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In Memoriam: Don Edmund the Lame

It is with great sadness that the Gazette reports on the passing of Don Edmund the Lame.

The Passing of a Gentle Giant - Master El of the Two Knives

Master El of the Two Knives, one of the founders of the East Kingdom, passed away on October 1, 2013 after a long illness. He will be remembered for his kindness and his long years of service.

Pilgrim's Fount recognized as full status group

Jamys Chapman, Herald and Chronicler for the Incipient Shire of Pilgrim's Fount, reports that on September 7, 2013, Their Majesties John and Emma of the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann, announced the advancement to full status of the Incipient Shire of Pilgrim's Fount.

Kingdom of Ealdormere bids farewell to Lady AEvia of Nordengal

The Pennsic Independent has an update on the passing of Lady AEvia of Nordengal, who was found dead this week after having gone missing July 24.

Remembering Jaques Loius deFroi of Northshield

Lord Jaques Loius deFroi, modernly known as Nicholas Dickhut, was known as a chivalrous and skilled warrior in the Kingdom of Northshield. On April 30, he was killed in Afghanistan while serving with the 5-20 Infantry Regiment, attached to the 82nd Airborne Division of the U.S. Army.

Passing of Master Tirloch of Tallaght in Atlantia

Master Tirloch of Tallaght, Albus Ursus Herald in the Kingdom of Atlantia and former Society Treasurer, passed from this world on March 12, 2012.

Farewell to Anne McCaffrey

Anne McCaffrey, noted science fiction and fantasy author, died Monday evening, leaving behind a legacy of some of the best-loved SF/fantasy novels. She is most famous for her Dragon Riders of Pern novel, and the series that followed, blending the two genres. She was 85 years old.

Lazarus Jacob Von Hase remembered in Chronicle-Telegram story

“Martin was definitely dedicated to history. He was dedicated to researching,” said James Nunamaker, known as Seamus Fraseyr in the SCA, about Lazarus Jacob Von Hase (Martin Hasemann), who died July 22, 2011 in Wellington, Ohio.

Michael S. Hart, founder of Project Gutenberg, dead at 64

Michael S. Hart, founder of Project Gutenberg and inventor of the e-book, has died. His vision of seeing all literature made available for all people has revolutionized the way SCAdians and other amateur researchers gain access to data.

Knitting historian Richard Rutt, dead at 86

Former Anglican Bishop of Leicester Monsignor Cecil Richard Rutt, known to knitters worldwide as Richard Rutt, author of A History of Hand Knitting, died July 27, 2011 in Falmouth, England. Rutt was 86 years old.

Seeking photos of Countess Elaina for memorial

Countess Tamara Di Firenze has asked us to publish a request from Master Cerdic, for those SCA folk who may have photographs of Countess Elaina.

Ealdormere mourns Countess Elaina Oaklawn

Baroness TSivia bas Tamara v'Amberview reports that Countess Elaina Oaklawn, known to many as "Miss-Information" at Pennsic, has died in the Kingdom of Ealdormere.

SCA folk bid sad farewell to Frank "Mack" Cooper

SCAtoday.net has received word that Frank "Mack" Cooper, part of the Cooper family who have hosted us for so many years at Pennsic, passed away this morning.

Ren Fair pioneer, Ron Patterson, dead at 80

If you enjoy wearing tights, playing a lute, eating turkey legs, and doing it all for paying crowds, you may have Ron Patterson to thank. Patterson, who created Renaissance Pleasure Faire in Southern California in 1963, is credited with having founded the modern Renaissance Fair.

Helicopter crash claims SCA member

Tragedy struck the Fresno office of the California Department of Fish and Game January 5, 2010 when a helicopter carrying three of the office's four wildlife specialists clipped a power line and crashed, killing the three men and their pilot. Among the three was SCA member Tom Stolberg, known in the Current Middle Ages as Thomas of St. Brendans.

West Kingdom victor offers romantic proposal

West Kingdom herald Caoilinn Rose Maddox gives a "herald's point of view" of the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West. The Tourney was won by Sir Uther Schiemann der Hunt, inspired by Kára Báreksdóttir, who received a romantic proposal. (photos)

Farewell to Duchess Kolfinna Kottr

We sadly report that Duchess Kolfinna Kottr, KSCA, OP, modernly known as Kitty Sexton, entered the halls of Valhalla on Thursday, October 1, 2009 as a result of illness.

Memorial Site for Yehudah of Nuremburg Online

In Atenveldt, Master Yehudah of Nuremburg (mka Larry Baum) passed away on August 8 due to a heart attack. A memorial web page, with information about remembrance services upcoming in the next several days, has been created by friends and family.

Duchess Arielle The Golden Passes Away

On The morning of Friday July 17th, Duchess Arielle The Golden (Courtney Hester) passed away in a Texas cancer center, after a nine year battle against breast cancer. She was a Duchess of Atlantia. Her husband, Duke Valharic, was at her side.

Mary Blakthorn offered entrance into the Order of the Pelican

Matilda Seton reports that Her Excellency Mary Blakthorn, Baroness of Caerthe in the Kingdom of the Outlands, has been offered entrance into the Order of the Pelican.

Grief in An Tir

It is with the very greatest sadness that we note the unexpected passing of David of Moffat. He died on Sunday, December 21, 2008 of complications of diabetes at the much-too-tender age of 45, and by his long-known request there will be no memorial service.

Shire of Pavlok Gorod goes full status

Lady Tama, Herald and Rapier Marshal for the Shire of Pavlok Gorod, reports that the Shire has achieved Full Status. Pavlok Gorod is located in Kodiak Island, Alaska and is a canton of the Barony of Eskalya (Principality of Oertha, West Kingdom).

Weaving legend Peter Collingwood dies

Peter Collingwood, author of Techniques of Tablet Weaving, a classic for tablet weavers around the world, died unexpectedly October 9, 2008 at his home. Collingwood was 86.

Maia Elizabeth Mallett Born in Atenveldt

Maia Elizabeth Mallett was born on Saturday, 30 August 2008 at 2:34 a.m. to Lord Vallawulf Rurikson and Maitresse Cécile de Brétigny.

Sæunn Egilsdóttir to be elevated in the West

Mistress Eireannach nic Ghiolla Chainnigh reports that Baroness Sæunn Egilsdóttir has been invited to become a member of the Order of the Pelican by Their Majesties Uther and Kara of the West.

Sad farewell to Duke Morguhn Sheridan

AEthelmearc, the East Kingdom, and friends from other kingdoms are in sorrow at the passing of Duke Morguhn Sheridan, known modernly as John Charles Glenn, who has died after falling from a roof.

The First Knight of the Society has Passed Away

The First Knight of the Society, Sir Ardral Argo Ver Kaeysc, also known as David the Herald, and known in modern times at David Bradley, died in his sleep on Thursday, September 11, 2008.

The passing of Mikal the Ram

As posted by Master Eadweard Boicewright to the Calontir E-mail list on Monday, August 18, 2008.

Sorrowful news from An Tir

The saddest news that can be written: In the small hours of July 20th, while attending An Tir July Coronation, The Honorable Lord Ciaran Cluana Ferta suffered a massive heart attack and passed away from us.

SCA Obituaries website online

Ælflæd of Duckford has created a memory page for SCA members who would like to remember fellow SCAdians who have passed on.