Armoured Combat

Combat wearing varying degrees of replica or reproduction armor simulating "heavy infantry" warfare or tournaments.

Ealdormere Spring Coronation Photos Online

Alexander Gladstone has posted photos from the recent Coronation of Aaron and Rustique in the Kingdom of Ealdormere. The photos are available on the Two Ravens website.

Ysabelle dAngiers Wins Right to Hold the Barony of the Far West for the Crown

Baron Sir Guy reports that Her Excellency Ysabelle d'Angiers has once again won the right to reign as Baroness of the Palatine Barony of the Far West.

Cherry Blossoms in Oertha

Combatchris has posted photos from the recent Cherry Blossom Viewing event which took place in the Principality of Oertha.

Photos from Mists Cynagua War Online

Martin of Rivenstar has posted photos from the recent Mists Cynagua War in the Kingdom of the West.

Oerthan Summer Coronet and Investiture

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Good gentles summer will be upon us soon and thus Prince Dietrich and Princess Rosalyn welcome you to witness the selection of the heirs to the Coronets of Oertha. Their Highnesses have chosen "The Crusades in the Lavent" as the theme of this Coronet. The Crusades in the Lavent involved most of the Christian nations bordering the northern coastline of the Mediterranean. These regions changed dramatically with various small "kingdoms" emerging and then being overtaken in the eastern part of the Mediterranean, as Muslims societies pushed into Anatolia (modern Turkey) and confronted the Byzantine Empire. Location:
Barony of Eskalya (Eagle River, Alaska)

Fighters Collegium

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The incipient College of the Three Spires presents its first fighting event, a collegium for fighters! There will be Classes, Fighting, Food  and Court at the discretion of their Excellencies of Caerthe, Sir Kronos and Lady Catherine.

The site will be the lovely Saint Francis center located downtown on the mundane Metropolitan State College of Denver, part of the  Auraria higher Education Campus on June 10, 2006. Location:
Incipient College of the Three Spires (Denver, Colorado)

Viscount Mikael New Heir to Drachenwald

Caitrin reports that Viscount Micheal was victorious in the recent Drachenwald Crown Tourney. He was inspired by Viscountess Moria.

Report from Gulf Wars XV available in podcast

A comprehensive report of Gulf Wars XV by Richard fitzWilliams and Kith the Silent, with their guests, Duchess Eanor of Amberhall and Eldric von Atzinger, is available on the PainBank podcast site.

T - n - T Crown to Be

Timmur and Tianna, affectionately known as "TnT", are the next King and Queen of Artemisia.

Remains of Knights Templar Discovered in Israel

Archaeologists have discovered the first provable remains of Knights Templar buried beneath a crusader castle in Israel.

Sven Örfhendur and Kolfinna Kottr New Heirs to Caid

On Live Journal, Divinite reports the results of the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Caid. Sir Sven Örfhendur, fighting for Sir Kolfinna Kottr, was victorious.

Northshield Crown List Announced

Their Majesties Lars and Mary, King and Queen of Northshield, have announced the combatants for Their Crown Tournament which will take place May 13, 2006 in Nordskogen.

Northshield Tournament of Champions Photos Online

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Northshield, has posted photos from the Kingdom's recent Tournament of Champions. She also shares her memories.

Atlantian Crown Tournament

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By decree of Their Most Royal Majesties, Michael and Seonaid, King and Queen of Atlantia, a Grand Tournament shall be held to determine Their Heirs. The Barony of Tir-y-Don is pleased to host such an historical occasion and invites the people of Fair Atlantia to join them in honoring a great tradition. It is Their Majesties desire to see a marvelous display of heraldry on the field for this most magnificent event. Please bring your banners and other heraldic accoutrements to brighten our surroundings. Location:
Barony of Tir-y-Don (Williamsburg, Virginia)

Mists Coronet Photos Online

Martin of Rivenstar has posted photos from the recent Principality of the Mists Spring 2006 Coronet in the Kingdom of the West.

Photos of East Kingdom Contingent at Gulf Wars XV

Lady Gisela has posted photos from Gulf Wars XV, primarily of East Kingdom people and activities.

