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Estrella War Rapier & Hard Suit Combat Edition Announcement

SCAtoday.net - Mon, 2014/01/06 - 8:03pm

Polish and repair your armor! Practice your tactics and formations! Prepare for these challenging fighting Scenarios for Estrella War XXX!

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German brewers demand Reinheitsgebot be recognized by UNESCO

SCAtoday.net - Mon, 2014/01/06 - 1:59pm

A 16th century German law, Reinheitsgebot, laying out the purity of beer, should be included in UNESCO's list of famous traditions, according to the country's beer industry. Over 5,000 beers still carry the law's seal which requires that only water, barley, yeast and hops may be used to brew beer.

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Reno erat Rudolphus

SCAtoday.net - Mon, 2014/01/06 - 9:25am

A mite late, perhaps, but still of note, we bring you a special Christmas present: Reno erat Rudolphus, complete with score so you can sing along.

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Multi-period grave swords puzzle experts

SCAtoday.net - Sun, 2014/01/05 - 2:37pm

Archaeologists working at the site of a 12th century crusader grave in Hyvikkälä, Janakkala, Finland were puzzled to find the remins buried with two swords from different historical periods.

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Anglo-Saxon game piece found in Kent great hall

SCAtoday.net - Sun, 2014/01/05 - 1:58pm

Archaeologists excavating the remains of an Anglo-Saxon in Lyminge, Kent have discovered a game piece "made from a hollow piece of bone closed with delicately turned wooden caps, held in place with a bronze pin," part of a high-end backgammon set. (photo)

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Leicestershire lead coffin opened

SCAtoday.net - Sat, 2014/01/04 - 10:37pm

A team of experts from Archaeology Warwickshire and York University have opened the 1,700-year-old lead coffin discovered recently near Hinckley, England, and have begun examination of its contents.

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Tudor Monastery Farm on BBC 2

SCAtoday.net - Sat, 2014/01/04 - 5:06pm

Watchers of BBC 2 may want to catch up on the latest episodes of The Tudor Monastery Farm, where modern experts "work as ordinary farmers under the eye of a monastic landlord, learning to master the landscape away from the farm in order to supplement their income."

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Vigils and elevations at Bull's Head Court

SCAtoday.net - Fri, 2014/01/03 - 5:49pm

Maol Mhichil mac Giolla Pheadair reports that at Their Courts at Boar's/Bull's Head, Their Majesties Hrodir and Anne of the Kingdom of Northshield, offered elevation to the Peerage to seven of Their subjects.

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Rare Celtic "pillow stone" discovered in North Devon

SCAtoday.net - Fri, 2014/01/03 - 12:45pm

In 2012, 15-year-old Jack Lawrence discovered an odd stone in the rubble from a wall once part of Shutes Cottage in West Down, England. The stone bears the inscription "Guerngen" and is believed to have been a "pillow stone," placed at the head of a grave.

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Estrella War Promotions A&S Edition

SCAtoday.net - Fri, 2014/01/03 - 12:12am

Estrella War XXX Invites gentle lords and ladies to Teach at our A&S Collegium!

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Prepare for battle with Swordcraft

SCAtoday.net - Thu, 2014/01/02 - 6:46pm

The official website describes Swordcraft as "paintball meets medieval/fantasy battle - carnage with a dash of medieval re-enactment, role-playing and cosplay." The medieval LARP (Live Action Role Playing) game was featured in a recent article in the Bendigo Advertiser (Australia). (photo, video)

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