Archive

October 2nd, 2002

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

September 25th

Cleftlands Welcomes New Baron and Baroness

At the Court of TRM Valharic and Alys, Sir Ephraim ben Shlomo and Lady Madelaine Bouvier were invested as the second Baron and Baroness of Cleftlands.

Piffaro, the Renaissance Band, Comes to the Cleveland Museum of Art

Piffaro, the Renaissance Band, a six-member ensemble, will perform at the Cleveland Museum of Art Wednesday, October 2, 2002 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $18.00 and $20.00 and may be purchased online or by contacting the Museum at 216-421-7350 or 1-888-CMA-0033.

Nordmark Coronet to Take Place December 13-15

Their Highnesses of Nordmark, Mans and Fenella, announce that the Nordmark Coronet will take place December 13-15, 2002 in the Barony of Styringheim in the beautiful medieval city of Visby.

September 24th

AEthelmearc Fall Academy to be Held in Shire of Hartstone

The Shire of Hartstone in AEthelmearc is still seeking instructors for the Fall Academy to be held November 16, 2002. Several tracks of classes will run simultaneously allowing attendees to pack in as much knowledge as possible in one day.

Future of Southron Gaard Still Undecided

When Lochac achieved kingdom status earlier this year, many members living in New Zealand expressed a desire to become part of that kingdom, but a recent poll was inconclusive.

"Ugly Garb" at Harvest Raid

The Shire of Heronter in AEthelmearc invites attendees of Harvest Raid to participate in an "Ugly Garb" contest sponsored by the Heronter Sewing Guild.

Report from the Baronial Court of Her Excellency Elspeth Keyfe of Neddingham

Court Herald Steffan ap Kennydd reports the results of the Baronial Court of Her Excellency Elspeth Keyfe of Neddingham, Baroness Bridge at the Return of Tolkien Tourney September 21, 2002 in the Kingdom of the East.

Class Instructors Needed for Estrella War

Lady Camilla Hazelwood, the Class Autocrat for this year's Estrella War, is looking for a few good gentles to teach classes.

Brynn MacLeland to Become Princess of the Mists

In a recent tournament, Brynn MacLeland was victorious and became the second Princess Regnant of the Mists by her own hand. She will be invested soon.

September 23rd

Peer/Non-Peer Ratio Survey Sparks Discussion in Drachenwald

A survey showing ratios between peers and non-peers in all kingdoms has sparked a discussion on the Drachenwald list, prompting kingdom residents to wonder where many of their former residents are now living.

Known World Mourns the Passing of Lord Riobard macSeoseph am Padraig

Lord Riobard macSeoseph am Padraig passed away September 22 from a seizure. More information will be available soon.

September 20th

Academy of St. Gabriel Web Site Boon for Heraldic Research

The Academy of St. Gabriel, a non-SCA volunteer service which helps with name and device research, offers a website for access to their services.

September 19th

From the Court of Their Majesties East Darius & Roxane

On September 14, 2002, Their Majesties Darius and Roxane held court at the St. Elegius Pentathalon for Arts and Sciences in Dragonship Haven. A number of awards were given as reported by His Excellency Baron Ernst Nuss von Kitzingen.