One or more downloadable video(s) for online viewing
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-12-04 13:30
Unlike Hollywood's version of sword fighting, based on fencing, the true Viking fighting style was close in and vigorous. In a short video posted on the Discovery website, a father and son team of professional fight choreographers shows how it was really done.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-11-30 16:27
Tudor archers with longbows marked the 30th anniversary of the raising of Henry VIII's flagship, the Mary Rose, from the floor of the Solent. The BBC celebrated the occasion with a short video.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-11-30 12:34
A BBC video reports that archaeologists believe they have discovered the site of the Anglo-Saxon Kingsholm Palace in Gloucester, England.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-11-29 17:01
Historian Todd Gray believes the English often marvel at the beauty of craftsmanship in other countries without realizing what they have in their own backyards. In a short BBC video, he looks at the church bench carvings of Devon.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-11-28 13:16
Fans of rapier combat and regency romance will appreciate a short film by Leo Burton. The Duel At Blood Creek is the winner of several short film awards. [OOP and PG13]
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-11-26 15:24
Game creator Gregor Vuga reports that he is developing a roleplaying game focusing on the lives of Icelandic settlers in the 10th century CE. Sagas of the Icelanders is an independent endeavor funded by private contributions. A short video explains the project.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-11-24 17:38
Travel through time with this French video which portrays changes in fashion from 1550 to 1615 through the person of Queen Margot. The short video is available on YouTube.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-11-20 14:48
Richard Larmer reports that he has posted video from the recent Fall 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ealdormere on his YouTube Channel.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-11-18 14:08
Leicester South MP Jon Ashworth believes that a state funeral would be appropriate for the recently-discovered remains, believed to be those of King Richard III. "I think he should have a state funeral because he is the last English monarch to have died on a battlefield," said Ashworth.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-11-12 16:33
The folks at Air New Zealand prove their connection to Middle Earth and their sense of humor in a new safety video created to coincide with the release of the film The Hobbit.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-11-10 18:47
The discovery of over 500 skeletons, some dating to the Middle Ages, has halted plans for the construction of a UK£20m leisure centre in south-east London. BBC London's Nick Beake has a video report.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-11-06 19:45
A recent program in the PBS NOVA series explores Secrets of the Viking Sword. The 53-minute program is available to download and view from the NOVA website.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-10-21 17:14
The happy combination of history and Legos returns with The Battle of Maldon, an animated version of the 10th century battle between Earl Byrhtnoth and Viking raiders. The film was created by David Waugh for DTG Productions.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-10-20 11:06
Do not try this at home, kiddies! Let Polly and Ryan (AKA Tristram) show you how it's done with the new non-Olympic sport of Trampolarchery.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-10-08 09:08
Falconers in Abu Dhabi have created a mini helmet cam designed to allow viewers to experience the flight and hunt of a falcon. A short video reveals what it's like to "fly like a falcon."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-09-24 09:40
Host Larry Berg of the program Faces & Places, produced by Armstrong Channel 10 in Butler, Pennsylvania, looks at the annual Pennsic War. During the 30-minute program, Berg interviews a number of participants about various aspects of the War.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-08-31 07:54
Archaeologists believe that there had been continuous occupation of the area around Ewell Village in England since the 4th Century. Now a three-week dig hopes to uncover evidence of a Roman settlement along the road which ran from Chichester to London. (video)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-08-27 20:00
Sara reports that she has posted an album of photos and video from Hammerhold Defender which took place recently in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann. The photos are available on Flickr.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-08-18 18:07
Tom Donkin of the BBC reports on the sailing of the Havhingsten, a 30 metres long reconstruction of a Viking ship, which sailed recently from Denmark to Germany. (video)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-08-16 16:24
In a preview of the 3rd Annual Wings of Hope Cardboard Boat Race, which was held July 28, 2012, Angie Mock from Fox News 2 in St. Louis interviews Gwendolyn and Fernando from the Barony of Three Rivers about their entry in the race.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-08-16 10:01
Lovers of Commedia dell'Arte will want to view The Alexandrian Tapestries, a video of a performance presented by the Golden Stag Players in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-08-12 17:29
Master Broom reports that he has posted several videos from Royal Court at Agincourt, which took place recently in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The videos are available on YouTube.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-07-31 09:58
In a TEDTalks video on YouTube, ancient books curator William Noel discusses "the fascinating story behind the Archimedes palimpsest, a Byzantine prayer book containing previously-unknown original writings from ancient Greek mathematician Archimedes and others." (video)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-07-28 16:31
In a short video clip on YouTube, Director of the British Museum, Neil MacGregor discusses the helmet, sword and saddle believed to have belonged to Henry V from his tomb in Westminster Abbey.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-07-28 10:21
Baron Khevron reports that Viscount Sir Rurik Varyag defeated Sir Søren j Alborghin the final bout of the July 21, 2012 Coronet Tournament in the Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West. (video)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-07-25 09:47
Janina Gavankar, star of True Blood, took some time to wander the halls of Comic-Con 2012 and a little (un)armored combat with members of the SCA. During the SCA demo, Jana chatted briefly with His Majesty Patrick of the Kingdom of Caid.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-07-20 23:43
As part of the 50/50 A&S Challenge, Madame du Pont of the Kingdom of An Tir has created a series of instructional videos on "How to Make a Silk Standard." The videos are available to view on YouTube.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-07-20 10:59
ZooMontana in Billings was the site of battle recently as members of the local SCA chapter demonstrated their rapier and armored combat skills at the Highland Games and the Renaissance Fair. Kenneth of KULR TV was on hand for the story. (video)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-07-06 20:50
Edith reports that Roger Stockton was the victor of the June 23, 2012 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West. His Highness was inspired by Zanobia Fiorentini.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-07-05 09:41
Catherine Koehler reports that Epilogue, an online series dealing with plague and time travel, premiered on July 1, 2012. The series was partially filmed at the Ozark Medieval Fortress before it closed earlier this year.