Medieval Camping with Flair

Interested in spiffing up your camp at one of the many wars this year? Dame Aoife can help!

More Photos from Drachenwald's Double Wars

Marcus von Stormarn shares photos from the recent Double Wars event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.

Drachenwald Adds Yet Another Shire

Barcsi Janos, New Groups Coordinator for the Kingdom of Drachenwald, has announced the formation of the Incipient Shire of Heilig Drei Koenig in Cologne, Germany.

Dragons Laire to Host Medieval Faire

North Kitsap Herald: Members of the Barony of Dragons Laire (Kitsap, WA) in the Kingdom of An Tir welcome local residents to join them at a Medieval Faire, according to North Kitsap "Herald" reporter Tiffany Royal.

College of Heralds Bans Antarctic Newsletter

The Quarter: In an effort, noble but probably doomed to failure, to protect the moral fibre of the SCA, the College of Heralds has banned "The Quarter". Too bad, because the parody newsletter's latest issue has just been allowed to escape its cage.

Ansteorra to Host "Knight Free" Night Tourney

An unbelted-fighter tournament to benefit the Chirurgeonate and the Water Bearers' Guild will coincide with Ansteorra's 25th Anniversary party.

Young SCAdian Dies in Train Accident

The Columbian: Ashley M. Falk, a seventh-grader and SCA member from the Kingdom of An Tir, was fatally injured in an accident at a railroad bridge on Monday evening.

Calontir Teen Competes for Miss Teen Kansas Crown

Pratt Tribune: 16-year-old SCA member Karly Roberts is one of 10 teenage girls who might be named Miss Teen Kansas on June 12, 2004.

The Establishment and Demise of the Medieval Nordic Settlements on Greenland: The Role of Natural Climate Change

Comments on a site related to the study of global warming assert that Viking records suggest current global warming is not caused by greenhouse gases.

Update: "Musketeer" Skeletons Include Female

Expatica: Six skeletons discovered in a garden in Maastricht, Netherlands, are much more modern than first believed and include the remains of a woman.

Icelandic Sagas Tell of Viking Life

National Geographic: A series of 40 narratives written in the 13th and 14th centuries tell of the Viking Age in Iceland and may have influenced Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings."

Adrian Empire Shire Hosts Crown Tourney in Virginia

News Leader: The new Canton of Dun'Afton in Waynesboro, VA will play host to its first Crown Tournament June 5, 2004.

Medieval Hall Revealed to be Neolithic Ritual Chamber

Archaeologists excavating what they thought was a medieval hall were surprised to discover a neolithic building instead.

Is Your Man a Hero?

Mirror: Troy is the hot film right now, but how does YOUR hero measure up to the Greeks? Find out in a quiz by the "Mirror's" Clare Goldwin.

An Account of Spring Crown Tournament

THL Saradwen Ariandalen provides a detailed account of Earl Sir Brannos O'Irongardail's victory for the honor of Countess Rebekah MacTiernan in the Midrealm Crown Tournament.

From Middle School to Middle Ages

Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star: Kristin Davis, of the Fredericksburg "Free Lance-Star," describes a "Medieval Faire" demo held by the Incipient Canton of Sudentor at King George Middle School.

Updated List of Board Nominees

The Board of Directors of the SCA recently released an updated list of nominees. Comments from populace members are being solicited on those who know and have worked with any of these individuals.

Midrealm Spring 2004 Crown Tourney Pics

Mistress Iasmin de Cordoba, Baroness Roaring Wastes, shares memories - and photos - from the Middle Kingdom's May 30, 2004 Crown Tourney.

Brannos and Rebekah Heirs to Midrealm Throne

Earl Brannos O'Irongardail, fighting for the honor of Countess Rebekah Mac Tiernan, has won the Middle Kingdom Crown Tournament.

Bare Breasts Popular in 17th Century Fashion

Discovery: According to a report from Jennifer Viegas of Discovery News, women's bare breasts were a common fashion statement in 17th century England.

British Archaeologists May Have Greater Chance to Study Human Bones

NewScientist.com: Archaeological excavations throughout Great Britain have unearthed and studied many human remains. Now they have received guidelines for reburial of bones discovered on digs.

Early Music Festival to Take Place in Washington, DC

The Washington Early Music Society is pleased to present a new event this June for lovers of early music, dance and visual arts -- the inaugural Washington Early Music Festival.

The Armoury is Now Open on the Ancanar Film Website

Ancanar is a Tolkien-inspired epic fantasy film. The Armoury section of the Ancanar website showcases the swords and armour forged for the film.

Exhibit on Childhood in Ancient Greece Travels to Cincinnati

"Coming of Age in Ancient Greece: Images of Childhood from the Classical Past" will be at the Cincinnati Art Museum through August 1, 2004.

10-Year-Old Finds Medieval Ring

Nathan Duffield, a 10-year-old student from Milford Haven, England, has discovered a 600-year-old ring with a metal detector.

Scuola Gladiatori Roma Offers Complete Roman Experience

Those who can't get enough of ancient times may want to sign up for the Scuola Gladiatori Roma, where they will learn Latin as well as gladiator skills.

Romans Invade Maryland!

Ancient historians take note: Roman Days are here again and coming to Marietta Mansion in Glenn Dale, Maryland June 12-13, 2004!

I Swear!

There has been much discussion recently about the swearing of oaths in the SCA. This week, Dame Aoife shares her links on the subject.

Ragnarok V Photos Online

Photos from the recent Ragnarok event in the Kingdom of Ealdormere are now available online.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Home on the Market

MSN: "Lord of the Rings" author J.R.R. Tolkien's Oxford, England home is for sale for a paltry $2.7 million.