Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-10-03 16:40
Seamas Mac Daibhid shares his thoughts on heraldic presentations of the much beloved Tigger, how to blazon the charge and how it might be drawn. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-07-20 08:44
The Rum and Monkey website has created a Roman name generator for when "your own name just doesn't suit your rich Roman fantasy life."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-07-13 17:28
Mistress Rhiannon ui Neill, Triton Principal Herald for the Kingdom of Atlantia, has announced that an Atlantian Heraldic Walking Tour will once again take place at pennsic.
Submitted by Nikulai on Thu, 2007-07-05 12:13
You have been called into judgment by the seven Vices for pride...the first step on the path of the vices. Come enjoy a seven course feast while you watch the Vices and Virtues compete to win you over.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-06-25 11:47
Lady Kayleigh McWhyte, Coordinator for the Known World Scribal Gathering at Pennsic 36, has announced that there has been a change of venue for the event.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-06-07 15:22
Lady Gisela, Event Herald for the Kingdom of Atlantia's War of the Wings II, has announced that the event will feature an Heraldic Processional.
Submitted by scaroyalty on Mon, 2007-05-28 09:50
The Royal Genealogy of the Known World is back online at a new location! http://www.calliglorify.com/scaroyalty/
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-05-20 14:03
Lady Alexandria Wright of the Barony of Bright Hills has posted photos of the Procession of Atlantia's Spring Crown Tourney on Photobucket.
Submitted by Genevieve la fl... on Tue, 2007-05-15 15:16
It's official! The 2008 Known World Heraldic Symposium will be in Thamesreach, in Drachenwald.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-03-19 16:33
The Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium 2007 will be held in the Barony of Lyondemere, Kingdom of Caid, in the Crowne Plaza Hotel a few blocks from LAX airport. There was so much to do, we couldn't cram it all into one weekend. The dates are Thursday, June 14 through Sunday, June 17, 2007. The event cost is $30 per person until April 1, $35 April 2 through May 15, and $40 May 16 thereafter and at the door. The additional fee for the banquet is $25 until May 15, $30 thereafter (vegetarian selection available, let us know when you send in your reservation). Location:
Barony of Lyondemere (Los Angeles, California)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-03-06 14:56
One and all are invited to Settmour Swamp to celebrate with us as Their Majesties Lucan and Yana invest Alexander MacGregor and Rhiannon de Licorne as our new Baron and Baroness!
Mudthaw will feature a wide variety of activities: tournaments in Armored Combat, Rapier, and Youth Combat, Archery, Thrown Weapons, and an array of Fine Merchants. Artisans can enter their works in a Competition with the theme of "Heraldry", in addition to an Exhibit for anyone who would like to display completed or in-progress work. We will sate your appetites with a lunch dayboard and a grand feast, cooked by Wilhelm van Utrecht, in the evening. Their Majesties will hold Royal Court, along with the final Court of Baron Teric and Baroness Paigan, and the first Court of Alexander and Rhiannon. The event will conclude with dancing to the music of the Bhakaili Branslers!
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-02-17 17:34
A great online source for documenting medieval genealogy is Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, "the encyclopædia of territories in the medieval western world and the royal and noble families which ruled them."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-02-17 10:05
Lady Ysabel de Lille of the Kingdom of Artemisia has announced that she has created a new discussion list for Voice Heralds in the Kingdom, but also reports that she welcomes voice heralds from outside Artemisia.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-02-15 19:02
Once again it is time to gear up for the tourney season and we invite any and all of you who have an interest in voice heraldry to come out and join us.
