Submitted by arkell on Mon, 2004-08-23 10:45
Nineteen SCA groups in three kingdoms have joined forces to support the troops in the Middle East.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Mon, 2004-08-23 10:35
Fans of Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code are seeking the Holy Grail for themselves at Scotland's Rosslyn Chapel.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sun, 2004-08-22 22:16
A magnifcant 2,400 year old golden mask has been discovered in Shipka, Bulgaria, is thought to depict King Seutus III, a 5th century BC leader of the Thracians.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sat, 2004-08-21 15:38
Archaeologists say they have found what they believe to be the biggest medieval burial ground, in Newbury, Berkshire, near the 16th Century Litten Chapel.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-08-21 08:38
Arts Minister Estelle Morris has deferred the export of the Macclesfield Psalter, a 14th century manuscript from East Anglia, to its purchaser, Los Angeles' Getty Museum, to give British bidders an opportunity to gather the funds to purchase it.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-08-20 13:51
New evidence from two different sources has placed the legendary Atlantis in either Spain or Ireland.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-08-20 13:03
Their Majesties Felix and Madeleina of the Middle Kingdom have proclaimed Rivenvale to be a full-status Shire, as of Midrealm Court at Pennsic 33.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-08-20 12:41
The Pennsic Independent web edition is available on the publication's web site.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2004-08-20 12:15
Spanish authorities have conceded that the body interred at the Santa Maria cathederal in Seville, Spain are not those of famed explorer, Christopher Columbus.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-08-20 10:37
West Plains Daily Quill (West Plains, Missouri) staff writer Kimberly Martin reports on a demo by members of the local SCA chapter.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-08-19 19:23
Michael Lewis, a 14-year-old from Taunton who has joined a jousting re-enactment company performing at a castle in Devon, may be the youngest person in Britain to perform in jousting displays.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2004-08-19 17:15
The August 19 issue of the Pennsic Independent web edition is now available from the publication's web site.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2004-08-19 11:34
A canonball, believed to have been fired during the Siege of Leith, has been found at a local construction site.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-08-19 09:28
The Manawatu Standard reports on a model siege engine competition held by a historical re-enactment society in New Zealand, in which all the entries were constructed entirely of popsicle sticks, and had to be under a foot high.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-08-18 22:06
The memorial service for Margie Goforth, who passed away last week, was moved to a neighbor's house when her home was destroyed by fire.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-08-18 17:18
The Pennsic Independent web edition for August 18 is now available on the publication's web site.
Submitted by ianuk on Wed, 2004-08-18 10:15
Lady Ianuk provides a summary of the recent A&S competition in Atenveldt, along with a link to a photo album.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2004-08-18 07:11
Monmouth Archaeological Society believes it may have discovered the location of `the lost city of Trellech. This 13th Century Welsh city suddenly disappeared, possibly in a devastating fire.
Submitted by Corinthian on Tue, 2004-08-17 19:08
After many years and many battles, Aelf of King's Crossing is retiring from the field. His friends and neighbors in Caer Darth, the College of St. David, and the Province of Southern Shores are collaborating to give him an appropriate send-off.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-08-17 19:00
The August 17 online edition of the Pennsic Independent is now available from the publication's web site.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2004-08-16 15:36
Work is proceeding for the 2008 performance of the Chester Mystery Plays, a cycle of 25 Biblical plays in rhyming verse which are thought to date back to the 14th century.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Mon, 2004-08-16 15:13
Leading edge forensic science has been used to reconstruct the face of the Anglo-Saxon woman known as Mrs Getty.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2004-08-16 11:54
The Pennsic Independent's online edition for August 16 is now available from the publication's web site.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Mon, 2004-08-16 11:33
A solid silver cross, inscribed with the word, "IESVS" has been dated to the 1200's by historians at the British Museum.
Submitted by Irina degli Sch... on Sun, 2004-08-15 16:16
Their Royal Majesties of Meridies, Wernerhus and Lailiane, have asked Lady Caitlin of Enniskillen to stand in vigil for elevation to the Order of the Laurel at Pennsic XXXIII.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2004-08-15 13:37
British viewers of the program 'Restoration' have selected the Old Grammar House, built between 1434 and 1460 in Birmingham, and the Saracen's Head, built in 1492 in the nearby village of Kings Norton, to be restored with a grant of over 3 million pounds (over US$5.5 million).
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sun, 2004-08-15 12:06
Archaeologists have yet another mystery to solve, with the discovery of the burial of an Iron Age woman with rings on her toes.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2004-08-15 11:54
SCAtoday.net's partner site, the Pennsic Independent presents the first daily web edition for Pennsic 33.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2004-08-15 11:07
Archaeologists have discovered that an extremely rare leather artifact, thought to be 1400 years old, was actually a satchel for books.
Submitted by Gwenhyfar on Sat, 2004-08-14 10:15
1,500-year-old braids from a Viking archaeological dig in Russia have found their way into the hands of research assistants at the University of Lincoln.