Kingdom of Æthelmearc

Pennsic XXXVIII A&S and Opening Ceremonies photos online

Rowena ni Dhonnchaidh has posted some wonderful photos taken at Pennsic XXXVIII including pictures of the procession and Opening Ceremonies, which, due to rain, took place in the Barn.

Two tapped for Peerages at AEthelmearc Court

THL Brandubh Ó Donnghaile, Silver Buccle Herald for the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, reports that at the Court of Their Majesties Maynard and Liadain in Their Barony of Saint Swithins Bog, two members of the populace were recognized as Peers in the SCA and invited to join the Orders of the Pelican and the Laurel.

AEthelmearc Spring 2009 Crown Tourney final on YouTube

Olafr has posted a video shot by Lord Tigernach MacCathail of the final bout of the Spring 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The video is posted on YouTube.

AEthelmearc Spriong 2009 Crown Tournament photos online

Thorpe has announced the creation of a huge album of photos from the recent Spring 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The photos have been uploaded to Photobucket.

[AET] Dark Ages Schola

t is the Age of Arthur, the Time of Charlemagne. The great Roman Empire has crumbled into the dust of legends. The Moors have invaded Spain while the Vikings have pushed into France. In short, Europe is a bit of a mess. Only Constantinople seems safe, but appearances can be deceiving. But amidst these tides of change there remains a beacon, a light of hope and learning.

Justine wows Ice Dragon fashion show

Justin Lymner of the Barony of Delftwood in AEthelmearc has posted a video clip taken at recent Ice Dragon event featuring the fashion stylings of his "sister" Justine.

Matilda Bosvyle de Bela Acqua placed on vigil in AEthelmearc

At Their April 18, 2009 Coronation in the Barony of the Rhydderich Hael, Their Majesties Maynard and Liadain placed THLady Matilda Bosvyle de Bela Acqua on vigil to contemplate elevation to the order of the Pelican.

Count Sir Henri d'Artois wins AEthelmearc Crown

On Saturday May 9th, Count Sir Henri d'Artois, fighting for Lady Elina d'Artois du Tailleur, emerged victorious in the 25th Crown Tournament of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.

AEthelmearc Spring 2009 Coronation photos online

THL John Michael Thorpe has posted an album of photos from the recent Spring 2009 Coronation in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.

[AET] AEthelmearc War Practice

It is time once again to prepare for the prospect of War, and to properly prepare the Canton of Steltonwald would like to invite all to join us for War Practice XX.

Rowan de la Garnison a Quadruple Peer

On Saturday, April 18, A.S. XLIII, at the Coronation of Maynard and Liadain in the Canton of Beau Fleuve, Kingdom of AEthelmearc, Duchess Rowan de la Garnison was elevated to the Order of the Laurel by the outgoing Monarchs, King Christopher Rawlins and Queen Morgen of Rye.

Silver Buccle Herald issued Writ for Pelican

On Saturday April 18th at Their Coronation, Their Majesties Maynard and Liadain of AEthelmearc issued a Writ to THL Matilda Bosvyle de Bellaqua, Their Silver Buccle Herald, for elevation to the Order of the Pelican.

[AET] Regional Fight Practice and Demonstration

A Regional Fight Practice and Demonstration will be held on Saturday, April 11th from 1pm until 5pm at Reynolds Jr/Sr High School. The Shires of Riversedge and Hunter's Home will jointly sponsor this day. There will be no cost to anyone and the public will be invited to watch and learn.

Videos highlight AEthelmearc couple's castle

Byron of the Barony Marche of the Debatable Lands in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc reports that several of his creative students have produced humorous videos involving the castle. They are posted on YouTube.

“A Frozen Renaissance Affair” in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania

It's cold in central Pennsylvania in February, but members of the Barony of Endless Hills, the local SCA group, know how to keep warm medieval style as part of the city's Frozen Renaissance Affair ice festival. Stacy Solie of The Citizens Voice has the story.

[AET] Aethelmearc War College

As Aethelmerc sees war on the horizon, the soldiers gather to learn new tactics and tried and true formations that will guarantee a swift victory. This year the Barony Marche of the Debatable Lands opens their gates for the armies of Aethelmearc to gather and prepare.

