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Jarl Sven Randallson wins Ansteorra Winter 2015 Crown Tournament

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:06

Annes reports that Jarl Sven Randallson was the victor of the January 10, 2015 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.

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Potables needed for Known World Party

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 11:08

Mistress Sylvia du Vey, Guildmistress of the East Kingdom Brewers Guild, reports that donations are needed for the known World Party to take place at Pennsic War XLIV.

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Photos from Steppes 12th Night 2014

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 16:53

Master Caelin on Andrede reports that he has created an album of photos from the Kingdom of Ansteorra's 12th Night 2014. The photos are available on Flickr.

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Calling All Warranted Chirurgeons!

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 16:07

Estrella War is near, and we are looking for those who are willing to assist in keeping our event safe.  If you are a warranted Chirurgeon within your Kingdom and are interested in volunteering at either Chirurgeon Point or during Battles, please contact Lady Rowan.

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Cry Heralds needed for Gulf Wars

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:28

Gulf War is on the horizon, and the Clarion Calls go throughout the land for volunteers to help make Gulf Wars XXIV "the best of the best."

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Land procedure changes for Pennsic this year.

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 14:55

There will be significant changes to Pennsic Land procedures for Pennsic War 44, including new "early in" and block seniority rules.

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Call for Applicants - Society Chronicler

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:30

The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is seeking candidates for the position of Society Chronicler. The Interim Society Chronicler’s warrant ends in August 2015. In order to ensure a smooth transition, applications for the position of Society Chronicler are now being accepted.

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Chirurgeons at Rowany Festival

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 21:20

As Rowany Festival soon approaches, we are once more in need of dedicated helpers to cover our first aid requirements at the event.

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Stefan's Florilegium updates for January 2015

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 17:24

THLord Stefan li Rous provdes updates for Stefan's Florilegium for January 2015.

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Resignation of the Society Chirurgeon

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 19:00

At the Jan 2015 quarterly board meeting, the board accepted the resignation of the Society Chirurgeon, and directed the President to handle the responsibilities of that office until further notice.

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Attention unto the Known World: Rejoice!

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 17:41

On LinkedIn, Landinn de Marest (Kristen Fife), reports that the Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachornism, Inc. has approved the creation of a new kingdom.

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Precious manuscripts threatened by jihadists in Iraq

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 00:31

The fighting in Iraq continues to threaten, not just the populace, but historical treasures and manuscripts. Recently a Dominican Order of priests, known as the Order of Preachers, managed to rescue a number of these precious documents when Islamic State jihadists advanced into the region. (photos)

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Proposed Corpora Change Results - 4th Peerage

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 19:00

At the January 17, 2015 Board of Directors meeting in Milpitas, CA, the Board voted against revising Corpora to establish a rapier peerage.

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Quivers and Quarrels: Winter issue

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 15:24

Sir Jon reports that the Winter edition of the SCA wide archery E-newsletter is now available online.

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NBC News goes to Pennsic

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 13:12

Do you remember why you joined the SCA? If you don't, or need to remember why you are still a member, watch For Glory & Honor: Medieval Reenactors Go To Battle, an NBC News feature showcasing the SCA at the Pennsic War. (video)

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First Quarter 2015 Board Meeting

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 18:00

The Board of Directors would like to remind the membership that the First Quarter 2015 Board Meeting is scheduled for tomorrow Saturday, January 17, 2015.

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Doctoral thesis changes history of Swedish glass

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 16:40

Archaeologist Anna Ihr's doctoral dissertation, Becoming Vitrified, shows that the glass industry in Sweden is much older than previously believed, as early as the 13th century. The thesis describes how different vitrified, or glassy, materials can be interpreted and analysed.

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SCA Inc. discontinues Known World Mail

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:05

Effective February 1, 2015, the SCA is discontinuing its Known World Mail, a hosted mail service previously offered to SCA members.

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Stonehenge in 8th century poem?

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 13:53

The 8th century, Old English poem called The Ruin may be the oldest surviving literature to mention Stonehenge, says medieval liguist Dr Graeme Davis. The poem refers to stones called "the old ones" or the "elders."

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Pennsic Registration Office: Preregistration is live

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 21:18

The Pennsic Pre-reigistration Office reports that pre-registration for Pennsic 44 is now live

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