Archive - Story
February 27th, 2004
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-02-27 16:57
This Is Nottingham: Metal-detecting hobbyist Thomas Wallace found a 14th century silver pendant inscribed with the initials A and W (likely a reference to the Alpha and Omega) in a field in Nottingham.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-02-27 00:06
National Geographic: In an article for "National Geographic," reporter Stefan Lovgren looks at new research that proves Vikings were into more than raping and pillaging.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-02-26 17:06
A 100-foot stretch of pipe, which once fed the Roman fort at Vindolanda, was unearthed recently and discovered to be still working.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2004-02-25 14:17
This week Dame Aoife shares links dealing with the history and social customs of the Kingdom of Jerusalem.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-02-25 14:16
Sunday Herald: Dame Muriel Spark's new book puts forward the theory that Joseph Riccio, brother of David Riccio, was responsible for the murder of Lord Henry Stuart Darnley, Mary's second husband.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-02-24 23:48
A public inquiry has been opened to study government plans to build a traffic tunnel under Stonehenge.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-02-24 23:48
St. Cloud Times News: Through first-hand research and hours of trial and error, Erik Schmid has accomplished something few people have: created accurate reproductions of historical examples of mail garments from the Medieval and Classical periods.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-02-23 22:56
Photos by Lord Steven of the recent Ymir event in Atlantia are now available online.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2004-02-23 22:54
The Independent: Archaeologists are working to uncover the remains of a medieval settlement, as well as an earlier Stone Age settlement, a short ways from the existing village of Dreghorn.
Submitted by Ceinwen on Mon, 2004-02-23 17:49
The medieval pest commonly known as the bedbug is making a comeback, thanks in part to increased travel.
Submitted by Catriona on Sun, 2004-02-22 17:50
At the Spring of Crown Tourney of Trimaris on February 20-22, Heirs to the Thrones were determined.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-02-22 17:48
At the Tourney of Ymir, which took place February 13-15, 2004 in the Kingdom of Atlantia, three new peers were elevated.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-02-22 12:39
The trend toward virtual reality exhibits will give many more people access to the museum experience according to a recent BBC article.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-02-22 09:43
UTV: Plans for student housing and a carpark in the center of Cork, Ireland are on hold after the discovery of a Viking ship.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-02-21 17:18
Oldham Advertiser: A local archaeological trust has objected to the construction of wind turbines on Denshaw Moor, a site which includes two medieval iron-smelting furnaces.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-02-21 11:05
John Marvin Jacek Rogers, son of Baron Daniel Lightfoot and Baroness Una the Bashful, was born February 19, 2004 at the Community Medical Center in Scranton, PA.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2004-02-21 10:45
More information on the Dublin headcoverings can be found in a book by Elizabeth Wincott Heckett, (2003), "Viking Age Headcoverings from Dublin".
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-02-20 21:15
A modern reproduction of a medieval knight's oath was recently open for auction on eBay.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-02-20 18:08
The brewers of the Known World are invited to compete in the first ever Brewer's Competition At Gulf Wars. The event will be sponsored by the Dragons Breath Brewers Guild Of Trimaris.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-02-20 15:32
Lady Meliora, Middle Kingdom Historian, has announced that the Middle Kingdom will celebrate its 35th anniversary in conjunction with the Kingdom A&S Fair, Saturday, May 29, 2004 in the Barony of Roaring Wastes.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2004-02-19 21:17
Godfrey von Rhienfels, from Atenveldt, has posted an extensive photo album from the recent Estrella War.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-02-19 17:13
At a recent tourney, the Free Scholars of the Kingdom of Atlantia raised over US$3000 for the American Breast Cancer Foundation.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-02-18 19:30
Curious as to how the meanings of words have changed over the centuries? Check out Lori's website, which offers her comparisons between medieval and modern.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-02-18 14:38
Mistress Aine, Deputy to the Pennsic War Chirurgeon, is seeking input from non-chirurgeons to improve service at Chirurgeon's Point.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-02-18 03:28
Washington Post: A new article discusses the so-called Vinland Map, which may date to the 15th century, and the debate over its authenticity.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2004-02-17 19:01
The Kingdom of Acre, "a group dedicated to the education, understanding and appreciation of the Middle Ages," invites members and guests to attend "Viking Wars" on February 28, 2004.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-02-17 18:55
Baroness Katharine of Kate Hall reports highlights from this year's Estrella War in the Kingdom of Atenveldt.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-02-17 03:36
The "One Kingdom - One Book" project taking place in the East Kingdom has chosen "Beowulf" for its first book.
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2004-02-17 03:35
According to William Congreve, "Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast," so readers will want to calm themselves by checking out Dame Aoife's music links.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-02-16 06:30
Roaring Wastes: Iasmin de Cordoba, Baroness Roaring Wastes of the Middle Kingdom, announced that volunteers from the barony would help prepare meals at a homeless shelter.