Long Man of Wilmington a Renaissance Construct?

News Telegraph: New research on England's tallest chalk hill figure has revealed that the "Long Man of Wilmington" dates from the 16th century.

Stefan's Florilegium Updates for October

THL Stefan li Rous offers the latest additions to the Florilegium.

6th Century Artifacts Discovered in Ha Noi

VNA: Thousands of artifacts dating to the 6th century have been unearthed in downtown Ha Noi, Vietnam.

Knighthood, Chivalry & Tournaments

Edited by Steven Muhlberger, 'Knighthood, Chivalry & Tournaments' is a resource library of historical accounts and modern commentary on the martial aspects of the Middle Ages.

New SCA Teen Discussion List Announced

Another discussion list has been created for teens in the SCA. Dame Aoife has details.

East Kingdom Welcomes Natalie Jane

Lord Maeryk the Rogue has announced the birth of Natalie Jane Adler der Rogue.

Kingdom Crusades to Feature Chirurgeon Activities

Lady Clelia of the Mists has announced that Kingdom Crusades, which will take place October 10-12, 2003 in Darlington, MD (co-sponsored by the East Kingdom and Atlantia), will offer classes and a book display for Chirurgeons.

MIT Offers History Class Notes Online

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has released course notes and syllabi for many of their classes, including several history courses.

Renascence Editions -- English Publications from 1477 to 1799

An unusual web site provides a repository of selected publications printed in English from the year 1477 CE, when Caxton started printing, to 1799 CE.

Medieval Millinery

This week Dame Aoife shares resources for medieval and renaissance hair dressing and head coverings.

Italian SCA Group Featured on AFN

AFN: Campofiamme, the SCA stronghold in Naples, Italy, is featured on the Armed Forces Network website.

Pirates Invade the Internet

What comes after Q? Arrrrrr. It's pirates all the way as Dame Aoife shares her links for websites dealing with historical pirates.

Boudica Comes to PBS

PBS's Masterpiece Theatre series will present "Warrior Queen," the story of the tribal queen in first century Britain, on October 12, 2003.

Medieval Technical Difficulties

Not your usual error message, read it carefully.

Reform of Marshallate Proposed to Board of Directors

Master William de Montegilt has proposed changes to the structure of the Marshallate within the SCA regarding safety and equipment standards for combat-related activities.

Legends - Facts and Fictions of Heroism, Romance, and Adventure

'Legends' offers a thoughtful and historical consideration of why characters such as Beowulf, King Arthur, and Robin Hood still have an impact today on music, fiction and film.

"Step into History" at Over 500 Living History Sites

If your ideal vacation is visiting a living history museum, you might want to take a look at the "Step into History" website, which lists over 500 living history museums across the United States.

800-Year-Old Sefer Torah to Visit L.A.

An 800-year-old Torah will begin a year-long display at the Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel in Westwood.

New Exhibit on Italian Manuscript Paintings Opens at the Met

"Treasures of a Lost Art: Italian Manuscript Painting of the Middle Ages and Renaissance" will be on display in the Robert Lehman Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City from September 30, 2003, through February 1, 2004.

Anglo-Saxon Riddles

The Kalamazoo Riddle Group has made available online the Riddles of the Exeter Book and their translations.

CONQUEST- The Society of Anglo-Norman Living History

Conquest is a non profit organization that recreates the Anglo-Norman period of English history from the Battle of Hastings up until the signing of the Magna Carta (1066 to 1215AD).

Metal Detectors Pose Threat to Britain's Battlefields

History News Network: British archaeologists fear that the recent popularity of amateur treasure hunters using metal detectors may endanger the country's historic battlefields.

Treasure Hunter Stumps British Museum

Rotherham Advertiser: A small, silver fragment discovered by British treasure hunter Jim Rickett has stumped experts at the British Museum.

Roman Weapons Factory Discovered in Devon

A massive weapons factory dating from Roman times has been discovered near Brayford in Devon, England.

East Kingdom Crown Tourney to Feature Poetic Challenge

Poets of the East Kingdom are encouraged to write a poem in praise of their favorite contestant or consort in the upcoming East Kingdom Crown Tournament.

The Hours of Jeanne d'Evreux Returns to the Cloisters

The 14th century Hours of Jeanne d'Evreaux have returned to The Cloisters in New York City following conservation and the creation of a facsimile edition.

Atlantis Found?

History News Network: American explorer Robert Sarmast claims to have discovered the site of Atlantis off the coast of Cyprus.

Announcing the An Tir Autocrat Website!

The Kingdom of An Tir annouces new Autocrat Information Web Site

Lettice Peyton Elevated to Laurel

Lettice Peyton of the East Kingdom was recently elevated to Order of the Laurel.

Roman "Souvenir" of Hadrian's Wall Found

A 2nd century bronze pan, elaborately decorated with Celtic-style motifs and colored enamel, and engraved with the names of four forts at the western end of Hadrian's Wall, was found in the Staffordshire moorlands.