Archive

October 20th, 2003

Publisher Recalls How-To Book for Safety Problem

John Wiley and Sons, Inc., has recalled 5400 copies of "Candle and Soap Making for Dummies" because the book's instructions contain a potentially hazardous error.

New Exhibit on Gothic Art at the V&A

"Gothic Art for England 1400-1547" will be on display at the Victoria & Albert Museum through January 18, 2004.

Flint Axes Discovered at Wiltshire Bypass Excavation

44 3,000-year-old flint axes have been discovered near Salisbury at the site of a highway bypass.

Cunnan, an SCA "Wiki," is Now Online

Cunnan, the world's largest SCA wiki, boasts of having 787 articles and is accepting more daily.

October 19th

Mildenhall Skeleton Sparks Controversy

EDP24 & BBC: News sources conflict on the identity of a skeleton discovered buried face down near Mildenhall air force base in Suffolk, England.

Barony of Thescorre Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The Barony of Thescorre in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc celebrated its 25th anniversary on October 14, 2003.

Where's the Treasure?

Teeside Evening Gazette: Parishioners of the Stainton Parish Church would like to know what happened to the treasure discovered three years ago in the foundations of their church.

October 18th

New AEthelmearc Resident Born October 14

The Kingdom of AEthelmearc announces the birth of Hadrian Stuart Hyland, son of Duke James and Duchess Elina.

Archery at Estrella XX

Archers of the Known World are preparing to bring their bows to Estrella XX.

An Tir 12th Night to Feature Arts of War

The Arts and Sciences Room of An Tir's 12th celebration will feature an Arts of War and Warriors display.

October 17th

Ealdormere Golden Seamstress Competition

Fabric artists of Ealdormere are invited to compete in the Golden Seamstress Competition to be held April 9-10, 2004 in Hamilton, Ontario.

Mysterious Rock Carvings Puzzle Researchers

EurekAlert: Experts from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in England are studying mysterious markings on sandstone boulders.

16th Century Persian Art Exhibit Opens at the Asia Society

"Hunt For Paradise: Court Arts of Iran, 1501-1576" will be on display at the Asia Society and Museum in New York City until January 18, 2004.

October 16th

Calontir Crown Tourney Entrants Announced

Her Royal Majesty Phaedra of Calontir has announced the list of entrants for the Kingdom's November 1, 2003 Crown Tourney.

Candidates Sought for SCA Chirurgeon General

Meg Baron, President of the SCA, and Friar Galen, Chirurgeon General, are seeking applicants to succeed Friar Galen when his term in office expires early in 2004.

Mostly Medieval -- Exploring the Middle Ages

Assembled by Susan Wallace, this web site offers information and links both historical and legendary about various facets of Medieval life in Britain.

Excavations Reveal Ancient Settlement in Eastern Scotland

Scotsman.com: Scottish Archaeologists called to a construction site for a dual-carriageway were surprised to find one of Scotland's most significant neolithic sites to be discovered in 50 years.

October 15th

SCA Membership Survey Online

Meg Baron, President of SCA, Inc. has announced that an online membership survey is now available on the SCA website. SCA participants are strongly encouraged to make their opinions known.

New Heirs to Throne in Artemisia

Konrad Von Krixen and Kortland Stirling Mayfaire are the new Royal Heirs in Artemisia, as of October 12.

Fencing Instructor Featured on TLC's "A Dating Story"

Fencing instructor Tristan Clair de Lune (Ken Mondschein) was teamed with "Carrie" for a blind date on TLC's "A Dating Story."

Arturius - A Quest For Camelot

The mystery is solved, believes D. F. Carroll, who after 6 years of research gives a name to the actual historical King Arthur.

October 14th

Edmund and Leta to Become New Baron and Baroness of Politarchopolis

Their Majesties Alaric and Nerissa of Lochac have announced that Lord Edmund Ale Conner and Mistress Leta von Goslar will become the new Baron and Baroness of the Barony of Politarchopolis in Canberra, Australia.

Eirene Born to East Kingdom Residents

Eirene, baby daughter of Lord Matsuyama Mokurai and Mistress Anne Liese Wolkenhaar, was born October 10, 2003 in the East Kingdom.

Elizabethan Costume Review

Lady Katherine Rowberd, an afficianato of Elizabethan garb, has an annotated website with famous portraits from the Elizabethan era.

AEthelmearc Welcomes New Heirs

Sir Maynard was victorious in the Saturday October 11, 2003 AEthelmearc Crown Tournament.

Berkeley SCA: Still Active After All These Years!

Daily Californian: Reporter Amelia Mularz of the Daily Californian covers the College of Sainte Katherine, the Berkeley, CA chapter of the SCA.

October 13th

The Mystery of St. Peter's Bones

Atlantic: Journalist Tom Mueller discusses the controversy of the bones of St. Peter in an article for The Atlantic.

Photos from Drachenwald's Civil War Online

Raven has posted photos and film from the Kingdom of Drachenwald's 2003 Civil War.

October 12th

Historic Tale Construction Kit

Create your own Bayeux Tapestry without the effort of tedious embroidery, using an interactive web program.

Vinland Map Forgery Debate Continues

Daily Press: Michael Henchman, a professor at Brandeis University, believes the Vinland Map to be a forgery.