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Carrickfergus Castle dig "full of surprises"

SCAtoday.net - Sat, 2014/05/10 - 3:39pm

"We can see the whole 750 years of garrison life here in the castle, from medieval wall foundations to a late Victorian munitions rail that was used to bring munitions in from the pier beside the castle right into the inner ward," said QUB assistant excavation director Ruairí Ó Baoill.

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Pennsic 2014 - Known Word Children's Fete

SCAtoday.net - Sat, 2014/05/10 - 10:04am

The 2014 Pennsic - Known World Children's Fete will be held in the Great Hall on Wednesday of War Week, August 6th, from 1 pm to 4 pm.

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13th century Irish castle laid low by storms

SCAtoday.net - Fri, 2014/05/09 - 2:02pm

A sad fact of archaeology is that not all historic sites can be saved. The winter storms of 2013-2014 laid waste to one such site, Coolbanagher Castle near Portlaoise, Ireland. The castle collapsed and was later demolished. (photos)

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Drachenwald Spring Crown Tourney 2014 Photos

SCAtoday.net - Fri, 2014/05/09 - 10:40am

Gunther von der Hardt, Rashid al-Jallab, Margaret de Mey and Lia de Thornegge have all contributed albums of photos and video to the Drachenwald Spring 2014 Crown Tournament website.

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International team to search for Grunwald Battle location

SCAtoday.net - Thu, 2014/05/08 - 11:02pm

For centuries, historians have debated the location of the Battle of Grunwald, fought 15 July 1410 between the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the German–Prussian Teutonic Knights. Now members of an international team will begin looking in the Great Stream Valley in Poland.

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