Ansteorra

Kingdom of Ansteorra

[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)

The Blackfeather News

Lord Ivo Blackhawk has announced the premiere episode of the The Blackfeather News, a monthly news show covering items of interest to the populace of the north of the Kingdom of Ansteorra.

Steppes/Elfsea 12th Night photos

Caelin on Andrede has posted an album of photos from the recent 12th Night event in the Baronies of Steppes and Elfsea.

Ansteorra Coronation photos online

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

SCA Board of Directors Meeting

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The Board of Directors of the SCA will meet April 19, 2008 in Grapevine, Texas.

Kingdom of Ansteorra
Embassy Suites - Outdoor World
2401 Bass Pro Drive
Grapevine, TX 76051 Location:
Grapevine, Texas

Ansteorra event photos online

Caelin on Andrede has posted two albums of photos from recent events in the Kingdom of Ansteorra on Flickr.

Ffynnon Gath Yule Revel photos online

Ulrich von Brixen has posted photos from the recent Ffynnon Gath Yule Revel which took place in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.

[ANS] A Day of War

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A Day of War January 19, 2008 Ninety Six Open Field Battles held Over the Course of Ten Hours

The sides will hopefully be balanced by skill or numbers!

This is the last event to practice fighting under Gulf War rules!

Imagine a “Lay On!” once every six minutes!"

A full day of fighting from sun up to sun down or until exhaustion, which ever comes first!

6:00 AM Armor inspection, Location:
Canton of Lindenwood (McKinney, Texas)

Bordermarch Autumn Melees photos

SoldierGrrrl has posted an album of photos from the recent Autumn Melees in the Barony of Bordermarch (Port Arthur, Texas) in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.

New knights made at Ansteorra Crown Tourney

The Honorable Lady Rixende de Rouen reports that Sir Kael Savage and Sir Ysfael Bryndu were knighted recently by Their Majesties of the Kingdom of Ansteorra.

Gilyan Clonmacnoise to be elevated to Pelican at Ansteorra Coronation

Jean Paul de Sens reports that THL Gilyan Clonmacnoise has been offered elevation to the Order of the Pelican by Their Majesties of the kingdom of Ansteorra.

Ansteorran Crown Tourney results

The Ansteorran Kingdom Seneschal is reporting the results of today's Crown Tourney, fought following the failure of the prior Crown Prince & Princess, in the Barony of Bordermarch.

Viscount Galen of Bristol's blog

Personal blog by Viscount Galen of Bristol of the Middle Kingdom, formerly of Ansteorra, Drachenwald, and Meridies.

[ANS] Regional Fighter Practice

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Several months back in the Barony of Bryn Gwlad, we held a regional fighter practice with great success. Fighters from at least 3 regions of Ansteorra attended. We had fantastic fighting all day long, and a great time sharing libations and stories that evening. Well, it's time to do it again!

On December 1st in the DFW metroplex of the central region we're holding another practice and we'd like to invite anyone not attending an event that weekend to join us. This practice is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. and will run until at least 4 p.m. Centurion Hrafn has secured a pavillion at Bob Eden park in Euless, TX. 901 Mid-Cities Blvd West, Euless, Texas 76039. Location:
Barony of Bryn Gwlad (Euless, Texas)

Seraphina Moslovska joins Order of the Pelican

Brian O'hUilliam reports that Their Majesties Ulsted and Ebergardis of the Kingdom of Ansteorra have chosen to elevate Seraphina Moslovska to the Order of the Pelican. The elevation took place at the Ursae-Lyons event in the Barony of Bjornsborg.

Seawinds Defender photos

Lady Dyrfinna of Seawinds has posted an album of photos from the recent Seawinds Defender event in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.

"Amazingly lifelike paintings" (AKA photos) of Tourney by the Loch online

Lord Collwyn O'Snowdon of the Kingdom of Ansteorra has posted an album of "amazingly lifelike paintings" from Ansteorra's Tourney by the Loch event.

Elin the Timid to be elevated at Ansteorra Coronation

Master Philip White reports that the Honorable Lady Elin the Timid will be elevated to the Order of the Laurel at the upcoming Ansteorra Fall Coronation.

[ANS] Battle of Three Kings

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The Shire of Rosenfeld Presents Battle of Three Kings Normans & Saxons & Vikings, Oh My!? Hawkins State Park, November 2-4, 2007

Master Godwin Alfricson as King Harold II (Harold Godwinson)
Baron Ainar Magnusson as Harald III Sigurdsson of Norway (Harald Hardrada)
Duke Inman MacMoore as Duke William of Normandy

War Points will be awarded for the following:

  • Chivalric Melees Location:
    Shire of Rosenfeld (Hawkins, Texas)

[ANS] Artisan of the Flame

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We invite you all to join the Canton of Glaslyn on Saturday, November 24, 2007 as we choose our artisan champions for the next year. We will be naming our Artisan of the Flame and, our menfolk will be choosing a Keeper of the Flame for the Arts. 3 to 5 entries required, each with documentation.

Glaslyn's Artisan of the Flame
Saturday, November 24, 2007
Transport Workers Union
Golden Triangle Drive Location:
Canton of Glaslyn (Fort Worth, Texas)

[ANS] Stargate Yule and Kingdom Dance

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Please come join us at Stargate's Yule Revel on December 1st! That is a different weekend than it has been in the past, so be sure to mark your calendar! The theme this year is a late period English Country Christmas. There has been a rumor that Father Christmas will be there!

Have you been naughty or nice? He's making a list and checking it twice! Will you get coal, or something better? Search your soul, maybe write Location:
Barony of Stargate (Houston, Texas)

[ANS] Samhain XXVII and Investiture

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Their Excellencies, Michel mac Donnchaid and Elayne MacDuncan, of Eldern Hills cordially invite all to join in the revelry and remembrance of the Samhain celebration and Eldern Investiture.

This event will host a number of Celtic games and fun chivalric challenges as well as the Kingdom Middle Eastern Dance Competition. The Barony of the Eldern Hills is also anticipating the tourneys which will determine our newest Knife, Axe, and Spear Champion, Location:
Barony of Eldern Hills

New little princess in Ansteorra

Fattiopap Laszlo has announced the birth of Madison White to Their Graces Duchess Chiara della Luna and Duke Kerold Hoegaarden in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.

[ANS] Defenders of the Rose III

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The Order of the Rose in Ansteorra, with the gracious assistance of the Shire of Emerald Keep and the Shire of the Shadowlands present: November 9-11, 2007 Defenders of the Rose III

A weekend of tournaments will be hosted by the Order of the Rose to choose our Defenders of the Rose in

  • Archery
  • Chivalric Combat
  • Equestrian
  • Performance Arts
  • Rapier Combat
  • Static Arts Location:
    Shire of Emerald Keep and the Shire of the Shadowlands