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Ronja Jordis Ulfhild born in Drachenwald

Racaire informs us that a new addition has been welcomed to the Shire of Ad Flumen Caerulum in Austria. Young Ronja Jordis Ulfhild was born to shire member Arnulf der Zeilner on February 23, 2008.

[DRA] Northern Frankmark Fighter Practice VI

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We would like to dedicate NFFP VI to a very special topic: Fighting in wars. If you have never experienced a war before or want to get into that feeling before Nibelungen, this is your chance to practice battles, melees, a woods battle and different drills to get you into war mode.

The Shire of the Two Seas invites all Fighters from Near and Far to our Fighter Practice in Hamburg on July 19th, this time with a special focus on war. Location:
Shire of the Two Seas (Hamburg, Germany)

Riding to rescue vital record of English Medieval Knights

A Culture Minister in England has temporarily blocked export of the Dering Roll, the earliest English roll of arms, in order to "provide a last chance to raise the money to keep the roll in the United Kingdom."

Drachenwald Nordmark University IV Photos online

Lia de Thornegge reports that she posted her pictures and "a bit of lovely choral singing" video from the recent Nordmark University event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.

St. Ethelburgas photos

Duchess Nerissa, of the Kingdom of Drachenwald, has posted an album of photos from the recent St Ethelburga's Feast event held in London, England on her blog.

Drachenwald 12th Night Coronation 2008 Photos online

Edricus and Lia de Thornegge report that they posted their pictures from the recent 12th night coronation event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.

Dance Moot 2008 in Edinburgh Photos online

Margaret de May reports that her photos of the recent Dance Moot 2008 event held in Edinburgh, Scotland in the Kingdom of Drachenwald are online now.

[DRA] Double Wars XXI

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Starring: Master Ranthulfr Asparlundr

April 25 - May 4, 2008

  • Knäckebröd War
  • Lots of Tournaments,
  • Competitions, workshops and classes!
  • King Sven’s Fivemen Melee
  • Fabulous Marketplace
  • Grand Feast
  • SCA New Years Eve

Don’t miss the chance to attend the most diverse Double Wars ever! More information at: Location:
Shire of Attemark

[DRA] Northern Frankmark Fighter Practice

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Once again it's time for the Northern Frankmark Fighter Practice in the wonderful lands of Baerenau. This time the Shire of Baerenau invites all interested Fighters and Non-Fighters to the beautiful mountains of the Harz in the heart of Germany!!!

It will take place as a part of a mundane event called the parade of history (die Parade der Geschichte http://www.parade-der-geschichte.de see some pictures from last year). There we Location:
Shire of Baerenau (Rottleberode, Germany)

[DRA] Coronation and 15 Year Celebration

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The Kingdom of Drachenwald invites each and every one of you to Midsummer Coronation, which is also the celebration of Drachenwald being a kingdom for 15 years!!! Join us in the celebration when we bid farewell to King Sven and Queen Jovi and welcome their rightful heirs to the thrones of Drachenwald.

We can promise you many joyful moments (and, we hope, hours!) filled with heavy fighting, fencing, classes, Location:
Insulae Draconis (Hockley, Essex, United Kingdom)

[DRA] Midwinter Feast

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It is yet again the cold and dark time of the year when you wish to simply curl up on a couch with a cup of something hot. But low 'n behold, there is also a better way to enjoy wintertime. Let us invite you to the Canton of Unikankare to celebrate the traditional Midwinter Feast, to be held at Ahtela youth camping centre in Sauvo (street address Ahtelantie 21), near Turku, Finland.

The site opens on Friday at Location:
Canton of Unikankare (Sauvo, Finland)

[DRA] Thamesreach Winter Tournament

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A day of Tournament for all and sundry. We will have a Canterbury Tournement for Heavy Combat. After the Tournament there will be a potluck style dinner. Bring your preferred seasonal medieval dish.

Starting Time is 12 noon. RSVP at vitus@snafu.de.

Site Address:
7 The Fairway
West Molesey, Surrey
KT8 1PB
United Kingdom

Travel advice: Location:
Shire of Thamesreach (West Molesey, Surrey, England)

[DRA] 12th Night Coronation

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The Coronation of Drachenwald's 30th new King and Queen, Sir Sven and Lady Jovi, will be held in Nordmark!

The Shire of Gotvik bids the populace of Drachenwald a warm welcome to celebrate 12th Night Coronation!

The event will be held in Munktorp's communal house west of Västerås in Sweden.

For those who can and want to it is OK to come on thursday evening, we will hang out in Tallåsgården (the crash space a little bit away from the main site) and do last minute preparations and perhaps fight a little. No food arranged or anything but there is crash space there and we will go eat pizza etc., for more information email to Location:
Shire of Gotvik (Västerås, Sweden)

Pilgrimage discussion group created

Leonor from Drachenwald has created a new discussion list for those interested in talking about pilgrims and pilgrimages, with special focus on Santiago.

