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Sofonisba Vespasiana Gabrielli vigiled in Northshield

SCAtoday.net - Sun, 2014/05/11 - 10:50am

Eilis reports that at Their recent Coronation in the Kingdom of Northshield, Their Majesties Siegfried and Elizabeth placed Sofonisba Vespasiana Gabrielli on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Laurel.

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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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Pennsic 43 War point schedule

SCAtoday.net - Thu, 2014/05/08 - 1:45pm

Syr Silverthorn, Deputy Mayor for Martial Activities at Pennsic War 43, has announced the War Point Schedule for the upcoming War.

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"Clothing of al-Andalus" research paper

SCAtoday.net - Wed, 2014/05/07 - 10:12pm

In a recent edition of the Falcon Banner, the online news magazine for the Kingdom of Calontir, HE Qadiya Catalina de Arazuri shares her research for the recent Kingdom A&S event on Clothing of al-Andalus.

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Blarney Stone mystery solved - by the Scots!

SCAtoday.net - Wed, 2014/05/07 - 4:40pm

The origins of Ireland's Blarney Stone, famous for bestowing the "gift of gab" to anyone willing to kiss it, has been the subject of controversy for centuries. Now a team of scientists from the University of Glasgow's Hunterian Museum have found the answer using a 19th century rock sample.

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Campaign for Officer and Marshal Medallions

SCAtoday.net - Wed, 2014/05/07 - 2:47pm

SCA officers and marshals who would like durable medallions with the badge of their office might be interested in a Kickstarter campaign being run by Combat Medallions.

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ACCEPS is available for Lilies

SCAtoday.net - Mon, 2014/05/05 - 3:57pm

Issabell, Contesse de Pontmerci, reports that ACCEPS is now available for registration for te upcoming Lilies War 28.

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Duke Garick von Köpke to sit vigil in the Outlands

SCAtoday.net - Mon, 2014/05/05 - 12:02pm

All good gentles are cordially invited to come and provide counsel to His Grace Garick von Köpke, as he sits vigil to contemplate the offer from Their Majesties of the Outlands to be admitted into the Order of the Laurel.

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Bread oven and sewing kit found in Northampton dig

SCAtoday.net - Sun, 2014/05/04 - 7:35pm

An archaeological excavation in Northampton, England, has thus far revealed the remains of a bread oven, a 13th century well, a 15th century sewing kit and trading tokens, leading experts to believe that there was a settlement in the area. (photos)

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Letters of Wallace and Robert the Bruce on display at Stirling Castle

SCAtoday.net - Sun, 2014/05/04 - 4:09pm

700 years ago the fate of Scotland was being decided. Now, history buffs will be able to read the words of those concerned in the historic events at an exhibit of letters of Robert the Bruce, William Wallace, and others, at Stirling Castle. The exhibition runs until June 2014. (photo)

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Rendlesham exhibit marks 75th anniversary of Sutton Hoo discovery

SCAtoday.net - Sat, 2014/05/03 - 5:50pm

Four miles northest of the Sutton Hoo ship burials lie what archaeologists believe are the remains of the royal settlement of Rendlesham, mentioned in the 8th century by the Venerable Bede. Finds from recent archaeological excavations will be on display during the 75th anniversary celebration of the Sutton Hoo finds in 2014.

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Winter storms reveal leg bones of monk

SCAtoday.net - Sat, 2014/05/03 - 1:50pm

Alas, poor monk, whose eternal rest was disturbed by the discovery of his leg bones protruding from a cliff along the sea shore of Monknash, South Wales. The remains are believed to be from a young Cistercian monk who lived at the nearby 12 century abbey. (photo)

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Saving Winchester Roman wall "not possible"

SCAtoday.net - Fri, 2014/05/02 - 2:25pm

Local historians in Winchester, England are outraged at the proposal that a Roman wall, unearthed in 2013 during construction of 14 new houses, may be destroyed and used as filler for foundations.

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Mudthaw 2014 photos online

SCAtoday.net - Fri, 2014/05/02 - 9:19am

Brita reports that she has created an album of photos from Mudthaw 2014, which took place in March in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available to view on Shutterfly.

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Tournaments Illuminated Quest Request April 2014

SCAtoday.net - Thu, 2014/05/01 - 4:40pm

Magister Riordan MacGregor, editor of Tournaments Illuminated, has announced the latest Quest Request.

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Announcement re Bullying & Harassment Policy

SCAtoday.net - Thu, 2014/05/01 - 1:55pm

Tiffany Brown and Melissa Muckart of SCA Ltd Australia and SCANZ Inc New Zealand report that a joint bullying and harassment policy for participating SCA, Inc members is now available online.

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