Milestone

Birth notices, marriage announcements, and obituaries

Alexander ap Gruffudd ap Cadfael Arrives in Atlantia

Meister Gruffudd ap Cadfael and Mesterinde Karen Larsdatter are pleased to announce that their son, Alexander ap Gruffudd ap Cadfael, has triumphantly arrived to the Kingdom of Atlantia.

Happy Anniversary, Sir Trude Lacklandia - First Lady Knighted 30 Years Ago

This year marks the 30th anniversary of a milestone in the SCA. On March 13, 1977, Trude Lacklandia became the first female Knight of the Society. She was knighted, along with Randall von Nordlichwald, Henrich der Jaeger and Helm Egilsson of Birka, by TRM Deaton II & Care-Cheri II of Atenveldt.

Lloyd Alexander, "Prydain Chronicles" author, dead at 83

Children's fantasy author Lloyd Alexander, famed for such works as The Prydain Chronicles and Time Cat, died May 19, 2007 at his home in Drexel Hill, Pa. He was 83 years old.

New Arrival in Atenveldt

Evelyn Marie Bentley was born to Lord James Thorne of Ysgithr and Lady Genvieve Gabrielle d'Avon Plubel in the Barony of Tir Ysgithr, Kingdom of Atenveldt.

Helena Tatijana born in Ivory Keep

Lady Etta Holte of Ivory Keep reports that the Kingdom of Calontir was enriched recently with the birth of Helena Tatijana to Syr Clef of Cividale and Lady Una (dos) of Ivory Keep. Helena was born May 15, 2007.

Karen Hess, food historian (1918-2007)

Culinary historian Karen Hess died May 15, 2007 at the age of 88. To SCA cooks and others with an interest in medieval and renaissance foods and cookery, she is best known as the editor of a collection of 16th and 17th century recipe manuscripts owned by Martha (Mrs. George) Washington.

New member in Ma'ale Giborim

Zachary and Devora Kessin (Yehoshua ben Hayyim and Giovona Lupperelli in the SCA) of Ma'ale Giborim in the Kingdom of Drachenwald, have announced the birth of Natanel Simcha Kessin (SCA: Netenel ben Yehosha).

New Atlantian welcomed

Jehanette de Provins reports that Lady Emma and Sir Daemon welcomed their new son Mason into the world on May 16, 2007.

Annika Hayley born in Drachenwald

Margerite and Maximilian from the Kingdom of Drachenwald have announced the birth of their daughter Annika Hayley, born April 28, 2007.

Future Queen of AEthelmearc born

Christopher and Morgen, recently King and Queen of AEthelmearc, have announced that Their daughter, Josephine Helen Nesbit, was born April 19, 2007.

Farewell to Dungeons and Dragons designer Tom Moldvay

Tom Moldvay, one of the designers of the popular Dungeons and Dragons™ role-playing game, passed away earlier this week. Many people have been led to the SCA by previous experience in D&D.

Sammuel Ray Martinsen born in Atlantia

Belphoebe reports that Sammuel Ray Martinsen was born April 6, 2007 to Lady Hroswitha Von Celle in the Kingdom of Atlantia.

Two peers made in Atlantia

Lady Glynis Gwynedd reports that Their Majesties of the Kingdom of Atlantia recognized the achievements of Master Asim and Countess Denise Duvalier by elevating them to the peerage at Their recent Coronation.

A son for Clan Goodwine

Adam Goodwine reports that on March 28, 2007, in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann, a son was born to Esperanza de Navarra and himself and was named Edward Kelly.

New Citizen in Drachenwald

Immanuel Adorjan reports that Jonas Philipp Adorjan was born March 21, 2007 in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.

Jacob Mathieu Morey born in Atenveldt

Sir Conallan hua Mordha and Mistress Renee Claymore are the new and very proud parents of Jacob Mathieu Morey, who was born at 8 p.m. on Monday, March 12, 2007.

Bladerunner Chieftain Passes in Gleann Abhann

Vallaulfr Rurikson offers a poetic tribute to recently-fallen THL Edgar Finn, Chieftain of the Bladerunners from Gleann Abhann.

Tyreden Mumby born in the Outlands

Lady Giovanna and Lord Hammar of the Kingdom of the Outlands proudly announce the birth of their son, Tyreden Mumby, March 7, 2007.

Alexandra Faith Taylor born in the Midrealm

Their Majesties of the Middle Kingdom have a new subject: Alexandra Faith Taylor, born to Lady Genovefa de Terranova and Lord Gregor MacHugh February 25, 2007.

A new fighter for the Midrealm!

Their Excellencies Countess Noelle and Count Alaric of the Middle Kingdom have announced the birth of Their son, Gavin Bryce Miller.

Bride vs Groom Melee and wedding photos from Estrella

Wallace and Viola were married recently at Estrella XXIII. Photos from the wedding and the Bride vs. Groom Rapier Melee are available to view online.

New Baby in Atenveldt

Congratulations to Lord Iamys MacMurray de Morayshire (Cody Barker) and Lady Rachel Phethean (Rachel Phethean). They had a baby girl, Laurana Marie Barker, at 12:52 a.m., on March 1, 2007.

Nicholas Howe, Anglo-Saxon scholar, dies in Oakland, California

Nicholas Howe, one of the world's leading scholars of Anglo-Saxon studies, died of complications arising from leukemia September 27, 2006 in Oakland, California. R. M. Liuzza of the University of Tennessee has posted an obituary on the Old English Newsletter website.

Mistress Aja da Varese, OL, OP Passed Away

It breaks my heart to share this news: Mistress Aja da Varese,known to the modern world as Kare Mantegani, slipped away from us late evening on February 14, 2007. Aja passed from this world after a more than two year battle with cancer, a fight that was marked by her indomitable strength of spirit and fierce determination.

Siobhan Medhbh O'Roarke celebrates birth of third generation in her household

Dame Siobhan Medhbh O'Roarke is thrilled to (finally) announce the birth of her grandson, Jackson Xavier. He was born to her daughter Arlyna of Northwoods on Christmas morning.

Sir Patri du Chat Gris, OL, OP dies in East Kingdom

Sir Patri du Chat Gris, OL, OP, mundanely known as Patri Pugliese, passed away February 11, 2007. He was a longtime member of the Barony of Carolingia. Sword Forum International offers a tribute on their website.

Toshio born in Ealdormere

Wat of Sarum reports that a son was born to Count Cennedi the Kid and his lady wife Kuniko recently in the Kingdom of Ealdormere. The young lad has a full head of dark hair and has been named Toshio.

Wake for Rhiannan Lowery (mka Cindy Bonner)

Baron Wylowen of Stuarts Og Dunniwey of the West Kingdom has announced that a wake will be held in celebration of the life of his lady wife, Baroness Rhiannan Lowery, who passed away January 13, 2007. The wake will take place on February 24, 2007 in Cameron Park, California.

Christian Michael Mallett Born in Atenveldt

Christian Michael Mallett was born on Sunday, 14 January 2007 at 1:24 p.m. to Lord Vallawulf Rurikson and Lady Cécile de Brétigny.

Rhiannan of Lowery, Western Herbalist and Textiles Expert, has died

Rhiannon Lowrey, Wylowen's wife and Mistress Seelie's apprentice, died Saturday afternoon, 13 January 2007, at her home in Camino, CA.