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East Kingdom

Stop the Pirates

As the summer comes to a close, the harvesting is close to done, the merchant vessels are heavily laden with grains, foods, jewelry, cloth, weapons and iron destined for their Majesties and traders in far away lands. Though some have made an uneventful journey, others have been detained, boarded, and had their holds emptied by pirates. Upon hearing of this, Their Excellencies declared the warriors of these lands must arm themselves and put an end to the piracy that hinders trade and is stopping the taxes from reaching the King and Queen.

Girl Scout Father-Daughter Dance features demo by Shire of Quintavia

The Shire of Quintavia, located in modern-day Worcester, Massachusetts (USA) and vicinity, offered a demo as part of the local Girl Scouts' Father-Daughter Dance night. Holly Fiore, reporting for the Westborough News, offers a detailed recounting of the evening's festivities.

Eastrealmer Challenges SCAdians to Support Their Libraries

Metressa Jadwiga Zajaczkowa, a librarian in the modern world, offers a challenge to SCAdians during National Library Week.

East Kingdom Man Recognized by National Honor Society

East Kingdom resident Master Liam St. Liam was recently named the National Honor Society Advisor of the Year for the State of Massachusetts.

May Day

With the ground beginning to thaw and Spring approaching, the Borough of Fenmere prepares our May Day celebrations once again. Join us on Sunday, the first of May, 2005 as we celebrate the coming of Spring.

East Kingdom Southern Region Spring War Practice

Every year, the East's first effort shines on the fields of Owl's Reste as the Eastern army, mighty to behold, prepares for the coming war!

Photos from L'Ile du Dragon Dormant's First Investiture Online

Baron Ernst Nuss von Kitzingen has posted photos from the recent Investiture of Pellandres dit le Frere and Valeria Laskaris in the Barony of L'Ile du Dragon Dormant (Montreal).

Middle School Students Learn About Renaissance Life - En Francaise

French teacher Alisa Dupuy uses her SCA experience to teach her students at John Witherspoon Middle School about life during the French Renaissance.

Skirt the Lava, Deke the Tar, and Whack a Peer!

Laird Colyne Stewart, SCAtoday's Ealdormerean Correspondent, writes of his pilgrimage to the East Kingdom's Winter War, held February 26 in Potsdam, NY.

Ben Schragger sentenced to "up to 62-1/2 years" prison

The former East Kingdom Dean of Pages, Lord Ben the Steward, was sentenced today in Lehigh County Court as his child molestation trial winds down at last.

Lucius Aurelius Varus Knighted in East Kingdom

Lucius Aurelius Varus was knighted recently at the East Kingdom's Market Day in Birka event.

Auditions Scheduled for Pennsic Macbeth

Baron Lorcan Dracontius has announced that auditions will soon take place for a production of Macbeth at Pennsic War XXXIV.

Schragger faces first of several sentencing hearings

Ben Schragger, formerly known as Lord Ben the Steward, appeared in court in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. It was the first of several hearings scheduled in the sentencing phase of his trial for sexual assault of minors.

Boston Globe correspondent offers insider's view of East Kingdom event

A Boston Globe correspondent and SCA member recently spent a day at the Market Day at Birka event in Manchester, NH.

Apollonia Voss

Lady Apollonia Voss of the East Kingdom researches and creates jewelry and other arts in the Middle Ages and ancient times. Her web site has resources (book list, links list, projects, and handouts) for those interested in these topics as well as photos of her own A&S projects and her portfolio.

East Kingdom Laurels Prize Tournament

A Laurels Prize Tournament is an Arts and Science event that is geared toward participants to take up period challenges of excellence made by a Laurel.

East Kingdom Laurel Ranks to Grow

Lord Robin Gallowglass of the East Kingdom reports that the Order of the Laurel will be increased by two in that kingdom.

"Scissors" Victorious in East Kingdom A&S Competition

Lady Kayleigh McWhyte, East Kingdom King's Champion of Arts and Sciences, has announced the winners of the Rock, Paper and Scissors A&S Competition held at the Kingdom's Twelfth Night celebration.

Ankara Made First Female Knight in the East Kingdom

At the recent Twelfth Night Celebration, Their Majesties Thorson and Svava of the East Kingdom made Sir Ankara the first female knight in the Kingdom's history.

Pennsylvania Firm Seeks Re-enactors for Film

Team Concepts, Inc., a leadership development company, is looking for re-enactors to film a version of Henry V's famous speech. The filming will take place January 8, 2005 at Valley Forge National Historic Park in Pennsylvania.

Games & Galliards XII: Wintering Over In The Castle

The Shire of Hartshorn-Dale invites you to join us on Saturday, March 12, 2005 for a day of period pastimes, fabulous food and delightful dances!

King and Queens Rapier Champions

The tourney, to choose the King and Queens Rapier Champions of Their Royal Majesties, Sir Thorson Halvorsen and Baroness Svava Thorgeirsdottir, shall take place in the Shire of l'Ile du Dragon Dormant, on the Twenty Second Day of January, AS XXXIX (CE 2005).

Market Day at Birka

The winter months herald the onset of many gatherings, not the least of which is the annual Market Day at Birka.

Burlap Lute to Perform

Four SCA musicians, collectively known as Burlap Lute, will give a performance December 18, 2004 at the Mine Street Coffee House in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

L'ile du Dragon Dormant First Baronial Investiture

L'ile du Dragon Dormant will drape itself in the magnificience and glory of its numerous noble guests, for on this day it is to be elevated to Barony. Numerous activities, pageants, and shopping opportunities will await the visitors, as well as a sumptuous feast prepared by Lord Petru.

East Kingdom Discussion List Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Yelizaveta has announced that November 18, 2004 is the 10th anniversary of the founding of the East Kingdom Discussion List.

Duke Gyrth Oldcastle laid to rest today

His Grace Gyrth Oldcastle of Atlantia has passed on into death last weekend and is being laid to rest today. The news of His Grace's passing came from Countess Elizabeth Beaufort around 4:45 p.m. last Saturday.

East Kingdom web site defaced by protest group

Political protesters temporarily defaced the home page of the SCA's East Kingdom earlier today, replacing it with a page of their own creation.

12th Night EK Squires Tourney

A new installation of the EK Squires Tourney will be held this 12th Night in the Barony of Dragonship Haven.

East Kingdom Soothsayers' Guild

The Soothsayers' Guild is for those interested in all forms of divination, both as practiced in SCA period and as practiced in the Current Middle Ages. While based in the East Kingdom, membership is open to all interested gentles.