Aethelmearc

Kingdom of Æthelmearc

“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.

Kieran and Katherine new Baron and Baroness of Blackstone Mountain

On December 6, 2008, Majesty Morgen of Rye, Queen of Aethelmearc, invested Kieran MacUrsus and Katherine Wert as the fifth Baron and Baroness of the Barony of Blackstone Mountain.

Gabrielle d'Auvergne elevated to Laurel in AEthelmearc

At Their Court November 15, 2008 at Have Fun Storming the Castle in the Barony of the Rhydderich Hael, Their Majesties Christopher and Morgen elevated THLady Gabrielle d'Auvergne to the Order of the Laurel.

[AET] Ice Dragon 2009

As the end of October nears , we can feel the Ice Dragon's breath upon the lands of our beloved AEthelmearc. With each rush of it mighty wings we can feel the great winds. Soon our lands will be covered with the ice and snow that The Ice Dragon brings with it. Aye, winter can be beautiful, but the hope of Spring is always on the edge of our thoughts. After a winter of indoor events, fighting and fencing indoors, and all that comes with those long winter months we will all be looking forword to Spring and the passing of the Ice Dragon from our lands.

A&S projects at St Eligius

Broom has published an album of photos from the recent St. Eligius A&S event held in the Barony Dragonship Haven (King of AEthelemarc). Featured are the wonderful A&S projects showcased during the event.

[AET] Southern Regional Fighter Practice

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There will be a Southern Regional Fighter Practice at the Johnson Elementary School in Bridgeport, WV on Sunday December 7th from 2-6 PM. Our Southern Region Commander Sir Alonzio and others are coming down from Pittsburgh to provide training in spear and unit tactics.

It also gives us a chance to work with each other that we don't normally get except in the thick of things at an event.

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Kingdom of AEthlemearc (Bridgeport, West Virginia)

[AET] Sterlynge Schola

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Let the word go forth that the Shire of Sterlynge Vayle will be hosting a Sterlynge Schola on January 17, 2009 at the Trinity Memorial Church, 44 Main St., Binghamton NY.

The Site opens to the populace at 9:00am and closes at 6:00pm. We are planning classes from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., with a one-hour break for lunch at noon. Anyone found still lingering in the halls or classrooms after 6:00 p.m. may be pressed into Location:
Shire of Sterlynge Vayle (Binghamton, New York)

[AET] Kingdom Twelfth Night

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Greetings Noble populace of AEthelmearc! Autumn is upon us! Yule season approaches with haste! Make your plans now to gather and celebrate Kingdom Twelfth Night in the Shire of Riversedge, on January 10th, 2009! Make your reservations now!

The site, Seton Catholic School (385 Pine St, Meadville, PA 16335) is wet, handicapped accessible, there is ample parking, and plenty of room to gather and for merchants. Meeting rooms will be available Location:
Shire of Riversedge (Meadville, Pennsylvania)

Amethyst Tourney videos online

Olafr reports that he has posted videos from the recent Amethyst Tourney in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc on Youtube.

Former Ice Dragon event site moving to Georgia

Dagonell reports that St. Gerard's Church in Buffalo, New York, former site of AEthelmearc's popular Return of the Ice Dragon event, will be moved to Norcross, Georgia (USA).

Hunter's Moon photos online

Katriona reports that photos from the recent Hunter's Moon event in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc are now available to view online.

[AET] Sterlynge Schola

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Let the word go forth that the Shire of Sterlynge Vayle will be hosting a Sterlynge Schola on January 17, 2009 at the Trinity Memorial Church, 44 Main St, Binghamton NY.

The Site opens to the populace at 9:00am and closes at 6:00pm. We are planning classes from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., with a one-hour break for lunch at noon. Anyone found still lingering in the halls or classrooms after 6:00 p.m. may be pressed into service for site clean up. Location:
Shire of Sterlynge Vayle (Binghamton, New York)

AEthelmearc Fall 2008 Crown Tourney photos online

Maria Christina de Cordoba reports that photos taken by Alaxandair at the recent AEthelmearc Crown Tournament are now online.

Juliana Delamare to be elevated in AEthelmearc

THL Matilda Bosvyle de Bela Acqua reports that at a recent Royal Court, Their Majesties Christopher and Morgen of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc offered elevation to the Order of the Laurel to her Ladyship, Juliana Delamare in recognition of her skill in the art of weaving.

Maynard and Liadain new Heirs to AEthelmearc

William Freskyn Murray reports that Maynard Von Dem Steine defeated Malcolm MacEoghainn in the finals of the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.