February 12th, 2004
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2004-02-12 18:58
Dame Aoife's weekly links list presents seventeen selected web sites with information about spying, strategy, and tactics in the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-02-12 02:12
Photos from the Brigid's Feast event held February 7, 2004 in the Shire of Ravensfjord are now available online.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-02-11 17:29
Shropshire Star: Fifteenth-century Welsh leader Owain Glyndwr is gaining a majority of the votes in an online poll for the greatest Welsh heroes of all time.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-02-11 17:27
Twice a year, re-enactors are invited to attend or take part in England's National Living History Fair. The next one is February 20-22, 2004 at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2004-02-11 04:29
The Barony of Hidden Mountain in the Kingdom of Atlantia will celebrate its Twentieth Year Birthday and the Investiture of a new Baron and Baroness on April 23-25.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-02-10 17:23
The rise of the Medici Family and its "creation" of the Renaissance is the subject of a four-hour series to begin airing on PBS February 11, 2004.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-02-10 17:22
Pravda: Marcello Simonetti has published the text of a 15th century coded letter in The Italian Historical Archives which solves the mystery of the murder of Juliano de Medici in 1478.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-02-10 16:09
The SCA's Chairman, Linda Moore, has publicly released the results of the recent membership survey poll.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-02-09 18:30
THL Stefan li Rous announces new additions to "Stefan's Florilegium" for February.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-02-09 16:44
In 1391, Geoffrey Chaucer wrote a treatise on how to use an astrolabe. A transcription of the work is now available online, which sparked a discussion of navigational instruments on the Lochac list.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2004-02-09 14:31
Guardian Unlimited: "The medieval world wasn't a time of stagnation or ignorance," says Jones. "A lot of what we assume to be medieval ignorance is, in fact, our own ignorance about the medieval world."
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2004-02-08 18:25
Ealdormere's newest Pelican is Baroness Tabitha Dearval.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-02-08 15:20
News Telegraph: The Earl of Warwick, England's "Kingmaker," may have ordered repairs to the Newport ship, discovered in 2002 in South Wales, according to a 1469 letter.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-02-08 12:15
John of the Hills has announced the Fourth Annual Best Looking Campsite with Banners and Flags at Rowany Festival Competition, which will take place April 8-13, 2004 in Lochac's Barony of Rowany.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-02-08 09:50
A digital version of the "Blaeu Atlas of Scotland," the country's first atlas, is now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-02-07 17:30
The Royal Irish Academy has announced that "Headcoverings from the Dublin Excavations," a book by Elizabeth Wincott that covers Irish headcoverings from the 9th-12th centuries, is now in print.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-02-07 12:45
"In Search of Shakespeare," a four-part series, will be broadcast on PBS stations this month.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-02-07 10:05
The Great Wall of China is in trouble. Only a third of the structure is still standing due to "vandalism, pigsties and natural erosion."
Submitted by Catriona on Sat, 2004-02-07 00:08
Tatiana Nikolova-Houston contends that Medieval manuscripts are the hypertexts of the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-02-07 00:05
MPs in the House of Commons are arguing over the birthplace of Robin Hood, pitting the 19 Yorkshire MPs against four from Nottinghamshire.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-02-06 19:47
Lord Nytshaed, Rapier Marshal in Charge for Western Rapier at the Estrella War, sends the call to rapier fighters to band together under the banner of the West Kingdom.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-02-06 14:57
independent.co.uk: Archaeologists have found the intact tomb of a seventh century CE Anglo-Saxon king near the village of Southend-on-Sea in England.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-02-06 04:10
The Asahi Shimbun: Archeologists are studying the ruins of a submerged city, off the coast of central Japan, which may have sunk into the sea in the middle of the 13th century.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-02-05 21:20
THL Sovany Barcsi Janos, Kingdom New Groups Coordinator for the Kingdom of Drachenwald, has announced that the formation of a new group in Spain is official.
Submitted by Gwenhyfar on Thu, 2004-02-05 15:42
Morning News: Plant your tongue firmly in your cheek, and prepare to learn "how to live in the past, bedecked in ancient garb, profound in dead languages. Yes, how to become a[n] historical re-enactor."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-02-05 15:32
In an essay in "The Scotsman" newspaper, Robert Irwin discusses how Arab culture affected the western world and how modern life has changed interpretations of these effects.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-02-04 20:40
THL Geoffrey of Wroxeter has created a clickable map of the Middle Kingdom, listing all regions, baronies, and local groups.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-02-04 20:38
Due to recent rains, some fire restrictions have been lifted for Lochac's Canterbury Faire.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-02-04 16:02
Discovery Channel: An ongoing investigation of the remains of Christopher Columbus may soon identify the explorer's final resting place once and for all.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-02-04 14:35
24 Hour Museum: A Roman amphitheatre discovered in the 1960s in the city of Chester, England, may soon be fully excavated, thanks to combined efforts of the Chester City Council and English Heritage.