Archive - 2012 - Story
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-10-23 23:41
The Board is pleased to announce that Lady Elswyth of Bery (Louise Hollingbery) from the Barony of Ynys Fawr and Lady Danielis de Luna (Kylie Maynard) from the Shire of Dismal Fogs have taken up a position on the Board of Directors for SCA Ltd Australia.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-10-23 17:44
Archaeologist Harendra Sinha is excited about the discovery of a rare copper plate Jaint Garh, a small village near Chaibasa, India, which includes information on a 10th century land grant with "details of the ruler and his family, purpose of the grant along with the details of the beneficiary."
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Tue, 2012-10-23 13:07
In a story fit for an Indiana Jones movie, a statue carved by the Bon people of Tibet in the 11th century and excavated by Nazis in the 1930s has been found to be carved from a meteorite that fell to earth between 10,000 and 20,000 years ago.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-10-23 10:40
Megan reports that Count Obadiah defeated Alfar Uthersson in the final bout of the Fall 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West. His Highness was inspired by Ascelin.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-10-22 19:02
Elfwyn the Dane reports that Count Damon MacMillan was the winner of the Fall 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Artemisia. His Excellency was inspired by Countess Veronique d'Arcy.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-10-22 16:29
William Freskyn Murray reports that Duke Maynard von dem Steine was winner of the October 6, 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. His Grace was inspired in His endeavor by Countess Liadain ni Dheirdre Chaomhanaigh.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-10-22 13:14
Meisterinne Katheryn Hebenstreitz reports that Duke Thorvaldr Skeglauss was the victor of the Fall 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Drachenwald. His Grace was inspired in His endeavor by Tofa in Glaða.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-10-22 09:53
Saba reports that Valora tou Ayiva has been placed on vigil by Their Majesties Thomas and Ilora of the Kingdom of Atenveldt to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Chivalry.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-10-22 07:30
Jerusha reports that Tristan Dragonheart was the victor of the August 25, 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Atenveldt. His Highness was inspired in His endeavor by Countess Damiana McDade.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-10-21 17:14
The happy combination of history and Legos returns with The Battle of Maldon, an animated version of the 10th century battle between Earl Byrhtnoth and Viking raiders. The film was created by David Waugh for DTG Productions.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-10-21 13:28
At Their September 15, 2012 Coronation, Their Majesties Khalek and Branwyn of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc offered elevation to the Order of the Pelican to THLady Kateryna Ty Isaf.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-10-21 08:18
UlfR Blodfotur Fallgrson was the winner of the September 1, 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of An Tir. His Highness was inspired in His endeavor by Caoimhe ingen Domnaille.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-10-20 15:51
The online comic XKCD offers wise words of advice in a recent strip for those seeking to buy swords from merchants.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-10-20 11:06
Do not try this at home, kiddies! Let Polly and Ryan (AKA Tristram) show you how it's done with the new non-Olympic sport of Trampolarchery.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-10-20 05:38
Count Fernando reports that during Their Court at Gryphon's Fest, Their Majesties Hirsch and Magdalena offered elevation to the Order of the Laurel to Her Grace Duchess Isabeau de Beauxyeux.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-10-19 23:42
There are documents a plenty on how the Vikings influenced the culture of England, but a new study looks at ways that Danish Norse were influenced by the English they conquered. According to Ph.D candidate Marie Bønløkke Spejlborg, it was the English who inspired Danes to organise themselves into cities."
Submitted by Alys Katharine on Fri, 2012-10-19 22:01
Is this an illustration of a young Henry VIII weeping at his mother's death?
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-10-18 18:05
Excavations at the Roman town of Venta Icenorum at at Caistor St Edmund, near Norwich, England, are changing minds about life in 5th century Britain. The discovery of an Anglo Saxon building "showed the site was far more complex than first thought, and not solely a Roman settlement."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-10-18 15:42
Seuilla DeCordoba reports that Their Majesties Flanagan and Drahomira of the Kingdom of the Outlands have offered THL Oliver Mordrake admittance into the Order of the Pelican.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-10-18 11:12
Dr Pat Cullum and Dr Katherine Lewis of the University of Huddersfield are hoping to learn more about what it meant to be a man in the Middle Ages. To foster scholarship, the two professor have created a new network, called the Bishop's Eye.
Submitted by piotrzavilov on Wed, 2012-10-17 10:13
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is putting on show “Bashford Dean and the Creation of the Arms and Armor Department” in honor of the founding curator, Bashford Dean, of their medieval arms and armor collection.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2012-10-16 17:15
Please be advised that the deadline for applications for the position of Corporate Treasurer has been extended until December 30, 2012.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2012-10-16 14:47
Please be advised that the deadline for applications for the position of Society President has been extended until December 30, 2012.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-10-15 16:08
USC professor Sharon DeWitte is steeped in death, specifically the Black Death that ravaged Europe during the 14th century. DeWitte is studying how conditions in Europe before and after the plague and the effects of the disease on the lifespan of survivors changed life in medieval Europe.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-10-15 10:22
The blue Danube's not-very-blue waters are a hindrance to Hungarian archaeologists seeking to investigate a newly-discovered medieval shipwreck in the river 18 miles north of Budapest. The Danube connected much of Europe in the Middle Ages, but was hazardous to navigate.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-10-14 18:17
Santes Dwynwen, daughter of Welsh King Brychan Brycheiniog, who died in the 5th century, is considered the patron saint of Welsh lovers. Now a ruined church at Llanddwyn on Anglesey has been scheduled for restoration.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-10-14 15:01
Until the end of December, 2012, the Oxfordshire Museum is proudly exhibiting a 7th century garnet and gold brooch discovered in a woman's grave in Oxfordshire in 2009. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-10-14 10:31
Marine archaeologists working at a port near the ancient village of Birka, Sweden believe the port was larger than previously believed and may show evidence of the exensive trade system of the Norse.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-10-13 19:42
"At times you feel like you're looking at a huge film set with masses of people on stage, all pulling in the same direction, creating big pictures," says director Paul Burbridge about a new production of the 14th century York Mystery Plays.
Submitted by merouda on Sat, 2012-10-13 14:07
EMERAUDE (ISSN 2169-0952), a magazine for poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and art of interest to the Living History community, has reopened for submissions.