Aethelmearc

Kingdom of Æthelmearc

AEthelmearc Crown Tourney photos

Ambrosius has posted an album of photos from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelemarc.

Shoote in the Wildwoods

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The Barony of Delftwood is happy to invite one and all to attend our Shoote in the Wildwoods and Archery extravaganza. The gates will open at 5:00PM on Friday August 31, 2007, and the site closes at 12:00 noon on Monday September 3, 2007.

At this event we will choose our new Baronial archery champion, as well as hold a tournament to decide the Seven Pearls archery champion. There will be Royal Rounds, Advancing man, Clout and Novelty Location:
Barony of Delftwood (Elbridge, New York)

Children's Event

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Children of the Knowne Worlde unite! Finally an event dedicated to you! No standing on the sidelines and watching the adults play, it's your turn!

Not walking yet? Join us for baby races! Preschoolers? Have fun playing our running games! School age? Teenagers? Don't think we've forgotten you. There will be Youth Boffer, Archery, A&S, and Bardic Competitions!

And if they promise to behave themselves and are under your direct Location:
Barony of Delftwood (Central Square, New York)

Baroness AElfra Long placed on vigil in AEthelmearc

At Their Court at AEthelmearc War Practice, Their Majesties Rurik and Angelik called into Their Presence Baroness AElfra Long, Their Camp MOM, (which she explained stands for Mistress Of Mayhem) and offered her entry into the Most Noble Order of the Pelican.

AEthelmearc Academy

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The Shire of Misty Highlands is proud to host a day long of learning at the AEthelmearc AEcademy on June 23, 2007 at Salem International University, 234 West Main Street, Salem , WV . In addition to the many A&S classes you would expect to find, we are seeking classes on "SCA Life". There is also plenty of field for martial classes, so ready your weapons and skills. Teacher registration is now open & you may register here until June 8. Watch for class listings on the AEcademy website here. There will be an A&S display and a scribal backlog display with prizes, so bring your finest projects to share. In addition, we'll also be hosting an "Ask a Laurel" table, so make sure you bring your questions. Location:
Shire of Misty Highlands (Salem, West Virginia)

Defenders of Sherwood VII

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The Shire of Misty Highlands once again challenges all to join us for battle and competition in the forests of Sherwood. This year Robin and his band will boldly face the Sheriff's forces in scenic Sherwood Forest, where they will attempt to best each other in contests of rapier, archery and full armored engagements on the field with combat archery. Of course the merry men will also offer thrown weapons, an A&S display, a scribal tea, rapier woods battles, plus a medieval Italian feast created by Don Anias Fenne. The evenings will also see bardic activities, drumming, and dancing. Location:
Shire of Misty Highlands (Ellamore, West Virginia)

Regional Fight Practice

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The Shire of Sterlynge Vayle invites our friends and neighbors to join us for our weekly fight practice and picnic in Otsiningo Park on Sunday, July 15, 2007. This will be a very relaxed get together for fighting, eating and socializing with our friends.

We will begin gathering around noon, and will go until people are tired of fighting. Please come join us to share stories and swordplay. If you know of anyone who is interested in checking out SCA fighting for the first time, this will be the perfect opportunity. Please bring any loaner gear that you may have for newcomers. This will be in a beautiful public park, so there will probably be people wandering over to watch the fighting and maybe ask some questions. Garb is strongly encouraged. We will provide meats to cook on the grill – hamburgers, hot dogs, and sausages, as well as rolls, fixings, and ice. Please bring your picnic gear, a dish to pass, and drinks. Location:
Shire of Sterlynge Vayle (Binghamton , New York)

Melee Madness

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Madness in the form of battle fever has once again descended upon the Barony of Endless Hills! The Barony invites all to join us as Melee Madness returns with the classic Warlord tourney and five man melee team combat. Enjoy a day of melee combat in preparation for Pennsic.

A Gold Chain Tournament will be hosted by Earl Sir Yngvar the Dismal and Sir Murdoch Bayne. For the fencers, there will also be a fencing "Armor-as-Worn" tourney and a Warlord tourney. For both the heavy and fencing Warlord tournaments all are invited/requested to bring along something to place in the Warlord's treasure chest. Sir Murdoch humbly asks that participants in the Warlord’s tournament refrain from using duct tape or pads as their submission to the Warlord chest. Torch lit fencing will also be held, weather permitting. In addition to heavy fighting and fencing, there will also be archery, youth combat and thrown weapons available. A number of A&S classes will be held as well. Location:
Canton of Riverouge (Clifford, Pennsylvania)

AEthelmearc Spring 2007 Crown Tourney videos online

Sir Tristen reports that videos from the Spring 2007 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc have been added to the SCA Crown Tournament Video Collection.

