Video Album

One or more downloadable video(s) for online viewing

Fall 2011 Insulae Draconis Coronet Tournament video online

What can be more exciting than gallant knights fighting for a coronet in a medieval castle? To SCA members, not much. Duchess Nerissa reports that she has uploaded video of tourney action by victor Robert de Canterbury at the recent Insulae Draconis Coronet Tournament.

Throne of Blood meets Monty Python

Imagine if Monty Python's French castle were actually Japanese... Amusing mash-up of Kurosawa's Throne of Blood and Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

Poland's weekend warriors

A popular entertainment at Malbork Castle in Poland is medieval armored combat. BBC Warsaw correspondent Adam Easton attends an event and talks to spectators. Malbork is Europe's largest medieval castle. (video)

Oertha bear pit tourney video online

His Royal Highness Rurik Varyag Velmudov of the Principality of Oertha reports that he has uploaded video from the Bear Pit Tournament of the Selviergard Baroness' Champion event. The video is available on YouTube.

Mongols share traditional dance

A short film from UNESCO highlights Mongolian music and culture by sharing the Biyelgee Mongolian traditional folk dance as performed by dancers from several different ethnic groups.

LARPers take on Hell in upcoming film

What happens when a gang of medieval LARPers summon a demon from hell? A comedy/horror film entitled Knights of Badassdom, that's what. View the trailer online. (PG-13)

Viking longship sails on "Wings of Hope"

Jack reports that he has uploaded two videos of the christening and launching of Calontir's cardboard longship as part of a fund raiser for the Wings of Hope charity.

Storytelling at Midrealm Crown Tourney

Master Llewellyn ap Teirnon, Minister of Arts and Sciences for the Middle Kingdom, reports that he has uploaded several videos of bardic activities from the recent Midrealm Crown Tournament to his YouTube channel.

Graham Ryder discusses the firearms of Henry VIII

In a short BBC video, Graham Ryder from the Royal Armouries in Leeds discusses Henry VIII's fascination with and promotion of firearms.

Portrait of Elizabeth of York revealed

Duncan Leslie of Hever Castle explains about the importance of Elizabeth of York, the mother of Henry VIII, in a short BBC video. A 16th century portrait of the queen has been recently revealed.

Gamers converge on Germany

Consider the result of a mashup of Pennsic merchants, Costume Con, and thousands of gamers of all kinds, and you will imagine Role Play Convention 2011, held this year in Germany. Video in German on YouTube.

Cold Steel demonstrates the power of the great sword

The proprietors of Cold Steel, a company that makes knives, swords and other weapons, offers an info-mercial advertising its greatsword. The video is available on YouTube.

Shava's photos and videos from "Dub-Dub"

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva reports that she has created a gallery of photos from the recent Warriors and Warlords event in the Kingdom of Northshield on the Northshield Gallery. She has also posted videos from the event on her YouTube channel.

Battle in Bangkok park

One would not expect to find knights in armor battling out on a Sunday afternoon in Bangkok, Thailand, but that's exactly what visitors to Lumpini Park find each week. CNN GO has the story and video.

Trillium War 2011 videos and photos online

Eirik Andersen of the Kingdom of Ealdormere reports that he has posted two videos from the recent Trillium War. The videos and photos are available on his website.

Geoffrey Chaucer: standup comedian

Three men walk into a bar... you all know the rest. Or do you? British standup comedian Bill Bailey gives the story a medieval twist in this YouTube clip.

Armor and the modern woman

The College Humor website finally addresses an issue long debated by fighters and gamers alike: female armor. (video)

Photos and a few videos from Border Skirmish

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Northshield Kingdom Chronicler, reports that photos and video from the recent Border Skirmish are now available to view on the Northshield Gallery.

Talking Shakespeare

Actor and author Ben Crystal explores the accents of Shakespearean English in a series of videos based on his book Shakespeare on Toast. Crystal offers examples of Received Pronunciation and Shakespearean Pronunciation. (video)

"Game of Thrones" interviews on YouTube

Fans of the HBO series A Game of Thrones will want to watch a series of videos posted on YouTube that showcase various artisans who worked on the program, including armor and weapons.

From Anglo-Saxons to the Internet in 10 minutes

Open University has created a series of 10 short videos chronicling the history of the English language. The series, found on YouTube, is entitled The History of English in Ten Minutes.

Studying medieval history - the hard (suit) way

In a short film on YouTube, a student shows his readiness to take a medieval history while dressed for success.

Video project features "A Day in the SCA"

 "The SCA is about creativity, expression, education and community," Veronica Lacquement, known in the SCA as Domina Anastasia, explains in a new online video. Keith Shuman directed the seven-minute "A Day in the SCA" as his final project in a video production class at Portland Community College.

Deadliest Warrior to showcase female fighter

Season three of the popular television series Deadliest Warrior will feature a female warrior among the ranks of the men. View a preview of the upcoming season online.

New SCA documentary looking for backers

Zorikh Lequidre, known in the SCA as Lord Ervald the Optimistic, producer of The Pennsic War: A Video Documentary, is seeking backers for a new production to be filmed at Pennsic War XL.

Mysteries of the Silk Road revealed at Penn Museum

Colin Renfrew, Senior Fellow of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research at the University of Cambridge, offers a lecture on the Unsolved Mysteries of the Silk Road. The video is available on YouTube.

Ealdormere Spring 2011 Coronation video online

Joleicia has posted two videos of the Coronation of Their Majesties Aaron and Rustique of the Kingdom of Ealdormere.

Atlantia's Golden Rose Tournament videos online

Lord Lucas Von Aychreports that he has posted a series of videos from the Golden Rose Tournament which took place recently in the Kingdom of Atlantia. The videos are available on YouTube.

Northshield Spring 2011 Crown Tournament video online

Shava reports that Gaia Aurelia recorded much of the Spring 2011 Northshield Crown Tournament. The videos are available on YouTube.

The Far West Symposium Youtube channel is Alive!

Otto Spilman, Palatine Baron for the Barony of the Far West, reports that he has created a YouTube channel for SCA members in Japan, Korea and Thailand to share SCA classes in an online format.