Photos of Tir Righ Principality Investiture Online

Lady Yolanda de Guelph has posted photos of Tir Righ's recent Principality Investiture.

Assistance Needed for Pennsic Children's Fete

Duchess Arielle the Golden is seeking volunteers to help with the Kingdom of Atlantia's annual Known World Children's Fete at the Pennsic War.

Belegarth Medieval Combat Society Helps "Troubled" Teens

Brigham Young University Newsnet: Belegarth, a Medieval Combat Society based on J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy world, gives teens a safe, fun place to use their imaginations and take out a few aggressions.

Lochac's Roweny Festival to Feature Laurel Prize Tourney

Mistress Acacia de Navarre, Laurel Principal of the Kingdom of Lochac, has announced that prize money will be offered in six categories at a Laurel Prize Tourney at next year's Roweny Festival.

Autocrat Updates FAQ for Drachenwald's Ten Year Celebration

In response to many questions relating to Drachenwald's Ten Year Celebration to be held June 19-22, 2003 at the Burgau castle near D

Period Bikinis?

3rd century Roman frescos show women wearing bikinis.

Captain Conrad Schwartzwolf to be Knighted

At the recent Northern Oaken War Maneuvers in the Midrealm, Captain Conrad Schwartzwolf was placed on vigil for knighthood.

Instructors Needed for An Tir/West War

Lady Rhiannon has put out the call for instructors for the An Tir/West War to be held July 3-6, 2003 in the Principality of the Summits.

Lochac Bards to be Sold to Highest Bidder

Canterbury Faire, which will be held February 4-9, 2004 in Southern Gaard, NZ, will feature a Bardic Auction where bardic talents will be sold to the highest bidder.

Who's Buried in Columbus' Tomb?

DNA testing is being used to try to determine whether a tomb in Seville, Spain contains the actual remains of Christopher Columbus.

A&S and Service to Have Warpoints at An Tir/West War

Arts and Sciences and Service will have their own Warpoints at the upcoming An Tir/West War to be held July 3-6, 2003 in the Principality of the Summits.

Touring Medieval Italy on the Web

This week, Dame Aoife takes readers on a tour of Medieval Italy online with annotated links.

Raoukinn Eyverska Placed on Vigil in An Tir

The Honorable Lady Raoukinn Eyverska has been placed on vigil and will be knighted at An Tir's July Coronation, the first woman in fifteen years to receive knighthood in that Kingdom.

Calontiri Talents to Shine in Concert in the Park

Subjects of the Kingdom of Calontir will showcase their talents at the annual Concert in the Park at Lilies War, Thursday, June 19, 2003 at 6:00 pm.

Midrealm Pennsic Champions Announced

Their Majesties Pieter and Nan Astrid of the Middle Kingdom have announced Their Champions for the upcoming Pennsic War.

AEthelmearc Introduces New Website for Chancellors of Youth

On the AEthelmearc listserve, Dame Aoife Finn announced that a new website for children's issues is online.

Laser Technology May Shed Light on Museum Exhibits

A laser technique used in medicine and aircraft design may help reconstruct ancient artifacts.

Known World Mourns Passing of Claude the Frank

Padraig MacEanruig, Master of Arms, has reported the death of Claude the Frank (Claude Wesley Perkins) on June 10, 2003.

Medieval Frescos Go on Display in Siena

News Telegraph: Frescos unearthed two years ago from a crypt below the Siena Cathedral may be viewed by the public for the first time in 700 years.

10th Century Cathedral Discovered in Germany

Daily Telegraph: The remains of a 10th century cathedral thought to be built by Otto the Great have been discovered in Madgeburg, Germany.

Masters of Defense Invited to Pennsic "Meet and Beat"

Warder The Honorable Lord Andrew Blackwood MacBaine the Purple, Royalty Liaison for the Company of the Bronze Ring for His Majesty Pieter of the Middle Kingdom, conveys an invitation to all Masters of Defense to attend a "Meet and Beat" at the Pennsic War.

Early Music Links Online

Interested in Early Music? Check out the Renaissance music links at the Carolina Classical Connection.

Toilet Exhibit Eliminates Speculation About Medieval Sanitation

A Paris exhibit of medieval toilets and sanitation proves that people of the Middle Ages were more advanced than once thought.

Brewers to Compete at Pennsic

THL Zuriel Nightshade has announced that there will be an Interkingdom Brewers Guild competition at Pennsic 32.

Oldest English Writing Found on Saxon Brooch

News Telegraph: Four runes on an Anglo-Saxon brooch may be the oldest English writing found to date.

Archaeologists Repair Viking "Faeces Fossil"

To continue our ongoing discussion of medieval sanitation practices, consider this article from BBC News about the restoration of a 1200-year-old fossilized human faeces, quite possibly the most popular exhibit at the Archaeological Resource Centre in York, England.

AEthelmearc War Practice Photos Online

Ce'tach Fitzgibbon, archer and webwizard, has posted photos from the 2003 AEthelmearc War Practice.

Viking Research Available Online

Martin Rundkvist, Swedish archaeologist and expert on Viking grave excavations, has made two ebooks of his Viking research available online.

Border Raids A&S Faire Rules Posted

Lady Genevieve D'Valois has forwarded the rules for the A&S competition at the upcoming Border Raids to be held June 27-29, 2003 in Ft. Knox, KY.

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