July 3rd, 2003
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-07-03 21:39
The Age: In a scene straight out of a Harry Potter book, a thief has been charged with "burglary by ruse and escalade" by a French court for the theft of priceless medieval volumes stolen from fortress monastery library.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2003-07-03 16:43
South Bend Tribune: The annual Swine and Roses event in South Bend, Indiana (USA) was visited by a reporter and photographer from the local newspaper, who did a full-page story on the event.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-07-03 16:09
THL Stefan li Rous has announced additions to Stefan's Florilegium for July.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-07-03 16:08
Scottish Life: A restoration of the sealed vaults of Rosslyn Chapel could reveal long-buried secrets.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-07-02 18:08
Scientists are speculating that an impact crater in the Italian Sirente Mountains may have prompted Constantine's conversion to Christianity.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2003-07-02 12:57
The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens an exhibit on the work of virtuoso Netherlandish mannerist artist Hendrick Goltzius today in the Robert Lehman Wing.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-07-02 12:57
Want to participate in bardic activities at Pennsic? Check the Bards' Books to see what's happening.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-07-02 12:55
Baroness Mairi ni Raghaillaigh is seeking volunteers to man the AEthelmearc Royal Encampment reception table.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-07-02 02:13
Guardian Unlimited: Channel Four's plans for a "Big Dig," where non-professionals around England were encouraged to try archaeology for themselves, has sent British experts into fits of apoplexy.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2003-07-01 20:57
The web site for the Pennsic Independent, the populace newsletter for Pennsic War, is temporarily down due to a major technical problem. The publisher says the site will be back online very soon.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2003-07-01 14:26
In Irvine, California (USA), a man who was under treatment for schizophrenia entered a grocery store and attacked six people with a sword, killing two of them before police fatally shot him.
Submitted by Catriona on Tue, 2003-07-01 14:25
Match your personality to the Medieval occupation best suited to you by taking the Kingdomality Personal Preference Profile.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-07-01 11:50
Nature: A new study of Y chromosomes in British men shows that the Celtic influence is stronger than originally thought.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-07-01 11:48
Shoe expert Petr Hlavacek claims footgear discovered on a Copper Age hunter is more efficient than modern hiking boots.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2003-06-30 15:04
Middlebridge: Northwestern College, in Orange City, Iowa (USA) is auctioning off a large medieval book collection formerly owned by Emerson Brown.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2003-06-30 15:03
Seattle Times: Philanthropist and businessman Paul Allen has loaned a 1623 copy of Shakespeare's First Folio to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Oregon.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-06-30 15:03
Mario Moiraghi, an Italian scholar, now claims that the legend of Arthur's sword Excalibur originated in Italy rather than Celtic Britain.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2003-06-30 13:32
Pravda: An unusual silver amulet was found at a construction site in the Moscow region.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-06-30 13:31
On a class trip to Borre National Park, a Norwegian sixth grader found a 1,000 year old Viking ring.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-06-29 12:30
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has issued new laws regarding safe driving practices in Work Zones in their state. These laws may affect those traveling to the Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-06-29 08:30
The Adrian Empire strives to recreate the "rich history, culture, and tradition(s)" of Western European culture of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
Submitted by Aoife on Sun, 2003-06-29 04:00
What sets us apart from the animals is our ability to accessorize. This week, Dame Aoife has researched an extensive list of links relating to medieval accessories.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2003-06-28 13:00
Dryhope Tower, near Selkirk, will benefit from funding for conservation and restoration.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-06-28 07:00
Evening Post: Plans to expand the A46 in Nottinghamshire are on hold after the discovery of the remains of a Roman villa.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2003-06-28 05:30
Nancy Spies, known in the SCA as Mistress Ingvild Josefsdatter, has published a new book, "Anna Neuper's Modelbuch: Early Sixteenth-Century Patterns for Gold Bands."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-06-28 02:30
The popular musical trio Wolgemut will again be attending this year's Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-06-27 20:32
Thomas Flamanc of Kelsale has added his photos of the recent Drachenwald 10 Year Celebration to the web, and Lord Robert of Ravenshield has added a video of the Pas melee.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-06-27 20:28
Professor Stephen Knight, a British academic, believes that Robin Hood never existed.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-06-27 20:27
History News Network: Plans to restore Michaelangelo's statue of David have come to a halt as experts argue over techniques.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2003-06-26 21:50
Cooper's Lake Campground, the host site for the Pennsic War for many years, have made good on a promise to build a pole building for the use of the Chirurgeons. This year's War Chirurgeon shares the details, with photos.