Meridies

Kingdom of Meridies

Knight's Gambit

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Welcome one and all again to ALL the Fighting that you can stand! Come fight those elusive Knights that you have heard about, but haven't gotten a chance to meet. This again, will be a training session with the Knights - one on one with each Knight until you are too tired to do anything but sit down to a good feast and relax.

KNIGHTS GAMBIT
DEC. 8-10-2006
SHIRE BRANTESTONE
CAMP MEADOWBROOK Location:
Shire of Brantestone (Cullman, Alabama)

Meridian Army Northern Cohort War Practice

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Come one come all to MERIDIAN ARMY NORTHERN COHORT WAR PRACTICE Saturday December 2nd Sponsored by MERIDIAN NORTHERN COHORT 1st CENTURY and The Shire of Easaraigh.

From 9 am to 5pm. To be held at Cane Creek Park in Cookeville, TN.

There will be a FUNDRAISER LUNCH served by the Shire of Easaraigh.

DIRECTIONS: The park is almost exactly 3 miles from I-40 at Exit #286. http://www.cookeville-tn.org/ls/canecreek.htm Location:
Shire of Easaraigh (Cookeville, Tennessee)

Diverse Pleasures IV

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Greetings from Baroness Elizabeth Rae, Heather Buchanan, of Canton des Forges. I am writing to you as the A&S coordinator for Diverse Pleasures IV. The event is a one day event, January 27, 2007, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Birmingham.

This year, the event will be a little different. In addition to classes, there will be an A&S display area. What we have envisioned is an area set up for people to display their entries and to spend Location:
Canton des Forges (Birmingham, Alabama)

Castle Wars IV

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The Barony of the South Downs and the Shire of Owl's Nest present CASTLE WARS IV The Rock of Cashel: Cashel of the Kings, November 17-19, 2006, Lake Tobesofkee - Sandy Beach Park, 6600 Mosley Dixon Rd., Macon, Georgia.

The year is 1014. The Dublin Vikings have revolted against the King of munster, Brian Boru. Mael Morda, King of Leinster, allies himself with the Dublin Vikings and declares war! Location:
Barony of the South Downs & the Shire of Owl's Nest (Macon, Georgia)

12th Night

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Come one, come all, to Arenal's 12th Night event at Woodmen of the World Camp River Springs near Evergreen, AL on the weekend of January 5th through the 7th.

We plan to have entertainments for all! Our Minister of Children has been planning classes as well as "fun time" activities for the children! We will have Fencing. Archery(weather permitting), Youth Combat, Art/Sci Classes galor(including a few beginning fighter Location:
Shire of Arenal (Evergreen, Alabama)

Pillage on the Plains Photos Online

Jocosa has posted photos from the recent Pillage on the Plains III event in the Kingdom of Meridies.

12th Night/Collegium Cambrium

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Bryn Madoc invites the gentles of Meridies to celebrate the end of the holiday season with us at 12th Night/Collegium Cambrium.

Save the Date! Saturday, January 13, at St. Gregory the Great Episcopal Church in Athens, GA.

The day will be filled with classes taught by some of Bryn Madoc's most talented peers, and will be followed by an evening of feasting and reveling with our traditional covered-dish feast. Location:
Barony of Bryn Madoc (Athens, Georgia)

Boru Aelwyn and Deirdre O'Tierghnan New Heirs to Meridies

His Grace Duke Boru Aelwyn, inspired by Her Excellency Deirdre O'Tierghnan, was victorious in the October 14, 2006 Crown Tournament fought in the Kingdom of Meridies.

Danelaw XV: Cattle Raids

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Come on out to Cattle Raids the weekend of Oct 28 at Camp Daniel Morgan at Hard Labor Creek State Park in Rutledge GA. The Cows have taken over the Barony of Bryn Madoc and we are planning a day full of fun, silliness and of course - Cattle Raiding!

Bring your herd and see if you can protect them from the scoundrels! The group with the most cows at the end of the day wins... a fabulous prize! Location:
Barony of Bryn Madoc (Rutledge Georgia)

Panhandle Skirmishes

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Panhandle Skirmishes A.S. XLI: The Quest For Nobility! ...being a contest at arms between friendly neighbors, Trimaris and Meridies, to "dispute" borderlands... This year, follow in a Quest for Nobility by competing in heavy armor melees, rapier combat, games, dance, chess tournament, arching at the butts, an Heraldry challenge and many other activities of Noble pursuit.

