Aethelmearc

Kingdom of Æthelmearc

Defenders of Sylvan Glen

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The good gentles of the Shire of Sylvan Glen are holding a tourney on July 7, 8, and 9, to find champions. We seek champions in all manner martial arts - youth heavy weapons, adult heavy weapons, archery, thrown weapons, and fencing. We seek champions to help rid our fair shire of the monsters and beasts that have beset us since we lost our beloved silver apple to the Atlantians (during the Seige of Glen Gary). For those who are artists, we ask that they produce likenesses of beasts and Location:
Shire of Sylvan Glen (Martinsburg WV)

Christopher Rawlyns and Morgen of Rye Heirs to AEthelmearc

Sir Christopher Rawlyns, O.P. and his wife, Lady Morgen of Rye, both of the Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands, were invested as Crown Prince and Princess of AEthelmearc on Saturday, May 13 in the Shire of Misty Highlands (Morgantown, WV).

Swords and swordplay entertain and educate public at Pottstown, Pennsylvania

Two SCA members who also cross over into 18th century fencing reenactment in the New World were among those who entertained and educated the public at the Pottstown, Pennsylvania May Day Festival. The Pottstown Mercury has the story, courtesy of Evan Brandt.

Jugglers, Tumblers, and Bards III

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Here ye now both song and tale of gallantry once more in the wide vast hills of the Shire of Coppertree at the Champion of AEthelmearc Tourney/Jugglers, Tumblers, and Bards III, June 16-18. In this our third act, again we call the performers back. Singers, tale-spinners, dancers and even mime come once more for a wonderous time, as the kingdom's finest fighters compete to be the Champion of AEthelmearc! Location:
Shire of Coppertree (Utica/Rome, New York)

Melee Madness: Central War Practice

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Madness comes to the Barony of Endless Hills. Melee Madness that is. We have not one, but two events at the same time and place! If your interests are towards martial pursuits, you are in for a treat! Heavy weapons activities include a singles tourney, a warlord tourney and melees, melees, melees! Combat archery is allowed at this site but target archery is not. Martially inclined, but heavy weapons are not to your liking? We will be having both a fencing tournament and a thrown weapons tournament to satisfy those inclinations. An Arts and Sciences Competition will be held as well and don't forget, for those camping Saturday night we'll have our famous Melee Madness Bardic Circle. Location:
Barony of Endless Hills (Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania)

Pillage, Plunder, and Rapier

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AHOY!!... Me Hearties. Stand to - come about - and weigh anchor. Man the gunwalls - Draw up the riggings on that mizzen. And Hoist me Colors! The time draws near - so make ready your coffers! Booty beckons from the depths of the Hills. (The *Endless Hills* that is)

"Pillage, Plunder, and Rapier "  {{returns}}
September 9, 2006
Lacawac Sanctuary  (no street address)
http://www.lacawac.org/ Location:
Barony of Endless Hills (Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania)

Æthelmearc Summer Æcademy

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The Barony of the Rhydderich Hael is happy to host the Summer Æthelmearc Æcademy, on Saturday, July 15th at the Erie Community College, North Campus at 6205 Main Street, Williamsville, New York.

First: The site fee for this event is only $4 dollars!! Really only four dollars!! Anyone under 18 gets in free, and lunch is included.

The site will open at 9am with classes commencing at 10am. We have a number Location:
Barony of the Rhydderich Hael (Williamsville, New York)

Photos from Ice Dragon & Interbaronial Archery Challenge II Online

Lord Alexander Gladstone of the Kingdom of Ealdormere has posted photos from the recent Ice Dragon and Interbaronial Archery Challenge on the Two Ravens website.

High Inquisitional Council of Peerages cries foul on Aoife's Links

Pursuant to new SCA corporate-level administrative sanctions, a High Inquisitional Council of Peers met recently behind closed doors and voted to censure Dame Aoife Finn of Ynos Mon, creator of the popular Aoife's Links column. SCAtoday.net has learned that the worst may be yet to come.

Pennsic War XXXV

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Pennsic War XXXV will attract approximately 10,000 (or more) SCAdians from all around the world.

More info at http://www.pennsicwar.org/ Location:
Cooper's Lake Campground, Slippery Rock PA (USA), Aethelmearc

Viking Village Demo V

Calling all Vikings (and neighbors of Vikings)! It's time once again to set up our Viking Village at the Annual Jamestown Scandinavian Folk Festival. We would love to have as many people as possible join us in this celebration of all things Viking.

10th Annual Tournament of the White Hart

The Shire of Port Oasis is preparing to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Tournament of the White Hart. Come join us for a weekend of love, honor, and chivalry. The heavy weapons tournament will decide who possesses the honor, chivalry, and skill to become the next Champion of the White Hart. We also offer you a fencing tournament, children's activities, an arts and science competition, and more. Silent Heraldry services will also be available.

