Lochac's First Equestrian Muster

Catulla, Lochac Equestrian Marshal, has announced that the kingdom's first Equestrian Muster will take place in August at Queanbeyan.

Comments sought on proposal for revised disciplinary rules

Meg Baron (President of the SCA) and the Board of Directors are requesting comments from the populace on a Grand Council proposal to revise the Corpora provisions for sanctioning inappropriate behavior within the organization.

SCAdian-written "Ecclesiastical Pomp..." surveys a millenium of tablet weaving

Written by Mistress Ingvild Josefsdatter, Ecclesiastical Pomp and Aristocratic Circumstance: A Thousand Years of Brocaded Tabletwoven Bands details the history of brocaded tablewoven bands from the sixth to the sixteenth century.

Pennsic Independent to be Available in PDF Format

Pennsic Independent Publisher Heirusalem Crystoma has announced that a "Home Edition" of the paper is now available by subscription in PDF format.

Roman Bridge Studied in Northumberland

A second-century bridge crossing the River Tyne in Corbridge, England, forming part of the Roman "Great North Road," is being studied by archaeologists.

Ansteorran Chirurgeons & Waterbearers to Host Iron Siege Cook-Off

Arkell vom Cophus has announced that the Ansteorran Chirurgeonate & Water Bearers Guild will host an Iron/Siege Cook-Off at Elfsea Defender XXVI.

50-year Pennsic War planner on-line

A chart of Pennsic War dates for the next 50 years is now available to help Pennsic travellers plan their future vacation time! It includes projected attendance growth as well.

Seattle Times: Three Reenactment Groups Compete for Local Interest

In an article for the Seattle Times reporter J.J. Jensen contrasts the SCA and two Seattle-area groups, the Seattle Knights and the Academia della Spada.

Medieval shoes: best foot forward

This week's edition of the Links List is all about Footwear.

Fergus and Margarita New Heirs to Oertha

Khevron, Stellanordica Herald of the Principality of Oertha, reports news from the July 17, 2004 Coronet.

Muslim Necropolis Discovered in Lisbon

Archaeologists working on a large site south of Lisbon, Portugal, believe it to be the largest Muslim cemetery on the Iberian peninsula.

£70,000 Needed to Save Britain's Oldest Theatre

This year's performances at a medieval Cornish amphitheatre, said to be the oldest working theatre in Britain, could be the last, as the community cannot afford to buy the adjacent plot of land from its present owners.

Kil Roy-Ho was Here!

Archaeologists studying a section of the Great Wall of China have discovered graffiti dating from the 16th century CE.

Chesterfield Pub Hides Roman Fort

Deveoplers working at Old Feather's Pub on Lordsmill Street in Chesterfield, England, have discovered evidence of a Roman fort.

American Firm Investigates Salvaging Sussex

An American salvage company is investigating the possibility of salvaging the British warship Sussex which sank off the coast of Gibraltor in 1694.

Ealdormere Photo Albums Online

Eirik Andersen reports that photo albums from various events in the Kingdom of Ealdormere are now available for viewing online.

Roman Villa Had All the Amenities

Archaeologists are celebrating the discovery of a huge Roman villa near Swindon, England as "one of the most important Roman sites in England."

Challenge to Honor HE Friedrich von Konigsberg

Sir Pendaran & Mistress Jehanne of Ansteorra have challenged the local barony, Bjornsborg, to join fourteen other Ansteorran groups in sending "CARE packages" to US troops serving in Iraq, in memory of Second Lieutenant Brian Smith.

East Lothian Pub Boasts "Grotesque" Ceiling

The earliest example of a Renaissance painted ceiling in Scotland, originally painted at Prestongrange House in 1581, but later removed for preservation, has been reproduced at a nearby East Lothian pub.

Hunting Season Photos Online

Racaire, from the Shire Ad Flumen Caerulum (Austria), has announced that photographs from the recent Hunting Season event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald are now available online.

Mentioning unmentionables: Medieval underwear

This week, Dame Aoife mentions unmentionables in the form of underpinnings, codpieces, corsets and all manner of medieval underwear.

Cologne Cathedral at risk

UNESCO has placed Germany's historic Cologne Cathedral on the list of World Heritage sites in danger.

President's Report for SCA Board of Directors Meetings

Meg Baron, President of the SCA, Inc., has published the President's Report for the two most recent Board of Directors meetings. Ms. Baron reports on the meeting held July 17, 2004, and the teleconference held June 3, 2004.

Willian Freskyn Murray & Katherine chosen new Baron & Baroness of Rhydderich Hael

Their Excellencies Baron Sir Otto & Baroness Geirny, OL have announced that Willian Freskyn Murray and his beloved wife Katherine called Kiersey have been chosen as Rhydderich Hael's new baronial couple.

Photos from Storvik Novice Tourney Online

Lady Ana Becc has posted photos from the recent Storvik Novice Tournament in the Kingdom of Atlantia.

Archaeological Treasures Go On Display in Docklands

David Spence, Director of the Museum in Dockland, has announced that the museum will display Saxon artifacts discovered in a dig from Southend.

Earthlink: Port-a-John Explosion Calls for Caution at Outdoor Events

A man smoking in a port-a-john in Blacksville, West Virginia ignited an explosion that sent him to the hospital.

Oregonian: Medieval Society in Washington County

"We're here because we have this romance and these ideals that we can't express in the real world," says Jay Royer, known in the society as His Lordship Guy of Normandy in an article from The Oregonian describing the SCA in the Shire of Dragon's Mist.

A musical Mabinogion?

In an interview for The Boston Globe, Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel mentions, "When I was doing 'Sweeney Todd,' I talked with Stephen Sondheim, who is interested in developing something based on 'The Mabinogion,' medieval stories from Wales."

New Laurel in AEthelmearc

Sir Mord the Green proudly announces that his lady wife, Maria Agrissa Sgourina (formerly and more widely known as Baroness Mairi ni Raghaillaigh), was inducted into the Order of the Laurel by Their Majesties of AEthelmearc on Saturday, July 17, 2004 AS XXXIX, in the Barony of St. Swithin’s Bog.