Two elevated at AEthelmearc's Steltonwald 12th Night

THL Matilda Bosvyle de Bela Acqua, Silver Buccle Herald for the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, reports that Their Majesties Christopher and Morgen created two new peers at Their recent Court in the Canton of Steltonwald.

[AET] Metalsmiths Symposium

The time is coming to load your anvil and hammers into your strongest cart, gather your gravers, chase your pitch bowl down, load your ladles, and gather your ore for a grand metals symposium!

[AET] Regional Fight Practice

There will be a regional fight practice in Olean NY. Sponsored by the Shire of Blackwater, on February 22nd 2009 from 10 am till 7 p.m. This will be in conjunction with their Rattan Symposium February 21st. 2009

[AET] Mi-no-Hi Festival

When the harsh Lady of winter, Yuki-Onna, lays her bleak mantle over the land, join Their Sylvan Majesties, Christopher and Morgen, as they celebrate Mi-no-Hi, the Japanese midwinter Festival of the Snake.

[AET] Coronation of Maynard II and Liadain I

Come one; come all to the Canton of Beau Fleuve to witness the graceful passing of Christopher and Morgen and the triumphant ascension of Maynard and Liadain!!

[AET] A Gathering of Scribes

Gryffyn's Keep is calling all scribes to attend a gathering on Saturday March 7, 2009 at the Union Presbyterian Church, 656 Rt 380, Murrysville, PA 15668. There will be classes taught by some of the Kingdom's finest scribes. It will be a perfect time to work on your projects for Ice Dragon.

Two offered elevation at St Swithin's Bog 12th Night

THL Matilda Bosvyle de Bela Acqua, Silver Buccle Herald of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, reports that His Majesty Christopher chose to offer peerages to two of His subjects at the recent St Swithin's Bog 12th Night event.

[AET] Regional Scriptorium

The Shire of Blackwater would like to invite you to join us for an all day Regional Scriptorium on Saturday, February 7th at the Olean Masonic Temple, 124 North Union Street, Olean, NY 14760. We'll be on the 5th floor.

[AET] Feast of the Bears

By popular demand, the Shire of Stormsport is happy to announce the return of the Bears Event on March 14, 2009. The site is the same as last year's winter event- St. Teresa's Catholic Church, 9 Third Avenue, Union City, PA 16438. The site opens at 9am and closes at 9pm.

[AET] Blackstone Raid XVIII

For the 18th year, the Midrealm army intends to invade the southern lands of Glorious Aethelmearc. Their intentions are to steal our Father of Diamonds, the blackstones known as coal. The Barony of Blackstone Mountain is asking our fellow countrymen to come help defend the land.

[AET] Regional Heavy Practice

The Barony of Delftwood will be hosting a regional heavy weapons practice on Sunday, February 15th at the Polish American Citizen's Club (PACC) in Syracuse, New York. Practice will begin in the upstairs hall at 1:30 PM and run until no one wishes to continue fighting. This practice tends to be predominately melee fighting but there is also plenty of time for pick-ups. So please, come out, have a great time, and hit your friends with sticks!

[AET] Gathering of the Bards

What happens when three bards walk into a bar? I'm not sure, but you can bet there will be music, stories, and a lot of laughter. If you're an experienced Bard, would like to try it, or just enjoy rubbing elbows with those great folks that keep us entertained, than this is the event for you. More of a fighter? We've got that! Looking for something more quiet and artsy? We'll also be holding a Scriptorium! and, as always, we'll have some great activities for the little ones!

[AET] Tournament of the White Hart XIII

The Shire of Port Oasis invites all lovers and fighters to the Thirteenth Tournament of the White Hart being held this year on February 27th, 28th, and March 1st at the Cabell County 4-H Camp (6040 Booten Creek Rd, Barboursville, WV, 25504).

[AET] Feast of the Seven Deadly Sins

Come with us and tumble down the Tunnel of Time from the beautiful Barony of Delftwood in Syracuse NY, into the streets of medieval Siracusa in Sicily! The Feast of the Seven Deadly Sins will make its' appearance on Saturday, February 7th, 2009, within the Ukrainian National Club, 125 Washington St, Auburn NY, 13021. Doors will open at 9:00a.m. and close promptly at 11:00 p.m.