SCAdians Show Prowess at the Washington Mall Demo

Shoppers at the Washington Mall in Washington, Pennsylvania were treated to a demonstration of the knightly arts recently when members of the Shire of Kings Crossing displayed their martial skills.

AEthelmearc Spring 2006 Crown Tournament

The Shire of Misty Highlands proudly invites the populace of AEthelmearc to the Spring Crown Tournament on May 13, 2006 at Mason Dixon Park (61 Buckeye Road, Core, WV 26529).

Call for Silent Heralds and Signers for Pennsic 35

Lady Sara de Lindley, Aethelmearc Chief Silent Herald, is calling for signers to volunteer for the Silent Heralds program for Pennsic XXXV.

Angel's Keep Goes Full Status

At a recent court in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, it was reported that the Canton of Angel's Keep has advanced to a full status chapter of the SCA.

Middle Ages come alive for students

An article in Penn State's Digital Collegian describes activities in the Students for the Appreciation of the Society of Creative Anachronism, a campus club that creates a stronger connection between the university and the local chapter of the SCA.

College of Three Ravens

Readin', Writin', and 'Rithmatic, while indeed meritorious subjects of study, are NOT among those being offered at The College of Three Ravens. Classes will include a myriad of topics on historical practices, as well as those regarding our Society's activities in these Current Middle-Ages!!! Subject matter includes scholarship in the finer arts, specialized sciences, and medieval combat (yes, fighting classes, too!). Plus, there will be ample opportunity to actually practice these many pastimes (pun not intended). Education, Fencing, Fighting, Dancing, Drumming, and more will surely sate the intellectual and competitive cravings of adults and children alike!

AEthelmearc Welcomes New Subject

On January 19, 2006, Baroness Ilish O'Donavon and THL Duncan von Halstern welcomed a new daughter into their family.

As Usual, it is All John's Fault Again!

Myrkfaelinn is having it's traditional spring fighting event in our magnificent INDOOR event site that is great for fencing and heavy fighting, and big enough for melees. Please join us!

Pennsylvania Game Commission Upholds Ban on Atlatl

The state Game Commission of Pennsylvania has recommended that hunters not be allowed to use atlatls to kill deer.

Feast of the Seven Deadly Sins:Murder at Carneval

On these cold winter days, one is often left wondering what to do and how to alleviate those winter blues. Never fear; there is more than enough to do at the Feast of the Seven Deadly Sins!

Dance and Romance

Come and put a spring in your step before the snows melt! On February 11th, 2006, the Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands will be hosting the Dance and Romance Ball at the Pitt Student Union Ballroom (3959 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15260) from 2pm to 10pm.

AEthelmearc War Practice

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War is looming on the horizon, and so is the need for practicing for it! The Canton of Steltonwald invites all to the Aethelmearc War Practice XVII to be held May 18-21 at Cooper’s Lake Campground (205 Currie Road, Slippery Rock, Pa. 16507). Four days of all the fun you would expect. All the normal activities (fighting, fencing, archery, classes, shopping, court, dancing and, of course, partying!) will be held as usual. Location:
The Canton of Steltonwald (Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania)

Axes & Ales VIII

Come to Axes & Ales VIII, hosted by the Shire of Sterlynge Vayle! We will be once again at Camp Sertoma, Johnson Road (no number listed), Kirkwood, NY.

AEthelmearc Spring 2006 Coronation

A masked ball! Come and revel as the Glorius Kingdom of Aethelmearc celebrates the legacy of King Robin and Queen Isabeau and welcomes the newest Sovereigns of the Realm. AEthelmearc Coronation will be held on April 22, AS XV, at Laube Hall, Old 128, Freeport PA (no street address).

Silent Heralds Needed to Aid Chirurgeons at Pennsic

Lady Sara de Lindley, Aethelmearc Chief Silent Herald, has put out a call to all Silent Heralds to take part in a special program to work with the Pennsic Chirurgeonate. In a continuation of last year's successful program, Silent Heralds are being asked to aid hearing-impaired patients at the War.

Winter Regional Fight Practice

It's that time of year again. We will be hosting our Regional Fight Practice at the Meadville Area Senior High School. As usual we will have heavy weapons, youth combat, and fencing if participiation warrants it.

Festival of the Passing of the Ice Dragon 2006

"The Ice Dragon is Coming! The Ice Dragon is Coming!!"
Run, don't walk, to you nearest phone, mail box, or computer and find out how to have the best March 18th 2006 of your lives. That's right good gentles, The Barony of the Rhydderich Hael is proud to present for the 28th consecutive year, the one! The only! The Festival of the Passing of the Ice Dragon!

Women's Combat Symposium

Dear Women fighters and fighters of Aethelmearc: As has long been my ambitions, I am finally able to offer a special day of fighting geared to female fighters in the kingdom!