Middle Kingdom

Middle Kingdom Fall 2008 Coronation photos online

Professional photographer Kent Ashley has posted an album of photos from the recent Coronation of Their Royal Majesties Ullr and AnneLyse in the Middle Kingdom.

EIkBrandr and Runa take their place as Midrealm heirs

Syr EikBrandr Solgyafi Naeturaudi and Baroness Runa Eikbrandswif ascended to Crown Prince and Princess of the Middle Kingdom Saturday after Syr EikBrandr won the Midrealm's fall Crown Tournament in the Barony of Flaming Gryphon.

Midrealm Crown Combatants announced

Their Majesties Ullr and Annelyse of the Middle Kingdom have posted the list of combatants and their consorts for Their upcoming Crown Tournament. The list has been published on the Legio Draconis website.

[MID] Twelfth Night

Welcome to Tree-Girt-Sea's annual Twelfth Night festival. We invite you to celebrate the season as our guests in Sixteenth Century Italy. As we are always looking for enjoyment please come join the Roman Masque. What is more fun than Italians pretending to be Romans?

There are activities for Lords and Ladies as well as for our youth. Youth combatants can test their skill and demonstrate their prowess and chivalry to the populous. Come and watch. Support your children and sponsor those of your friends by bringing favors and heralding their good deeds. Location:
Province of Tree-Girt-Sea (Chicago, Illinois)

Society Media Liaison to be elevated to Pelican

Despotissa Heirusalem Crystoma reports that Melisande de Cannonwald has been placed on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Pelican.

[MID] Road to Alexandria

The Marche of Gwyntarian presents: The Road to Alexandria

Saturday, November 1, 2008 10:00am - 10:00pm

Robert Pinn Armory
4630 Allen Road
Stow, OH

Site: $8 adult (13 years +), $4 child (6 - 12 years), child 5 and under free
Feast: $8 adult (13 years +), $4 child (12 years and under), lapsitters not taking a feast seat free

Please join us as we journey to fabled Alexandria during the third crusade (1189 - 1192)! Location:
Marche of Gwyntarian (Stow, Ohio)

[MID] Crown Tournament of TRM Ullr and Annelyse

Crown Tournament of TRM Ullr and Annelyse October 18, 2008

Dayton Masonic Temple
525 W Riverview Ave
Dayton, OH 45405

Site Hours
Open from 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Anyone still in the building at 11:00 PM will be volunteering for the clean-up crew. (Thank you in advance.)

Site Fees
Pre-registrations RECEIVED by Friday, 10/10/08:
$9.00 each for ages 13 & older, Location:
Barony Flaming Gryphon (Dayton, Ohio)

Midrealm Coronation of Ullr and AnneLyse Photo Album

Nevik Demonovich has posted a small gallery of photographs taken at the Coronation of Ullr & AnneLyse in the Barony of Fenix on September 27, 2008.

Rhonwen, Radegund newest Laurels of Midrealm

At the event Vikings Come Home, held in the Barony of Donnershafen (northern Michigan) in Pentamer, TRMs Lutr and Tessa were prepared to elevate one Laurel candidate and to set another on vigil.

"Gar the Dragon" wows kids at Constitution Day Parade

At the Louisville, Ohio, Constitution Day Parade, the Marche of Alderford presented "Gar the Dragon", a parade float with a sixteen-foot (5 meter) dragon towing a castle. Kids young and old were delighted, and SCAtoday.net's Milica of Varna presents her photo album.

[MID] Day of The Dragon VIII

It is Coming.... The Shire of Dragon's Vale would like to proudly present: Day of The Dragon VIII


Cromwell Community Center
353 Baker St.
Cromwell, IN 46732

September 20, 2008
Site opens at 9:00am closes at 10:00pm

Site Fees:
13 and up $5.00
12 - 5 $2.50
5 and under free Location:
Shire of Dragon's Vale (Cromwell, Indiana)

Melee at Roswell photos online

Lady Catriona Fionnaghal nic Elphinstone known as Ceit has posted two albums of photos from the recent Melee at Roswell event hosted by the Marche of Alderford (Middle Kingdom). The photos include Their Highnesses' Royal Court and a performance by I Verdi Confusi.

[MID] Middle Kingdom Coronation

The Barony of Fenix Invites All to Attend the Coronation of Their Royal Highnesses Ullr and AnneLyse Saturday September 27, 2008

Dixie Heights High School
3010 Dixie Highway
Edgewood, KY 41018

From the North: Take your best route to I-71/75 South through Cincinnati, to exit 185 East (I-275). Go to exit 83 (Dixie Hwy), turn right at the stop light at the bottom of the ramp. Site is approximately ¼ mile on your right. Signs will direct you to troll. Location:
Barony of Fenix (Edgewood, Kentucky)

[MID] Saxon Summer VIII

Come and participate in heavy fighting, archery, thrown weapons, fencing, classes, games and feasting.

There is plenty of space to relax and enjoy a quiet day with friends! Date: September 12 through 14, 2008, with main events on Saturday Location: Chestnut Ridge Campground, 6486 Chestnut Ridge Road, Hubbard, Ohio 44425, (330) 534-2352

Gate opens: Friday, Sept 12 at 4:00 PM
Gate closes: Sunday, Sept 14 at Noon Location:
Shire of Rivenvale (Hubbard, Ohio)

Ix's Pennsic photos

Sir Ixtilixochitl of the Middle Kingdom has posted an album of photos taken by himself and his daughter at the recent Pennsic War 37.

