Archive

March 8th, 2004

Sir Cosmo Craven Wins Atenveldt Crown Tourney

In an exciting final round, Sir Cosmo Craven, Sir Phelan and Sir Dietrich fought each other for the honor of crowning their Queen. In the end, Sir Cosmo became the Heir of Atenveldt and placed the coronet on Sir Ismenia's head.

March 7th

Ymir Photo Challenge Winners Announced

Charles Fleming has announced the winners of the 2004 Ymir Photo Challenge for photographs taken at the Tourney of Ymir in the Kingdom of Atlantia.

Marcellus and Belphoebe Become Baron and Baroness of Ponte Alto

Friar Thomas has posted photos from the Barony of Ponte Alto's recent Baronial Investiture in the Kingdom of Atlantia.

Washington Museum to Present Tapestry Exhibit

The Textile Museum in Washington, D.C. will be presenting Timeless Connections: Exploring Tapestry Weave April 16-August 1, 2004.

March 6th

March Additions to Stefan's Florilegium

THLord Stefan li Rous has published additions to Stefan's Florilegium for March 2004.

AEthelemarc Hound Coursers to Have Website

Duchess Elina Einarsdottir, Houndmistress of AEthelmearc, has announced that a new website for the Hound Coursing Guild of AEthelmearc is now online.

"Sword in Stone" Mystery to be Unearthed

Discovery News: In Tuscany, Italy, a sword thrust Excalibur-like into a stone is being studied in earnest by researchers.

March 5th

LaserMonks Online!

Beacon Journal: Recycled printer cartridges with a prayer thrown in for free courtesy of LaserMonks a business run out of Wisconsin's Cistercian Abbey of Our Lady of Spring Bank.

Known World Players Sought

The Known World Players will be holding auditions for a production of Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" which will be presented at this year's Pennsic War.

Vortigern Studies- British History, 400-600 CE

Concentrating on 5th Century Britain, the time between the Roman occupation and the Early Middle Ages, the Vortigern Studies, based in the Netherlands, investigates the events that helped to change the Britain of Rome into Saxon England.

March 4th

A Kid in King Cennedi's Court: Children's Event in Ealdormere

On February 21, 2004, "A Kid in King Cennedi's Court" took place in the Kingdom of Ealdormere. HRH Marion writes about attending the event.

Lilies War to Highlight Artisans

Mikhail Nikolaevich, Lilies War XVIII A&S Coordinator, has announced that the organizers will once again have an A&S area where artisans may exhibit and demonstrate their work as well as host competitions.

Rare Portrait of Catherine Parr Unveiled

A rare portrait of Catherine Parr by an unknown artist is now on display at Hever Castle in England.

March 3rd

Pennsic University Announces Policy Changes

Dame Catriona Mac Duff, Deputy Mayor of Cultural Affairs for Pennsic 33, has announced several changes to class policies for Pennsic 33.

New Warrior in AEthelmarc

His Majesty of AEthelemarc will have a new warrior in his ranks. St

Gulf Wars to be Site of Knowne Worlde Squires' Tourney

Gulf Wars, held in the Kingdom of Meridies from March 15 through 21, will add to its usual activities a Knowne Worlde Squires' Tournament.

Even More Photo Albums from Estrella War

Viscountess Deirdre D'Argenteuil, OL, has posted her extensive photo albums from Estrella War 2004 A&S on the web.

March 2nd

Linguists Disgruntled Over Gibson's "Passion"

Some linguistic experts are less than thrilled with the historical accuracy of Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ."

Kings and Queens Through Time

How well do you know the reigns of the rulers of England? Explore the reigns of four different periods of British history through a game, putting contemporary portraits in the correct order.

Let There be Light!

This week Dame Aoife share links pertaining to lighting, medieval-style.

March 1st

Roman Road Unearthed in Hereford

Residents of Hereford in England had hoped for improvements to their road. Instead, an archaeological survey has found remains of a much older road - one dating back to Roman times.

More Charges Filed Against Ben Schragger

Burlington County Times: An Associated Press article reports that a total of eleven alleged victims are now included in the indictments filed against Lord Ben the Steward in Pennsylvania.

February 29th

Knighthood Still in Flower for Local Group

STL Today: The Saint Louis Post-Dispatch has published a feature article about a tournament held in the Barony of Three Rivers.

Samurai: The Warrior Class of Japan

An exhibition of Japanese prints, scroll paintings, weapons, and artefacts which document the life and times of the Samurai is on display at the Art Gallery of Windsor.

February 28th

Egyptian Artifacts Exhibit in Toronto

"Eternal Egypt: Masterworks of Ancient Art from The British Museum" will be on display at the Royal Ontario Museum through June 6.

February 27th

Vancouver to Host Early Music Courses This Summer

Goldberg: Early Music Vancouver will hold six early music workshops in July and August of this year.

Archaeologists Hope for Viking Hoard

Amateur archaeologists with a metal detector may have found Britain's earliest Viking ship burial, or so experts hope.

14th Century Silver Pendant Found in Nottingham

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.

February 26th

Have Vikings Gotten a Bad Rap?

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.

2,000-Year-Old Water Main Still Working

A 100-foot stretch of pipe, which once fed the Roman fort at Vindolanda, was unearthed recently and discovered to be still working.