Archive

October 7th, 2002

Greyfox is Northshield's Heir

Old Coronet finalists meet again to decide the succession of the Northshield throne.

October 5th

Researchers Concerned Over Future of Medieval Ship

In July, timbers from a 15th century ship were discovered in Newport in southern Wales, but the town's City Council is concerned that they will not have the money to preserve and display the ship.

SCA Memberships Required to Enter Eastern Crown Tourney

Her Excellency Baroness Katherine Barr reports that by order of Their Majesties Andreas and Isabella of the East Kingdom all combatants and their consorts wishing to enter the East Kingdom Crown Tourney must hold valid memberships.

Campaign to Save Historic York Tower Now Online

A petition to save Clifford's Tower, a 12th century landmark in York, England, from being surrounded by a shopping center is now online.

October 4th

Their Majesties of AEthelmearc Announce Court Preferences

Edmund Tregelles, Silver Buccle Herald of AEthelmearc, reports that Their Majesties of the AEthelmearc, Rurik and Elspeth, have announced Their court preferences.

Dancers Revolt in Fasach Mor

There will be no feasting, fighting or court in Fasach Mor (Detroit, MI) on November 23, 2002 when the shire holds it's Dancers' Revolt. There will, however, be plenty of dancing.

Innilgard Winter A&S Collegium CD Available

Lady Katerina de Brescia reports that a CD of notes and photos from this year's Inilgard Winter Arts and Sciences Collegium is now available.

SCA Office of the Stock Clerk is Now Online

From Andrew of Riga, BoD Secretary: "The Board of Directors and the SCA, Inc. are pleased to announce that, thanks to the efforts of Dave Weiner (Lord Robin Gallowglass), Chris Matthews (Christofe DuBois), and all the beta testers, the Office of the Stock Clerk is on line!"

Royal Genealogy of the Known World Online

The website for the Kingdom of Ealdormere is hosting the SCA Royalty Database, a massive piece of work that contains up-to-date information on SCA rulers past and present.

Gwyntarian to Participate in Wonderful World of Ohio Mart Demo

Members of the Marche of Gwyntarian will be braving the October weather to participate in the 36th annual Wonderful World of Ohio Mart, October 3-6, 2002.

October 3rd

Classes for Kingdom Crusades Published

Lady Briana MacConmara has announced that A&S class information for Kingdom Crusades has been published. The event takes place October 11-13, 2002 in Darlington, MD and is sponsored by the Kingdoms of the East and Atlantia.

Drachenwald Seneschal Requests Information

Etienne Fevre, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Drachenwald has requested help in compiling information pertaining to the proposed $3 non-member surcharge.

Midrealm Poetry Book to be Written

Alexander de Seton has received permission from Their Majesties of the Midrealm to produce a book of Fighter Poems for the upcoming Crown Tourney.

October 2nd

AEthelmearc King's Champion Shoot at Celtic New Year

The AEthelmearc King's Champion Shoot will be held November 9, 2002 at Celtic New Year in the Shire of Sunderoak (Slippery Rock, PA).

Behind the Scenes: Rare Books at the Field Museum

The Field Museum in Chicago, IL offers a chance to glimpse rare books from the Mary W. Runnells Rare Book Room on October 5 and 12, 2002.

Their Majesties of the Midrealm Announce Schedule

The travel schedule for Their Majesties Tarrach and Fina of the Middle Kingdom has been announced.

Known World Mourns Passing of Ewart Oakeshott

Armorer Ewart Oakeshott passed away Monday, September 30. He contributed greatly to the science of arms and armoring.

AEthelmearc Announces Heraldic Schedule for Fall

Edmund Tregelles, the Silver Buccle Herald for the Kingdom of Aethelmearc, has announced the fall schedule for heraldic consultations.

East Kingdom Award Medallions Needed

Baroness Rosalind Bennet, Herald to Their Majesties of the East Andreas and Isabella, has put out a request to help replenish the award medallions for the kingdom.

Rayne's SCA Feast Survey

Several years ago, the Honorable Lady Rayne Moyra O'Ciaragain of Meridies conducted a survey to discover what members of the SCA expect from feasts. The results are posted online.

October 1st

Pennsic Independent Inaugurates Monthly Web Edition

The Pennsic Independent, a partner site of SCAtoday.net, announced today that it is beginning publication of a monthly web edition of the newsletter.

Archaeologists Discover Astronomical Site in Germany

Archaeologists have confirmed that a site near Berlin, Germany may hold the world's oldest astronomical map.

September 30th

Backsword and Sidesword Classes at Tree-Girt-Sea

Gallowglass Academy and the Province of Tree-Girt-Sea announce classes on backsword and sidesword to be held Friday, January 17, and Saturday, January 18, 2003 in Chicago, IL.

East Kingdom Seeking Instructors for University

Instructors are being sought for the upcoming East Kingdom University to be held February 15, 2003 in Concordia of the Snows (Albany, NY).

Class Schedule for Drachenwald University Now Available

The class schedule and description for the Drachenwald University is now available online.

Ancient Art of Sword-Making Lecture to be Given

A lecture on the "Ancient Art of Sword Making" will be given November 5, 2002 at RPI in Troy, NY. The speaker will be Dr. Daniel Eylon from the University of Dayton.

Instructors Needed for Known World Costume Symposium III

Eirene, Autocrat for the Known World Costume Symposium III, has announced that registration is now open for gentles who would like to teach.

Duke Sir Morghan Sheridan Wins AEthelmearc Rapier Championship

Congratulation to Duke Sir Morghan Sheridan for winning the AEthelmearc Queen's Rapier Championship this weekend.

September 27th

Calontir Makes Pre-Registration Plans for Estrella War

Master Andrixos Seljukroctonis is seeking pre-registration information for those planning to attend the Estrella War in Atenvelt. Those who pre-register by October 31, 2002 will receive a $5.00 discount.

September 26th

Caid Tourney Decides Heirs

Lady Faizeh al-Zarqa of Medieval Times reports the results of Caid Crown Tournament