Aethelmearc

Kingdom of Æthelmearc

SCAdians Brave Elements at Lewisburg Arts Festival Demo

Rain and a power outage did little to deter the spirts of SCA members as they presented a demo at the Lewisburg (Pennsylvania) Arts Festival April 30, 2005.

Carnegie Museum to Host Bog People

The Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania will present The Mysterious Bog People July 9, 2005- January 23, 2006.

Cranach Paintings on Display at Cornell Art Museum

Two paintings by Northern Renaissance master Lucas Cranach will be on display April 9 through August 14 at the Art Museum of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

SCAdians to Appear on Food Network Show

Signora Tomasia and Master Huen of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc will appear on the May 9, 2005 edtion of the Food Network show "The Secret Life Of."

AEthelmearc AEcademy

Come to the Barony Marche of the Debatable Lands and engage in free and honest learning at Carnegie Mellon University, in the University Center. There will be classes on nearly every Art and Science including those arts Martial.

"Wooden Pin" Competition at AEthelmearc War Practice XVI

Master Huen Damebrigge and Signora Tomasia da Collivento have announced that AEthelmearc War Practice XVI will feature a "Wooden Pin" cooking competition.

Blackstone Raid Photos Online

Master Huen has posted photos from the April 23, 2005 Blackstone Raid.

Master Michael Alewright Named Sylvan Bard of AEthelmearc

Silence de Cherbourg of the Bardic College of AEthelmearc has announced that Master Michael Alewright has been named Sylvan Bard by Their Majesties Malcolm and Tessa.

Pennsic 34 Scrolls for Kingdoms Project

Their Highnesses Prince Malcolm and Princess Tessa of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc have requested scroll blanks to be presented as gifts to Royals visiting the Pennsic War, and thus provoking the creation of AEthelmearc's Scrolls for Kingdoms Project.

AEthelmearc Coronation Video Online

Lord Alaxandair O'Conchobhair has announced that a video of the recent Coronation of Their Majesties Malcom and Tessa of AEthelmearc is now available online.

Volunteers Sought for Workday at Cooper's Lake

Johann Kinslayer, of the Shadowclans, and Dave Cooper, of Cooper's Lake Campground, invite any interested SCA members to come up to help with a scheduled workday of Castle maintenance at Cooper's Lake (site of Pennsic and AEthelmearc War Practice events) beginning at 8:00AM EDT on April 30, 2005.

Defenders of Sherwood

The Shire of Misty Highlands once again challenges all to join us for battle and competition in the forests of Sherwood. Robin is launching his assault in the spring this year, hoping to catch the Sheriff's men off guard.

Brass Ring Thing

Calling all Fighters, Fencers, Archers, Practitioners of Thrown Weapons, Artisans, Musicians, Dancers, Performers, Heralds, Bards, Games Players and SCA-dians in general to participate in the 5th Annual Brass Ring Thing in the Canton of Beau Fleuve.

AEthelmearc's 12th Night Photos Online

Master Huen has posted photos from AEthlemearc's 12th Night 2005 celebration.

AEthelmearc Royals in the Saddle at Gulf War

Master Huen of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc has posted photos of AEthelmearc attendees of the recent Gulf War XIV, including several of Their Majesties on horseback.

AEthelmearc's Vetr Þing Photos Online

Master Huen has posted photos from the Kingdom of AEthelmearc's Vetr Þing event which took place February 5, 2005.

New Peers Made in AEthelmearc

At the recent Passing of the Ice Dragon event held in Rhydderich Hael (Buffalo, New York), Their Majesties Rurik and Angelik of AEthelmearc elevated Lyev Davidovitch, Katja Davidova Orlova Khazarina and Roberta McMorland to the Order of the Laurel.

Something's Afoot in Myrkfaelinn

Spring is here, that glorious time when the good people of Myrkfaelinn come out of their abodes, look at the sky, and wonder... how many more months of snow are left? Follow the muddy footprints to our wonderful hall for a day of fighting, fencing, and dancing. Fancy footwork and feets of arms aside, there will be a special challenge for the day. So be forewarned, my lords and ladies, and prepare yourself to speak trippingly on the tongue for some boot-licking fun!

Ice Dragon Pentathlon Results

Magistra Nicolaa de Bracton, Penthathlon Coordinator for Ice Dragon 2005, reports on the results for this year's contest.

Champion of Aethelmearc Tourney & Queen's Rapier ChampionsTourney

The Shire of Heronter wishes to invite the most Sylvan Kingdom of Aethelmearc to our fair shire for Their Royal Highnesses, Malcom & Tessa's, Champion of Aethelmearc Tourney and Queen's Rapier Champions Tourney!

AEthelmearc War Practice XVI

War will be looming on the horizon, and so is the need for practicing for it! The Canton of Steltonwald invites all to the Aethelmearc War Practice XVI to be held May 19-22 at Cooper’s Lake Campground (205 Currie Road, Slippery Rock, Pa. 16507).

Barhus Prize Presented in AEthelmearc

Patrikia Maria Agrissa and Baron Mord Hurtsson the Green have announced the winners of the 2005 "Barhus Prize for Best Documentation at the Ice Dragon Arts & Sciences Pentathlon", which was awarded recently at the Passing of the Ice Dragon event in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.

German club in Pittsburgh recreates authentic Schlachtfest

Marlene Parrish, reporting for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, describes how the 150-year-old Teutonia Mannerchor club performs an authentic Schlachtfest (Slaughter Festival) on the north side of Pittsburgh.

Y'ain't Nuthin' but a hound dog

The hound dog may not be a fancy breed, but they've been lovable and faithful friends of Mankind for centuries. This week, Dame Aoife takes a look at the humble but helpful hounds.

Tournaments Through the Ages

The Shire of Stormsport wishes to invite Combatants and Consorts of the Sylvan Kingdom of Aethelmearc to our Shire for a weekend of Tournaments through the Ages.

Jugglers, Tumblers, and Bards II

Here ye now both song and tale of gallantry once more in the wide vast hills of Coppertree. In this our second act, again we call ye performers back. Singers, tale-spinners, dancers and even mime come once more for a wonderous time!

Put Your Best Presser Foot Forward: A Garb Skirmish - POSTPONED

EVENT TO BE RESCHEDULED. The Incipient Shire of Blackwater, as Sponsored by the Shire of Heronter, proudly, and with great excitement, announces their first official event, to be held on May 27-29, 2005. Put Your Best Presser Foot Forward, a Garb Skirmish is a fun event where we will be making new clothes for our menfolk.

Medieval Cartoons, Graffiti and related items

Dame Aoife takes a walk on the medieval wild side this week, with links about the lighter side of scribal arts proving that people in the Middle Ages did have a sense of humor.

Elegance befitting the station: Sumptuary Law

Sumptuary laws, that is, laws regulating the use of special clothing, jewelry, or other symbols of rank or station, is the subject of Aoife's Links this week.

Penn State Offers Seminar on the Medieval Household

Pennsylvania State University's Center for Medieval Studies will offer a seminar March 18-19, 2005. This year's theme is the medieval household.