Ansteorra

Kingdom of Ansteorra

Queen's Champion photos online

Lady Brenna MacDonald reports that she has created an album of photos from the recent Queen's Champion event in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.

Ansteorra Summer 2008 Coronation Pictures

Collwyn reports that he has published an album of photos from the King's Champion Tourney at the Kingdom of Ansteorra's Summer 2008 Coronation.

Gunthar Jonsson victor of Ansteorra Crown

Mistress Xene announced on July 26, 2008 that Sir Gunthar Jonsson was the victor of the Summer 2008 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.

Ansteorra Summer 2008 Coronation photos online

Caelin on Andrede has posted an album of photos from the recent Coronation in the Kingdom of Ansteorra on his Flickr website.

[ANS] Steppes Artisan

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The Barony of the Steppes is proud to present our Artisan event on August 16th, in which Steppes will host not one, not two, but three yes three Arts and Sciences Competitions.

The premier is for our titled Artisan of the Steppes, and is a body of work competition. The second is for anyone that has not ever won a competition title from any Barony, Shire or Canton; single entry only with limited documentation. Lastly, the children of Ansteorra (ages 5-12) are invited to display as many pieces as they like at Artisan in Location:
Barony of the Steppes (Allen, Texas)

"Experimental archaeology" at Lysts of Castleton

Recently, a group of SCA members from the Kingdom of Ansteorra undertook an exercise in "experimental archaeology" at the Lysts at Castleton event. The Monks of Castleton spent the event re-creating the monastic lifestyle.

[ANS] All Day War Practice and Revel

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Northkeep will be hosting an all day war practice Saturday, July 19th at Haikey Creek Park in Tulsa OK off 121th and south Garnet. We will have a shelter reserved for all day from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. This gathering is open to all our friends and neighbors (at least those not attending Queen's Champion that weekend).

We can do a cook out/pot-luck lunch. People can bring meat to grill, side dishes, salads, and desserts to share. Location:
Barony of Northkeep (Tulsa, Oklahoma)

Caelin on Andrede's photos from Lysts at Castleton

Caelin on Andrede from the Kingdom of Ansteorra has published four sets of photos from the recent Lysts at Castleton event.

Bordermarch Baronials photo album online

Lord Phocas of Bordermarch has posted an album of photos from Bordermarch Baronials which took place recently in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.

"Squires and Cadets" photos online

Lady Brenna MacDonald reports that she has posted photos from the recent Squires and Cadets event hosted by Loch Soilleir and Stargate (Houston, Texas) in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.

Photos from Steppes Warlord

Caelin on Andrede has posted a large album of photos from the recent Steppes Warlord event in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.

Elizabetta ap Isfjord elevated to Pelican in Ansteorra

Aline Swynbrook reports that Her Majesty Vanessa of the Kingdom of Ansteorra elevated Elizabetta ap Isfjord to the Order of the Pelican at the recent Northkeep's Castellan event.

Count Gunthar Johanson elevated to Laurel in Ansteorra

Lady Jeanne reports that Count Gunthar Johanson was recently elevated to the Order of the Laurel in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.

Ansteorra event photos

Caelin on Andrede reports that he has posted two albums of photos from the recent DFT Guardian and Elfsea Springfaire in the Kingdom of Ansteorra on his Flickr website.

SCA Heavy Cavalry

Sir Morgan of the Kingdom of Ansteorra has announced that he has created a new discussion list for motorcycle enthusiasts in that Kingdom. The SCA Heavy Cavalry is on Google Groups.

Ansteorra Crown Tourney montage

Jean Paul de Sens has created a 10-minute video montage from videos taken at the November 2007 Ansteorra Crown Tournament. (Caution: strong language in one song.)

[ANS] Lysts at Castleton

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Come visit the medieval village of Castleton with its fine streets and buildings, our many taverns, and "The Curtain" theater! The day will feature great tournaments, both mounted and foot. The evening will be filled with fine feasting, revelry and a royal court.

Gather your retainers and venture to Castleton and be a part of this historic event!

The Lysts at Castleton
A Mounted and Field Combat Pas Location:
Bryn Gwlad (Austin, Texas)

Ansteorra Crown Tourney photos online

Caelin on Andrede reports that an album of photos from the recent Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of Ansteorra taken by himself and his Lady Pyro are now available to view online.

[ANS] Champions of Bonwicke

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After five years, their Excellencies Kainin and Oriana are retiring as the Landed Nobility of Bonwicke and hereby invite you to come and join Bonwicke as she invests her fifth Baron and Baroness Chiang Ti Lung and Li Xiao Wuya.

