Ansteorra

Kingdom of Ansteorra

A Day in Ireland

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The Shire of Trelac Presents A Day in Ireland

Slainte! Come and join us as we honor the Irish traditions and lore of Samhain, November 3-5 in Water Valley Park. It's only 20 minutes north of San Angelo on Highway 87. There will be feasting, fun and tournaments to honor Her Majesty, Queen Britta, who will be present to help celebrate the harvest! Be on your best behavior, however, as she will also be meting out justice to those who offend her! Be of good cheer, though, for the clergy will be available with indulgences for your sins! Location:
Shire of Trelac (San Angelo, TX)

New Royal Heirs in Ansteorra

Congratulations to the new Prince of Ansteorra, Sir Rominas, who was inspired to valor by his lady wife, Princess Deanna.

New Ansteorran Crown

The new Prince and Princess Of Ansteorra are Prince Romanius Vesperianus and Princess Deanna.

Battle of the Pines XXII

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Come one, come all and enjoy the company and fun of Battle of the Pines!

Graywood has changed sites and has had the joy of designing one tailored to your needs with shaded camping, plenty of room on the list fields, stalls and ready water for the horses, showers for you, and a stone fire pit for evening enjoyment. The site is still semi-primitive but with limited electricity and multiple water sources. Location:
Shire of Graywood (Kennard, TX)

Tourney by the Loch

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An Autumn in France

Saturday, October 7, 2006

Join the Barony of Loch Soilleir as we choose our new rapier, A&S and dance champions!

Compete to be our champion in the fields of Rapier, Youth Rapier, Arts & Sciences, and Dance.

Site: A Community of the Servant-Saviour Presbyterian Church, 11303 Hughes Rd., Houston, TX 77089

Site is wet in period containers only and is also tobacco free. Location:
Barony of Loch Solleir (Houston, TX)

Quest for the Round Table

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Attend ye all to a celebration of the days of Arthurian legend. Delight in the display of the virtues so admired that they were reenacted in tournaments throughout the Middle Ages. Come and vie for the exalted position as a Knight of the Round Table as you strive to attain the glory of a legendary knight and his virtue.

The favors you will receive from all will gain points toward your ultimate goal. Location:
The Shire of Tir Medoin (Belton, TX)

Fencing Gear Stolen in Ansteorra

Don Duncan Hepburn (Wayne Ross) reports that his car containing his fencing gear was stolen August 28 or 29, 2006 from his home in Dallas, Texas. SCAtoday.net readers are asked to be on the lookout for the stolen gear.

Artisan of the Flame

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Good People of Ansteorra!

Gather your magnificent treasures and most handsome projects and join the Canton of Glaslyn as we host our annual Artisan of the Flame!

When does this exciting event occur?

  • Saturday, September 16, 2006

    Where does this fortuitous event take place?

  • Destiny Dallas RV Park*
  • 7100 South I35E
  • Denton, TX 76205 [ED NOTE: Denton, the Home of Happiness!] Location:
    Denton, TX
  • Bjornsborg Visits the Library

    Members of the Barony of Bjornsborg in San Antonio, Texas "sailed" into the Semmes Branch Library at Comanche Lookout Park on July 1, 2006. The local SCA group presented a demo for library patrons. Chuck McCollough of the San Antonio Express-News reports.

    Ansteorran Coronation Covered in the San Angelo Standard Times

    The San Angelo Standard Times spent the entire day at Ansteorran Coronation this weekend in the Shire of Trelac.

    Regalia Returned to Artemisia Through Circuitous Route

    Lady Alsinda de Rochabaron of the Shire of Northover in Gleann Abhann reports on the near-miraculous discovery and return of regalia belonging to Royals in the Kingdom of Artemisia.

    Newly-SCAdian mother seeks help locating missing daughter

    Marjorie Jones, a newcomer to the SCA in Utah and mother of missing Staci Jones, seeks help from fellow SCAdians in locating her daughter, who may be headed for Texas with a stranger. This is a public service announcement; the disappearance is not connected with the SCA or its activities.

    Ansteorra Coronation

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    The Shire of Trelac proudly hosts The Coronation of Ansteorra's fifty-fifth King & Queen Aaron & Britta MacGregor. Join us in bidding a fond farewell to our beloved Abd-al Mahdi Jamal ibn Hakim & Valeria Richila Navarro, as They step down from Their glorious reign. Then celebrate as the heirs take Their places as our new Stellar Crown.

    Come and support the fighters as a new Champion for the King is chosen. The day will also include a Scribal competition and Charter Painting, Children's activities, a delicious feast and a post Coronation Revel and Hafla fit for royalty. Alcohol is BYOB n period containers. Location:
    Shire of Trelac (San Angelo, Texas)

    In Memoriam: Giuliana Catarina della Luna

    The SCA has lost a vibrant young woman from Ansteorra. Guiliana Catarina della Luna (mka Meghan Siobhan Baxter), age 18, became ill on site at Gulf Wars on Sunday evening and died at Forest General Hospital in Hattiesburg later in the week.

    Kingdom of Ansteorra A&S Compeition

    Here is a link to the Shire of Crossrode Keep online event announcement:
    http://www.geocities.com/crossrodekeep/AandS_competition.html

    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.