Kingdom of Æthelmearc

Port Oasis celebrates 12th night

"We just take this time to share medieval foods, arts, crafts and even fencing with one another and the public," said Leland Hoburg of the Shire of Port Oasis about the group's recent 12th Night celebration. Lacie Pierson of the Huntington (West  Virginia) Herald-Dispatch has the story. (photo)

[AET] 15th Tournament of the White Hart

Come once again to join your friends in Port Oasis for the 15th tournament of the White Hart. This year in addition to hosting the tournaments for the Lord, Champion, Yeoman, and Artisan of the White Hart we will be holding our event on the Field of Cloth of Gold in 1520.

[AET] Ice Dragon 2011

The Baron of Rhydderich Hael presents ice Dragon 2011.

SCA group celebrates 12th Night in historic West Virginia church

Members of the Incipient Shire of Ballachlagan (Kingdom of AEthelmearc) recently teamed with students from Brooke High School to celebrate Twelfth Night at Olde St. John Episcopal Church in Wheeling, West Virginia. Warren Scott of the Herald Star attended the event.

[AET] Spring Crown Tournament

Spring has come to Aethelmearc, and the southern lands welcome the new season with an explosion of new green leaves and bright yellow and vibrant purple flowers. With such regal colors, thoughts drift towards Aethelmearc's need for Heirs.

[AET] Region 5 Heavy Practice

The Barony of Delftwood will be hosting a regional heavy weapons fight practice on Sunday, January 15th beginning at noon. I invite all that would hone their martial skills and have a good time to attend.

Euriol of Lothian to be elevated to Laurel in AEthelmearc

Donata Bonacorsi of the West Kingdom reports that former West resident Mistress Euriol of Lothian has been invited into the Order of the Laurel by Their Majesties of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.

[AET] Blackstone Raid XX

Allies of AEthelmearc heed our call!!! As we begin to stir from beneath the heavy blanket of winter, so to does the Dragon of the Kingdom of the Midrealm stir from its slumber and cast its greedy eye towards our fair land and its precious black stones. The time has come to rally together and be counted among those who will stand against the might of the Midrealm and protect our Sylvan lands!

[AET] Celebration of the Holly King

Lords and ladies, nobles and good gentles of all ages, pack up the long ships and make for Delftwood as we celebrate Yule the way every good Viking should.

Two to be elevated in AEthelmearc

At Her Court on November 13, 2010, Ilish, Queen of Aethelmearc, placed two of Her subjects, Baroness Teresa Gabriella de Montoya y Sevilla and Lady Alianor de Ravenglas, on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Peerage.

[AET] Baronial Twelfth Night

The Twelfth Night Celebration for the Barony Marche of the Debatable Lands is soon to come! Many hands are working together to make this Twelfth Night full of fun and merriment.

Three vigiled at AEthelmearc Crown Tournament

THLord Brandubh Donnghaile, Silver Buccle Herald for the Kingdom of AEthelmearc reports that, at Their Autumn 2010 Crown Tournament, Their Majesties Duncan and Ilish recognized the skill and service of three of Their citizens by placing them on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Peerage.

SCA author alleges theft of article by print magazine

In 2005, Monica Gaudio wrote an article entitled A Tale of Two Tarts for Ice Dragon and allowed it to be published on the website. Recently the entire article was published without permission in Cooks Source Magazine, producing an explosion of commentary on the Internet.

[AET] Fabric, Fiber, Fighting, Fencing, & Fishing

The Shire of Abhainn Ciach Ghlais will host the eighth annual textile symposium on the weekend of November 19-21, at the Sieg Conference Center located on Narrows Road in Lamar, PA (no street address).

Final strike in Crown Tournament captured

Thorpe reports that he has captured the final stroke of the Fall 2010 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. His entire album is available to view on PhotoBucket.

AEthelmearc Fall 2010 Crown Tourney combatants announced

Their Majesties Duncan and Ilish of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc have announced the list of combatants and their consorts for Their Upcoming Crown Tournament.

