Great Quest for Drachenwald (A&S details)

Her Majesty announced the creation of an Arts & Sciences and Martial Great Quest for Drachenwald at Coronation.

Scots Take Issue with Depiction of Edward I

Some Scots are irate about the depiction of Edward I, known as the Hammer of the Scots, as "a king of Scotland whose achievements were many and his legend great."

Shroud of Turin Doppelganger

A second ghostly image of a face has been discovered on the back of the famous Shroud of Turin

"The Dictionary of the Scots Language" Now Online

Information about Scotland and its language from 1200 CE to the present is now available online with the publishing of the "Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue" (1931-2002) and the "The Scottish National Dictionary" (1931-1976).

Everything You Wanted to Know About Maps

Map History / History of Cartography is a gateway that offers over 3,000 annotated links on the subject of old and early maps.

Four Drachenwald Groups to Become Full Status

Sovany Barcsi Janos, Chatelain and New Groups Coordinator for the Kingdom of Drachenwald, has announced that four shires will advance to full status.

The Palace Kitchen Boys

Winston-Salem Journal: For the last decade or so, Marc Meltonville and Richard Fish, the coordinators of the Historic Kitchens Project, have been restoring historic English royal kitchens in all their former functionality.

Fork Lifting, A History of the Fork

Ganoskin: In an article originally published in "Metalsmith Magazine," Fall 2000, the history of the use and development of the fork is examined.

A Slice of Elizabethan England

A collection of documents from Tudor and Elizabethan England is currently touring the United States.

Metalworking Symposium to be Held in Cooperstown, NY

A "pre-industrial iron symposium" will be held October 9-11, 2004 at the Farmer's Museum of Cooperstown, NY with lectures and activities relating to the production of bloomery iron.

Award Scrolls to be Displayed at Midrealm Coronation

Have you ever wished you could have gotten a better look at some of the scrolls being awarded in court? Here is your chance! An Award Scroll Display will be featured all day for Midrealm's Coronation!

Photos from Ice Dragon A&S Online

Mistress Rhiannon y Bwa chronicled the recent A&S competition at AEthelmearc's Ice Dragon event. Her photos are available online.

The Physician's Handbook

The Wellcome Library of London, England, has created a digital version of one of its manuscripts, "The Physicians Handbook," an English 15th century medical and astrological compendium.

Children's Crusade -- Fact or Fiction?

The Straight Dope: Cecil Adams, longtime writer of the facts & legends column "The Straight Dope," takes a look at whether the Children's Crusade really happened.

Knights and Ladies Come Out to Play

Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star: Yet another article written about the SCA, written at Sudentor's "Defending The Gate" event.

More Gulf Wars Photos Online

Tarl and Ailsa, from the Kingdom of Calontir, share photos from the recent Gulf Wars XIII on their website.

Cantar de mio Cid

The 14th Century manuscript featuring the exploits of El Cid, the historical Rodrigo D

Archaeologists Battle Over Bannockburn Stakes

Three wooden stakes, long thought to have been the only surviving artifacts from Scotland's Battle of Bannockburn, have recently been dated and proven to be much older than the 13th century battle.

Idaho Couple "Sticks Together" at Prom

AP: Lynlea Jayo and Josh Traughber, decked out in their $30 duct tape prom wear, are in the running for the annual Duck Brand scholarship prize.

Period Bible to be Created

WNET: A collaboration between a group of Benedictine monks at St. John's University in Minnesota and scribal experts from Wales will create the first hand-calligraphed and illuminated Bible in 400 years.

Roman Church Reopens to Public After Being Buried for 1200 Years

Santa Maria Antiqua, the oldest church in the Roman Forum's ruins, is being reopened to visitors after a twenty-four year restoration effort.

Horsing Around Through History

Dame Aoife discusses horses in the Middle Ages and Renaissance in the latest edition of Aoife's Links.

Photos from Golden Seamstress Competition Online

Elynor Grey of the Barony of Cynnabar (Ann Arbor, MI), documented the recent Quest for the Golden Seamstress Competition. Her photo album is available online.

Life Lousy for the Roman Soldier

A new exhibit of items excavated outside Carlisle Castle near Hadrian's Wall demonstrates that Roman soldiers fought a different kind of foe - lice.

Anna's Crafts Link Page

Looking for a "how to" article which will help you complete that important project? It just might be here!

Fires Banned at Lochac's Rowany Festival

Hrothgar, Event Steward for Rowany Festival in the Kingdom of Lochac, has announced that no fires will be permitted at this year's festival.

Atenveldt A&S Collegium Court Report

Baroness Katherine of Cate Hall, Atenveldt Kingdom Scribe, reports on court proceedings at the recent Kingdom Arts and Sciences Collegium hosted by the Barony of Mons Tonitrus.

Amesbury's Bronze Age Archer

ARCHAEOLOGY: One of the richest Early Bronze Age burial sites was discovered near Amesbury, England, not far from Stonehenge.

Nottinghill Coill Baronial Birthday and Investiture Photos Online

Lidiya has posted photos from the tourney at the recent Nottinghill Coill Baronial Birthday and Investiture, which took place in the Kingdom of Atlantia.

"The Princess Bride" Quiz

Using only 8 questions, this quiz will tell you which character you most resemble from the movie.