Atlantia Tournament of Chivalry

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The young adults of Atlantia bid you welcome to a day of tournaments to celebrate martial prowess and chivalry. The Shire of Isenfir invites one and all to attend the third Tournament of Chivalry on 15 April 2006 in Madison, Virginia>

Martial Activities:
As the focus of martial activities, Atlantia's Knights shall challenge any who would face them on the tournament field in a variety of weapons forms. A small area shall also be available for those who wish to ply their skills outside of the tournament. Though no points will be kept during the tournament, Her Majesty and her Ladies will be casting watchful eyes upon the field, and taking particular interest in chivalric acts. Prizes shall be awarded for valor and prowess. Location:
Shire of Isenfir (Madison, Virginia)

Middle Kingdom Spring Crown Tournament

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The Barony of the Flaming Gryphon welcomes you to the Middle Kingdom Arts & Sciences Faire and Spring Crown Tournament of Their Royal Majesties Felix & Madeleina May 27th and 28th, 2006.

http://www.springcrown.org/

Event Information:
Greene County Fairgrounds
120 Fairground Rd
Xenia OH 45385
Phone: 937-372-8621

Event Fees Location:
Barony of the Flaming Gryphon (Xenia Ohio)

Forbes Magazine names duct tape "The Other Greatest Tool Ever"

No fighter takes the field without it. No homeowner dares to approach a project unless a roll is in the toolbox. Forbes Magazine's panel of scientists and engineers found what the SCA already knew: duct tape holds the world together.

Large Album of Gulf Wars Photos Online

Lady Cassandra of the Kingdom of Calontir reports that Ursus of Anglesy has posted nearly 800 photos from Gulf Wars XV.

Principality of the Mists 2006 Spring Coronet

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Rorik, by Right of Arms, Prince, and Peza, by Grace and Beauty, Princess, invite one and all to a Grand Tournament on the slopes of Mt. Hamilton to determine Their Heirs and Successors. Sharpen your blades and polish your armor, break out your banners, and brush up your skills.

http://mists.westkingdom.org/SpringCoronet2006.shtml Location:
Principality of the Mists (Grant Ranch on Mt. Hamilton, California)

Radnor of Gildemar Victorious in West Kingdom Crown Tourney

Duke Radnor of Gildemar was the winner of the March 25, 2006 West Kingdom Crown Tournament. He was inspired by his lady, Duchess Ysabeau of Guildemar.

Medieval Fair Impresses Salisbury Reporter

Jim McNally of the Salisbury (North Carolina) Post checks out a Medieval Fair sponsored by the Canton of Salesberie Glen and learns about life in the SCA.

Tournaments of Renown & Septentrian Fight Practice Photos Online

Eirik Andersen has posted photos from Their Royal Majesties of Ealdormere's Tournaments of Renown and the Septentrian Fight Practice on the Two Ravens website.

Fighter's School XIII Photos Online

Her Excellency Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal for the Kingdom of Northshield, shares photos and memories from Fighter's School XIII and the Investiture of Sir Alexandre and Viscountess Morgan as the 3rd Baron & Baroness of Windhaven.

Mountain Mayhem II

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Oyez, Oyez You are cordially invited to a VERY informal event, Mountain Mayhem! There will be Fun, Mayhem, and Madness for all who attend. Yes, we will have fighting for both heavy and light, bring your blue and green cards please. Yes, we will have an A&S showing and competition by populace choice. Yes, the kids will have lots to do. Yes, we will have dancing and the pursuit of the gentler arts. And of course some other surprises will be in store, concocted by the fiendish, and fecund mind of Viscount Sterling, also known as the High Sheriff of Naughtiness. Warning! Be prepared for bizarre and strange activities! DO bring your cash, as this is a fund raising event for Caerthe's Incipient Canton of Bloodstone Keep. DO bring your vendettas, as this is a great place for the populace to witness justice. Don't bring your fancy pants, as this is going to be Denver in April and an outdoor site. Do bring shade, hats, sunscreen, chairs, and a fun attitude! Location:
Incipient Canton of Bloodstone Keep (Littleton, Colorado)

St. Paddy's Day Bloodbath Photos Online

Lady Margaret has posted photos from the recent St. Paddy's Day Bloodbath held in the Kingdom of Atlantia.

SCAdian Scholars to Appear at Royal Ontario Museum

Finnvarr de Taahe and Sylard of Eagleshaven, scholars from the Kingdom of Ealdormere, will be presenting in persona as part of the 1st Annual Friends of the Mediaeval Studies Society Symposium at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto on March 25, 2006.

Whack! Thud! Ow!

Spring is in the air and it is that time of year again. The flora start to blossom, the fauna start to look for mates, and Lady Summer begins to plan her return.  As the weather becomes warmer, the valiant fighters of Drachenwald leave their winter hibernation and take to the field.  The air is full of the cheering of the spectators, the calls of the heralds, and the unmistakable sounds of the heavy fighters - "whack" as rattan strikes rattan, "thud" as a blow lands, and "ow" just before the blow is called good.

Lupercalia Photos Online

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Northshield, attended the Lupercalia event held in Rivenwood Tower (Mankato, MN) on March 04, 2006. She shares her memories and photos.