Ansteorra

Kingdom of Ansteorra

SCA: "We play very, very hard"

History came alive recently at the El Paso Museum of History when members of the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism hosted a living history event featuring combat, calligraphy and poetry. (photo) David Burge of the El Paso Times has the story.

[ANS] Fall Brawl

Come join us for a day of tournaments the likes of which you have never seen, revel in the celebration of the harvest....and fill your coffers all at the same time!

[ANS] Laurel's Prize Tournament

The Barony of Namron invites all to Laurel's Prize Tournament! Being held in Ardmore, Oklahoma, Laurel's Prize Tournament (LPT) is a chance for all artisans, novice or experienced, to showcase their latest works in a relaxed and non-competitive atmosphere.

Ansteorra Summer 2011 Crown Tourney photos online

Talana reports that she has created an album of photos from the Kingdom of Ansteorra's Summer 2011 Crown Tournament. The photos are available on Flickr.

[ANS] Ansteorran Heraldic and Scribal Symposium

The Barony of Bordermarch is honored to host the Ansteorran Heraldic and Scribal Symposium, in the heart of Beaumont, Texas on the southeastern Texas border, just across from Gleann Abhann!

New Heirs in Ansteorra

The Shire of Adlersruhe and the Barony of Bonwicke hosted the Summer Crown Tournament to decide the Heirs of Ansteorra on July 9th.  Duke Sir Aaron MacGregor claimed victory over Jarl Hrafn Olafsson in the finals. His Grace was inspired by Dona Amelot Lisette de Blammont.

[ANS] Central Region Academy of the Rapier & Steppes Artisan

Their Excellencies, Master Duncan Hepburn and Mistress Genevieve de Courtanvaux extend an Invitation to the Artisans of Ansteorra and the Known World to complete and display their works for the title of the Twenty-Fourth Artisan of the Barony of the Steppes.

Caelin on Andrede's photos from Steppes Warlord 2011

Caelin on Andrede reports that he has created two albums of photos from Steppes Warlord which took place recently in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. The photos are available to view on Flickr.

Heat fails to wilt Salado Market Days

It was a hot day for armored warriors in Salado, Texas when reporter Deborah McKeon of the Temple Daily Telegram joined members of the Stronghold of Hellsgate, in the Kingdom of Ansteorra, for an event/demo at Salado Market Days. (photo)

[ANS] King's College

Come join your friends and be educated at the King's College. Learn new subjects or teach a subject that you know that someone else may not.

[ANS] Crown Tournament Summer 2011

Their Royal Majesties Lochlan Dunn and Gwen verch Cynwrig de Ynys Mon invite you to Crown Tournament Summer 2011

[ANS] Fiber Arts College

Welcome to Ansteorra's latest Fiber College!

“You can either watch Brave Heart or you can live it”

“Some people ride motorcycles for excitement, some ski, some sky dive — this is what I do," Doug Turnage told reporter James Coreas of the North Texas Daily about fighter practice in the SCA Canton of Glaslyn in Denton, Texas.

Raven's Fort members re-create Hughstown

Visitors to the Sam Houston Folk Festival in Huntsville, Texas may have been surprised to find knights in armor demonstrating combat, but the SCA folk were celebrating Houston's ancestry by creating “Hughstown,” the community founded in Scotland in 1153 by a Houston ancestor. (photo)

Pictures from Stargate/Loch Soillier Joint Baronial Investiture

HL Brenna MacDonald of J&M Timeless Photography reports that she has posted an album of photos from Stargate/Loch Soillier Joint Baronial Investiture which took place recently in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.

[ANS] Queen's Champion Tournament

Come make your steel sing against the finest rapier fighters in the Kingdom and the Knowne World. Vie for the honor to stand as Queen's Champion for HRH Gwen verch Cynwrig de Ynys Mon

[ANS] Defenders of the Rose Tournament

On May 7th and 8th, the Ansteorran Ladies of the Rose will select their newest members of the Defenders of the Rose. 

[ANS] Steppes Warlord and Royal Huntsman

Come out to the 38th Steppes Warlord and Royal Huntsman May 27 – May 30th in Canton, Texas

[ANS] Castellan

Come one and all to test your skills in all fields. Do you have the overall skill to become the Castellan of
Northkeep? 

[ANS] Coronation

Oyez Oyez ... All are invited to attend the Coronation of their Highnesses Lochlan Dunn and Gwen verch Cynwrig de Ynys Mon hosted by the Barony of Elfsea.

Ansteorra Fall 2010 and Gulf Wars XX photos online

Lady Sara de la Val reports that she has created a couple of albums of photos from Ansteorra's Fall 2010 Coronation and from the 2011 Gulf Wars. The photos are available on Flickr.

[ANS] Defender of the Flame

The populace of Glaslyn wishes to invite all to attend their Defender of the Flame event to take place on April 15 - 17 at the Wagonmaster RV Park in Sanger, Texas. 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.

[ANS] Wiesenfeuer Baronial

The Barony of Wiesenfeuer, along with Their Excellencies Sir Cassius Domitius Lepus and the Lovely Khayra bint Tahir ibn Rashid invite one and all to join us at Camp DaKaNi, April 8-10, 2011 for
Wiesenfeuer Baronial.

[ANS] 4th Annual Combined Baronial Championships

The baronies of Stargate and Loch Soilleir invite you to attend their joint championship event and Stargate's baronial investiture April 8-10, 2011.

[ANS] Elfsea Defender

Alejandro and Amalia, Baron y Baronesa Octavo de Elfsea, invite one and all to Their First Elfsea Defender, on the first weekend of April, Anno Societatis XLV (2011 AD).

[ANS] Salado Market Days & Medieval Knights

Join the Stronghold of Hellsgate as we bring the beauty & magic of a Medieval Market Place to the people of Historic Salado, TX. (this is a Demo ~ No Site Fee)

[ANS] Baronial Investiture of Pasquale & Giovanna

The Barony of Raven’s Fort Invites you to the Baronial Investiture of Pasquale Pace & Giovanna Lena Caronna March 25 – 27, 2011.

[ANS] House Wolfstar's Xth Company of Wolves Event

As the Ambassador of House Wolfstar's Love I personally invite you to join me in attendance at House Wolfstar's Xth Company of Wolves Event. If you are in the SCA to enjoy yourself, relax, and yes enjoy yourself then this is The Event to attend!!

[ANS] Southern Regional War Practice

Gulf Wars is almost upon us.  It is time to repair your armor, sharpen your swords and make ready for Battle!!
The Southern Region is having a War practice on Saturday, February 19, 2011 in Ffynnon Gath.

Iago Cabrera di Cadiz elevated to Pelican in Ansteorra

Countess Margaret ny Connor reports that at Their morning Court at 12th Night, Their Majesties of the Kingdom of Ansteorra offered Baron Master Iago Cabrera di Cadiz admittance to the Order of the Pelican.