Free the Gnomes!

Feel the need to belong to another political action group? Here's one no one can oppose!

Tournament of Champions to be Held at Lilies War

Syr Valdemar Jarnknefi (Ironfist) has announced his intention to hold a Tournament of Champions at Lilies War.

Cast Iron Chef Competition at An Tir's War College

The second annual Cast Iron Chef cooking competition will be held Saturday June 14, 2003 at the Three Mountains War College in Clackamas & Multnomah Counties, OR.

Latin Weather Reports Online

wunderground.com: Scholars needing to check the "Index Caloris" will want to visit Wunderground.com for all weather reports in Latin.

A&S Mavens to Consult at Lilies War

Maerwynn of Holme has announced that A&S consultation will be available at Lilies War.

Back in Time to Medieval Scotland

Timetravel with Aoife back to medieval Scotland for a look at castles, standing stones, cheesemaking and more.

Well-Pressed Vikings

Daily Record: Excavations in Scotland have revealed that pillaging Vikings were conscious of their appearance and ironed their clothes.

AEthelmearc Crown Tourney Video Online

Lord Alaxandair O'Conchobhair has made available a video of the finals of the AEthelmearc Spring Crown Tourney.

Pennsic Class List Online

Starting to making plans to take classes at Pennsic, considering teaching a class, or merely curious about this year's offerings? The class list is online.

Worshipful Company of Pewterers to Form

Master Brendan Brisbane has announced that a formational meeting for a guild devoted to pewter casting will take place at AEthelmearc War Practice, Sunday, May 18, 2003.

Laurels Prize Tourney Will Fund A&S Travel in Lochac

Mistress Bess Haddon and the Order of the Laurel in Lochac would like to announce a Laurels' Prize Tourney to help fund travel for A&S instructors.

British Education Secretary Criticizes Universities as "Medieval Concept"

"The medieval concept of a community of scholars seeking truth is not in itself a justification for the state to put money into that. We might do it at say a level of a hundredth of what we do now" says Education Secretary, Charles Clarke.

Lochac Laurels Issue Statement on Laureling of Martial Activities

Members of the Order of the Laurel in the Kingdom of Lochac have issued a statement pertaining to the elevation of participants in the fields of combat archery, fencing and equestrian arts.

Lindisfarne Gospels to Return to the Holy Island

After 1300 years, the Lindisfarne Gospels will return to the Holy Island.

Medici Archive Project Offers Easy Access for Scholars

Letters from the Medici Archive are being made available online by the Medici Archive Project.

Channel 4's "Eye Stunt" Offends Oxfordshire Residents

A 300-ft-wide eye logo advertising Channel 4's "Big Brother" program has been painted next to the famous Uffington Chalk Horse, enraging local residents.

Winner of Barony of the Far West Coronet Determined

The new Baroness of the Palentine Barony of the Far West by right of A&S competition has been decided. She is Lady Fiona Wiggins, fighting for Antoniao Delrosso.

Sir Alaric of Bangor Wins Lochac Crown Tournament

Sir Alaric of Bangor and Nerissa de Saye are the new Prince and Princess of Lochac.

Ildhafn Bids Fond Farewell to Caid

Lochac list: In an open letter read at Court during Lochac's Crown Tourney May 10, 2003, members of the Incipient Barony of Ildhafn expressed their sentiments about joining the Kingdom of Lochac.

New Heirs in AEthelmearc!

AEthelmearc list: Sir Henri d'Artois was victorious in Saturday's Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.

Guild Meetings Welcome at Great Northeastern War

Mistress Anastasia Gutane, Classes & Scheduling Coordinator for the Great Northeastern War, has announced that guilds or other organizations are welcome to hold meetings at the War.

Duct Tape Promwear Strikes Again

azcentral: A Minnesota couple used 70 rolls of duct tape to make Elizabethan costumes for this year's prom.

"Elizabeth I, Gloriana"

The latest issue of "History Today" commemorates the 400th anniversary of the death of Elizabeth I.

Learning from Historical Explorers

Aoife shares a list of annotated links dealing with period explorers.

Lilies War Seeks Trolls

Lilies War will be held this year June 14-21 at Smithville Lake, MO, and the organizers are asking for volunteers to help with Registration.

Who Invented Duct Tape?

Ask Yahoo: Inquiring minds will find the answer at Ask Yahoo!

Village Names Add Color to English Life

Colorful village names such as "Pity Me," "No Place" and "Great Cockup," grace the English countryside. Take a stroll through English linguistics in this article.

Missing Iraqi Artifacts Found in Museum Vaults

Archaeologists and researchers worldwide heaved a sigh of relief when cases of missing artifacts were discovered in the Museum's vault.

Lochac Rapier Website Updated

The Lochac Rapier Website is new and improved, with new links and an equipment construction page.

Children at War

Dame Aoife Finn, the AEthelmearc Chancellor of Youth, offers sound advice on how to prepare children to attend War.