Hosted by the Shire of Castlemere, October 20 - 22, 2006 at the Wallwood Boy Scout Reservation in Quincy, Forida. Location:
Shire of Castlemere (Quincy, Forida)

Meridies Fall 2006 Coronation Photos Online

Jerusha has posted photos from the Kingdom of Meridies' recent Fall 2006 Coronation.

Red Tower Photos

THL Roger Luc Besson of the Barony of the Southdowns in the Kingdom of Meridies has posted photos from the recent Red Tower event.

SCA Board of Directors Meeting

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Strong honorable knights locked in armored combat. Beautiful ladies in soft flowing gowns. Amazing craftwork. Delicious feasts. The very best of the Middle Ages. At least that's what you thought.....

The Barony of Grey Niche invites you to attend the Third Quarter Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc.

Saturday, October 21, 2006 beginning at 9:00 AM. Location:
Barony of Grey Niche (Memphis, Tennessee)

Harvest Moon

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Come join us as we celebrate the rise of the Harvest Moon. You won't want to miss feast, which will be created by some of the Meridian Grand Chefs. We will have plenty of activities for everyone, from heavy fighting and rapier (featuring the Toys for Tots Tourneys), youth combat, live weapons, and classes. We are also proud to present the Thorngill Thespians after feast cleanup with a masked ball to follow the show. (Masks shall be available for purchase. Masks are not required after the first set.) Location:
Shire of Thorngill (McKenzie , Alabama)

Silver Hammer XXXIII

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The Barony of Thor’s Mountain presents Silver Hammer XXXIII

October 20-22, 2006 ~ Big Ridge State Park, Maynardville, TN

No particular theme this year, just lots of food, fun, and fighting fit for all…

Feast: “The Marriage of Henry VIII & Catherine of Aragon” combining sumptuous dishes of 16th century England and Spain. During the feast we will hold our annual contest for the Bard of Silver Hammer. Please prepare an original filk to participate. Planned Activities Include: Tourney of the Silver Hammer (Heavy), Rapier Tourney, with War Practice to follow. There will also be an A&S Competition, Children & Youth Activities, Live Weapons, Games, and Dancing as well as drumming by the fire. Location:
Barony of Thor’s Mountain (Maynardville, Tennessee)

Black Rose

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The Shire of Crimson River proudly presents Black Rose this year at the Cumberland Centre in Columbia, TN. Black Rose will feature a series of live weapons competitions (spear, axe, knife throwing, and archery), these scores will then be added to the scores of the heavy combat tournament to determine the over all Champion of the Black Rose.

The live weapons ranges will be open from 10am till 2pm for practice and scoring. The heavy tournament will start Location:
Shire of Crimson River (Columbia, Tennessee)

Meridian Grand Tournament

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Meridians rally to your Crown, warriors don harness and helm, hoist your banners, put on your household livery, grab your list tree shield, hold close the honor of your inspiration and attend. At this illustrious event we ask all to display their heraldry, shire banners and wear your Meridian best to cheer these honored combatants in a full day devoted to heavy combat. Children's Activities will be held Location:
Kingdom of Meridies (Rutledge Georgia)

Red Tower XXXIV

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The Barony of South Downs invites you to Red Tower XXXIV, The Investiture of Baroness Carol Jane Ravenridge & Master Cathal mac Edan na faeled.

September 15-17, 2006
Woodsmen of the World Camp, Gainesville, GA

Site is discreetly dry.

http://www.south-downs.org/

Directions
Woodsmen of the World Camp
6045 Grant Ford Rd Location:
Barony of South Downs (Gainesville, Georgia)

help me!!!!!!!!!!!! im completely new!!!!!!

hello brothers of the blade and sisters of the farm. i am a completely new member to the sca, and would like some help. first off, i am a youth, dont judge me. but i am already completely loyal to meridies, my kingdom, proof? look at my sig. anyway, i have some questions that id like answered. first, i am a extremely intrested in youth combat. i have practiced sword-play and archery for years, since i was a small boy, i am still a youth though! i grow tired of shooting targets with my bow and always hitting bullseye. i grow tired of cleaving bales of hay in half with one well aimed blow. i thirst for real combat. for a challenge. for real enemys. the question is, is youth combat rare? or does it happen in much festivals, such as the upcoming event beggars rebellion?i have trained double time sice i heard of this...sca.

