November 9th, 2003

"String of Pearls" Unearthed by Chunnel Excavations

A series of rich digs, referred to by archaeologists as "one long string of pearls" was the result of excavations to construct the Chunnel under the English Channel.

Outlands Celebrates New Peers

Lady Maria reports on the several Peers elevated during the reign of Their Majesties Irel and Rosalind of the Kingdom of Outlands.

November 8th

SCA Corporate Office Releases Official Statement on Schragger Case

The office of the President of the SCA has released an official statement on the alleged sexual assault case in the East Kingdom.

Law and Order in Medieval Cyprus

Cyprus Weekly: An article by reporter Barbara Lyssarides looks at the fascinating -- and often dangerous -- history of medieval Cyprus.

Author Claims Chinese "Discovered" America

Star: "In 1421, the Chinese braved the Pacific sun?" has kind of a ring to it...

Atlantia to Hold Research Competition

Gentles involved in A&S in Atlantia are invited to participate in a research paper competition in conjunction with Tempore Atlantia, an ongoing A&S competition, and the Kingdom A&S Festival.

November 7th

More Help Needed for Fire Victims in Caid

Lady Cicilia Tironi reports that three SCA families have now lost their homes due to recent fires in the San Diego area of California.

SCAdian Armor to Appear in New Film

Lord Gijchar Gronnulf, Knights Marshal for the Shire of Endless Hills in AEthelmearc and owner of Lonely Mountain Forge, has created armor used in the new film "Ancanar."

Compiled List of Fall 2003 Crown Tourney Results

Legio Draconis has posted a list of winners from the recent Fall 2003 Crown Tournaments.

November 7th

Schragger Held for Trial on Sexual Assault Charges

Morning Call: At a preliminary hearing Thursday, a judge in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania ruled that there is sufficient evidence to warrant a trial.

New Software Allows Peek at the Past

New software being developed in Great Britain may allow researchers to see beneath floors and peek through walls in search of historical buildings.

First Court of Their Majesties Jonathon and Deille of Atenveldt

Court Report: Baroness Katharine of Cate Hall has kindly sent in a report from the first Court of TRM Jonathon and Deille, the new King and Queen of Atenveldt.

Medieval Warm Period a Myth?

Science Daily: New research may show that the theory that medieval weather was as warm as modern weather may be flawed.

Keeping Up with the Crusades

Dame Aoife shares links dealing with the Crusades.

New Janet Arnold Book to be Released

THL Eleanor of Leycestershyre, who has been in contact with the estate of the late Elizabethan costume expert Janet Arnold, announces that a new book will soon be available.

900-Year-Old Ship Found in Rice Field

A sailing vessel believed to have sunk off the coast of India 900 years ago has been discovered buried under a rice field.

November 5th

Shire of Burning Sands Reactivated

In Atenveldt, Their Majesties and the Kingdom Seneschal have announced that the formerly-inactive Shire of Burning Sands has been reactivated.

Letter to Editor Urges Presumption of Innocence

Morning Call: An SCA member, in a letter to the editor, urges local citizens to keep an open mind about criminal accusations against the former East Kingdom Dean of Pages.

Racism a Non-Issue for Romans

Discovery: Research seems to show that Roman society was not racist.

"Men In Skirts" at the Met

"Bravehearts: Men in Skirts," an exhibit on the appropriation of feminine elements in men's clothing, will be on display at the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art through February 8, 2004.

Final Court of Their Majesties Erick and Nichelle of Atenveldt

Court Report: Baroness Katharine of Cate Hall has kindly provided a detailed report of the final Court of Their Majesties Erick and Nichelle of Atenveldt.

November 5th

Instructors Needed for Gulf Wars

Class Coordinators Mistress Brigit Olesdottir and Master Erik of Telemark are seeking instructors for Gulf Wars XIII, to be held March 15-21 in Lumberton, Mississippi (USA).

Roman Boat Discovered in the Netherlands

A Roman barge, used to deliver stone for fortifications, has been discovered in Woerden in the Netherlands.

AEthelmearc Man Featured in News Story

Times Observer: Lord Ian Kennevan (Ian Ashbaugh) from the Shire of Heronter was featured recently in an article by Warren, PA "Times Observer" reporter Jude Dippold.

More Photos from Lochac Crown Tourney Online

There are now even more photos from Lochac's recent Crown Tournament available online.

East Kingdom Welcomes New Subject

Their Majesties of the East have a new subject. Kieran Michael Garrity was born Sunday, October 26, 2003.

Atenveldt Seneschal Asks Help in Locating Stolen Regalia

Duchess Katerina O'Callaghan, Atenveldt Kingdom Seneschal, sends an open letter to the populace of the Known World asking for your assistance in finding the stolen regalia.

Medieval Friary Reveals 14th Century Underpants

The excavations at the Augustinian Friary in Hull, England have revealed a treasure hoard of medieval artifacts.

November 3rd

Photos of Stolen Atenveldt Regalia

Can you help recover the stolen regalia from Atenveldt?

Uppity Women of AEthelmearc

The Rhydderich Hael Scribal Guild is working on a calendar for sale as a fund raiser, featuring the "Uppity Women of AEthelmearc."