Archive

July 29th, 2004

Roaring Wastes: Known World Librarians Meeting at Pennsic

Librarins of the Known World unite! Or at least get together to meet each other at Pennsic War!

Geoffrey Scott Accepts Royal Challenge at Pennsic War

Uther and Kaaren, King and Queen of the West, have placed Geoffrey Scott on vigil for knighthood and charged him to undertake 1500 fights at the Pennsic War.

July 28th

Oertha Coronet Photos Online

Kirstin inn Tasaldaaka has posted photos from the recent Coronet Tourney in the Principality of Oertha.

Position Available: Society Minister of Arts & Sciences

The SCA Board of Directors has announced that applicants are being sought for the position of Society MOAS.

Fireworks Celebrate Re-Building of 16th Century Bridge

Residents of the Bosnoan city of Mostar are celebrating the re-opening of an historic bridge across the Neretva River The original bridge was built in 1566 and then destroyed during the Bosnian War.

Regia Anglorum Draws Crowds for Viking Spectacular

Visitors to the Cleethorpes Showground got to experience Viking life up close and personal when Regia Anglorum presented a Viking re-enactment weekend.

Best of Griffin's Tor Edition Two

Let it be known that the Best of Griffin's Tor Edition Two will take place on the weekend of the 30th and 31st of October 2004.

Tip of the Tente

Well, we're coming up on it again. That's right, the Tip of the Tente never really went away, it was just postponed!

Midrealm welcomes new citizen in Pentamere Region

Isaac Xavier Duncan, who will be a third-generation SCAdian, was born early in the morning of July 27 to Lady Deirdre Maccuswell and her husband Jason (mka Skye and Jason Duncan).

July 27th

Bronwyn ferch Arial to Enter Order of the Laurel

Their Majesties of Calontir have placed the Honorable Lady Bronwyn ferch Arial on vigil to be elevated to the Order of the Laurel.

Lochac's First Equestrian Muster

Catulla, Lochac Equestrian Marshal, has announced that the kingdom's first Equestrian Muster will take place in August at Queanbeyan.

Comments sought on proposal for revised disciplinary rules

Meg Baron (President of the SCA) and the Board of Directors are requesting comments from the populace on a Grand Council proposal to revise the Corpora provisions for sanctioning inappropriate behavior within the organization.

Partito Di Autunno

Greetings good gentles! Come one, come all... the cry goes out for supporters of Italy, France and Spain! Ask not what your country can do for you... but what you can do to earn points for the country of your choice.

Armorgeddon XIV

The Shire of Border Downs presents the annual battle between Northshield and Calontir.

Pennsic Independent to be Available in PDF Format

Pennsic Independent Publisher Heirusalem Crystoma has announced that a "Home Edition" of the paper is now available by subscription in PDF format.

July 26th

Roman Bridge Studied in Northumberland

A second-century bridge crossing the River Tyne in Corbridge, England, forming part of the Roman "Great North Road," is being studied by archaeologists.

Ansteorran Chirurgeons & Waterbearers to Host Iron Siege Cook-Off

Arkell vom Cophus has announced that the Ansteorran Chirurgeonate & Water Bearers Guild will host an Iron/Siege Cook-Off at Elfsea Defender XXVI.

50-year Pennsic War planner on-line

A chart of Pennsic War dates for the next 50 years is now available to help Pennsic travellers plan their future vacation time! It includes projected attendance growth as well.

Seattle Times: Three Reenactment Groups Compete for Local Interest

In an article for the Seattle Times reporter J.J. Jensen contrasts the SCA and two Seattle-area groups, the Seattle Knights and the Academia della Spada.

Medieval shoes: best foot forward

This week's edition of the Links List is all about Footwear.

Silver Chalice XVII

In Hidden Mountain, we are celebrating! The harvest is in, and it is time to test our skills in the arts of War, and gentler arts as well.

Drachenwald Kingdom University

This year the Drachenwald Kingdom University will take place the weekend of November 5 through 7, 2004, in two locations: the main campus being held in the Shire of Ad Flumen Caerulum (Austria), and the adjunct campus being held in the shire of Adamastor (Capetown, South Africa).

July 25th

Fergus and Margarita New Heirs to Oertha

Khevron, Stellanordica Herald of the Principality of Oertha, reports news from the July 17, 2004 Coronet.

Muslim Necropolis Discovered in Lisbon

Archaeologists working on a large site south of Lisbon, Portugal, believe it to be the largest Muslim cemetery on the Iberian peninsula.

£70,000 Needed to Save Britain's Oldest Theatre

This year's performances at a medieval Cornish amphitheatre, said to be the oldest working theatre in Britain, could be the last, as the community cannot afford to buy the adjacent plot of land from its present owners.

Kil Roy-Ho was Here!

Archaeologists studying a section of the Great Wall of China have discovered graffiti dating from the 16th century CE.

Chesterfield Pub Hides Roman Fort

Deveoplers working at Old Feather's Pub on Lordsmill Street in Chesterfield, England, have discovered evidence of a Roman fort.

July 24th

American Firm Investigates Salvaging Sussex

An American salvage company is investigating the possibility of salvaging the British warship Sussex which sank off the coast of Gibraltor in 1694.

Ealdormere Photo Albums Online

Eirik Andersen reports that photo albums from various events in the Kingdom of Ealdormere are now available for viewing online.

July 23rd

Roman Villa Had All the Amenities

Archaeologists are celebrating the discovery of a huge Roman villa near Swindon, England as "one of the most important Roman sites in England."