DragonCon Needs a Few Good Reenactors

THLord Roger-Luc Besson of the Barony of the Southdowns in Meridies and Director of DragonCon is looking for reenactors to help promote the convention -- and the SCA -- for a morning broadcast of Fox5's Good Day Atlanta.

Quest for the Holy Pail 2

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The Shire of Rook's Haven proudly presents "Quest for the Holy Pail 2: Pail Under Siege"

September 8-10 at Little Creek Ranch in Glen, MS (just outside Corinth)

The evil hordes have laid siege to Rook's Haven and are threatening to take our most prized possession! Come join Their Majesties as they endeavor to save The Holy Pail. Things to enjoy will include:

  • The Black Knight Tourney Location:
    Shire of Rook's Haven (Glen, Mississippi)

Pelican Elevation Scheduled for Meridian Grand Tournament

Meistres Bronwen o Gydweli is delighted to announce that the elevation of her protegé, The Honorable Lady Molli Rose Kekilpenny, to the Order of the Pelican will take place on Saturday September 30th at Meridian Grand Tournament.

Thing in the Woods IV

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The Shire of Easaraigh would like to invite you all to THING IN THE WOODS IV, July 28-30 at scenic Camp Tubb BSA Camp near Rock Island, TN.

We have a LOT of activities planned:
There will be a full slate of EARLY PERIOD CLASSES on everything from primitive camping and outdoor skills, to hats, weaponry, various flying projectiles, and more.

The Iron Bow Guild is offering its first official guild meeting, with an Location:
Shire of Easaraigh (Rock Island, Tennessee)

Meridies Coronation

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The Shire of Talmere invites you to attend the Coronation of Gunther and Kora September 8-10, 2006 at the Woodmen of the World Camp in Gainesville, Georgia.

http://aylekeepe.org/gkcoronation/index.htm

Event Stewards:
Lord Kynwric Gwent (John Vots) lordkynwric@gmail.com
THL Catherine d'Evreux (Katie Maginn) katmagick@mindspring.com Location:
Shire of Talmere (Gainesville, Georgia)

"Camelot" Alive in Clarksville, Tennesee

Ann Wallace of the Clarksville, Tennessee Leaf-Chronicle "walked with knights and damsels" as she paid a visit to a recent chapter fighter practice hosted by members of the Shire of Crimson River.

Beggar's Rebellion

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Join the Shire An Dun Thiene for a day of fighting, feasting, and games as the towns of Sodbury and Borton-on-Water settle their differences and settle the score.

The Shire of An Dun Thiene presents
Beggar's Rebellion-August 11th-13th
The Cumberland Center, Columbia TN

Website: www.anduntheine.org/beggars

The Rebellion begins August 11th at the Cumberland Centre in Columbia, TN. Location:
Shire of An Dun Thiene (Columbia, Tennessee)

Elevation in Meridies

Mistress Constance Aveline Merrifield and Master Sir Robert Hightower have announced that Baron Salih of Aksaray will sit vigil before his elevation into the Order of the Pelican, at Meridies, Shire of Thorngill's July Feast, July 8th.

Meridies Court Photo Album Online

THLord Roger-Luc Besson, of the Barony of the Southdowns, has posted photos from the Meridies Kingdom A&S event sponsored by the Shires of Marion Glen and Ravenwood.

Summer Collegia III

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The Incipient Shire of Drakenmere, sponsored by the Barony of Bryn Madoc, Proudly Presents Summer Collegia III
Venimus   •   Vidimus   •   Fundimus

Put on your tunica, toga and sandals and join us on August 19, 2006 for a fun day of classes, fighting and food!  Your day will begin with our breakfast Traveler's fare and end with the Roman Auctionarius Dapifer (table server auction), Acroama (live entertainment) and a delightful summer Roman feast prepared by Mistress Derbail. Children's activities will be provided. For Roman garb links, click here. Location:
Incipient Shire of Drakenmere (Waynesboro, Georgia)

Back to Basics

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This is an event that is designed to introduce people to the SCA. There will be a lot of beginner classes taught on what the Society is and how to play, basic tourneys for those who are just getting started in competition, and fun entertainment in the evening. But we encourage the "old timers" to come out as well - to help meet and teach newcomers, and to enjoy fun and feasting with old friends!

Location:
Shire of Glaedenfeld (Columbia Tennessee)