Grimwithshire attains Incipiency

At the Barony of Wealdsmere Tournament of Raven's on November 6th in the court of TRM Thorin and Daegmar, it was announced that the new group formed in the former unclaimed lands of An Tir is incipient and shall be known as Grimwithshire.

Royal Citie of Eoforwic Celebrates 30th Anniversary

On Saturday November 6, the Royal Citie of Eoforwic (Toronto, Ontario) held a grand celebration to mark its 30th anniversary. Laird Colyne Stewart tells the story.

Outlands Crown Tourney Photos Online

Shava has posted photos from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the Outlands.

Gutenberg May Not have Invented the Printing Press

Has Johannes Gutenberg been wrongly credited with the invention of the printing press? An Italian researcher thinks so.

Deutsche Welle: Roman Trier Attracts History Buffs

Trier, the oldest city in Germany, has been called "Roma Secunda", the second Rome, and is full of Roman monuments.

Lake Constance graveyard of lost ships

Over fifty shipwrecks dating to ancient times have been catalogued beneath the waters of Germany's Lake Constance.

Luther's "Loo" Excites Archaeological Community

Archaeologists in Germany believe they have found Martin Luther's toilet in a newly-unearthed annex of his Wittenberg home.

No Fortieth Anniversary event, says the Board of Directors

Linda Moore, Chairman of the SCA's Board of Directors, says that there will be no official SCA-wide Fortieth Anniversary event, due to lack of hosting bids.

Pictures from Atenveldt Coronation and Champions Tournament

Pictures from the recent Coronation and Champions Tournaments for the Kingdom of Atenveldt, held in the Barony of Atenveldt, are online at Godfrey's photo album site.

Burgundian Treasures on Display in Cleveland

The Cleveland Museum of Art will host en exhibit entitled Dukes & Angels: Art from the Court of Burgundy (1364-1419) October 24, 2004 through January 9, 2005.

Duchess Marieke Named Tyger of the East

Baron Ernst Nuss von Kitzingen has announced that Duchess Marieke van de Dal has been named a Tyger of the East by King Thorson and Queen Svava.

Renaissance Painter Rediscovered

Pope Urban VIII's nephew stole 2 altar paintings from a church in Urbino in 1632 and smuggled them to Rome. Today these paintings are being displayed and ascribed to the original painter, Fra Carnevale.

Oertha to Host Tattershall Symposium

The Principality of Oertha will play host to instructors from the Tattershall School of Defense Saturday and Sunday, Nov 13 and 14th 2004 at the CBA building in Chugiak, Alaska.

Court notes from the first Coronation for the Kingdom of Northshield

Lady Sarra Romney has posted Court notes from Northshield's first Coronation.

A report from Ealdormere Crown Tournament XIV

Laird Colyne Stewart reports on Ealdormere Crown Tourney XIV, held October 23 AS 39.

Medieval Carlisle Discovered

A 12th Century bronze-working shop and related materials have been found under a recently demolished pub in Carlisle.

English Elm Imported by Romans

Botanists believe that all English elm trees may be descended from one tree brought to England by the Romans.

Roman Ghosts Sought in York

Ghost-hunters gather around Halloween to seek the spirits of Roman soldiers as part of York, England's fabled "Ghost Tour."

Mapungubwe Ruins to Attract Visitors

South Africa plans to attract visitors to a new national park, the centerpiece of which will be excavations from the Mapungubwe Kingdom.

Brian O'Morchoe Victorious in Insulae Draconis Viceroy Tourney

Lord Heinrich von Westfelsen has posted photos from the Insulae Draconis Viceroy Tourney held in Edinburgh, Scotland October 30, 2004.

Selveirgard Celebrates Samhein

Chris has posted a large album of photos taken by Zak from the recent Samhein event held October 30, 2004 in Chugiak, Alaska.

Try your hand at the (virtual) trebuchet!

GlobalSpec, an engineering search engine, has a mathematically-realistic online game that models the physics of a trebuchet.

Eirik Andersen's Ealdormere Crown Tourney photos online

TwoRavens.org has photos of the recent Crown Tourney and various people at the event.

New exhibit on arms & armor of Shakespearean drama opens at the Higgins

"Now Thrive the Armorers: The Arms & Armor of Shakespeare" will be on display at the Higgins Armory Museum through June 23, 2005.

Catching the Bug: Aoife Gets the Flu

This week, Dame Aoife discusses medieval illnesses, especially the flu.

Moving forward into the past

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner describes the SCA, and how various members of the Barony of Winter's Gate originally became involved in the organization.

Artwork from Renaissance Dresden on display at the Met

"Princely Splendor: The Dresden Court, 1580–1620" will be on display at the Special Exhibition Galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art through January 30, 2005.

Dye-ing to raise money for breast cancer research

It started out as a joke on the Middle Kingdom email list, and now has grown to something potentially wonderful in the fight against breast cancer.

Atlantian Knitting Guild Teams with Atlantian Page's Academy to "Warm Up America"

The Keepers of the Clewe (Atlantia’s knitting guild), in conjunction with the Atlantian Pages' Academy, are sponsoring a knitting challenge to the knitters and pages of Atlantia.

Ocean Erosion Threatens Roman Burial Site

Archaeologists are concerend about the future of a Roman burial site near Maryport in Cumbria which is being battered by the sea.