Combat with rapier, schlagger, or similar bladed weapons.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-05-19 10:15
Oyez Oyez. The shire of Mynydd Gwyn is proud to announce that once again "Rent a Don" will grace the shore of Insulae Draconis. This year it is our honour to have Don Giacomo Cavalli da Treviso from the Kingdom of Caid. A list of classes is currently being penned and will be made available on the website shortly.
There will also be other combat activities on going for those less
inclined to the art of rapier; there will heavy weapons activities
Shire of Mynydd Gwyn (Shurdington, Cheltenham, England)
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2006-05-15 17:34
Two SCA members who also cross over into 18th century fencing reenactment in the New World were among those who entertained and educated the public at the Pottstown, Pennsylvania May Day Festival. The Pottstown Mercury has the story, courtesy of Evan Brandt.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-03-24 08:54
Prince Godwine of the Kingdom of Meridies comments on His controversial decision to not support fencing in the Kingdom during His reign.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-03-17 11:18
The Barony of Wastekeep invites you to join us for a new season of Rapier at the Connell Community Center, March 25 - 26, 2006. The gate opens at 8:30am on Saturday, March 25 and ends 4:00 PM on Sunday, March 26. Site Fee,$10.00 Adult, children $5.00, NMS $3.00 -- checks payable to SCA, Inc.-Barony of Wastekeep.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-03-08 18:59
The Kingdom of Caid will be hosting the 2006 Known World Academy of the Rapier (KWAR) on September 8th through 10th, 2006. The event is being held at the Los Angeles Airport (LAX) Marriot in Los Angeles, CA. (Correction)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-03-07 08:42
Lachlan reports that an album of photos from the recent Hertzkreig event in Svaty Sebesta have been posted to the Unofficial Northshield Photo Gallery.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-02-26 17:34
Brigit Thornwielder reports on the deeds of His Majesty Fabian of the Kingdom of the West during the recent Estrella War XXII.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-02-25 14:17
Niccolo of the Kingdom of Artemisia offers his observations on rapier combat at Estrella XXII.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-02-24 08:05
Zygmunt Nadratowski reports that his rapier gear was stolen recently from his home in Michigan.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-02-10 14:07
Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier, Estrella War XXII Internal Publicity Deputy, has announced three additional special events at the War: a Progressive Weapons Rapier Tourney, sponsored by the Kingdom of Caid, a siege engine competition, sponsored by Atenveldt, and Defenders of the White Scarf Tourney, sponsored by the Southern Academy of Rapier.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-01-24 15:07
Join us for a day of skill and merriment in the Tudor Court. Some of the finest dance teachers in the Known World will travel to teach their fine art to our courtiers. As well, a fencing tournament of Great Renown will be held in honour of their Majesties. A magnificent feast has been planned, to be followed by a Grand Ball in the evening. The Court of Love will once again be in session throughout the evening for the populous to bring forward their quandaries of the heart.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-01-22 11:22
Photos from the recent Hannukah event held in the Principality of Oertha (Alaska) are now available online.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-01-11 16:26
On these cold winter days, one is often left wondering what to do and how to alleviate those winter blues. Never fear; there is more than enough to do at the Feast of the Seven Deadly Sins!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-01-11 16:10
Dr. Robert Holland of the Schola Saint George will present a workshop on the Medieval Sword and Buckler February 11-12-2006 in the Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas area.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-01-01 09:32
Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier, Estrella War XXII Internal Publicity Deputy, has annouced that several special events will occur at this year's War.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-12-30 17:08
The Shire of Mynydd Gwyn is proud to announce that once again Rent a Don will grace the shore of Insulae Draconis. This year it is our honour to have Don Giacomo Cavalli da Treviso from the Kingdom of Caid. A list of classes is currently being penned and will be made available shortly.
Submitted by Kristiana on Tue, 2005-12-20 09:33
On December 10, 2005 at the Boar's Head event in the Kingdom of Northshield, during evening court, their Majesties Æsa Gilsdottir and Kitadate-tenno recognized Kevin O'Shaughnessy as a Master of the Pelican and a Master of the Laurel.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-11-30 14:59
Yes, it's happening again! A total weekend devoted to the Arte of Rapier Combat. Spread over two days will be training sessions, a tournament or two, melee sessions and a rapier game, a relaxed weekend of fencing and feasting. Lunch is served on both days, with a feast of simple foods on the Saturday night. Billets, booking and information can be arranged by contact with the Steward.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2005-11-19 21:34
The Marche of Alderford is pleased to present "Masque of Courtly Love 9.1: A Medieval Science Fair" on February 18, 2006, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., at Zion Lutheran Church in North Canton, Ohio.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-11-08 12:44
It is time to begin plans and preparations for our most glorious winter event. Come join Their Majesties in the Barony of Three Mountains to crown their Royal Successors. Enjoy the many activities that include a Grand Ball and Heraldic Costume and Banner Contest on Friday night, the Kingdom Rapier Championship and much, much, more.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-10-24 11:52
Knights of Arador Swordplay Academy will present a workshop on the English Backsword "a la George Silver" in Moses Lake, Washington November 12-13 2005.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-08-29 15:04
SCAtoday.net's Iustinos Tekton shares the results of a rare photo opportunity, after being allowed to photograph the Rapier Broken Field Battle at Pennsic 34 from the Marshal station at the center of the battlefield itself.
Submitted by ariannawyn on Thu, 2005-08-04 22:11
Baron Quinn Kerr will be sent to vigil to contemplate his elevation to the Order of the Laurel at the end of Opening Ceremonies at the Pennsic War, on Sunday morning, August 14.
Submitted by Zippy on Wed, 2005-07-20 14:38
From the court of Their Royal Majesties, Malcolm and Tessa, King and Queen of AEthelmearc, at St Swithins 20th Anniversary celebration, comes word of a gentle summoned to stand vigil for the Order of the Laurel.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-07-19 23:56
Lady Aymee D'Ivry reports on her experiences on crossing the border between Canada and the United States with rapier equipment.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-07-14 14:06
The 41st International Congress in Medieval Studies, to be held May 4-7, 2006 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is calling for papers to be presented. This year's theme is: The Pen and the Sword: Medieval Martial Arts in Cultural Context.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-07-01 12:08
The Shire of Talonvale invites you to help them break their siege at The Siege of Talonvale, July 8-10, 2005, in Leslie, Michigan.
Please see the event site for more details:
This event will be a Regional Rapier War Practice.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-06-16 12:02
THL Christopher MacConing, Assistant Dean of Classes for the Known World Academy of the Rapier, is seeking instructors for the upcoming event to be held in the Kingdom of Atlantia November 11-13, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-06-12 16:05
Warder Lazarus Gauge has posted rules for rapier fighting at the Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-06-05 09:58
Don Simon Morcar reports on Princesses' Sleeve Tourney, which took place recently in the Kingdom of Northshield.