Aethelmearc

Kingdom of Æthelmearc

Two offered elevation to Pelican in AEthelmearc

At the Royal Court of Their Majesties Henri and Elena of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc January 29, 2010, two gentles were offered elevation to the Order of the Pelican. The Court took place at Twelfth Night in the Canton of Steltonwald.

[AET] Festival of the Passing of the Ice Dragon

Good gentles of Æthlmearc and the Known World, mark your calendar now for the most incredible Ice Dragon ever!

[AET] Crown Tournament of AEthelmearc

The Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands is pleased to host the next Crown Tournament of AEthelmearc, to determine the Heirs for Their Sylvan Highnesses Malcolm and Tessa.

[AET] Blackstone Raid XIX

Friends and allies of AEthelmearc heed our call!!! The Dragon of the Kingdom of the Midrealm stirs from its winter slumber and will soon raid the Barony of Blackstone Mountain within the Sylvan Lands of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc for its coveted black stones.

[AET] Regional Fighting Practice

Greetings all fighters! We will be holding a Regional Fighting practice and ask all who can come to join us February 21, 2010 Sunday, from 2pm to 6pm, at Marshall Elementary School, 5135 Wexford Run Rd, Wexford PA 15090.

Dancing and revelry in Rhydderich Hael

Lord Gyles de Blair has created a wonderful video highlighting the dancing and activities at the Masked Ball event in the Barony of Rhydderich Hael, Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The event took place December 5, 2009.

[AET] Shire of Heronter 12th Night

Join the Shire in its annual 12th Night celebration being held at the First Presbyterian Church. Don your best garb and raise your banner in the main hall.

[AET] Combat Symposium III

Brace your selves for a combat extravaganza of heavy combat and fencing that will blow your mind. Bring your sword and armor for a day of teaching and learning. Classes will be hands on and catered to the students in attendance. Those without armor, fear not: there will be a place for hands-on help building armor, hopefully with enough time to finish before Sunday's regional fight practice. There will also be an armor garage sale, so bring the extra armor you have just lying around, slap a price tag on it and see if you can get someone else to take it home!

[AET] Second Emprise of the Amethyst

Throughout history, Noble Men-at-Arms have sought to earn Reknown. Gathered together on the Twenty-third day of January, AS 44 in the Shire of Stormsport comes just such an opportunity.

[AET] AEthelmearc Kingdom 12th Night

As the holiday season culminates in a final celebration, the Barony of Thescorre invites one and all to the Kingdom Twelfth Night Celebration, Saturday January 9th, AS XLIV (2010 CE) at the St. Mary Autocephalous Orthodox Ukrainian Church Hall, 3176 Saint Paul Blvd, Rochester, NY 14617

[AET] Al Hafla 2010

Through Winter's bleak silence comes a Bedouin's plaintive call. Harken! Harken to the call of the desert sands. Hear the music call you to Al-Hafla. Come, let your spirit soar on the wings of dance. Experience the art of henna. Let the savory food of the sand's denizens fill your belly and senses. Glory in the warmth of friends, old and new.

Come, come to Al-Hafla.

[AET] Slavic University

Slavic University is coming to Aethelmearc! The Russians are Coming!!! The Russians are Coming!!!

[AET] 12th Night

Shire of Sylvan Glen 12th Night - Jan. 16, 2010

Fighting and festivities at Agincourt

Master Huon reports that a video of activities at the October 24, 2009 Agincourt event is now available to view on YouTube. The event took place in the Barony Marche of the Debatable Lands (Kingdom of AEthelmearc).

[AET] Piratas Solemnitas

Ahoy mateys and harken to our tale – of pirates and ships; grog and grub; fun and frivolity; and, of course, lots of booty! Be ye a nautical novice or hardened seadog, we welcome you to join us as Delftwood becomes a safe harbor for Piratas Solemnitas – a celebration of marine adventurers! Come explore some of the rich history of maritime adventures, from the Vikings to the Likedeelers, the Corsairs to the Renegados. For as long as there have been boats there has been piracy.

[AET] Northern Region Muster

On Sunday, November 22, 2009 the Dominion of Myrkfaelinn will be hosting an armoured combat regional muster. As always, the focus will be on melee, melee, melee.