Drachenwald University Nov. 2007 Photos online

Vrank, Falko von der Weser and Racaire report at the Drachenwald Mailing List that they posted their pictures from the recent Kingdom University event in the Kingdom of Drachenwald (16-18 November 2007).

Sir Cormac Lawless O´Toole new Prince of Nordmark

Her Highness Jovi Torstensdottir, Crown Princess of Drachenwald, reports that Sir Cormac Lawless O´Toole was the winner of the recent Coronet Tourney in the Principality of Nordmark (Sweden).

More Drachenwald Fall 2007 Crown Tourney photos online

Arianwen ferch Arthur has posted an album of photos from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.

Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium 2008: Call for Papers

Aryanhwy merch Catmael, Albion Herald of Drachenwald, has announced the call for papers for the 2008 Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium which will be hosted by the Shire of Thamesreach 5 - 7 September, 2008

Drachenwald just got bigger!

Racaire reports that on November 5, 2007 Countess Elsa and Count Padraig of the Kingdom of Drachenwald became the parents of a son.

[DRA] Dance Moot V

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When winter has fallen upon the lands, the Shire of Harpelestane has its own merry way to remain warm and entertained: dancing.

Come join us on 26 January 2007 for a day of dancing and gaming at the latest gathering of our Dance Moot. Classes on music and dancing will be held, with opportunities to practice both in the evening at a small ball. All musicians are welcome to come along and play. For the non-dancers, there will be a Location:
Shire of Harpelestane (Edinburgh, Scotland)

Photos from Drachenwald's Crown tournament, Oct 13th 2007

A number of photo albums and a video album from Drachenwald's October 13 Crown Tournament are now available online.

Drachenwald Fall 2007 Crown Tourney photos and video online

Siubhan has posted an album of photos from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.

[DRA] Yule Ball

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Be it known unto all gentles who have a mind to indulge their fancy for exceptional repasts, fine company, excellent dancing and song in painted halls, and keen exchanges at arms, that the Shire of Flintheath doth give notice of the celebration of their annual Yule Ball. To those Lords and Ladies and Peers of the Realm who wish to grace this Festival with their most illustrious presence, the Steward begs leave to inform all that the event will be held at Little Abington Scout Camp, Church Lane, Little Abington, Cambridgeshire, CB21 6BQ. Location:
Shire of Flintheath (Little Abington, England)

Duke Sven Gunnarsson victor of Drachenwald Crown Tournament

Eleanora reports that the new Crown Prince in the Kingdom of Drachenwald is Duke Sven Gunnarsson.

Drachenwald Autumn Crown Tourney - Film of Final

Lady Melisende Fitzwalter has kindly provided a video recording of the final round of the Kingdom of Drachenwald Autumn Crown Tourney between Graf Gerhardt von Wustenburg and Duke Sven Gunnarsson.

[DRA] Knick Knack

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The Shire of Polderslot likes to invite you all to our yearly Knick Knack event. But be aware! We've heard rumors that Knick Knack will be invaded by the Vikings this year! So, go fetch your bull's horn and your bead necklace and come in your best Viking outfit to our lovely Shire of Polderslot.

The vikings are best known for their battles, so a Viking event wouldn't be a Viking event whitout a fighting contest to find out who is the bravest, strongest and most resourcefull fighter in the kingdom! BUT, as we will build some mythical element into this contest, this will not be your ordinary everyday fighting contest. Location:
Shire of Polderslot (Ommel, Netherlands)

Medieval manners and courtesy links

Genevieve la flechiere, of the Kingdom of Drachenwald, shares her research regarding medieval table manners and courtesy through a series of weblinks.

[DRA] 12th Night Coronation

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The 30th Coronation of Drachenwald's new King and Queen will be held in Nordmark.

The Shire of Gotvik bids the populace of Drachenwald a warm welcome to celebrate 12th Night Coronation!

The event will be held in Munktorp's communal house west of Västerås in Sweden.

The site is partially handicap accessible (need to do a check on site to verify) The feast (and court) hall has a ramp and everything usually needed to make it handicap accessible. Location:
Shire of Gotvik (Västerås, Sweden)

[DRA] Garden of Earthly Delights and Baronial Revelry

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Let it be known that on the twenty-third of February, there will be a Faire to celebrate the arts and artisanal crafts, and this faire will be held in the lord baron's holding known by many as the Pfaelzer Schloss. The lord Baron will be there to welcome all and sundry to this demesne, but especially those who wish to share their and display their myriad woorkes.

After the day of sharing and learning, there will be a revelry--- games, Location:
Barony of Meadowmarsch (Gross Umstadt, Germany)

New Guild Head of Drachenwald Embroiderers' Guild

Lady Racaire will be the new Guild Head for the Dragon's Needle Embroidery Guild in the Kingdom of Drachenwald.