Archive

July 16th, 2004

Update of Ealdormere equestrain website features photos from War Practice

Mistress Eleanor fitzPatrick has announced many updates to the Ealdormere Equestrian website including photos from the 2004 Ealdormere War Practice.

Knight's Crossing Baronial Investiture

Only seven more times the sun will rise until we meet to celebrate the arrival of a new Baron and Baroness of Knight's Crossing and bid farewell to Baron Elazar and Baroness Elina.

July 15th

Clinton News Record: Group recreates medieval times

An article from the Clinton News-Record about the SCA in the Shire of Lyndhaven (Woodstock, New Brunswick), mostly about member Owen Flewelling and SCA heavy weapons combat.

Masters, mistresses & knights: SCA elevation ceremonies

Dame Aoife discusses modern peerage elevation ceremonies in her latest collection of annotated links.

9th Annual Siege of Glengarry

The Barony of Highland Foorde & The Shire of Sylvan Glen have teamed up for an inter-kingdom event.

Scotchtoberfest

Gettin' back to yer wee roots! Ach, that's right laddie! Canton der Welfengau is bringin' back tha best SCA event in Ealdormere! Ya best be given Scotchtoberfest tha respect it deserves!

William Tell XIX

The Shire of River's Bend invites you to William Tell XIX.

July 14th

Photos from AEthelmearc's Pax Interruptus Online

Jennifer has posted photos from the July 9-11, 2004 Pax Interruptus held at Thescorre in Phelps, NY.

Donations Needed for Chirurgeon's Point at Pennsic War

Want to help the Chirurgeons at Pennsic? Aine reports what sorts of donations are needed for Chirurgeon's Point and for the fund-raising auction.

Not much to like about King Arthur

National Public Radio's Bob Mondello found the new film King Arthur lacking in charm.

A message from Siubhan: Contribute to Pennsic blood drive

Siubhan inghean Alasdair, of the Barony of Stierbach in the Kingdom of Atlantia, shares a personal experience of how donated blood saved her life.

July 13th

Secret Medici crypt discovered

A newly-discovered secret crypt belonging to the once-powerful Medici family of Italy is expected to unravel many historical mysteries surrouding the family.

Fallen SCAdian Soldier Remembered in McKinney, Texas

Over five hundred mourners packed the First United Methodist Church in McKinney, Texas, to say farewell to Second Lieutenant Brian Smith, known in the SCA as Friedrich von Konigsburg.

Medieval Kitchens

This episode of the Links List is about Medieval Kitchens--not the food itself, but the place where it was prepared.

Lochac Chooses New A&S Champions

Lady Katerina da Brescia, Lochac Arts & Sciences Minister, has announced the results of the recent Kingdom A&S Competition.

SCA Board of Directors Meeting

On Saturday, July 17th, the SCA Board of Directors is holding its quarterly meeting in the Embassy Suites hotel by the Philadelphia Airport, 9000 Bartram Avenue in Philadelphia, PA.

Royal University of Scir Hafoc (R.U.S.H.)

Activities will include classes and demonstrations of medieval fighting, costuming, weaving, dying, woodworking, the bardic arts, and other diverse arts and sciences.

Great Northern War VI

Come and enjoy a weekend of fighting, arts and sciences and merriment with an English and Scottish theme.

Spring War X

The information for Spring War X is now available.

Benevolence Crusade

After some delays we have finally got confirmed dates and prices for this year's Benevolence Crusade!

July 12th

Independent: London to Essex Roman Road Discovered

Archaeologists have made an important discovery in Essex, England: a large Roman road connecting Essex and London and a whole new Roman town.

Photo Album Features "The Shearin' of Sir Evander & Sir Siegfried"

Eirik Andersen's photos from Ealdormere War Practice VI are available on the TwoRavens.org web site.

Who's Afraid of Beowulf?

The days of summer dawn clear and warm, and the dreaded monster Grendel has dragged himself from the murky depths intent on laying waste to our fair shire once again!

Niebelungenkrieg 2004 Photos Online

Owen en Deredere has posted photos from Nibelungenkrieg VIII which took place July 2-6, 2004 in Euskirchen, Germany.

Equestrian and Medieval Skills Ithra

The Barony of Stromgaard is hosting an Equestrian and Medieval Skills Ithra http://www.ithra.antir.sca.org/idisplay.php?topic=classes&it=5330&

14 things you didn't know about King Arthur

The article in The Tennesseean suggests that these fourteen "things you didn't know about King Arthur" will be surprises, but they may not have planned for SCAdian readers.

July 11th

Professor hunts Roman pirates

Be very quiet! Florida State professor of anthropology Cheryl Ward is hunting pirates! Roman pirates!

1421: The Year China Discovered America?

A documentary, airing on Wednesday, July 21, on PBS, examines Zheng He, a legendary Chinese admiral, and the spectacular Ming fleet of treasure junks he commanded in the early 15th century

Shipwrecked Ming china recovered

A huge haul of Ming porcelain has been recovered from a shipwrecked Portuguese ship in waters off the coast of Malaysia.

Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Announces Toll Increase

Pennsic-bound travelers using the turnpike will want to budget for an increase in tolls.