Meridies

Kingdom of Meridies

Dealing from the Meridian deck

Lord Wulf cu Battell of the Kingdom of Meridies has created a set of playing cards based on a 15th century deck.

[MER] Arenal 12th Night

Upon the weekend of January 8th, 9th, and 10th in the year 2010, by Gregorian reckoning, in the small village of McKenzie, Alabama there will be a 12th Century Norman celebration of 12th Night. Hosted by the Shire of Arenal.

Gulf Wars Needs Teachers!

Lady Charmayne D'aix-la-Chapelle reports that teachers and artisans are needed for the 2010 Gulf Wars.

Thomas and Elisenda new Heirs to Meridies

Hrólfr has posted a report from Gwen on Legio Draconis that Sir Thomas Blackmoore defeated Sir Mordan Peresenchenev in the final round of the October 10, 2009 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Meridies. Thomas was inspired byu Elisenda.

[MER] Meridies Fighter's Collegium

Meridies Fighter's Collegium is coming!! November 13, 14, 15 at the WOW camp in Royal, AL This year it's sponsored by the Barony of Iron Mountain.

[MER] Castle Wars VI

Camps flying English and French colors have been seen across the countryside, what predicament awaits our fair lands? People are disappearing and mysterious ransom notes being found. Again, is this an omen, and what do the sages say? Will Meridians have to pick a side to keep the peace? Who will pay to release these good upstanding gentles? Does Baron Cathal have anything to do with any of this?

Gwynna Emrys elevated to Pelican at Meridies Coronation

Yves de Fortanier, Clerk of Precedence for the Kingdom of Meridies, reports that at Their recent Coronation, Their Majesties Boru and Deirdre elevated Viscountess Gwynna Emrys to the Order of the Pelican.

[MER] Legends XVIII: The Crusades

We invite you to join the Shire of Sol Haven at AH Stephens State Park on November 6th through November 8th as we present LEGENDS: THE CRUSADES.

[MER] Silver Hammer XXXVI

Silver Hammer XXXVI, October 30-November 1, 2009

Return of the Plague Doctor

Bring out your dead! These words will ring true once again in our current Middle Ages. The sights and sounds of the season will bring forth the return of The Plague Mask, October 29 through November 1 at Ft. Gaines in Dauphin Island, Alabama.

[MER] Res Equus II

Res Equus II: Barbarians at the Gate 30 Oct -1 Nov 2009

[MER] Market Day at the Crossroads - CANCELLED

Come to Arenal for A market day at the Crossroads, where a gathering of Bards, Minstrels and Performers will gather along with merchants and travelers of all sorts.

[MER] Meridian Grand Tourney 2009

Meridians rally to your Crown, warriors don harness and helm, hoist your banners, put on your best 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, banners, and wear their Meridian best to cheer these honored combatants in a full day devoted to heavy combat.

SCA fighting discussed on Tuscaloosa News video

Karl Hamner discusses the SCA in a video produced by Tuscaloosa (Alabama) News. The short film includes a description of armored combat in the Society. (photo)

Before "Ye Olde Wal-Mart": Okeborne Keep Shire demo in Meridies

The citizens of Northport, Alabama were promised a day of "blacksmithing, baking and armored men sword-fighting" recently as members of the Okeborne Keep Shire of the Society for Creative Anachronism came to town. Brian Reynolds of the Tuscaloosa News has the story.

[MER] Universitatis Meridies

Universitatis Meridies July 17-19, 2009 Georgia Southwestern State University - 800 Georgia Southwestern State University Drive Americus, Georgia 31709

[MER] Tourney of the Foxes

The Shire of Owl's Nest has issued a cartel claiming right to the river that flows through our lands and the warriors of Vulpine Reach and its allies have taken up the charge! Tournaments and competitions throughout the day will determine who claims the right to the waters of the northern river of Meridies.

Return to the past: 1982

Step back in the past - both medievally and in SCA years - with a short YouTube video originally broadcast by WTVC Chattanooga.

Rapier fighters add to atmosphere in Knoxville Italian street fair

The consensus regarding the Knoxville, TN Rossini Italian Street Fair is that it was "just general, all-around fun." Contributing to the festivities were members of the local SCA group, who offered a fencing demonstration for the 70,000 attendees. Matt Lakin of knoxnews.com had the story.

[MER] All Things Middle Eastern XI

Shire Brantestone Proudly Presents All Things Middle Eastern XI June 12th thru June 14th, 2009 Camp Meadowbrook, 2344 County Rd 747 Cullman, Alabama 35058

Elizabet McKenzie Du Ross elevated to Pelican in Meridies

It was announced on the Tavern Yard list that Elizabet McKenzie Du Ross was placed on vigil by Their Majesties of the Kingdom of Meridies to contemplate elevation to the order of the Pelican.

[MER] Summer Regional Fighter Practice

Unto the Good Populace of Meridies, On the date of Saturday, June 13th, 2009, from 10:00am to 4:00pm, Red Sword Company and Griffin Company, in conjunction with members of the Shire of Owl’s Nest will host this summer’s Regional Fighter Practice and Demo!!!

Duke Boru Aelwyn wins Meridian Crown List

Saturday May 2, 2009, Duke Boru Aelwyn won the Spring 2009 Spring Crown List in the Kingdom of Meridies for the honor of his lady wife, Duchess Dierdre inghean uí Thighearnáin.

[MER] Border Raids XXXV

The Incipient Shire of Redewolfden and the Shire of Loch an Fhraoich proudly present Border Raids XXXV 26-28 June, 2009

Gulf Wars XVIII photos online

Baron David le Ymagour of the Kingdom of Meridies reports that he has created a number of photo albums from the 2009 Gulf Wars.

[MER] Spring Crown List

Spring Crown List presented by the Shire of Sol Haven. May 1-3, 2009 at A. H. Stephens Historic Park, Crawfordville, GA.

Meridies Midwinter A&S photos online

Jerusha reports that she has posted photos from the recent Midwinter A&S event in the Kingdom of Meridies on her Facebook website.

[MER] Crossroads at London

Oyez, Oyez... Spend a weekend in 14th Century England! Shire of Owl's Nest XXth Year Celebration. March 27-29, 2009

[MER] Festival of the Golden Lily X

The Shire of Beau Fort invites you to celebrate its tenth Festival of the Golden Lily at the Carnivale in Venice. There will be the Golden Lily Tournament for the Fighters as well as a Rapier Tournament. There will also be classes, a human chess game, and a masked ball at revel. Lady Bebbin is planning a feast that will delight your taste buds. Site opens at 5 p.m on Friday and closes at 10 am Sunday.

Simon the Wanderer Elevated to the Order of the Pelican in Meridies

On December 6th, 2008 at Magna Faire, it was announced that the THL Simon the Wanderer had been brought into the most esteemed Order of the Pelican.