Ansteorra

Kingdom of Ansteorra

Medieval Art of Swordsmanship Lecture in Ansteorra

Dr. Robert Holland of the Schola Saint George will present a workshop on the Medieval Sword and Buckler February 11-12-2006 in the Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas area.

SCA Memberships to Resume in Hurricane-Affected Areas

Linda S. Moore, President, SCA Inc., requests that SCA members living in areas affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita contact the corporate office with information regarding their locations.

Chivalry Rules the Day at Texas Medieval Faire

Cari Hammerstrom of the Monitor learns about chivalry at a medieval faire hosted by the Museum of South Texas Historyin Edinburg, Texas and members of the Shire of La Marche Sauvage.

Sorrow in Ansteorra as Lazarus of the Steppes passes on

Lord Lazarus Dragonrider has passed away in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. A friend, Lord Robin of Gilwell, offers his tribute to Lazarus.

Ansteorran Hurricane Relief site

The Ansteorran Emergency Site, maintained by HL Chiara Francesca Arianna d'Onofrio, has been set up for Disaster planning in the SCA Kingdom of Ansteorra. This site will be used for the duration of the hurricane season as threats come in that kingdom's direction.

Follow the regular link (below) to visit the site. There is also an alternate link, used only in case of outage of the main server

Ansteorra Forums

This is a message board for members of the SCA to discuss topics about the SCA. It's free for all to join.

Instructors Needed for Autumn Melees

Lady Kasinda is seeking A&S instructors for Autumn Melees to be held November 18-20, 2005 in Colmesniel, Texas, Kingdom of Ansteorra.

Ansteorra Firefighter Displays Tribute in NYC Museum

A hand-tooled, leather tribute created by Lord Mordane Garrett (Scot Wengland) is on display at the New York City Firefighters' Museum. Lord Mordane's work was commissioned by the Oklahoma City Fire Department as a tribute to a delegation of New York firefighters who helped with rescue in the Oklahoma City bombing and were subsequently killed in the September 11 bombing of the World Trade Center.

Schola Saint George offers weapons training class

The Lewisville Leader reports on a series of classes taught by Brian Price on swordsmanship based on historic texts, taking place at the Civic Circle Recreation Center in Lewisville, Texas.

Houston museum features "Middle Earth" exhibit

An article in the Galveston Daily News about the Middle Earth museum exhibit also talks about how SCAdians often have more than a passing interest in the works of Tolkien.

Ansteorra Dance and Music Symposium 2005

Come one, come all to the best dance and music training symposium in the Kingdom of Ansteorra: Kingdom Dance and Music Symposium 2005 (KDMS). The event is hosted by the Canton of Westgate, within the Barony of Stargate, and will be held on Saturday, June 18, 2005. Gate opens at 8:00 am.

Merfyn Gareth ap Mouric passes away in Ansteorra

Baron Merfyn Gareth ap Mouric, MKA Dr. Lyle Peter, MD, passed away on April 26 after a prolonged illness. Baron Gareth, who was the premier Chirurgeon Emeritus of the SCA, dwelt in the Barony of Namron in Ansteorra.

Fort Battle at Gulf War XIV

HL Chiara has posted a nice photo album from Gulf Wars, with photos taken by her and by Maggie MacPherson.

Ansteorran Longship Company featured in History Channel documentary

A living history group, the Ansteorran Longship Company, and their ship are featured in a documentary that will air on The History Channel in late February. Ironically, they are portraying not Vikings but Phoenicians.

Ansteorran Longship Company

The Ansteorran Longship Company is a Texas-based group that celebrates and recreates Scandanavian culture and history, including Viking folklore and traditions. The group's members are largely drawn from the SCA's Barony of Bjornsborg. Each year the Company helps to host a large Viking Fest in Waco, Texas.

Gulf Wars XIV

Gulf Wars is the annual contest between the Kingdoms of Trimaris and Ansteorra hosted by the Kingdom of Meridies and the Principality of Gleann Abhann.

Tourney by the Loch

Tourney by the Loch will be held this weekend!

Those who are wise in seeking signs of the weather say that clear and cool weather will grace the day. http://loch-soilleir.ansteorra.org/tourney/

The Silver Fox Squadron

The Silver Fox Squadron is a service/fighting household within the SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc.). Most of our members are from the Kingdom of Ansteorra, which resides in the states Oklahoma and Texas.

Ansteorra

Ansteorra is composed of Oklahoma and Texas (except that part of Texas in the Mountain Time Zone).

Ansteorran Crown Tournament Results Online

Earl Ulsted the Unsteady, fighting with the inspiration of the lovely Countess Cateau, was victorious over Earl Aaron MacGregor this past weekend in the Ansteorran Crown Tournament, hosted by the Shire of Trelac.

Calontiri Garner Honors at Mooneschadowe

Nazir of the Kingdom of Calontir and her Excellency Sigen Northkeep report on the recent Mooneschadowe Guardian event that took place in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. THL Chiara, Ansteorra's Webminister, shares photos.

Photos from Ansteorran Queen's Champion Tournament

Lady Sabine le Curter has once again provided an incredible collection of photographs from the Ansteorran Queen's Champion Tournament hosted by the Barony of Northkeep.

Photos from Gothic Wars in Ansteorra online

The Western Region of Ansteorra once again produced a fabulous Gothic Wars! Lady Sabine le Curter has published photos from this wonderful event, including many of HRM Draco's Barrier Championship tournament.

Cour d'Amour

The valiant Lancelot du Lac calls all gentle lords and ladies to tourney at his castle, Joyous Garde. Guinevere, the Queen of Love, and her ladies gallery will judge who is most chivalrous among those who test their skills within the lists and upon the field of battle. Come all those who would sit at the Round Table and meet in honorable combat to decide who will win the day: Arthur or Lancelot.

Highland Games III

Greetings unto the Populace! The weekend of September 10-12 is approaching and the Shire of Ffynnon Gath will be hosting our third annual Highland Games.

Help Support the Troops/Challenge to Honor HE Friedrich von Konigsberg

Nineteen SCA groups in three kingdoms have joined forces to support the troops in the Middle East.

Group brings Middle Ages to life

The Big Spring Herald reports from Crossrode Keep's Sundered Shield Tournament.

Ansteorran Chirurgeons & Waterbearers to Host Iron Siege Cook-Off

Arkell vom Cophus has announced that the Ansteorran Chirurgeonate & Water Bearers Guild will host an Iron/Siege Cook-Off at Elfsea Defender XXVI.

Challenge to Honor HE Friedrich von Konigsberg

Sir Pendaran & Mistress Jehanne of Ansteorra have challenged the local barony, Bjornsborg, to join fourteen other Ansteorran groups in sending "CARE packages" to US troops serving in Iraq, in memory of Second Lieutenant Brian Smith.

Gothic Wars XIV, Clash for Gwynedd

Gothic Wars XIV Hywel ap Cadell has died, and disunity has returned to Gwent, Gwynedd, Powys, and Deheubarth. Tis rumored that a great Viking fleet makes ready to sail the coasts of Cymru. Sail under the black raven or heed the call of the red dragon at Gothic Wars XIV, Clash for Gwynedd.