Historical chivalry, such as knights and knighthood, as distinct from reenactment chivalric orders
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-01-31 17:40
14th century English knight Sir John Sully was buried in the Church of the Holy Cross in Exeter, England after dying at the advanced age of 106. His great age is documented in part by a deposition in which he discusses his long military career and some of the battles in which he participated. The website includes a transcript of the deposition.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-01-11 07:27
The website Chivalry Today offers discussions of the necessity of a Code of Chivalry in a 21st century world. The site includes online discussions and podcasts on a number of topics such as "Influential People," "Women and Chivalry" and "Today's Heroes."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-01-05 12:12
On January 28, 2007, Prof. Rachel Fulton of the University of Chicago, The Chicago Swordplay Guild, and The Armour Research Society will present a seminar and workshop in Chicago, Illinois.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-01-04 19:20
Sven Norén has posted a translation of a 15th century oath taken by 70 knights at the coronation of Christoph of Bavaria as King of Sweden in 1441.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2006-11-28 14:09
A web site has been created for the highly-successful "Benedictions: A Caidan Calendar of Chivalry and Sainthood". The calendar's sales are a fundraiser to benefit Caid's kingdom coffers, which suffered substantial losses due to the cancellation of this year's Great Western War.
Submitted by Ursula on Mon, 2006-10-09 09:26
Miguel de Cervantes, creator of Don Quixote and spiritual ancestor of thousands of SCAdians, was born on October 9, 1547. His Wikipedia entry says "he lived an unsettled life of hardship and adventure."
Submitted by Ursula on Tue, 2006-07-11 09:49
Insurgent Flemish peasants shocked the chivalry of Europe by defeating the occupying French cavalry at Courtrai (modern Kortrijk) on July 11, 1302.
Submitted by Ursula on Mon, 2006-06-26 10:52
On June 26, 1559, the Parliament of Paris outlawed the practice of dueling.
Submitted by Ursula on Thu, 2006-06-15 10:58
Edward the Black Prince was born on June 15, 1330.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2006-06-14 06:44
Scott Farrell, known in the SCA as Duke Guillaume de la Belgique, will portray King Arthur in a San Diego, California, production of the musical Camelot. The production runs July 8 through July 16, 2006.
Submitted by Ursula on Wed, 2006-06-07 10:07
The rival kings of England and France, Henry VIII and Francis I, met near Calais on June 7, 1520 for the meeting and tournament that became known as the Field of the Cloth of Gold.
Submitted by Ursula on Sun, 2006-05-28 10:28
On May 28, 1291, during the Siege of Acre, the temple of the Knights Templar was destroyed. With it went the crusading Knights' last foothold in the Holy Land.
Submitted by Ursula on Thu, 2006-04-27 09:56
On April 27, 1174, Marie de Champagne's Court of Love released its reply to the oft-debated question, "Can real love exist between married people?"
Submitted by Ursula on Sat, 2006-04-22 14:44
The legendary dropped-underwear incident that led to the founding of England's highest order of knighthood is said to have happened on April 22, 1348.