Aethelmearc

Kingdom of Æthelmearc

War College

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The sounds of the War Horns grow louder and more persistent. To assist everyone in their preparations for War, the Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands is proud to host War College on July 8, 2006 at the Pitcairn-Monroeville Sportsmen¹s Club (505 Mosside Blvd., N. Versailles PA 15137, www.pmsconline.com). Activities for the day will include heavy weapons, fencing, thrown weapons, archery, scouting, youth combat, youth fencing, dog coursing, and children¹s activities. The autocrat for this Academy style event for the SCA martial arts is Mistress Karana Yabokchi Location:
Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands (N. Versailles, Pennsylvania)

Shire of Wynterset Elevated to Full Status

Baronesse Marguerite de la Marche, Seneschale of the Kingdom of Æthelmearc, has announced that the Stronghold of Wynterset (Watertown and Fort Drum, New York) has been elevated to a full status chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism.

Myrkfaelinn Summer War Practice

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As days lengthen and thoughts of martial victories loom closer, join the forces of Myrkfaelinn once more for a rousing weekend of heavy melee, fencing, archery, arts, music, feasting and a frolic in the green woods of the lovely Dominion in summer.

Myrkfaelinn Summer War Practice
June the 23rd - 25th
Site opens at 5pm 6/23, closes noon 6/25

As in years past, Aethelmearc's mighty warriors will have the opportunity to Location:
Dominion of Myrkfaelinn (Ithaca, New York)

Pax Interruptus 30 & Baronial Investiture

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The Barony of Thescorre invites one and all to attend Pax Interruptus 30. This year we are pleased to also invite all to the Investiture of Eric and Katja, 6th Baron and Baroness of Thescorre!

The event is being held at Genesee Country Campground, 40 Flint Hill Road, Caledonia, NY 14423. The site opens at 4:00pm on Friday July 7th and closes at noon on Sunday July 9th.

On Saturday we will be running the usual war practice melees for the Location:
Barony of Thescorre (Caledonia, New York)

Barony Wars & Bazaar

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Long have The Barony of the Endless Hills and the Barony of Delftwood been peaceful allies, with minor offenses in protocol overlooked, and friendship blooming.  No hint of unease, no glimmer of unhappiness in their relationship...Until now.  Recently there have been rumors of growing hostility, tensions are beginning to run high.  All is not lost, These two mighty Baronies have agreed to meet in Neutral Ground, within the Shire of Sterlynge Vayle's Borders on the weekend of June 9th to the 11th (Camp Sertoma, Johnson Road (no number listed), Windsor, NY).  Rest assured that peaceful negotiations will prevail, and that the rumors of martial recruitment are false. Location:
Shire of Sterlynge Vayle (Windsor, New York)

Newspaper features photo of Debatable Lands fighter practice

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a great photo of Lady Ariella of Thornbury, Knight Marshall of the Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands, in a bout against Baron Sir Alonzio of the Peacemakers, both with swords florentine.

Holy Prophets IV: Crusading for Cash

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Hunters home once again presents holy prophets on June 10, 2006 at Brandy Springs Park in Mercer PA. This time the theme is crusading for cash. There will be a Heavy weapons tourney and a fencing tourney - both of which are wagering events. There will be an A&S competitiion entitled: "My father went up to the Holy Land and all i got was this lousy..." so use your best imagination to come up with the entries and the documentation. Location:
Shire of Hunter's Home (Mercer, Pennsylvania)

Brass Ring Thing 6

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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 carrousel and to give aide to the good gentles of the Hershell Carousel Museum.

Bring your skills, your pageantry and your good will. For this day will be a day of both the Arts and the Martial. There will be the A&S tent where artists are able to work at their arts while sharing with the public. Display areas will be set up in the Museum's display room, so bring something you are proud of. Location:
Barony of Rhydderich Hael (North Tonawanda, New York)

A Call to Arms

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Here in the Shire of Hartstone, A call to arms has been sounded! We invite you to join us June 2nd thru June 4th at the Dansville Fish and Game Club (Former site for our Fall Events). The populace gathers, to hone their skills, and enjoy the company of friends, old and new by firelight. Our Autocrat, the Lovely Lady Anna Dillon invites you to come for the day, or stay for the weekend, as it pleases thee. Location:
Shire of Hartstone (Dansville New York)

A Day in the Wildwood

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As days lengthen and thoughts of martial victories loom closer, join the forces of Myrkfaelinn once more for a rousing weekend of heavy melee, fencing, archery, arts, music, feasting and a frolic in the green woods of the lovely Dominion in summer.

As in years past, Aethelmearc's mighty warriors will have the opportunity to practice their melee tactics to best smite our foes. For those more gently Location:
Dominion of Myrkfaelinn (Ithaca, New York)

Spring Thing: A Dragon's Tale

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The Incipient Canton of Westland Mor calls all to our aid, from weapon bearer to bard to ordinary citizen, for high atop the Laurel Mountain dwells a fire_breathing, treasure_stealing dragon... or is he simply misunderstood?

If you dare, join the Incipient Canton and the Barony of St. Swithin's Bog as we attempt to determine if the dragon is friend or foe at our 8th Annual Spring Thing Event to be Location:
Incipient Canton of Westland Mor (Stahlstown, Pennsylvania)

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.