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November 4th, 2003

Atenveldt Seneschal Asks Help in Locating Stolen Regalia

Duchess Katerina O'Callaghan, Atenveldt Kingdom Seneschal, sends an open letter to the populace of the Known World asking for your assistance in finding the stolen regalia.

Medieval Friary Reveals 14th Century Underpants

The excavations at the Augustinian Friary in Hull, England have revealed a treasure hoard of medieval artifacts.

November 3rd

Photos of Stolen Atenveldt Regalia

Can you help recover the stolen regalia from Atenveldt?

Uppity Women of AEthelmearc

The Rhydderich Hael Scribal Guild is working on a calendar for sale as a fund raiser, featuring the "Uppity Women of AEthelmearc."

"Jesus, Mary and Da Vinci" to Air on ABC [SPOILER]

A controversial program based on Dan Brown's best-selling book, "The Da Vinci Code" will air on ABC News November 3, 2003.

Aedward Steadfast and Yolande Kesteven New Royal Heirs in Lochac

The Barony of Aneala hosted Lochac's November Crown this past weekend. Viscount Sir Aedward Steadfast won the honor of crowning his inspiration, Viscountess Yolande Kesteven.

Ansteorrans Hail New Royal Heirs

Miguel de Oporto has won the Ansteorran Coronet for the honor of his inspiration, Conal Alexandria O'Riordain.

Outlands Crown Tournament Photos Online

An Outlands photographer has posted an online album of photos from the September Crown Tournament.

Calontir Welcomes New Royalty

Siridean and Sile are the new Prince and Princess of Calontir following the November 1, 2003 Crown Tourney.

"Remote Groups" Listserve Created

A listserve has been created to help isolated SCA groups keep in touch and share ideas.

November 1st

Medieval History Magazine

A new magazine specifically dedicated to medieval history is now available.

Punta Dritta Online

"Punta Dritta," the newsletter of Lochac's Academy of Defense, is now available online.

California SCA Merchant's Shop Destroyed by Wildfires

"Brass Axe and the Rose", a merchant serving events in the western United States, has closed indefinitely after their home and business were destroyed by the forest fires in California.

Lochac Adds to Population

Simon MacFaolain has announced the birth of his daughter, Isabella Joan, on October 30, 2003.

October 31st

Digital Canterbury Tales

In celebration of the anniversary of Chaucer's death, the two earliest version of the "Canterbury Tales" have been digitized and are now available online.

Further Details on Schragger Sexual Assault Allegations

Morning Call: The connections to the SCA figure prominently in a follow-up article concerning the alleged offenses of Ben Schragger, former East Kingdom Dean of Pages.

Former East Kingdom Page School Dean Accused of Sexual Misconduct with Minors

Benjamin Schragger, known in the SCA as Ben the Steward, has been arrested on charges that he sexually assaulted children in his home.

Psychic Dates Medieval Welsh Ship

Psychic Diane Lloyd Hughes dates Newport ship at 1426.

Roman Theater Discovered in Germany

Archaeologists have discovered the ruins of a Roman theater near the town of Kuenzing in southern Germany.

Video of Midrealm Crown Tourney Available Online

Duke Sir Palymar, of House Stahlgeist, has made available an online video of the last few rounds of the fall Crown Tournament.

October 30th

Volunteers Scramble to Aid SCAdian Families Left Homeless by California Fires

At least two SCA families have been left homeless by recent wildfires in California. Volunteers have set up YahooGroups mailing list and a local team to coordinate relief efforts.

Frazier Historical Arms Museum to Open in May, 2004

The Frazier Historical Arms Museum is set to open May 22, 2004 in Louisville, Kentucky (USA).

Fourth Viking Ship Unearthed in Norway

Norwegian researchers are excited by the latest find of an intact ship near the spot where the famous Gokstad ship was discovered in 1880.

Atenveldt Royal Regalia Stolen

Their Majesties of Atenveldt have reported that regalia was stolent recently from Their vehicle.

Cast the Runes!

Want to know what's in your future? Cast the runes.

Lochac Spring War IX Photos Online

Jane of Stockton has announced that photos from Lochac's Spring War IX are now available on the Barony of Mordenvale's website.

Inside the Rainbow: Medieval Stained Glass

Dame Aoife shares sources for stained glass from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

South Asian Arms & Armor on Display at the Higgins

"The Passage to India: The Arms and Armor of South Asia" will be on display at The Higgins Armory Museum, in Worcester, Massachusetts, from October 23, 2003, to June 20, 2004.

October 29th

Exhibit at the Getty Features Recent Stained Glass Acquisitions

"Images in Light: Newly Acquired Stained Glass" will be on display until next April at the J.Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, California.

University of California Offers Free Books Online

UCPress has a selection of books available free online, including some of interest to medieval and renaissance scholars.