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Ansteorra Summer 2014 Crown Tournament photos online

SCAtoday.net - Thu, 2014/09/11 - 9:30am

Caelin on Andrede reports that he has created an album of photos from the Summer 2014 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.

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"Unscripted and candid" at the Canterbury Renaissance Faire

SCAtoday.net - Thu, 2014/09/11 - 5:50am

In July 2014, the Canterbury Renaissance Faire opened its gates in Silverton, Oregon. Saerom Yoo, of the Statesman Journal, visited the faire and spoke with some of its participants. (photos)

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Walking Acre

Legio Draconis - Thu, 2014/09/11 - 4:11am

Why Three Leopards?

Legio Draconis - Thu, 2014/09/11 - 4:11am

Sad News

Legio Draconis - Thu, 2014/09/11 - 4:11am

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Volunteers help find site of 13th century hospital

SCAtoday.net - Wed, 2014/09/10 - 7:16pm

For three years, archaeologists have been looking for signs of a medieval hospital in Northumberland Park in Tyneside, England. 80 medieval burials have been found, and, in the last few days of the dig, a floor of glazed tiles, probably from the hospital's chapel. (photos)

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The search for Süleyman's heart

SCAtoday.net - Wed, 2014/09/10 - 4:39pm

In the summer of 1566, the great Ottoman sultan Süleyman the Magnificent was on a hard-fought attempt to capture Vienna, but his dream was not to be. The great leader died in his campaign tent, and his heart was buried there. Now the ongoing quest to discover the burial site of the heart continues with Norbert Pap, a professor of political geography at the nearby University of Pécs.

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Drachenwald Summer 2014 Coronation photos online

SCAtoday.net - Wed, 2014/09/10 - 1:15pm

Nicholas reports that he has created an album of photos from Summer 2014 Coronation which took recently in the Kingdom of Drachenwald. The photos are available to view on Flickr.

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Ontario students learn about medieval life from SCA members

SCAtoday.net - Tue, 2014/09/09 - 7:41pm

In June 2014, students from  Pope John Paul II Catholic School  in Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada, (Kingdom of Ealdormere) got a lesson on medieval life and history when members from the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism came for a visit. (photo slideshow)

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Was the Black Prince really so evil?

SCAtoday.net - Tue, 2014/09/09 - 2:30pm

British school children all know about the evil Black Prince Edward of Woodstock, who put to death 3,000 innocents after the siege of the French town of Limoges in September 1370. But the discovery of a letter written by Edward may change his image forever.

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Medieval linen found in Northampton tanning tanks

SCAtoday.net - Sun, 2014/09/07 - 5:53pm

Several scraps of linen dating to the Middle Ages have been found at the base of a timber and stone-lined tanks, believed to have been used for tanning, in the St John's Street excavation in Northampton, England. (photos)

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Jousting at Linlithgow Palace

SCAtoday.net - Sun, 2014/09/07 - 1:31pm

Linlithgow Palace, the birthplace of Mary, Queen of Scots, was the site of the recent jousting tournament staged in front of the castle. A BBC News In Pictures articles offers "stunning" photos of the action. (photos)

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A new England - "all very much Game of Thrones"

SCAtoday.net - Sun, 2014/09/07 - 8:48am

In a recent article for BBC Magazine, sociologist, writer and performer Tom Shakespeare ponders what would happen if Scotland were to achieve its independence and the England left behind broke up into its original seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms.

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