[AET] Vikings on the River

In the spirit of Vetr Thing and Vikings in the Snow comes Vikings on the River. On November 14th the Shire of Riversedge will host a day for all Norse personas.

AEthelmearc Fall 2009 Crown Tourney finals video on YouTube

Sir Olafr reports that he has posted a video of the final bout between Duke Malcolm and Sir Tindal at the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.

Malcolm and Tessa to return to AEthelmearc Thrones

Alaxandair reports that Duke Malcolm MacEoghainn defeated Sir Magnus Tindal in the finals of the October 17, 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. (photos)

Photos from AEthelmearc's Siege of Harlech Castle online

Byron and Ariella have created several albums of photos taken at the Siege of Harlech Castle, held in spring of 2009 in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.

Viking combat expert to speak in Syracuse area

William Short, SCA member and author of the book Viking Weapons and Combat Techniques, will speak at the Fayetteville Free Library in Fayetteville, NY, on, October 29, 2009. The presentation will include a discussion of Viking fighting techniques and weapons.

[AET] Regional Fighter Collegium

The Incipient Shire of Ballachlagan invite one and all to an impromptu regional fighter practice on Sunday, November 1st. Practice will start approximately at 12:00 noon and will run until 6:00 p.m (Rain, shine, or snow). Our facility can accommodate both heavy and light fighters. Unfortunately we cannot do archery in city limits. If there is a thrown weapons marshal out there who would like to set up shop for the day, contact AElric Ravenshaw at Archais@msn.com.

[AET] Fasching/Baronial Investiture

The Barony of Endless Hills would like to extend a most joyous invitation to all residents of the Barony and beyond to visit our fair lands and witness the Investiture of our new Baron and Baroness, Lord Gunnar and Lady Barbary Rose, by Their Royal Majesties. It will take place on the 7th day of the month of November, 2009, at the Clarks Summit Fire Department Banquet Hall, 321 Bedford Street, Clarks Summit, PA, 18411. The Site opens at 9 AM and closes at 9 PM.

[AET] Hallowtide IV

Greetings unto the populace of Aethelmearc. The Shire of Blackwater once again invites you to find time to come celebrate with us our Hallowtide on November 14th 2009 A.S. 44. Please note the date change.

[AET] Aethelmearc Aecademy

Attend our Fantastic Fall, AEthelmearc AEcademy! I know what you are asking, "Where and when is this fantastic event happening, and how much does it cost?" Read on and find out the vital information you seek: Date - Oct. 31, 2009 ( in light that this Halloween, we will feature a "trick or treat" track for any children who attend).

[AET] Fabric, Fiber, & Fighting VII

The Shire of Nithgaard will host its sixth annual textile symposium on the weekend of November 20-22, at the Sieg Conference Center located on Narrows Road in Lamar, PA (no street address). Saturday the 21st will be a day of classes and workshops devoted to fabric, string, and their glorious arts. Melee and tournament combat engagements in a medieval style will be organized by Thorvaldr Frithsamr. The site opens at 2PM on Friday, and closes at noon on Sunday.

[AET] Queen's Rapier Champion

The Shire of Sunderoak invites one and all to attend as Her Majesty Elena chooses the next Queen's Rapier Champion Saturday, October 3, 2009

[AET] Hunter's Moon

Come play in the falling leaves! The golden leaves of the rolling hills of the Shire of Hartstone are falling and we are stirring up some fun before the snow flies.

AEthelmearc Royals create four new Peers at Pennsic XXXVIII

Brandubh O'Donnghaile, Silver Buccle Herald, with the assistance of THLord Pearce Redsmythe and Lady Sophie Davenport, report that Their Majesties Maynard and Liadain, King and Queen of Aethelmearc, turned Their hands to the creation of several new Peers at the recent Pennsic War XXXVIII.

Archers shoot from Wexford battlements

Cetach Fitzgibbon of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc has posted a series of videos from the Regional Archery muster at the Castle in Wexford, Pennsylvania. The castle featured in the videos is the home of Baron Byron and Baroness Ariella.