The topics included will cover: Pronouncing Names, Calling fights on the field with Field Practicum, Roundtable on Philosophy/History/Little Things, How to Arrange Court, Timing Court, Basic Faking a Ceremony, Court Practicum. There should be lots here for the beginner all the way to the expert herald. There was a great turnout for the January meeting at 12th Night and we hope to see you all the next day in Berkeley and the monthly meeting as well as at this fun-packed Collegium.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2007-02-07 12:54
Baroness Jadwiga Marina Majewska was admitted to the Order of the Pelican on February 3 by TRM Tristram and Caillin, with TRH Lorell and Cadfael in attendance.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-01-29 16:34
Come join us for a wonderful day of heraldry and scribal arts taught by Northshield's finest! Bring your personal and group's heraldic banner, books, illuminations, and any heraldic/scribal crafts (tablet woven belts, blackwork, etc...) to display and share in a “show and tell” session! There will also be a full day of children's activities.
Please contact the Class Coordinator if you are interested in teaching a class (or if you have a class you would like to see taught). Deadline is February 26th for submitting a class.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-01-14 20:02
Advertisements in newspapers throughout England, Australia, the United States and Europe are asking the question: "Can you trace your family tree back to 1066? Might your ancestors have claimed the English throne?"
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-01-09 08:40
Baron Khevron of the Principality of Oertha has created Heraldrydiculous, a comic strip designed to help SCAdians "learn what's 'Good', 'Not so good' or 'Impossible' heraldry."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-12-15 14:18
University College London has created an online project to share research on the distribution of surnames throughout Great Britain. The project traces the history of family names as well as their geography.
Submitted by CMJoserlin on Wed, 2006-10-04 18:49
Miles Atherton de Grey, once the first herald of the Midrealm's Shire of Mynydd Seren (Bloomington IN), and lately of Northshield's Barony of Nordskogen (area around Minneapolis MN), is no more. Many who did not know him by his SCA name will remember his novels, stories, poems, and wargaming works under his mundane name, John M. Ford.
Submitted by Ursula on Wed, 2006-09-27 14:50
Heralds' Fall Collegium
It isn't just for heralds anymore. Are you new royalty, on a guard, a court member, or a Head-of-Court? Could you be one soon? Do you work in an office that interacts with the heralds at events? Have you ever wondered why heralds do things the way they do? We've got an event for you!
Classes start at 10 am.
Classes that are from 10 - 12:30 are aimed at heralds but all are welcome; classes from 1:30 - 4:30 are geared towards heralds, royalty, guard, and court members.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-09-26 19:02
Think heraldry is an activity for creaky, old SCAdians in dusty libraries? Think again. The United States Army has The Quartermaster Heraldic Section and the U.S. Army Institute of Heraldry.
A website with examples of military heraldry and a history of heraldry in the American Army is available to view online.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-08-14 07:46
It's out of the SCA time period, but Project Gutenberg, which is a free, digitized collection of books, has posted a copy of The Manual of Heraldry; Fifth Edition published in the mid 19th century.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-07-20 14:00
Shire of Lagerdamm Presents Stone Soup: A "thrown together" event August 19, 2006. Come one-- Come all to our impromptu event. We will provide the bare bones of a basic event, what you get is what you bring!
There is room inside to
hang out, visit, work on projects, hold a class if you wish to give
one - only one class is really planned. Saran mac Imar is holding a heraldry class (bring $8 per submission,
Submitted by Vallawulf on Mon, 2006-07-17 10:02
Vallawulf has announced that he is looking for help on several ongoing projects for the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-06-25 15:20
Barun Rory, Exchequer for the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann, has announced that CDs of the Proceedings of the 2006 Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium are available for sale.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-05-08 14:45
Please join us for an all day extravaganza of classes and workshops to satisfy heralds and scribes of every level of experience! Bring your pens and paper, books and tabards and share in the wealth of knowledge that the Kingdom of Atlantia has to offer!
Arts & Sciences Activities:
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-04-27 07:47
Police in Middlesbrough, England have recruited heralds to accompany them on rounds to act as town criers. The heralds use their trained voices to warn citizens to lock their doors.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-03-07 16:56
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-02-27 17:03
Katryne MacIntosh the Strange, Autocrat for the Known World Heraldic & Scribal Symposium 2006, is seeking teachers for the event which takes place in New Orleans, Louisiana (Kingdom of Gleann Abhann) June 16-18, 2006.