[MID] Rendezvous at the Bridge XIX

The Shire of Riviere Constelle cordially invites you to join in the fun and festivities at our 19th annual Rendezvous at the Bridge event.

Lincoln State Park
Lincoln City, Indiana

Cabins and Tent Camping available! ! ! (On-lead pets allowed, overnight pets at tent camping site only, absolutely NO PETS in CABINS!)

Heavy Weapons Info:
Friday: Torchlight Tourney. We must have a minimum of six (6) confirmed fighters to hold the torchlight tourney. Please contact the Tourney Marshalto sign up. Location:
Shire of Riviere Constelle (Lincoln City, Indiana)

[MID] Harvest Days and Tournament of Chivalry

Harvest Day and Tournament of Chivalry

Woodland Trails Scout Reservation
265 Gaspers-Somers Rd
Camden, OH 45311

When: September 5-7, 2008
Site opens: Friday, 6pm, gate closes 11pm
Gate re-opens: Saturday, 8am
Site closes: Sunday, noon

Site Fees:
13+ day trip: $8.00
13+ camping: $10.00
12-6: $4.00
5 and under: Free!
Family cap: $24.00 Location:
March of Winged Hills (Camden, Ohio)

Syr Kyppyn's SCA Recruitment 101

In a series of videos posted on YouTube, Midrealm HR specialist Syr Kyppyn Kirkcaldy offers suggestions for recruiting new members to the SCA and how to keep them.

Dental Assistant's position wanted

Dental Assistant's position wanted for recent CDA in the Barony of Fenix.

"Mommy, it's a joust!"

The SCA "'lets people see history in three dimensions,' said Kevin Reid, whose alter ego, Sir Ragnarr, had quite a day with the victories (and a few deats)" at a demo in Wesselman Park. Rebecca Coudret of the Courier Press (Evansville, Indiana) had the story. (photo).

Push for Pennsic: "Best friends you've never met"

"Everybody here is your best friend you never met yet," said Sebastian de Granada (Scott Hargrose) recently at Push for Pennsic in Wapakoneta, Ohio in response to a question from reporter Greg Sowinski of the Lima News. (photo)

Medieval arts on display at Wick Avenue Festival

“'We give that learning back to the public by educating them. Then we encourage them to join us,' said Dirk Hermance, who was dressed in the loose-fitting clothing of a northern European merchant from the early 15th century." Hermance was speaking about the demo hosted by members of the Shire of Rivenvale recently in Youngstown, Ohio. Reporter Don Shilling of the Vindicator had the story. (photos)

"Like paintball - but with more skill!"

“It’s a love of history and an interest of history that brings us together,” said Baroness Melisande de Canonwald about the SCA at the recent Push for Pennsic event at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds in Wapakoneta, Ohio. Kristin Reichardt of the Wapakoneta Daily News has the story. (photo)

Border Raids: “It’s what we call the dream”

"An open field surrounded by woods, knights representing two kingdoms lunging and slashing at each other with swords, spears, and knives," writes Ally Burtner of the Fort Knox Turret after attending a day of combat at the recent Border Raids between Meridies and the Midrealm. (photos)

Photos from Border Raids

Chad White shares photos taken during Court at his day-long visit to Border Raids on his Flickr website.

[MID] Known World Academy of the Rapier

The Barony of Fenix and the Middle Kingdom are pleased to host the 2008 Known World Academy of the Rapier!

There will be classes for historical rapier combat, classes for SCA rapier combat, classes for A&S of interest to late-period personae, tournaments for all levels of skill and interest! There will be parties to meet and greet your fellow Courtiers. There will be a field trip to the Frazier Arms an Armory Museum - an official depository from the British Royal Armories. Location:
Barony of Fenix (Fort Mitchell, Kentucky)

Photos from Three Towers' Encampment online

Lord Alaric de Navarre has announced that he has posted an album of photos from the recent Encampment: Siege the Dane event which took place in the Marche of Three Towers in the Midrealm.

[MID] Brawl at the Crooked Dragon

Brawl at the Crooked Dragon is an annual event hosted by the Shire of Falcon's Quarry. Traditionally held the weekend following July 4th, it is one of the final opportunities to authorize before Pennsic War. Come join us for a day of fighting, fun, and feasting in the bazaar!

Lorain County Fairgrounds
SR 18
Wellington, OH 44090

At the Gate
$8.00 per adult
Ages 6 to 12 $4.00 Location:
Shire of Falcon's Quarry (Wellington, Ohio)

SCA joins Midland, Michigan's Summer Solstice Stroll

Members of the Shire of Fearann na Criche in the Middle Kingdom took part recently in Midland, Michigan's Summer Solstice Stroll, a festival with a Ren Faire feel on the city's Main Street. Cathy Nelson Price of the Midland Daily News had the story.

Midrealm Crown Tourney finals video on LiveJournal

Arnova reports that a video of the recent Midrealm Crown Tournament finals is available to view on LiveJournal. The final rounds were fought by Sir Lutr and Duke Dag.