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Sanctuary of St. Dymphna created

Pani Magdalena Gdanska reports on a new Yahoo group, the Sanctuary of St Dymphna, which was created for SCA members dealing with mental/emotional/neurological disorders.

Village pillaged in New Jersey

A recent Saturday afternoon in Mount Holly, New Jersey, found axe-throwing Boy Scouts mixing with sword-wielding SCA members at the Pillage the Village fair -- and this year's fair had pirates! Courier-Times staff writer Steven Hart visited the event and has the story. (photos)

Northern Regional War Camp photos online

Brita reports that she has created several albums of photos from the East Kingdom's Northern Regional War Camp. The photos are available to view on Shutterfly.

Baroness Johanna Dudley answers the EK Gazette's Questions

Baroness Johanna Dudley was the first authorized female fighter in the East and former Baroness of Carolingia. The East Kingdom Gazette asked her to share her memories in a Q&A format, which she kindly did.

Photos from NRWC 2013 online

Lady Albreda Aylese and Hugh Tauerner report that they have created albums of photos from Northern Region Warcamp, held in the East Kingdom's Shire of Glen Linn (Warrensburg, NY), July 4-7, 2013.

Great Northeastern War 2013 photos online

Albreda reports that she has created an album of photos from Great Northeastern War which took place July 11-14, 2013 in the Shire of Malagentia in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available to view on Flickr.

Brita's Pennsic 42 photos online

Brita, from the East Kingdom, reports that her photos, taken at Pennsic 42, are now available to view online. The photos are available on Shutterfly.

Dad bonds with kids through the SCA

“It promotes honor, courtesy, generosity — a lot of things that are kind of missing in today’s society,” said Asgar Rolfson (Dan Haley) of Sarasota Springs, New York, about his sons' participation with him in the Society for Creative Anachronism. Meg Hagerty of the Post Star spoke with Lord Asgar for a Father's Day article.

Sir Tanaka Raiko made Tyger of the East

Sir Tanaka Raiko, who on Wednesday was named as the 17th Tyger of the East, generously shared with East Kingdom Gazette readers his memories of his induction into the order.

Palio de Stonemarche 2013 photos online

Brita reports that she has created an album of photos from Palio de Stonemarche which took place June 15, 2013 in the East Kingdom. The photos are available to view on Shutterfly.

SCA merchant sells, teaches at Massachusetts market

“Women never went out in public without their hair properly covered. But Italian women were notorious for tweaking laws," said Carver, Massachusetts merchant Susan Christiano about hair dressing in the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Christiano sells handmade snoods and other ornaments at the Carver Farmers’ Market. (photo)

A&S stressed at Rockland demo

Residents of the Penobscot Bay area of Maine were treated to the sight of knights in armor and ladies in fine gowns when the Shire of Hadchester (Rockland) held a Renaissance Faire/demo in Harbor Park. Chris Wolf of The Pilot spoke with members. (photos)

East Kingdom's Archery Champions Decided

On Saturday, June 1, 2013, the outgoing Royal Archery Champions of the East ran a devious (some would say “despicable”) tournament to determine their successors.

Laurels Beat Pelicans in Boffer Fundraiser

The Laurels and Pelicans tried to take to the field at Panteria on a rainy weekend to raise money for the East Kingdom's Pennsic War Chest. Instead of holding boffer melees outside, the peers engaged in one-on-one bouts for the entertainment of a soggy crowd at an event where most of the activities were rained out.

So you want to be the Kingdom Seneschal? Thoughts from a prior East Kingdom Seneschal

The East Kingdom has put the call out for a new Kingdom Seneschal.  At the East Kingdom Gazette, an editor and prior Kingdom Seneschale published her thoughts on what possible applicants should consider.

East Kingdom's Coronation

On April 13 in the Barony of Carillion in the East Kingdom, the world ended and the dead walked during the leading up to the Coronation of Gregor IV and Kiena II.

East Kingdom Spring 2013 Coronation photos online

Elena Norreys reports that she has created an album of photos from Spring 2013 Coronation which took place April 6, 2013 in the Barony of Carillion, East Kingdom. The photos are available on PicasaWeb.

[EAS] Hunter's Moon

The Great War is behind us.  Weary warriors have returned home to rest themselves.  Pennsic mud has been washed out of clothing...repeatedly.  Summer is coming to a close and Autumn draws near.  But wait!  Don't sheathe your sword, pack away your bow and arrows, hang up your ball gown and slippers, or fold up your tent just yet!

Eowyn Eilonwy of Alewife Brook becomes Pelican in East Kingdom

At Their Court in the Barony of the Bridge, Their Majesties Edward and Thyra of the East Kingdom offered elevation to the Order of the Pelican to Eowyn Eilonwy of Alewife Brook.

Mudthaw 2013 photos online

Cateline la broderesse reports that she has created an album of photos from Mudthaw 2013 which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on Google+.

Two offered Laurels at Mudthaw

The East Kingdom Gazette reports that at Their Royal Court at Mudthaw, Their Majesties Edward and Thyra of the Kingdom of the East offered elevation to the Order of the Laurel to Elizabeth Elenore Lovell and Amy Webbe.

New SCA canton founded beneath car park

Following the highly publicized discovery of King Richard III underneath a Leicestershire parking lot, and the subsequent discovery of a knight's grave below a parking lot in Edinburgh, a new SCA group is forming underneath the park'n'ride near the Long Island Expressway in Melville, New York.

[EAS] Known World Dance and Music Symposium X

June is fast approaching so hopefully you are making your plans for a long weekend of dancing and music, color and pageantry. Dancing starts Thursday evening, June 20, 2013, with an Informal evening of dancing and music.

Winter War battle photos online

Albreda reports that she has created an album of photos from Winter War which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available to view on Google+.

Photos from East Kingdom's King's and Queen's A&S Championship

Cateline la broderesse reports that she has created an album of photos from King's and Queen's A&S Championship, which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on Google.

[EAS] XXVI Baltanes

Good gentles from Tir-Mara, The East-Kingdom, the known world and beyond, Every of you are invited to celebrate the 26th Baltanes in our Barony of the Havre des Glaces.

[EAS] Swabian Peasants Festspiele

This spring the peasants of Swabia will dig their way out of their snowbound hovels to celebrate the planting season in true German peasant fashion.

[EAS] Hrim Schola XVII

Hrim Schola has gone on the road!  The Shire of Quintavia welcomes you to Hrim Schola XVII, the East's annual schola celebrating the fiber arts. 

Tourney of Love photos online

Brita reports that she has created an album of photos from Tourney of Love which took place February 16, 2013 in the Barony of Endewearde, East Kingdom. The photos are available to view on Shutterfly.

Birka 2013 photos online

The ladies Brita and Cateline la broderesse report that they have created albums of photos from Birka 2013, which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on Shutterfly and Google.