Gode Cookery comes to YouTube

Master Hogge de Watlynge (aka Master Huen Damebrigge of Gode Cookery) has created a YouTube channel with videos relating to "Medieval & Renaissance food, cookery, feasts, and related subjects."

Brass Ring Thing VII

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Once again, good gentles, do we invite all that is good and great from these Sylvan Lands to celebrate the medieval origins of the carousel and to give aide to the good gentles of the Herschell Carousel Museum. As always, this is a FREE event to all SCAdians who attend in garb and troll in. The day will be full of entertainment, pageantry, arts, games, food and tournaments in Heavy Weapons, Archery, Thrown Weapons, Fencing and, yes, Equestrian. Period dogs under their owner’s control, are welcome. Location:
Barony of the Rhydderich Hael & Canton of Beau Fleuve (North Tonawanda, New York)

Duncan and Ilish new heirs to AEthelmearc

Posted by Hrólfr on the Legio Draconis website are the results of the May 5, 2007 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The winner was THL Duncan Von Halstern, inspired by Baroness Ilish O'Donavan.

SCA joins Harry Potter group for Red Nose charity event

Take a bunch of Harry Potter fans, add some local SCA members, a few Monty Python Society afficionatos and, for good measure, throw in belly dancers and what do you get? A recipe for an entertaining evening as students of Penn State University found out recently during Red Nose Day. Leslie Finlay has the story.

AEthelmearc War Practice XVIII

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It is time again to prepare for the upcoming War, and to properly prepare. The Canton of Steltonwald would like to invite all to join us for our War Practice XVIII.

We will be meeting once again at Coopers Lake Campground, 205 Currie Road, Slippery Rock, PA 16057. The event will run from noon on Thursday May 17, 2007 through Sunday May 20, 2007 at 3:00 pm. Troll will close on Saturday at 3 pm; Location:
Canton of Steltonwald (Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania)

AEthelmearc Coronation photos

Thorpe has posted a large album of photos from the recent Spring 2007 Coronation in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.

Future Queen of AEthelmearc born

Christopher and Morgen, recently King and Queen of AEthelmearc, have announced that Their daughter, Josephine Helen Nesbit, was born April 19, 2007.

AEthelmearc Crown Tournament combatants announced

Countess Caryl Olesdatter, Seneschal for the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, has announced the list of combatants and their consorts who plan to take part in the upcoming AEthelmearc Crown Tournament.

Viking Village VI

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Calling all Vikings! It's time once again to set up our Viking Village at the Annual Jamestown Scandinavian Folk Festival. The Scandinavian Studies Program of Jamestown, New York has invited us back for their Sixth Annual Scandinavian Folk Festival. We have been asked to set up an as authentic as possible Viking encampment. This year the festival director has expressed the desire for a larger SCA presence at the festival. We would love to have as many people as possible join us in this celebration of all things Viking. Location:
Shire of Heronter (Jamestown, New York)

One elevated, one vigiled in AEthelmearc Court

Giulietta da Venezia, Reporting Herald, reports that at the Canterbury Tales event in Their Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands, Their Majesties, Christopher and Morgen, King and Queen of Æthelmearc, elevated one citizen to the Order of the Pelican and placed another on vigil for the Order of the Laurel.

AEthelmearc Spring Crown Tournament

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Spring is in the air and it's time determine who our fair kingdom's next heirs shall be! The Shire of Sterlynge Vayle welcomes all to Crown Tournament held at Camp Amahami (a Girl Scout camp), Page Pond Road (no street number), Deposit, New York 13754, on May 4-6 2007. Gates will open at 6 pm on Friday and close at noon on Sunday. There are not a lot of nearby hotels or restaurants, but there is a *lot* of room for camping, and GS tents with cots in them will be *all over* the place. There is one hill, but the site is otherwise handicapped accessible. Location:
Shire of Sterlynge Vayle (Deposit, New York)

Ice Dragon photos online

Meg the Mad reports that she has posted photos from the recent Ice Dragon event in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The photos were taken by her lord husband Leonardo of Sunderoak.

Blackwater Hunt

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Come one, come all to the first ever Blackwater Hunt! On September 22, the Shire of Blackwater will hold the first annual Blackwater Hunt at Rock City Part in Olean, NY. The day will be filled with all things hunting archery, thrown weapons, atl-atl.

After a sideboard lunch (plenty of picnic space) the truly brave will depart on a dangerous boar hunt among the rocks! Evening will feature a feast, baric circle and dance it is discreetly damp... The site is partially handicapped accessible. Watch the next AEstel for more information! Contact the Autocrat Lord Nugg (mka Russell Chamberlain) at lordnugg@yahoo.com with any questions or concerns. If you would like to teach a hunt related class or help martial archery. Location:
Shire of Blackwater (Olean, New York)

Alienor Russeal elevated in AEthelmearc

Their Majesties Christopher and Morgen, King and Queen of Æthelmearc, recently elevated Alienor Russeal to the Order of the Laurel. The elevation took place at the College of Three Ravens in the Barony of Thescorre.

