Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-07-23 14:27
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.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-23 12:05
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.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2004-07-23 10:15
This week, Dame Aoife mentions unmentionables in the form of underpinnings, codpieces, corsets and all manner of medieval underwear.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2004-07-23 09:34
UNESCO has placed Germany's historic Cologne Cathedral on the list of World Heritage sites in danger.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2004-07-22 21:47
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.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-07-22 16:34
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.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-07-22 13:48
Lady Ana Becc has posted photos from the recent Storvik Novice Tournament in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2004-07-22 11:37
David Spence, Director of the Museum in Dockland, has announced that the museum will display Saxon artifacts discovered in a dig from Southend.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-07-22 10:02
A man smoking in a port-a-john in Blacksville, West Virginia ignited an explosion that sent him to the hospital.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-07-22 09:38
"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.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-07-22 09:33
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."
Submitted by Sir Mord on Wed, 2004-07-21 16:07
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.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-07-21 16:05
The Household Al-thaeib invites the known world to attend this year's Pacific Northwest / Southwest / Far West / Way East (depending on where your border lies) Warsha & Hafla!
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2004-07-21 16:03
Workers doing cleanup work around Romsey Abbey in Hampshire County, England, found more than they bargained for: 14 Saxon graves. (Corrected URL)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-07-21 10:58
National Public Radio discusses the career and accomplishments of 2nd Lt. Brian Smith, including his love of the SCA, on its Morning Edition news program.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-07-21 10:05
A reporter from the New Philadelphia Times Reporter learned about armored combat - SCA style - when he visited the Oaken Melee School spoonsored by the Marche of Alderford.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-07-20 15:36
A researcher at Cambridge University, while researching the history of medieval scribes in London, has found that the copyist who worked for Geoffrey Chaucer was a man named Adam Pinkhurst, who joined the Scriveners' Company of London in 1392.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-07-20 12:08
Grizel reports that a medieval pub owned by the family of a friend was struck by a hit-and-run driver and nearly destroyed.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-07-20 11:37
Richard Biggs is a fool and proud of it, as shown in an article from the South Bend Tribune about a juggling workshop at a local library.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Tue, 2004-07-20 11:00
Kodlunarn Island in Frobisher Bay, is the site of Canada's first gold swindle, according to Canadian scientists. The question: did Elizabeth know the truth?
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-07-20 08:03
Lord Emryn Lioncourt has announced the release of a new music CD highlighting performances of the greatest musicians of AnTir, proceeds from which will benefit the hospital fund for Duke Tjorkill.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2004-07-19 17:25
In an audience with TRM of Ansteorra, at the Kingdom's twenty-fifth birthday party, Countess Allyson Tymmes, former Kingdom Chirurgeon (she was also queen during the same time period), accepted the honor of Chirurgeon Emeritus.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2004-07-19 15:05
Were medieval monks the jolly, chubby souls of popular fiction?
Submitted by arkell on Mon, 2004-07-19 10:09
Sadly, TRM Miguel and Conal of the Kingdom of Ansteorra made the Kingdom’s newest Court Baron in a ceremony fitting to the person receiving it, during the Kingdom’s XXV birthday party.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-07-19 10:07
Scotland Yard was on the job in London when they recovered a stash of rare antiquities stolen from Iraq in 1995.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2004-07-18 17:19
Michelin-starred chef Martin Blunos believes that modern diets should follow medieval culinary practices — including understanding the theories behind the four humours.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-18 12:40
Fernando reports that Their Majesties Siridean and Sile of the Kingdom of Calontir have offered Countess Lyriel de la Foret elevation to the Order of the Laurel.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-18 09:04
Shish, a London restaurant, is offering free DNA tests in an effort to identify descendents of Genghis Khan. Those whose DNA matches receive a free meal.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-07-17 14:22
Master Andrixos of the Kingdom of Calontir reports that Bryce de Byrum, OL, was knighted July 9, 2004 by the hands of Their Majesties of Atlantia.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-07-17 10:38
"Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum," featuring over one hundred of the V&A's 10th-18th century works, will be on display at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, through February 6, 2005.