Ansteorra

Kingdom of Ansteorra

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.

Morning Edition Features Heroism of Lt. Brian Smith

National Public Radio discusses the career and accomplishments of 2nd Lt. Brian Smith, including his love of the SCA, on its Morning Edition news program.

New Chirurgeon Emeritus in Ansteorra

In an audience with TRM of Ansteorra, at the Kingdom's twenty-fifth birthday party, Countess Allyson Tymmes, former Kingdom Chirurgeon (she was also queen during the same time period), accepted the honor of Chirurgeon Emeritus.

Sadly, a New Court Baron was made in Ansteorra

Sadly, TRM Miguel and Conal of the Kingdom of Ansteorra made the Kingdom’s newest Court Baron in a ceremony fitting to the person receiving it, during the Kingdom’s XXV birthday party.

Fallen SCAdian Soldier Remembered in McKinney, Texas

Over five hundred mourners packed the First United Methodist Church in McKinney, Texas, to say farewell to Second Lieutenant Brian Smith, known in the SCA as Friedrich von Konigsburg.

New Award in Ansteorra

From the BlackStar comes a proclamation from Their Majesties: The Charter for the Award of the Sable Shield of Ansteorra

Sniper Kills Ansteorran in Iraq

An article from the Austin American-Statesman reports that Second Lieutenant Brian Smith, a former Austin, Texas lawyer known in the SCA as Friedrich von Konigsburg, has been killed in action in Iraq.

Ansteorra Youth Combat

Youth combat activities in the Kingdom of Ansteorra

SCA Board of Directors Meeting

Known World Academy of the Rapier

Ansteorra to Celebrate Argent Anniversary

Their Majesties Miguel and Conal and Their Royal Highnesses Alaric Drake and Sibri of the Kingdom of Ansteorra invite the people of the Known World to celebrate Their Kingdom's Argent Anniversary July 8-11, 2004 in Canton, Texas.

Ansteorra to Host "Knight Free" Night Tourney

An unbelted-fighter tournament to benefit the Chirurgeonate and the Water Bearers' Guild will coincide with Ansteorra's 25th Anniversary party.

Alaric Drake Triumphant in Ansteorran Crown Tourney

Ansteorra's fifty-first Crown Tournament was fought on a rainy day, but that did not dampen the valor of the contendors for the Crown.

The Field Battle for Rapier, Gulf Wars XIII

Battered Blade: "Ansteorra, the Texan kingdom, had won every contested field battle in every war. There seemed little chance of unseating the reigning champions, but we had hopes..."

Ansteorrans Hail New Royal Heirs

Miguel de Oporto has won the Ansteorran Coronet for the honor of his inspiration, Conal Alexandria O'Riordain.

Baron Ulsted & Baroness Cateau New Prince & Princess of Ansteorra

At the May 3 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ansteorra, Baron Ulsted, fighting for Baroness Cateau, was victorious.

Weekend Tourneys Produce Heirs in Ansteorra, East, Meridies, Atlantia and Northshield

Calontir List: A number of Crown Tournaments and Coronets took place May 3, 2003. Here are partial reports of the results.

Instructors Needed for Known World Dance Symposium

Guillaume de Troyes of Ansteorra is seeking instructors for the upcoming Known World Dance Symposium to be held June 6-8, 2003.

Ansteorra to Host Known World Dance and Music Symposium

The College of Threebridges in Ansteorra will host Known World Dance and Music IV on June 6-8, 2003.

Medieval Combat Seminars Slated for Spring

Several swordsmanship seminars are being offered in the Ansteorra and Outlands areas this spring.

Miguel and Conal Crowned King and Queen of Ansteorra

The Medieval Times reports that Miguel de Oporto and Conal Alexandria O'Riordain have been crowned King and Queen of Ansteorra.

Morgan Cain to be Elevated to Order of the Pelican

Their Majesties Patrick Michael and Julia of Ansteorra will elevate Morgan Cain to the Order of the Pelican at Coronation January 11, 2003.

Ansteorra to Host Known World Dance and Music Symposium

Musicians and dancers of the Known World will gather at the College of Threebridges (Arlington, TX) June 6-8, 2003 for the Known World Dance and Music Symposium.