Submitted by nethrower on Fri, 2013-03-29 07:19
Aiden Norris, son of Brynjolf Brandrsmitr aka Bruce, of the Barony of the Lonely Tower, has recently been accepted into the ranks of the Junior Team USA for the martial art of Kendo. His family seeks sponsors and donations to help meet mandatory travel expenses for the competitions.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2013-03-28 18:07
Master Phillip the Pilgrim reports that he has created an album of photos from Val Day 2013, which took place recently in the Middle Kingdom. The photos are available to view on Flickr.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2013-03-28 14:18
Master Andreas de Caunteton reports that at Ymir XXXVIII on February 16, 2013, Their Majesties Vladimir and Kalisa of the Kingdom of Atlantia offered elevation to the Order of the Laurel to Lady Maedhbh the Handy.
Submitted by Alys Katharine on Thu, 2013-03-28 12:41
A small wooden replica of a Viking longboat was unearthed in Dublin.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Wed, 2013-03-27 18:04
The earliest documents relating to the city of St. Augustine, Florida (USA) are being digitized for preservation. The documents cover the time period from 1594 to 1763 CE.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2013-03-27 16:38
Lady Sara from the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann reports that she has created an album of photos from Gulf Wars XXII. The photos are available to view on Flickr.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2013-03-26 14:37
A new Yahoo group has been created as a means to discuss books of interest to the SCA. Those interested may join the Meridien Book Club online.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Tue, 2013-03-26 08:41
Archaeologists have unearthed a 15th century Chinese coin on the Kenyan island of Manda. This find predates European exploration of Asia, indicating the Chinese may have traded directly with Africa.
Submitted by Alys Katharine on Mon, 2013-03-25 19:03
A greenish-brown wool tunic was uncovered when a glacier in south Norway began retreating.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2013-03-25 14:09
The Trinity College Library in Dublib, Ireland has announced that the Book of Kells is now available to view, thanks to the library's Digital Resources and Imaging Services. An iPad app of the book is also available.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2013-03-25 06:38
The Board of Directors would like to address concerns that have been raised regarding the sanctions process and related documents.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2013-03-24 17:43
At Their Court held at the February 16, 2013 College of Three Ravens, Their Majesties Khalek and Branwyn of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc offered elevation to the Order of the Pelican to Mistress Mathilde des Pyrenees.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2013-03-24 16:01
A tiny scrap of wool fleece, found in a grave, has helped to date an early Christian church in Maryport, Cumbria, England. The wool, which dated to the 3rd or 4th century CE, showed that a structure, accompanied by Christian burials, was probably a Christian church from the late Roman period.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2013-03-24 13:05
“It’s the find of a lifetime. I’ve been searching for historic gems for more than 30 years and found nothing like this.," said John Eldridge from North Berwick, who used a metal detector to find a 14th century harness pendant belonging to Sir John Comyn in a field near Loch Leven Castle in Scotland. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2013-03-24 08:25
The owner of an automobile in Ludlow, Shropshire, England has an unusual claim after 33 ft (10m) of the town's medieval wall collapsed, showering the car with debris. "Luckily no-one was injured when the wall collapsed," said Rosanna Taylor-Smith, councillor for Ludlow North.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2013-03-23 20:01
All may not have been sweetness and light between the Romans and the local inhabitants during the time of the building of Hadrian's Wall in northern England. A new study suggests that the absence of settlements and artifacts proves that the Romans ejected the locals from the area of the wall.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2013-03-23 18:45
St Oran's Cross, one of the world's oldest celtic crosses, will be restored and returned to Scotland's island of Iona in time to see the celebration of the 1450th anniversary of the arrival of St Columba. The 8th century cross weighs over a ton and will stand nearly 15 feet tall. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2013-03-23 15:16
In December 2012, metal detector enthusiast Morten Skovsby got lucky near the village of Hårby, Denmark. His detector hit on a thumb-sized silver figurine depicting a Valkyrie, the only known 3D Viking representation of the battle maiden. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2013-03-23 12:08
Genevieve de Lironcourt reports that at Their recent Court, Their Majesties Jean Paul and Gilyan of the Kingdom of Ansteorra offered elevation to the Order of the Chivalry to Kira no Takuan.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-03-22 21:18
Steve Baker, Chair, SCA Ltd, reports that a replacement Membership Services website for the Kingdom of Lochac has been launched.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-03-22 18:59
Sir Guy LeStrange is seeking backing to attend and participate in the Battle of Nations, "an international, full contact with steel weapons, no holds barred, western martial arts competition and festival." The 2013 event will take place in France.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-03-22 17:37
Martin Bildner reports that Their Majesties Roak and Elizabeth, at various events, have chosen to elevate three of Their subjects to the Order of the Laurel.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-03-22 08:27
THLord Stefan li Rous has announced updates to Stefan's Florilegium for March 2013.
Submitted by MirielduBois on Thu, 2013-03-21 18:06
Their Majesties Rey and Miriel chose to name three new Peers of the realm during this year's Gulf Wars.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2013-03-21 17:15
The birth of the Renaissance in Florence is the subject of an exhibition at the Art Gallary of Ontario with the exhibition Revealing the Early Renaissance: Stories and Secrets in Florentine Art. The exhibit will be on display March 16 – June 16, 2013.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2013-03-21 16:33
Lord Avram ibn Gabirol reports that Jarl Boleslav, inspired by Countess Astrid, defeated Count Thorbrandr Olafsson, inspired by The Honorable Lady Hasanah bint Khalil al-Najjar, in the final bout of the Spring 2013 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the Outlands.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2013-03-20 20:19
Hadrian's Wall faces a new challenge: waterlogged trails that are causing grass and soil erosion along the trail. Natural England has awarded the Hadrian’s Wall Trust UK£50,000 for drain repair, but visitors can also help.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2013-03-20 17:12
David J. Brunelle, Co-ordinator Historical Displays/Exhibits for Tall Ships 1812 in Midland and Penetanguishene Ontario is seeking re-enactors, artisans, entertainers, and historical displays for the event to be held August 24-25, 2013.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2013-03-20 15:04
Aliskye, Scribe Armarius in the Kingdom of Caid, reports that photos of scrolls awarded at the 2013 Kingdom 12th Night are now available to view online. The photos are posted on the 12th Night website.
Submitted by Alys Katharine on Wed, 2013-03-20 13:12
Danish Stone Age pots may not be as old as originally determined if fish were cooked in them.