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October 26th, 2003

AEthelmearc Crown Tourney Video Online

Eoghan Rurikson has announced that video of Aethelmearc's recent Crown Tourney is now available online.

Board Seeks Comments on Proposed Governing Documents Change

The SCA Board of Directors seeks comments on a proposal to change the policy for sanction of royalty whose membership lapses during Their reign.

October 25th

Mayan Mystery Solved?

National Geographic: Archaeologists excavating a lost Mayan city in Guatemala may have discovered an explanation for the fall of the empire.

Medieval Children's Literature Book Published

A new anthology of pre-16th century children's literature has been published by Routledge.

Your Teenager and the SCA

A website answers questions for parents concerned about their teens joining the SCA.

October 24th

Berenger of Lochac to be Knighted

Berenger of the Kingdom of Lochac has been invited to join the Order of the Chivalry.

Lasers Used to Unlock the Hidden Secrets of Stonehenge

3-D lasers are being used to reveal carvings on the stones at Stonehenge.

Board of Directors Seeking Applicants for Admin Assistant

The SCA Board of Directors is currently accepting applications for the position of Administrative Assistant, a part-time paid position.

October 23rd

Comments Sought for Governing Documents Change Proposal

The Board of Directors seeks comments from the populace on a proposed change in policy related to territorial Barons and Baronesses simultaneously holding other warranted SCA offices.

Board President Reports on Fourth Quarter Meeting

Meg Baron, President of the SCA, has published the President's Report from the most recent meeting of the Board of Directors.

Atenveldt Mourns Mistress Petroushka of Bohemia, Premier Pelican

The first Pelican elevated in the Kingdom of Atenveldt, Mistress Petroushka of Bohemia, lost her battle with cancer on October 13, 2003.

New Society Webmaster Named

Lord Ronan Lynceus has been named as the new SCA Society Webmaster.

October 22nd

Midrealm Announces Crown Tourney Combatants

Their Royal Majesties Alasdair and Guenievre of the Middle Kingdom have announced the list of entrants for Their Crown Tourney to be held October 25, 2003 in Caer Anterth Mawr (Waukesha, WI).

Fall Feast of Simplefare Garners News Coverage

Norwich Bulletin: The Fall Feast of Simplefare hosted by the Canton of Fennbrycg in Norwich, CT held October 18, 2003, attracted participants from all over the East Kingdom and "Norwich Bulletin" reporter Brian Lyman who covered the event for the paper.

"King Arthur" Returns to Celtic Roots

Empire Movies: "King Arthur," a new film from Touchstone Pictures, will take the legend back to its Roman/Celtic roots.

Drachenwald Welcomes New Royalty

The Kingdom of Drachenwald held its Crown Tournament on Saturday, October 18, 2003 with Duke Elffin of Mona fighting for Countess Signy Halfdanasdottiras the victor.

October 21st

Wolgemut Announces Creation of Website

Fans of the musical group Wolgemut will be glad to know that the band now has its own web site.

Known World Teachers & Artisans Directory

A directory of Known World A&S teachers has been created for use by the SCA populace.

October 20th

Debatable Lands Welcomes Alonzio and Tatyana as Baron and Baroness

King Henri of AEthelmearc has invested Alonzio of the Peacemakers and Tatyana Kushina as fifth Baron and Baroness of the Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands.

Publisher Recalls How-To Book for Safety Problem

John Wiley and Sons, Inc., has recalled 5400 copies of "Candle and Soap Making for Dummies" because the book's instructions contain a potentially hazardous error.

New Exhibit on Gothic Art at the V&A

"Gothic Art for England 1400-1547" will be on display at the Victoria & Albert Museum through January 18, 2004.

Flint Axes Discovered at Wiltshire Bypass Excavation

44 3,000-year-old flint axes have been discovered near Salisbury at the site of a highway bypass.

Cunnan, an SCA "Wiki," is Now Online

Cunnan, the world's largest SCA wiki, boasts of having 787 articles and is accepting more daily.

October 19th

Mildenhall Skeleton Sparks Controversy

EDP24 & BBC: News sources conflict on the identity of a skeleton discovered buried face down near Mildenhall air force base in Suffolk, England.

Barony of Thescorre Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The Barony of Thescorre in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc celebrated its 25th anniversary on October 14, 2003.

Where's the Treasure?

Teeside Evening Gazette: Parishioners of the Stainton Parish Church would like to know what happened to the treasure discovered three years ago in the foundations of their church.

October 18th

New AEthelmearc Resident Born October 14

The Kingdom of AEthelmearc announces the birth of Hadrian Stuart Hyland, son of Duke James and Duchess Elina.

Archery at Estrella XX

Archers of the Known World are preparing to bring their bows to Estrella XX.

An Tir 12th Night to Feature Arts of War

The Arts and Sciences Room of An Tir's 12th celebration will feature an Arts of War and Warriors display.

October 17th

Ealdormere Golden Seamstress Competition

Fabric artists of Ealdormere are invited to compete in the Golden Seamstress Competition to be held April 9-10, 2004 in Hamilton, Ontario.