Sir Guy LeStrange is seeking backing to attend and participate in the Battle of Nations, "an international, full contact with steel weapons, no holds barred, western martial arts competition and festival." The 2013 event will take place in France.
Martin Bildner reports that Their Majesties Roak and Elizabeth, at various events, have chosen to elevate three of Their subjects to the Order of the Laurel.
THLord Stefan li Rous has announced updates to Stefan's Florilegium for March 2013.
Their Majesties Rey and Miriel chose to name three new Peers of the realm during this year's Gulf Wars.
The birth of the Renaissance in Florence is the subject of an exhibition at the Art Gallary of Ontario with the exhibition Revealing the Early Renaissance: Stories and Secrets in Florentine Art. The exhibit will be on display March 16 – June 16, 2013.
Lord Avram ibn Gabirol reports that Jarl Boleslav, inspired by Countess Astrid, defeated Count Thorbrandr Olafsson, inspired by The Honorable Lady Hasanah bint Khalil al-Najjar, in the final bout of the Spring 2013 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the Outlands.
Hadrian's Wall faces a new challenge: waterlogged trails that are causing grass and soil erosion along the trail. Natural England has awarded the Hadrian’s Wall Trust UK£50,000 for drain repair, but visitors can also help.
David J. Brunelle, Co-ordinator Historical Displays/Exhibits for Tall Ships 1812 in Midland and Penetanguishene Ontario is seeking re-enactors, artisans, entertainers, and historical displays for the event to be held August 24-25, 2013.
Aliskye, Scribe Armarius in the West Kingdom, reports that photos of scrolls awarded at the 2013 Kingdom 12th Night are now available to view online. The photos are posted on the 12th Night website.
Danish Stone Age pots may not be as old as originally determined if fish were cooked in them.
Divisive arguments, including death threats, mar the decision on where to bury the remains of Richard III.
Master Feral von Halstern, reporting for the East Kingdom Gazzette, announces the Pennsic Battle Schedule for the upcoming War.
Albreda reports that she has created an album of photos from Winter War which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available to view on Google+.
The recent discovery of the Macclesfield Alphabet Book brought smiles to the lips of experts at the British Library. The 16th century 'model' or 'pattern' book was designed to display the skills of the illuminator for potential clients. (photos)
Conde Fernando Rodriguez de Falcon reports that Their Majesties Donngal and Catalina of the Kingdom of Calontir have placed the Honorable Lady Nikolena Martinovna Popriadukhina on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Laurel.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is playing host to masterpieces from Kuwait’s al-Sabah Collection, "one of the greatest collections of Islamic art in the world." The show runs until January 26, 2014. (photos)
Cateline la broderesse reports that she has created an album of photos from King's and Queen's A&S Championship, which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on Google.
Digging for a new rail line in london, England has revelaed a mass grave with 13 skeletons in it. Dates based on pottery indicate that the graves date to the mid 1300s.
At al-Barran Midwinter, Their Majesties Garick and Yasamin of the Kingdom of the Outlands placed Baroness Elisée de Calais on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Pelican.
Researchers might often wonder what went on in Roman baths, and now archaeologist Alissa Whitmore believes she may have some answers. For some time, Whitmore has studied objects discovered in the drains of Roman bathhouses, and has presented her findings at the annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America in Seattle.