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Kingdoms and other branches of the Society for Creative Anachronism

Viscount Sir Justin du Roc Made Laurel in Atenveldt, 44th Quadruple Peer in World

At Coronation on 3 November 2007, Their Royal Majesties Morgan and Livia, whose mugs were dry, asked His Excellency, Viscount Sir Justin du Roc, KSCA, OP, to get them refilled. When he had done so, Their Majesties surprised him with his Laurel as well, making him the 44th quadruple peer in the Known World.

Changes affect Canadian SCA participation

Meistari Katriona, Northshield Seneschal, reports that the Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism has voted to lower the Non-Member Surcharge (NMS) for in Canada from the current CA$4.00 to CA$3.00 to reflect the value of the American dollar.

The Passing of Viscount Sir Gaius Marcellus Librus Auklandus

Viscount Sir Gaius Marcellus Librus Auklandus, OL, OP, passed away from an apparent heart attack last week. He was living in the Kingdom of the West at the time, but had lived in many kingdoms over the course of his SCA life, including Atlantia, Meridies, Ansteorra, the East and Caid.

Norse Chieftain Dwarven Style Helm For Sale

The Norse Chieftain Helmet is an SCA combat-legal helmet, made with a dynamically sculpted face, made of 14 gauge hot rolled mild steel, some details are a "feather beard, and mustache" It was forged by Jenna Brocious of The Lonely Mountain Forge http://members.aol.com/gijchar/norchief.htm If you are interested please send me a private message or email Anthony: aburdge@si.rr.com for price quote or to make an offer

Laurel Sovereign Announcement

Beginning October 1, 2007, the College of Arms will begin to use e-mail as a means of notifying submitters of decisions at the Laurel level.

Nationwide fighter practice database

His Majesty Logan Ebonwoulfe, King of Atlantia, has created a database of fighter practices in the United States for newcomers or travelers looking for heavy fighting in the SCA.

SCA President releases statement regarding insurance

Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has issued an announcement from the SCA Board of Directors regarding insurance coverage affected by two civil lawsuits against the SCA.

Sneak Peek of the Upcoming Tournaments Illuminated

Do you get Tournaments Illuminated? You can get the very next issue if you call Member Services BEFORE SEPTEMBER 15TH!

Master William Blackfox Award Winners for AS 41

Outgoing Society Chronicler Magistra Nicolaa de Bracton has announced the Master William Blackfox Award winners for AS 41.

ReenactorClassifieds.com gives web sites of living history a free boost

Tom Higgins of ReenactorClassifieds.com has announced the creation of a website to help reenactors of various living history groups to connect online. (press release)

Volunteers Needed: Tournaments Illuminated Review Board

Tournaments Illuminated is looking for volunteers with expertise in all Society activities to volunteer for the new Tournaments Illuminated review board.

Twelfth Night gifts

Have you given or received a gift that was terrifically clever, unique or simple? Tournaments Illuminated is looking for short articles (75 to 125 words) about quick and easy Twelfth Night Gifts.

Black Tower Enterprises Leather Armor and Accessories

Black Tower Enterprises specializes in Custom made SCA armor and accessories. If you have always wanted leather armor with your SCA device or Celtic knotwork in the colors of your choice, then check out their catalog and gallery of past customized armor.

Position open: Society Rapier Marshal

Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced that the SCA is seeking candidates for the position of Deputy Society Marshal for Rapier.

SCA Asian Persona Survey

Kamaitachi no Kansuke requests help with a survey of SCAdians with Asian personas.

President's report of the July 2007 Board Meeting

Patrick Anderson, President, SCA Inc., reports on the actions taken by the SCA Board of Directors at the July 14, 2007 meeting held in Bloomington, Minnesota, in the Kingdom of Northshield.

SCA Asian Persona Survey

The SCA Asian Personae Survey is a simple collection of names, locations, and contact information for SCAdians playing personae that hail from the parts of Asia farthest removed from Europe: China, Japan, Korea, India, or the Mongol Empire.

Happy anniversary to the SCA Choral Music List

The SCA Choral list turns five years old this month. The email list is for all SCA choirs and choir directors and has pointers to available period pieces (text and music), all freely available for download.

Bardic Circle Publications

Calling All Writers! Bardic Circle Publications needs you! Bardic Circle Publications, the new publishing imprint for SCA fiction, is putting together a collection of short stories from SCA members to SCA members.

William Blackfox Awards for A.S. 40

Maistra Nicolaa de Bracton, Society Chronicler, has announced the winners of the William Blackfox Awards for A.S. 40. The Blackfox Awards are given for excellence in newsletter publication.

Caution: D&D and SCA may lead to medieval scholarship

In an article for The Chronicle, John Gravois discusses his recent attendance at the International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University, and looks at the connection between medieval scholars, reenactors and gamers.

Vardo & Wagon construction group created

Tired of being cold and damp at events? Fed up to the teeth with hours of setting up and outfitting your tent? Ever dream of just hitching up the wagon and just trailing to an event ready to go in warmth and civilized comfort but do not want to get exiled to the RV ghetto? Then maybe a Vardo or covered wagon is the thing for you!

Applications accepted for top Heralds' positions

Hal Simon, Chairman of the SCA Baord of Directors, has announced that Laurel Soveriegn of Arms is accepting applicants for the Laurel Principal Sovereign of Arms, the Wreath Sovereign of Arms, and the Pelican Sovereign of Arms.

Pennsic named to 15 Geekiest Vacations list

Sandwiched in between the Star Wars Odyssey Tour and a Star Trek convention is the Pennsic War, #5 in the list of the 15 best geek vacations.

SCA Google Earth

SCA blogger Anachronista reports on the undertaking of a monumental task by Diarmuid Ceolmhor: mapping the Known World on Google Earth.

Royal Genealogy of the Known World

The Royal Genealogy of the Known World is back online at a new location! http://www.calliglorify.com/scaroyalty/

First event flyer

Among the mementos of the West Kingdom's SCA history collection is the very first event flyer for an "International Tournament" in celebration of spring in Berkeley, California.

Drachenwald to host 2008 KWHS in London, England

It's official! The 2008 Known World Heraldic Symposium will be in Thamesreach, in Drachenwald.

President's letter on the April, 2007 Board meeting

Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has released his letter with details of the April 2007 Board of Directors meeting.

Announcement from the Board on the background check policy

Patrick Anderson, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., responds to concerns dealing with the upcoming background check policy from the SCA's Board of Directors.