Defenders Tourney

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The Shire of Sylvan Glen is holding its annual event - the Defenders of Sylvan Glen July 6-8.

There will be heavy fighting! There will be rapier duels (a "pearls and swine" if enough brave souls enter)! There will be youth fighting! There will be thrown weapons of all sorts! There will be an archery contest (if I can find someone willing to be the archery Marshall)! All martial activities are "tourney" style (up to each marshall to devise what kind of tourney he would like to Marshall, within the combat rules of AEthelmearc), with pick-up fights after the tourney. There will be prizes galore - including $10.00 gas cards to each winner in the above categories. Not to mention, the winning heavy fighter, rapier contestant, and each youth fighter will receive commerative wooden long swords. The Thrown weapons winner receives a ceremonial knife. Archery prize to be determined when I have an archery Marshall. ***A&S*** = In order to encourage more A&S projects, we are offering a $35.00 SCA gift certificate (good for a 1 year membership), to the winner of our A&S competition. The theme is - Medieval Monsters, and Bestiary Beasts. All youth A&S participants will receive a token of participation. AND classes - right now we only have one fine offering - a basketry class, material cost $5.00, taught by the renown Beth of Sylvan Glen. Last year we offered an entire tract of scribal activities, so be looking for scribal arts to be featured at this event. For the entertainment of our youth, we offer a periodish fishing kit (a stick, a string, a hook, and some worms). To be used with parental supervision only! There is a fishing pond at the site. In WV, all fisher persons under the age of 15, may fish without a license. If I can find a fishing marshall, we will organize a period fishing derby (I have permission). WV offers a one day fishing license., which can purchased on line for $15.00, or stop in at the Martinsburg Wal-Mart on your way to the event. A fine feast is in the final stages of planning by our own Joy of Sylvan Glen. Finally, come watch the hounds run, as a demo of coursing will be held (and a real competition held if enough dog people attend). Please see our website - Defenders of Sylvan Glen. or contact me, Marianna Molin di Salerno (also known as Noor or Nancy) at mariannamolindisalerno@yahoo.com Bardic competition - bring your best story, song, or poem. Winner will receive a $10.00 gift cert. from SCA and a $10.00 Sheetz card. Location:
(Martinsburg West Virginia)

"Seven Deadly Sins" photos online

Lady Barbary Rose of Endless Hills has posted photos from the recent Seven Deadlies event in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.

Canterbury Tales Event

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Welcome good gentles and come rest yourself from your long winter's Journey at the "Chanticleer" Tavern. Where you can regale your fellow pilgrims and travelers with tales from far off lands as you enjoy our hearty tavern fare prepared by our own Margaret Makafee. If you wish just to pass a quiet day, there will be a selection of Tavern games you can play, or you might just sit and enjoy listening to the tales Location:
Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

AEthelmearc Spring Coronation

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Unto the populace of the glorious Kingdom of Æthelmearc we invite all to come to the Incipient Shire of Riversedge sponsored by the Shire of Stormsport for the Coronation of Rurik and Angelik, and celebrate the legacy of King Christopher and Queen Morgen.

The coronation will be held on April 14th 2007 at Seton Catholic School, 385 Pine Street, Meadville, PA 16335. The site will open at 9am and will close Location:
Incipient Shire of Riversedge (Meadville, Pennsylvania)

A Day of Game(s)

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The Dominion of Myrkfaelinn extends an invitation to one and all to visit us for a day of game(s). There will be a variety of medieval board games for all to learn and play including the wee ones. There will be heavy fighting, boffers, and fencing (if we get a marshal). Also there will be some game to eat! Heavy fighting will take place at our wonderful indoor location, though the marshal might move some activities outdoors, weather permitting. There will be children's activities, dancing for all and a prize for whomever plays the most different games during the day (fighting/fencing does count)! Location:
Dominion of Myrkfaelinn (Ithaca, New York)

Master Creature Twyne Dragon elevated in AEthelmearc

Giulietta da Venezia, Reporting Herald for Twelfth Night, reports that Their Majesties, Christopher and Morgen, King and Queen of Æthelmearc invited Master Creature Twyne Dragon into the Order of the Pelican at the recent Twelfth Night celebration in the Shire of King's Crossing.

AEthelmearc Regional Weapons Muster

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The Dominion of Myrkfaelinn would like to invite all who wish to attend to a regional heavy weapons muster on Sunday, March 25. We've got the space for it, so we'll be practicing melee! Join us for the fun!

Time and location are the same as all of our fight practices during the academic year, Sunday, 1pm-5pm at Risley Hall's dining hall on the Cornell University campus. Directions can be Location:
Dominion of Myrkfaelinn (Ithaca, New York)