[AET] Queen's Rapier Championship

Her Royal Majesty has decided that all sly swordsmen (and women) of slashing steel should compete to be Her Royal Champion of the Fence. In order to decide who will fill this prestigious role, She has asked the Shire of Stormsport (Erie, PA) to host a grand tournament on October 9, 2010.

[AET] Candle in the Dark

Come join the Dominion of Myrkfaelinn on October 30, 2010 between 9am and 10pm as we celebrate the end of the summer, and light a candle against the coming darkness. The event will be at the 4H site at 418 Lower CREEK Road, just off Route 13 in Ithaca, NY 14850.

[AET] Fall Session of AEthelmearc AEcademy

The skillful and scholarly roam throughout the Sylvan Lands of AEthelmearc, yet from time to time they gather together in one place to share their knowledge and talents with the populace. The Barony of Thescorre is pleased to invite you to attend the Fall Session of AEthelmearc AEcademy on November 13, 2010.

[AET] Hunter's Moon

In this, the time of first frosts and final harvests, this is a time of letting go and clearing away. This is a time of inner cleansing to make way for the justice of karma and a time for seeking shelter in friendship and community. In the calendar system, this moon is typically named the Blood Moon, or "HUNTERS MOON".

Two given peerages in AEthelmearc

At Her recent Summer's End event in the Canton of Beau Fleuve, Her Majesty Tessa of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc placed THL Cigfran o Gaer Walch and THL Dagonell Collingwood of Emerald Lake on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Pelican.

New Peers created in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc

At various Courts throughout the Pennsic war XXXIX, Their Royal Majesties Malcolm and Tessa, King and Queen of Aethelmearc, have created several new Peers in Their Kingdom.

Baron Stefan Ulfkelsson to be knighted in AEthelmearc

Mistress Marsi of Hadley and Duke Sir Rurik Longsword have announced that a vigil will be held at Harvest Raid for Baron Stefan Ulfkelsson to contemplate entry into the Order of the Chivalry.

[AET] Harvest Raid

Join the Shire of Heronter September 24th (3:00 pm) through 26th (out by 10:00 am please) for its 17th annual Harvest Raid!

[AET] Æthelmearc Twelfth Night Celebration

Oh Yea! Oh Yea! Their Royal Majesties Duncan and Ilish are happy to invite one and all to a gathering of the Kingdom! The Æthelmearc Twelfth Night Celebration will be hosted by the Shire of Gryffyn's Keep with permission in The Barony Marche of the Debatable Lands on January 8, 2011

[AET] Siege of Glengary

Are you home sick? Missing the fun and joy of Pennsic? We invite you to spend the weekend with us living the Dream. The Siege of Glengary has a little bit of everything and will keep you busy and your day filled with fun!

[AET] Summer's End

Come celebrate Dozynki (doh-sheen-key) with us! A traditional Polish harvest festival, Dozynki lets us revel in the fruits of our labor, whatever craft it may be - metal, wood, textile, food or the martial skills.

[AET] Post-Pennsic Picnic

The laundry is done and the tent is finally dry and put away. What else is there to do but come to a nice, laid-back event? The Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands is hosting a Post-Pennsic picnic on August 28, 2010, at the Overlook Shelter in Schenley Park, Overlook Drive (no street address), Pittsburgh, PA 15213. The site opens at 10 and closes at 5pm.

[AET] Bards and Bows 2010

The Shire of Sterlynge Vayle is pleased to announce that Bards and Bows, sponsored by the Damp Dragon Inn, will be returning to its original site. On Saturday, September 11, 2010 event will be held at Camp Sertoma, Johnson Road (no number), in Windsor, NY.

Pennsic XXXIX Woods Battle video online

Mark Piszczor, a graduate student at Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center, has created a shot video shot during the Pennsic XXXIX Woods Battle as research footage for a student project called Ethereal. The footage is available on YouTube.