Aethelmearc

Kingdom of Æthelmearc

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.

Spring Bears Event

The Shire of Stormsport welcomes all to the Annual Spring Bears Event on March 5th, 2005. For the love of the fight, a heavy weapons double elimination tourney will begin the day at 10 am. The traditional bear pit will follow around noon.

College of Three Ravens

The Barony of Thescorre invites one and all to our annual event "College of Three Ravens". This year boasts new activities along with our traditional ones you have all come to enjoy.

Gode Cookery featured in upcoming Food Network documentary

The producers of Food Network's "Secret Life Of..." series were so impressed last year with the folks at Gode Cookery, a noted medievalist cooking web site, that they are featuring Gode Cookery in another episode, this time on Roman wine cakes.

AEthelmearc Crown Tourney

The Shire of Kings Crossing and the Incipient Shire of Gryphon's Keep, would like to invite one and all to attend the Crown Tourney of Their Majesties Malcolm and Tessa.

Karana Yabokchi Elevated to Pelican

At Their Court in the Barony of the Debatable Lands February 5, 2005, Their Majesties of AEthelmearc elevated Karana Yabokchi to the Order of the Pelican.

Tournament of the White Hart

The Shire of Port Oasis invites all courtly lovers and fighters to the 9th Tournament of the White Hart, to be held February 25 - 27, 2005, at the Cabell County 4-H Camp, 6040 Booten Creek Road, Barboursville, WV.

Mightier than the Sword: Medieval writing implements and related topics

This week, Dame Aoife provides a plethora of pointers to pages on pens, pencils, and other paraphenalia of period publication.

Blackstone Raids XIV & AEthelmearc Spring Coronation

The long sleep of winter is leaving the lands and the drums of war are sounding in the hills. The cycle continues yet again in the humble Barony of Blackstone Mountain, as the Kingdom of the Middle again marches forth across our fair borders in search of the mystical black rocks that are necessary for strong steel.

Aethelmearc 12th Night photos now online

Photos for the Aethelmearc Kingdom 12th Night can now be viewed online at the Shire Of Sylvan Glen website.

Cynthia Love of the Tower Made Pelican in AEthelmearc

At Their Court at St. Swithin's Bog 12th Night Celebration, Rurik and Angelik, King and Queen of AEthelmearc, created Cynthia Love of the Tower a member of the Order of the Pelican.

Aethelmearc 12th Night Photos Online

Photos of the Aethelmearc 12th Night can now be seen online, courtesy of the "virtual Shire of Sylvan Glen".

Fenton Art Glass to offer hands-on glassmaking seminars

Fenton Art Glass, located in West Virginia (USA), is celebrating its centennial by offering a series of half-day glass-making seminars in which participants will actually create glass artworks.

Simple Pleasures CANCELLED

According to a post on the Middlebridge by Autocrat Rannveig Hrajshvelgsneys, as of 2005-01-20 this event has been cancelled due to weather. They are considering rescheduling for the following week, 2005-01-29.

The Canton of Gleann Iaruinn of the Barony of the Middle Marches in the Middle Kingdom (South Point, OH) and the Shire of Port Oasis of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc (Huntington, WV) Announce: SIMPLE PLEASURES

A Conspiracy of Chefs: Culinary History's Food

Having recovered from last week's mishap, Dame Aoife returns to the wonderful world of weblinks. This week, she brings us a plethora of resources for the culinary arts of the Middle Ages.

Siege of Stony Brook: Warfare and Warriors

The Shire of Hartstone cordially invites you to their spring event to be held June 24-26, 2005 at Stony Brook State Park in Dansville, NY also known as the old "Pax Interruptus" site.

No Aoife's Links this week

"If you don't mind I'll have a stiff scotch and a good scrub, rather than take several hours to do web research," quoth Dame Aoife, explaining why a (fortunately minor) car fire prevented an installment of Aoife's Links this week.

3rd Annual Day at the Medieval Faire Demo

The Shire of Kings Crossing is proud to announce that it will be having its 3rd Annual Day at the Faire Demo, which will be held from 11:00 until 5:00 on Saturday, February 19, 2005 at the Washington Mall in Washington, PA.

12th Night

It is my pleasure to announce the Barony Marche of the Debatable Lands' 12th Night event to be held on Sunday, January 9th, from Noon until 8PM at the Carnegie Mellon University Campus, University Center, Peter-Wright-McKenna Rooms (Pittsburgh, PA.)

Æthelmearc peers suffer serious house fire

On the night of Monday, December 27, 2004, the home/apartment building owned by Viscount Master Sir Haakon was ravaged by fire.

New Subject for AEthelmearc

The Kingdom of AEthlemearc has a new subject with the birth of Rebecca Rose Lefkowitz.

27th Festival of the Passing of the Ice Dragon

Once again the Barony of the Rhydderich Hael is proud to invite you to the annual Festival of the Passing of the Ice Dragon.

Daily Item: SCAdians Teach 8th Graders About the Middle Ages

Members of the Shire of Abhainn Ciach Ghlais (State College, PA) in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, took part recently in a demo at Milton Middle School. A reporter from the Daily Item covered the event.

A Christmas Dirge

"A Christmas Dirge" is a theatrical event being staged by Subtle Hint Productions, a comic take off on the Classic Dicken's Carol. (Not an SCA event)

AEthelmearc Fall AEcademy

Attention all scholars and students, we would like to welcome everyone to attend the Fall AEthelmearc Academy, this year to be held on the scenic grounds of Seton Hill University in Greensburg, PA.

AEthelmearc Woman Contestant on Jeopardy

Arkhelaia V Bolotnikova (Lori Tennant), a resident of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, is scheduled to appear on Jeopardy this week.

Rhydderich Hael Baronial Investiture

The populace has spoken! It is time to invest a new Baron and Baroness: Lord William Freskyn Murray and Lady Katherine Kiersey.

AEthelmearc Welcomes New Citizen

Michael Alewright has announced the birth of Sarah Yvette Tujague to their Excellencies Alonzio and Tatyana of the Barony of the Debatable Lands.

Bring Out Your Dead

Bring out yer dead! Join the Independent Dominion of Myrkfaelinn on November 20, 2004 to celebrate the Black Death by fighting, fencing, and feasting... Why? Because we're not dead yet!