Areas of interest in the modern political, legal, economic, and technological worlds, where such items bear directly on the living history community
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-08-12 10:21
The British government has re-evaluated plans to build a traffic tunnel under Stonehenge when a new estimate of £470m was announced.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-09 14:58
Authorities in Cheshire, England are looking for the culprits who seriously beat a man dressed as a Roman gladiator as he walked home from a costume party.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-09 11:50
Residents of the Midrealm were on hand to help celebrate Saints Peter and Paul Lutheran Church's 100th anniversary with period contests, archery and a depiction of Martin Luther by the church's pastor.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-08-08 07:16
Visitors to the Iron Age village of Cinderbury in England can step back in time and spend a night - or a week - living in the village.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2005-08-07 15:00
The Hickory Daily Record describes the goings-on at the inaugural Medieval Festival at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-08-06 10:05
September 9-11, 2005, the Chicago Swordplay Guild will present the 6th International Western Martial Arts Workshop.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2005-08-04 15:04
Hugo Van Halle has issued a challenge to join him on the field of combat at Pennsic 34 in order to raise awareness and funds for Fisher House.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-08-04 14:20
Lord Tobyn Kembold of Dragon's Heorth has announced that the University of Rhode Island Education Department will offer graduate-level credit for attending the Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-03 10:58
Lady Sophia the Orange (Lara Coutinho) offers suggestions for dealing with the fly problem at the Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-07-29 18:26
For only $10,000, YOU can own Kirk Douglas' gladiator armor from the movie Spartacus!
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2005-07-28 17:29
PBS has obtained the rights to air six new Monty Python specials, each showcasing a member of the British comedy troupe.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-07-26 10:48
Viscountess Gwyneth Felton, mka Linda Moore, the new President of the SCA, has released her report from the Board of Directors meeting held July 16, 2005.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-07-26 08:02
In Louisville, Ohio, the Marche of Alderford entertained and educated the public with a demo for the public library's Medieval Faire, and two photo albums are now online with highlights.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-07-24 17:58
"You don't grow old and you don't grow bored," said Lord BradBodad'aylward of the SCA at a recent library demo in Milton, Pennsylvania. Members helped bring the Middle Ages to children at the Herr Memorial Library's summer reading club festival.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2005-07-23 14:34
A retired grocery clerk from Yuba City, CA may be the next Earl of Essex. Bill Capell, also known as the Right Honorable Lord William Capell, earned the right to put his name forward and possibly be chosen by the Queen with the death of his cousin, the last Earl of Essex.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2005-07-23 08:29
Efforts to remove several large rocks from a construction site in Kopavogur, Iceland, have led to strange happenings, leading residents to believe that the elves who live in the rocks don't want their homes destroyed.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2005-07-22 09:25
Maestra Margherita Alessia, known as Ghita (Susan Earley), the Society Exchequer explains how and why exchequers are cool.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-07-20 15:00
If they had had transporter beams and warp drives in the Middle Ages, they would have used them. And James Doohan would have been the Scotsman who squeezed 'em for every last drop of performance and then some. The man they called "Scotty" has left us today.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-07-19 22:56
Lady Aymee D'Ivry reports on her experiences on crossing the border between Canada and the United States with rapier equipment.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2005-07-18 11:47
Lord of the Rings Animated GIF--very funny! "One does not simply walk into Mortor..." "Mordor. It's Mordor with a 'D'."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-07-15 13:13
The joke is: "How many computers does it take to re-create the Middle Ages?" Blogger Uncle Horn Head shares the latest synergy of ancient craft combined with modern world necessity with a chain mail iPod cover created by his lady wife.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-07-14 13:06
The 41st International Congress in Medieval Studies, to be held May 4-7, 2006 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is calling for papers to be presented. This year's theme is: The Pen and the Sword: Medieval Martial Arts in Cultural Context.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-07-14 07:34
A hand-tooled, leather tribute created by Lord Mordane Garrett (Scot Wengland) is on display at the New York City Firefighters' Museum. Lord Mordane's work was commissioned by the Oklahoma City Fire Department as a tribute to a delegation of New York firefighters who helped with rescue in the Oklahoma City bombing and were subsequently killed in the September 11 bombing of the World Trade Center.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-07-10 21:48
British reenactor Kieran Robb was injured recently during a living history restaging of the 1460 Battle of Northampton. Robb was struck in the face and was reported in critical condition.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-07-10 11:51
Master Adam Stedefast, Deputy Society Seneschal, has announced that he will be creating a database to track charitable activity within the SCA. The deadline to report is July 31, 2005.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-07-06 13:16
Lord Gilebert le braceeur de Dijon, a warrior in the Middle Kingdom, has announced a week-long "Deed of Arms" to raise funds to fight children's leukemia.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-07-04 13:45
Remember the children's tale about a neighborhood meal built around a pot of boiling water and a rock? Chiffon Staebler of Knight Ridder Newspapers looks at modern versions of the story and SCA practioners of it as well as the geological consequences of boiling rocks.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-07-03 09:58
In its July 2005 issue, Science et Vie explains how an artist used medieval techiques to recreate the image on the cloth.
Submitted by Heirusalem on Fri, 2005-07-01 12:52
Lord Gilbert le braceeur de Dijon has announced that he will do battle in a quest to end children's leukemia at the coming Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-07-01 10:03
Jadwiga Zajaczkowa has announced that there will be a Librarians Roundtable at this year's Pennsic War.