Areas of interest in the modern political, legal, economic, and technological worlds, where such items bear directly on the living history community
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-01-11 07:17
THL Alina Foxwood and Master Midair MacCormaic, of the Middle Kingdom, are the proud parents of their second child, Cassandra Lynn.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-01-06 22:14
Team Concepts, Inc., a leadership development company, is looking for re-enactors to film a version of Henry V's famous speech. The filming will take place January 8, 2005 at Valley Forge National Historic Park in Pennsylvania.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-01-06 12:01
Sir Daniel of the Kingdom of An Tir, has announced that an auction of items donated by An Tir knights will be held at the upcoming Kingdom 12th Night celebration. Money raised will benefit the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-01-05 11:57
Third and fourth graders at Chugach Optional School are learning about the Middle Ages brick by brick as they build their own castles.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-01-03 12:41
"If you don't mind I'll have a stiff scotch and a good scrub, rather than take several hours to do web research," quoth Dame Aoife, explaining why a (fortunately minor) car fire prevented an installment of Aoife's Links this week.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-01-02 09:40
An Israeli collector has been charged with forgery in the case of the "James Ossary," the burial box of the brother of Jesus.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-01-01 16:20
A mystery surrounds the destruction of a pagan carving which has resided in an English church for 800 years.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-31 17:18
Staff reporter Laura Dean of the Allegheny News recently visited the Polar Bear Ball in the Kingdom of Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-31 13:10
History Today's nominees for History Book of the Year include several relating to the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-31 11:38
A fund-raising campaign by England's National Art Collections Fund to attempt to keep the 14th-century Macclesfield Psalter in the country has fallen short by UK£100,000.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-12-30 22:41
The Savannah Morning News listed the "Medieval Festival and Beastly Feast," held by the SCA and Friends of Oatland, as one of the five festivals which "stood out in 2004," and they are "already looking forward to seeing each again in '05."
Submitted by innocent on Thu, 2004-12-30 22:37
Raymond Tebble, a man recently convicted of "going equipped for theft" to an archaeological site in southern England, has reported to SCAtoday.net that he is a free man, after winning a court appeal that reduced the penalty to a moderate fine.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-29 19:38
A trailer previewing Ridley's Scott's epic film on the Crusades, Kingdom of Heaven, has been released online.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-29 17:25
Will Campion of the LegioDraconis staff has posted a list of sites where donations to tsunami relief organizations can be made.
Submitted by Motherkat on Wed, 2004-12-29 16:30
On the night of Monday, December 27, 2004, the home/apartment building owned by Viscount Master Sir Haakon was ravaged by fire.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-29 09:21
Harry Potter and Gilbert and Sullivan fans rejoice! You can have the best of both worlds in a new musical by Caius Marcius.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-12-29 06:20
Their Royal Highnesses Prince Alaric and Princess Noelle of the Midrealm were joined in marriage mundanely on Saturday, December 18. Katerin ferch Gwenllian has provided this report of the festive occasion.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-28 23:10
Baroness Khalja, An Tir Campmaster for Estrella 2005, reports that a discussion list for out-of-kingdom travel has been created.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-28 16:14
On Sunday December 26, 2004, NPR commentator Sheilah Kast interviewed author Eric Jager about his book The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal and Trial by Combat in Medieval France.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-12-27 18:18
Artist Daniel Reeve has found himself up to his ink-stained elbows in work. As the calligrapher and cartographer for the Lord of the Rings films, he is now very busy with many new projects.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-12-27 11:39
Plans to build a highway close to Ireland's historic Hill of Tara have caused controversy.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-26 10:01
Raymond Tebble of South Shields, England, was convicted of "going equipped for theft" to an archaeolical site in Leicestershire, England, and was sentenced to one month in prison. His metal detector was confiscated.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-24 14:26
English Heritage has announced that the next re-enactment of the Battle of Hastings will take place in October 2006, coinciding with the 950th anniversary of the battle.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-12-24 11:27
A photo in the Durango Herald featuring members of the Shire of Rio de las Animas, and their donation for Mercy Medical Center.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-21 14:55
Scottish First Minister Jack McConnell hopes to crack down on the country's "knife culture" by restricting the sale and possession of blades.
Submitted by Olyane on Fri, 2004-12-17 15:28
In the spirit of the Holiday Season New York Tolkien Society has created its second annual contest.
Submitted by MSiobhan on Fri, 2004-12-17 10:36
Buzz abounds about Google’s announcement of special agreements made with five leading research libraries to digitize their collections. An SCAtoday.net Reporter, Mistress Siobhan O'Neill, offers this in-depth look at Google's library initiative.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-12-16 18:27
Signora Sofia Matriani della Tempesta, a doctoral student at Oregon State University, is researching knights' oaths and seeks help from SCA sources.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2004-12-15 15:01
A rare medical condition has suddenly left Sam Tynker, a performer in the SCAdian band Clan Tynker, paralyzed from the waist down. Friends and family are seeking donations to help defray mounting medical expenses.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-12 13:40
Right-handed fighters beware. According to a new study by the University of Montpellier, left-handers are "better in fights."