East Kingdom Discussion List Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Yelizaveta has announced that November 18, 2004 is the 10th anniversary of the founding of the East Kingdom Discussion List.

History Channel to Use Re-Enactors to Recreate Battle of Hastings

The History Channel will present "The Battle of Hastings," part of its Command Decisions series on Saturday November 20 at 8:30 a.m. (EST)

Remembering Duke Gyrth Oldcastle

Duke Finnvar of the Middle Kingdom speaks of the loss of His Grace Gyrth, saying we have lost "a fine man" who was also "one of the best trainers of fighters around."

William Blackfox Award Winners Announced

Mistress Nicolaa de Bracton, Society Chronicler, has announced the A.S. 38 William Blackfox Award winners. The Blackfox Awards are given for excellence in chronicling.

Duke Gyrth Oldcastle laid to rest today

His Grace Gyrth Oldcastle of Atlantia has passed on into death last weekend and is being laid to rest today. The news of His Grace's passing came from Countess Elizabeth Beaufort around 4:45 p.m. last Saturday.

In praise of Dungeons & Dragons™

How many of us medieval enthusiasts owe our fascination with the Middle Ages to role-playing fantasy games played as a child? Peter Bebergal, writing for the Boston Globe, celebrates D&D's 30 year anniversary.

Jacquelyn Christine Born in Calontir

Thordr Tjorvason of the Kingdom of Calontir writes about the birth of his daughter Jacquelyn Christine on November 13, 2004.

Ealdormere’s Eastern Border Secure

Laird Colyne Stewart, our newest staff Reporter, brings us this event report from the Feast of the Hare and Border Spat, November 13, 2004.

Falconers to Meet in Kansas

Friederich Von Blumenkamp has announced that the North American Falconers Association will hold its annual field meet November 21-26, 2004 at the Plaza Hotel in Garden City, Kansas.

THL Kolfinna kottr to become Caid's first female Knight

THL Kolfinna kottr was asked by Caid's outgoing Majesties Brand and Nuala to join the order of the Chivalry this last Saturday.

Stefan's Florilegium Updates for November 2004

The Honorable Lord Stefan li Rous has posted updates to Stefan's Florilegium for November 2004.

Baroness Eleri of Caerleon to be Elevated to Pelican

Broinnfinn has announced that THL Eleri of Caerleon, Baroness of Axemoor, will be elevated to the Order of the Pelican.

A Telling of the Outlands Crown Tournament, Fall 2004

Otagiri Tatsuzou was onhand to witness the refought Outlands Crown Tournament, and he shares his in-depth report of the noble deeds of arms.

Modern-day seige engineers compete in annual "Punkin Chunkin" contest

The 19th annual World Championship Punkin Chunkin was held last weekend near Millsboro, Delaware (USA). Thousands of people came to see modern "seige engines" (mostly powered by compressed air) hurl pumpkins across a cornfield.

Scottish Witches Pardoned

A township in Scotland celebrated Halloween by officially pardoning 81 people — and their cats — executed for witchcraft in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Sinclair Hawkins to be Knighted in Atlantia

Duke Sir Logan has announced that his squire, Lord Sinclair Hawkins, has been put on vigil for knighthood by Their Majesties of Atlantia.

Yale Seminar to Cover Bayeux Tapestry

R. Howard Bloch will teach an NEH summer seminar at Yale University entitled The Bayeux Tapestry and the Making of the Anglo-Norman World.

The Dangers of Unsupervised Kilt-Wearing

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth was photographed recently sitting next to Colonel Simon West of the 1st Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, who apparently was careless with the arrangement of his kilt.

A&S Shines at Bright Hills "TNT" Event

Lady Martel von Charlottenburg, Deputy Minster of A&S, for the Barony of Bright Hills, describes A&S activities at the recent Thegns and Thralls Event held in the Barony.

Hobbits Discovered in Indonesia?

The skeletal remains of a tiny adult female discovered on an Indonesian island have researchers fantasizing about hobbits.

Stephen and Mathilde New Heirs to Lochac

Baron Stephen Aldred defeated Master Blaeney Botolfson in the final round of the Lochac Crown Tournament fought November 6, 2004.

Ibrahim al-Dimashqi Victorious in Outlands Tourney

Ibrahim al-Dimashqi, fighting for Illeana de Castaneda, was the victor of the November 6, 2004 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the Outlands.

A report from Outlands Crown Tournament

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, from Northshield, journeyed to the Kingdom of Outlands to attend that kingdom's Crown Tournament, and she returns with an event chronicle and photo album for us to enjoy.

Atlantia Crown Tourney Photos Online

Lidia de Ragusa has posted photos from the recent Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of Atlantia.

Stefen and Jacqueline Last Heirs to Principality of Gleann Abhann

Duke Stefen Wolf, fighting for Duchess Jacqueline de Lyon, was victorious in the November 6, 2004 Coronet in the Principality of Gleann Abhann.

"Woven into the Earth" Now Available in English

The Viking textile classic, Woven into the Earth by Else Ostergaard, is now available in an English translation. Amazon.com has a review.

Rome Comes to HBO

HBO's miniseries on ancient Rome, being filmed now and scheduled to air next fall, is being called "dazzling."

Robert and Denise New Heirs to Atlantia

Sir Robert D'Rath was the victor of the Crown Tournament fought in the Kingdom of Atlantia November 6, 2004.

East Kingdom web site defaced by protest group

Political protesters temporarily defaced the home page of the SCA's East Kingdom earlier today, replacing it with a page of their own creation.

Tristram and Katrine New Heirs to Calontir

Ilya reports that Master Tristram of Lindesfarne, fighting for Lady Katrine Thorroffsdottir, was victorious in the November 6, 2004 Calontir Crown Tourney.