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Photos and videos from Northshield 2014 Spring Coronation

SCAtoday.net - Mon, 2014/06/09 - 1:34pm

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva reports that she has created an album of photos and several videos from the recent Spring 2014 Coronation in the Kingdom of Northshield. The photos are available on Flickr, and the videos are on YouTube.

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Fort Wayne "weekend warrior" leads Shire of the Shadowed Stars

SCAtoday.net - Mon, 2014/06/09 - 8:18am

Wendy Martin-Glick, known in the SCA as Lady Maggie MacKeith, discovered the Society in 1987 and has been hooked ever since. The Seneschale of the Shire of the Shadowed Stars in Fort Wayne, Indiana recently spoke with Lynn Altevogt of the Journal Gazette.

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45,000 English surnames now in database

SCAtoday.net - Sun, 2014/06/08 - 4:04pm

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded Family Names of the United Kingdom Project has completed its first phase with 45,000 surnames, from the 11th to 19th centuries, researched and explained.

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Steppes Warlord 2014 photos online

SCAtoday.net - Sun, 2014/06/08 - 11:55am

Caelin on Andrede reports that he has created an album of photos from Steppes Warlord 2014 which took place recently in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. The photos are available to view on Flickr.

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Peers created at 2014 Rowany Festival

SCAtoday.net - Sat, 2014/06/07 - 8:38pm

At Their recent Rowany Festival XXXII, Their Majesties of the Kingdom of Lochac, Alfar and Angharat, offered elevation to the Peerage to four of Their subjects.

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Paul of Bellatrix - Pennsic 2014 Classes

SCAtoday.net - Sat, 2014/06/07 - 4:16pm

Sign-ups are now open for Duke Paul's individual or small group instruction sessions at Pennsic 2014.  opics of instruction are the choice of the student.

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"Quivers and Quarrels" needs articles

SCAtoday.net - Fri, 2014/06/06 - 2:58pm

Sir Jon FitzRauf, co-editor of Quivers and Quarrels, reports that material is needed for the summer edition of the SCA wide archery E-newsletter.

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Invitation to the Enchanted Ground

SCAtoday.net - Fri, 2014/06/06 - 10:47am

Duke Cariadoc of the Bow has issued his annual invitation to experience the Enchanted Ground at Pennsic.

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The Great Audley's mourning ring found in Norfolk

SCAtoday.net - Thu, 2014/06/05 - 6:15pm

In his will, Hugh Audley, known as The Great Audley, 16th century philosopher, land owner and money lender - and owner of the land where Buckingham Palace now stands - left 11 mourning rings, designed to be worn by his mourners. Such a ring, linked to him, has been discovered in a south Norfolk field. (photo)

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Five offered peerages at AEthelmearc's 2014 Ice Dragon

SCAtoday.net - Thu, 2014/06/05 - 3:48pm

Silver Buccle Herald, Kameshima-roku-i Zentarou Umakai reports that, at Their Court at the Festival of the Passing of the Ice Dragon 22, Their Majesties Timothy and Gabrielle offered elevation to the Peerage to four of Their subjects.

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No Red Cross Blood Drive for Pennsic 43

SCAtoday.net - Thu, 2014/06/05 - 1:22pm

Scheduling conflicts have resulted in the cancellation (for this year only) of the American Red Cross blood drive that has been held near Pennsic War for the past few years.

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Incredible Lod Roman mosaics to go on display in England

SCAtoday.net - Wed, 2014/06/04 - 6:11pm

A collaboration between the Israel Antiquities Authority and the British Museum will bring the amazing 3rd century Roman floor mosaics from Lod, Israel to Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire, Engand for an exhibit from June 5 – November 2, 2014. The mosaics are "one of the oldest surviving complete Roman mosaics" ever discovered. (photos)

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Changes to the SCA Ltd Board (Australia)

SCAtoday.net - Tue, 2014/06/03 - 8:16pm

Jeff Nicholson, Chair, SCA Ltd. (Australia), reports on changes to the SCA Ltd. Board and the quest for new Board members.

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Monastery diet revealed by Durham Cathedral excavation

SCAtoday.net - Tue, 2014/06/03 - 4:22pm

Archaeologists working on an excavation of a portion of Durham Cathedral, destined to become an exhibition space for the relics of St. Cuthbert, have unearthed over 20,000 animal bones and a "massive amount" of food waste. The site was once part of the monastery's 14th century kitchen. (photos)

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