Hound Coursing Information Available

Hound coursing is becoming a popular activity at SCA events. Learn how to get started with this fascinating activity.

17th Annual Punkin Chunkin November 1-3

Rehoboth Beach, DE will once again play host to the World Championship Punkin Chunkers, a yearly contest to determine how far a pumpkin can fly.

Montengarde 12th Night Announced

The Barony of Montengarde in An Tir has announced a Twelfth Night celebration in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

New Information for East Kingdom Crown Tournament

Lord Dorio of Whispering Oaks, Autocrat for the East Kingdom Crown Tourney and Northern Lights to be held October 26, 2002 in the Barony of Stonemarche, has announced important changes.

New Heirs of Drachenwald Chosen

Drachenwald List: The new heirs of Drachenwald were chosen at a Crown Tourney held October 19, 2002 in Uppsala, Sweden.

Sir Pieter Van Doorn and Mistress Nan Astrid of York Become Heirs to Midrealm Throne

On the field of honorable combat, Sir Pieter van Doorn has won the right to make his lady, Mistress Nan Astrid of York, the next Queen of the Middle Kingdom.

Read About "Gode Cookery" Online

Medieval recipes and sources are available online at "A Boke of Gode Cookery."

Metropolitan Museum of Art Adds Exhibit on Central Asia

The Great Hall Balcony of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is the new home of "Glimpses of the Silk Road: Central Asia in the First Millennium."

Prize to be Awarded for Essay in Renaissance Studies

Submissions for the Louis L. Martz Essay Prize in Renaissance Studies are now being taken. The winner will receive a $1,000 award and a chance to present at an international conference.

Encampment at the Castle to Return to the Mansfield Reformatory

On June 20, 21 and 22, 2003, the Marche of Three Towers in Mansfield, Ohio will host its third annual "Encampment at the Castle."

Create Gaelic Curses Online

Dennis King offers Irish Gaelic sources online at his website, and one of the most creative aspects of the site is its Gaelic Curse Engine.

Midrealm Demo Page Offers Many Suggestions

Lady Meliora Leuedai de Ardescote, former Deputy for Demos of the Barony of Roaring Wastes (Metro-Detroit) has put together a website for materials and ideas for handling demos in the SCA.

Feature: The Coronation of Chrystofer and Margarette

Mistress Jenna of SouthWind writes in splendid detail of the Coronation of the new King and Queen of Calontir on October 12. (Republished by blanket permission from the author.)

Fordham University Offers Internet Medieval Sourcebook

Fordham Unviersity's Center for Medieval Studies offers educators a wealth of information on the Middle Ages.

Ealdormere Earl Marshal Seeks Comments on Siege Weapons Rules

A draft for the proposed Siege Weapons Rules for the Kingdom of Ealdormere is now available online.

Caid Posts Photos from Great Western War 6

New photos taken at Great Western War 6 are now available on the Caid Kingdom website.

Sir Conor Weisszhan Wins West Kingdom Crown Tourney

The Medieval Times reports that Sir Conor Weisszhan has won Crown Tournament in the West Kingdom

Bodleian Library Purchases Medieval Arabic Atlas

In June, the Bodleian Library of Oxford University purchased the "Book of Strange Arts and Visual Delights", an Arabic manuscript from the late 12th or early 13th century.

Teaching of Latin in American Schools on the Rise

Hoping to improve student performance in American schools, some teachers are turning to an ancient discipline: Latin.

"Pages from the Past" at Oberlin College

Oberlin College in Ohio will host "Pages from the Past: An Exhibition of Medieval and Renaissance Books" through November 8, 2002.

Calontir Fall 2002 Coronation Pictures Available Online

His Lordship Rory has graciously posted photographs from Calontir's recent Coronation.

Illuminated Manuscripts Exhibition and Sale to be Held in Sydney

There will be an exhibit and sale of manuscripts from the twelfth to nineteenth centuries at Hordern House in Sydney, Australia, November 5-15, 2002 from 9:00 am-5:00 pm (closed Sunday).

Duct Tape New Cure for Warts

Dermatologist Dr. Jerome Litt of University Hospitals has determined that duct tape can heal warts in children.

Serf & Turf IV Cancelled

The Crown of Aethelmearc announced that Serf & Turf IV, which was to be held October 19, 2002, has been cancelled.

Red Book of Hergest Inspires 21st Century Medicine

Scientists in Wales are studying the 13th century Red Book of Hergest, a work compiled by a dynasty of physicians from Myddfai, in hopes of finding new drugs.

Early Roman Plaque Discovered in London

A Roman plaque inscribed with the word "Londiniensium" was discovered October 11 in an archaeological dig in London. Scientists suspect that it is the oldest plaque yet discovered that bears reference to the city's Roman name.

York Doomsday Project Provides Online Sources for Mystery Plays

Over the past few years, a group of dedicated professors in the north of England have been working to make information on the York Mystery Cycle, 15th and 16th century plays, available to scholars.

Lochac Announces Kingdom Events

Her Majesty Elspeth, Queen of the Kingdom of Lochac has announced the next four kingdom events.

Calontir and AEthelmearc Add New Subjects

Residents of Three Rivers in Calontir announce the birth of their newest subject. He is Miles Bernard Newman, son of Sheleigh M'Lanagan and Tassilo d'Auxerre. And in AEthelmearc, Nathan James Fox, son of Dona Elisa and Master Ivan ap Myrddin, was born. Congratulations to both families!

An Invitation to the Barony of Rowany Yule Feast

Their Excellencies Corin and Kerdiwen, Baron and Baroness of Rowany in Lochac, extend an invitation to attend the Barony of Rowany Yule Feast, December 7, 2002 in Croydon.