July 25th, 2004
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2004-07-25 14:40
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.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-25 11:10
Archaeologists studying a section of the Great Wall of China have discovered graffiti dating from the 16th century CE.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-25 09:47
Deveoplers working at Old Feather's Pub on Lordsmill Street in Chesterfield, England, have discovered evidence of a Roman fort.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-07-24 23:19
An American salvage company is investigating the possibility of salvaging the British warship Sussex which sank off the coast of Gibraltor in 1694.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-07-24 10:00
Eirik Andersen reports that photo albums from various events in the Kingdom of Ealdormere are now available for viewing online.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-23 20:17
Archaeologists are celebrating the discovery of a huge Roman villa near Swindon, England as "one of the most important Roman sites in England."
Submitted by arkell on Fri, 2004-07-23 17:26
Sir Pendaran & Mistress Jehanne of Ansteorra have challenged the local barony, Bjornsborg, to join fourteen other Ansteorran groups in sending "CARE packages" to US troops serving in Iraq, in memory of Second Lieutenant Brian Smith.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-07-23 14:27
The earliest example of a Renaissance painted ceiling in Scotland, originally painted at Prestongrange House in 1581, but later removed for preservation, has been reproduced at a nearby East Lothian pub.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-23 12:05
Racaire, from the Shire Ad Flumen Caerulum (Austria), has announced that photographs from the recent Hunting Season event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald are now available online.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2004-07-23 10:15
This week, Dame Aoife mentions unmentionables in the form of underpinnings, codpieces, corsets and all manner of medieval underwear.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2004-07-23 09:34
UNESCO has placed Germany's historic Cologne Cathedral on the list of World Heritage sites in danger.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2004-07-22 21:47
Meg Baron, President of the SCA, Inc., has published the President's Report for the two most recent Board of Directors meetings. Ms. Baron reports on the meeting held July 17, 2004, and the teleconference held June 3, 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-07-22 16:34
Their Excellencies Baron Sir Otto & Baroness Geirny, OL have announced that Willian Freskyn Murray and his beloved wife Katherine called Kiersey have been chosen as Rhydderich Hael's new baronial couple.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-07-22 13:49
Woods have grown frosty, winds howl,
Rime scours stones. Winter comes,
Promising long nights of hall joys.
Barre, guardian of warriors, and gold-bright Cordelia
Call battle-brave nobles. Prove your prowess,
Whether your wyrd be to win gold
By courage or be seized by battle.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-07-22 13:48
Lady Ana Becc has posted photos from the recent Storvik Novice Tournament in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-07-22 13:42
Hear ye, hear ye,
The Shire of Meadowmarsh is proud to invite all Archers of this fair Kingdom to its first and hopefully not last Hunting Event "Green Tights" on 20th - 22nd August.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2004-07-22 11:37
David Spence, Director of the Museum in Dockland, has announced that the museum will display Saxon artifacts discovered in a dig from Southend.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-07-22 10:02
A man smoking in a port-a-john in Blacksville, West Virginia ignited an explosion that sent him to the hospital.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-07-22 09:38
"We're here because we have this romance and these ideals that we can't express in the real world," says Jay Royer, known in the society as His Lordship Guy of Normandy in an article from The Oregonian describing the SCA in the Shire of Dragon's Mist.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-07-22 09:33
In an interview for The Boston Globe, Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel mentions, "When I was doing 'Sweeney Todd,' I talked with Stephen Sondheim, who is interested in developing something based on 'The Mabinogion,' medieval stories from Wales."
Submitted by Sir Mord on Wed, 2004-07-21 16:07
Sir Mord the Green proudly announces that his lady wife, Maria Agrissa Sgourina (formerly and more widely known as Baroness Mairi ni Raghaillaigh), was inducted into the Order of the Laurel by Their Majesties of AEthelmearc on Saturday, July 17, 2004 AS XXXIX, in the Barony of St. Swithin’s Bog.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-07-21 16:05
The Household Al-thaeib invites the known world to attend this year's Pacific Northwest / Southwest / Far West / Way East (depending on where your border lies) Warsha & Hafla!
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2004-07-21 16:03
Workers doing cleanup work around Romsey Abbey in Hampshire County, England, found more than they bargained for: 14 Saxon graves. (Corrected URL)
Submitted by arkell on Wed, 2004-07-21 15:59
Gothic Wars XIV Hywel ap Cadell has died, and disunity has returned to Gwent, Gwynedd, Powys, and Deheubarth. Tis rumored that a great Viking fleet makes ready to sail the coasts of Cymru. Sail under the black raven or heed the call of the red dragon at Gothic Wars XIV, Clash for Gwynedd.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-07-21 15:14
Imagine attacking the stone walls of the Lornevale Keep, or defending against the invading forces! Join members of the Canton of Distant Shore for a weekend of melees, melees and more melees.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-07-21 10:58
National Public Radio discusses the career and accomplishments of 2nd Lt. Brian Smith, including his love of the SCA, on its Morning Edition news program.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-07-21 10:10
Come one and all to Thamesreach shire at the end of August to celebrate the Lammas Feast.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-07-21 10:05
A reporter from the New Philadelphia Times Reporter learned about armored combat - SCA style - when he visited the Oaken Melee School spoonsored by the Marche of Alderford.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-07-20 15:36
A researcher at Cambridge University, while researching the history of medieval scribes in London, has found that the copyist who worked for Geoffrey Chaucer was a man named Adam Pinkhurst, who joined the Scriveners' Company of London in 1392.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-07-20 12:08
Grizel reports that a medieval pub owned by the family of a friend was struck by a hit-and-run driver and nearly destroyed.