Come and seek the honor of being the premiere Champions of Bonwicke for the her newest Baron and Baroness and then join us in our celebration of the feast of St. George. Location:
Barony of Bonwicke (Lamesa, Texas)

[ANS] King's Collegium 2008

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The Collegium will be hosted at Wagonmaster RV Park in Sanger, TX, off of I35. This will be as period an event as we can hold so most classes will be under the shade of pavilions.

*Date:* Saturday, June 14th
*Time:* Classes will start around 10AM, gate will open at 9am

If you are interested in teaching, I will need the following information from you as soon as possible:

    Location:
    Stargate (Sanger, Texas)

[ANS] Elfsea Springfaire

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It is my pleasure to invite you all to Elfsea Springfaire the weekend of May 2, 3 and 4, 2008.

We have many wonderful things planned. We will be holding our competitions to choose our Titled Artisan and Titled Bard. We also have the honor of hosting Guardian of the Gauntlet.

Not an artisan, rapier fighter or bard? It matters not! We also will have heavy fighting scenarios, archery shoots and a Chirurgeon class Location:
Barony of Elfsea (Hillsboro, Texas)

[ANS] Stargate & Loch Soilleir Baronials

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Along the coast of Ansteorra stand two great Baronies, Stargate and Loch Soilleir, side by side. These Baronies invite you to the 1st annual combined Baronials and Stargate's 35th Baronial Championship Anniversary on April 19th.

In our first multi-group championship, the Baronies of Loch Soilleir and Stargate will each choose a Chivalric, Rapier, Archery, and Equestrian Champion. Double your chances to win! Expect interesting and challenging scenarios with great prizes and a wonderful feast at the end of a great day. Location:
Baronies of Stargate and Loch Soilleir (Needville, Texas)

Caelin on Andrede's Gulf Wars 2008 photos

Caelin on Andrede shares a large album of photos from Gulf Wars 2008 on the Flickr website.

[ANS] Squires & Cadets

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Unto all those who are not yet a Knight or Don/Doña, you are cordially invited to join the White Belts and White Scarves, who will be gathering from all over Ansteorra to watch which of you will be honored as the Best Overall Chivalric Entrant and Best Overall Rapier Entrant.

Historically, Squires & Cadets has provided a showcase for non-White Belted, non-White Scarved individuals to demonstrate not only their fighting skills, but also their knowledge of courtly graces. This Location:
Baronies of Loch Soilleir & Stargate (Hockley, Texas)

[ANS] Glaslyn's Defender of the Flame

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Does your honor come from the strength of your arm or the strength of your heart? We seek strong heroes to defend our Canton. How many can you withstand? Come enjoy our Hero's Tournament and see how many you can fight at once. Chivalric, Rapier, Archery & Bardic Defender of the Flame will fight for the title, in addition to the Keepers of the Flame to be chosen by the ladies of Glaslyn.

Glaslyn's Defender of the Flame Location:
Canton of Glaslyn (Sanger, Texas)

SCA Knight to seek elected office in the modern world

Sir Galen of Bristol, an SCA Knight resident in the Middle Kingdom, has announced that he will be an independent candidate for the Illinois state legislature.

[ANS] Ansteorran Heraldic and Scribal Symposium

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Ansteorran Heraldic and Scribal Symposium will be held at Christ the King Lutheran Church (near Rice U.) in Houston TX, June 28th, hosted by the Canton of Westgate.

With 10 classrooms and an outside patio and grassy area, please begin considering teaching a class in the Heraldic or Scribal Arts, and MORE... Classes wanted include:

**Heraldic classes**: Armory (devices), Onomastics (names), Heraldic office procedures, Voice, Court and Field Heraldry and more... Location:
Canton of Westgate (Houston, Texas)

Gulf Wars armored combat descriptions online

The Kingdom of Ansteorra Marshalate has posted detailed descriptions of various battles to take place at the upcoming Gulf Wars.

Ansteorra Candlemas photos online

Caelin on Andrede has posted photos from the recent Candlemas 2008 event on Flickr.

[ANS] St. Valentine' Day Massacre, err? Melees

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Come show your heart belongs to Ansteorra on Valentine's Day weekend! February 15-17, 2008

Their Excellencies of Raven's Fort, Brian du Val and Fionna ni Cheallaigh do invite one and all to gather your forces and prepare your army for the next Gulf War. A day of melees will be held just after St. Valentine's Day that will consist of Chivalric, Archery, Siege and Rapier Combat. This will be the Location:
Barony of Raven's Fort (Huntsville, Texas)