of medieval literature at Troy University, has posted video of a performance of Cædmon's Hymn, an early piece of West Saxon poetry, recorded by Bede in the 7th century.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-10-20 18:16
An historic, 16th century stone archway on the grounds of Scone Palace in Perthshire was destroyed recently when a van driven by a contractor crashed into it.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-10-20 16:20
Cathus reports that he has created an album of photos from Grand Melee which took place recently in the Kingdom of Calontire. They are available to view on Flickr.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-10-20 13:36
A team of volunteer archaeologists has discovered a rare Roman waterwheel dating to the first or second century C.E. near Cockermouth, an ancient market town in Cumbria, England. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-10-20 11:25
Cú Allaidh Dona of the Kingdom of Ealdormere reports that he is interested in forming a Stoolball team, and invites others to join him.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2010-10-19 18:53
Cateline la broderesse reports that she has created an album of photos from the Coronation of Gryffith and Aikaterine which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on her Picasa website.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2010-10-19 16:38
"The discovery of Arabic coins at the coast of the Baltic sea proves that there was global trade more than 1,200 years ago," said Greifswald historian Fred Ruchhoeft about the discovery of 82 Arabic coins in a northern German field.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2010-10-19 14:57
On August 24, 410, Imperial Rome was sacked by an invading force of Visigoths from northern Europe, an event that has been compared with September 11, 2001 in the United States.
Submitted by AndreasdeC on Tue, 2010-10-19 11:24
Their Majesties of Atlantia, Bryan & Brianna issued three Peerage Writs at War of the Wings V, held in the Barony of Sacred Stone.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2010-10-18 17:46
Their Majesties of the Kingdom of Calontir have placed Madoc ap Llewellyn on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Pelican.
Submitted by Miriam on Mon, 2010-10-18 15:03
Lecture given by Toby Lester -- a longtime editor and writer for The Atlantic, and the author of The Fourth Part of the World (2009) -- about the Waldseemüller world map of 1507.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2010-10-18 12:45
The sad life of a lone castle guard is depicted in a short animated film from Bird Box Studio.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2010-10-17 16:54
The organizers of the 2011 Estrella War are seeking artwork for the event's gatebook.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2010-10-17 13:16
A team of archaeologists is hoping to find the remains of Bernard of Kilwinning, the 14th century Scottish bishop who drafted the Declaration of Arbroath. The team is excavating a medieval monastery in the Ayrshire town of Kilwinning.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2010-10-17 09:53
Mistress Radegund reports that her apprentice Debora of Durham has been elevated to the Order of the Laurel by Their Majesties of the Kingdom of Ansteorra.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2010-10-17 01:43
Scottish history buffs with time on their hands will want to check out the BBC Scotland's website which features a links list of stories and videos relating to Scottish history.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2010-10-16 12:00
At Their recent Crown Tournament, Their Majesties of the Kingdom of Artemisia placed Syeria Caminante on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Pelican.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2010-10-16 08:22
Cathal reports that Duke Caspar was the victor of the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Meridies.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-10-15 17:50
As reported on the Kingdom list, Morgan Olander fighting for the honor of Lusche della Casiago, was the victor of the October 9, 2010 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Northshield.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-10-15 14:39
Master Phillip Reed the Facetious, Seneschal of the East Kingdom, has announced that the list of combatants and their consorts for the upcoming East Kingdom Crown Tournament is now available to view online.
Submitted by Aylwin de Renham on Fri, 2010-10-15 11:18
Lord Aylwin de Renham reports that Pan Vitus Polonius was victorius in the Kingdom of Drachenwald's Autumn Crown Tournament, held in the Shire of Eplaheimr, in the Principality of Insulae Draconis.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-10-15 07:52
Members of the SCA joined forces with actors to participate in the first Mrs. Ippy Dam Renaissance Faire held recently at Hubinger Landing in Keokuk, Iowa. Jeff Hunt of The Hawk Eye has the story. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-10-14 19:21
21-year-old metal detectorist Danny Mills delighted local archaeologists when he discovered an extremely rare 1st - 3rd century Roman lantern near Sudbury, England. The bronze lantern is believed to be the only one of its kind in Britain. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-10-14 17:03
On September 9, 2010, Maureen Cavanaugh interviewed Scott Farrell, AKA Duke Guillaume de la Belgique, about chivalry in the modern age for the radio program These Days on KPBS. Farrell is a contributor to the new book Martial Arts and Philosophy.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-10-14 14:32
14th century Spain was the setting for the recent Santa Fe Renaissance Fair where costumed performers and members of the SCA welcomed the public to step back in history and become a "pirateer or a nobleman." Phaedra Haywood of the Santa Fe New Mexican has the story. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-10-13 19:17
The organizers for the 2011 Estrella War have announced that they are now accepting advertising content for the event's Gatebook.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-10-13 15:06
Victor Singh, of the Veliki Novgorod archaeological project in Russia, has announced the discovery of a pagan mask, cut from the top of a leather boot, in the 13th Troitsky Pit. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-10-13 12:36
Photographer E.F. Kitchen wanted to find "people who make or collect their own armor." She found them in the SCA and documented their work in her book Suburban Knights. Claire O'Neill of NPR's The Picture Show has the story. (photos)