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UK£3,000 needed to secure Lindisfarne Hoard

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 11:42

In 2003, builder Richard Mason found an old, pottery jug on the island of Lindisfarne, in northern England. Later, he noticed that the jug contained 17 coins, dating from the reigns of Henry VI - Elizabeth I. The silver and gold hoard has been valued at UK£30,900, but the Great North Museum in Newcastle needs an additional UK£3,000 to purchase the coins for its collection. (photo)

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SCA Feast Survey results are online

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 15:11

Wulfwen Atte Belle and Antonio Bellini have announced that the results for the SCA Feast Survey are now available to download from the Barony of Sternfeld website.

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Baron Tigernach mac Cathail placed on vigil in AEthelmearc

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:16

Kameshima Zentarou Umakai, Silver Buccle Principal Herald, reports that, at Their Court at Siege of Glengary, Their Majesties Titus and Anna Leigh of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc placed Baron Tigernach mac Cathail on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Pelican.

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New Peers in Lochac

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 00:15

Lord Gunther Boese, Canon Herald for the Kingdom of Lochac, reports that Their Majesties Niáll and Liadan have chosen to offer Peerages to four of Their subjects over the past two months.

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Ansteorra Fall 2014 Coronation photos online

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 19:00

Caelin on Andrede reports that he has created a large album of photos from Fall 2014 Coronation which took place recently in the Kingdom of Ansteorra.

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Two offered elevation at AEthelmearc Coronation

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:25

Kameshima Zentarou Umakai, Silver Buccle Principal Herald, reports that, after Their Coronation, Their Majesties Titus Scipio Germanicus and Anna Leigh offered elevation to the Peerage to two of Their subjects.

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Announcing KWDS XI Activities - Balls, Revels and More!

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 13:25

The Drachenwald Known World Dance Symposium XI shall feature a wide range of afternoon and evening activities, from elegant balls to dissolute gambling! Refreshments will be served at all evening functions, and open dancing commences after the balls, continuing until the last reveler seeks their bed.

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Baroness Othindisa Bykona given writ for the Order of the Laurel

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 08:45

At Crown Tourney, held October 11th, TRM Titus and Anna Leigh, King and Queen of Æthelmearc, presented Baroness Othindisa bykona with a writ for the Order of the Laurel.

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Early Christian charm found in Manchester library

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 13:30

A 6th century papyrus, identified as an early Christian charm, has been discovered among the documents in the University of Manchester's John Rylands Library. The charm is considered "the earliest surviving document to use the Christian Eucharist liturgy - which outlines the Last Supper - as a protective charm."

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SCA BoD to decide on proposed Rapier Peerage Corpora change in 2015

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 09:51

Don Miklos von Baeker, Baron of Oldenfeld, reports that the Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism plans to make a decision on the proposed Rapier Peerage Corpora change in 2015.

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Two elevated to Pelican in AEthelmearc

Sun, 11/09/2014 - 20:02

Kameshima Zentarou Umakai, Silver Buccle Principal Herald, reports that Their Majesties Magnus Tindal and Etain of the Kingdom of Aethelmearc offered elevation to the Order of the Pelican to THL Filipo da Sancto Martino and Baron Sogtungui Bataar.

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Steinnar and Lyda new Heirs to Ealdormere Throne.

Sun, 11/09/2014 - 07:42

Congratulations to Sir Steinnar Aggarson, the victor of the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ealdormere.

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Tools help identify Viking blacksmith grave

Sat, 11/08/2014 - 15:48

Leif Arne Norberg, of Sogndalsdalen, Norway, certainly didn't expect to find treasure when he moved some stone slabs in his garden revealing what is believed to be the grave of a Viking blacksmith. (photo)

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Oldest known siddur displayed in Jerusalem

Sat, 11/08/2014 - 10:15

Jerusalem’s Bible Lands Museum recently played host to the Book of Books exhibition which featured the world's oldest siddur, a 1,200-year-old Hebrew manuscript still in its original binding. (photo)

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Royal baths of Pliska unearthed in Bulgaria

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 17:12

In the 9th century, Pliska was the capital of the First Bulgarian Kingdom and heavily influenced by Mediterranean culture. This influence can be seen in the recently discovered royal baths, believed to be the oldest in the country. (photo)

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Roman finery found under Colchester department store

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 13:38

Construction work at Williams & Griffin department store in Colchester, England has led to the remarkable discovery of a wealthy Roman woman's jewelry collection, considered to be "one of the finest of its kind ever discovered in Britain." (photos)

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Dig to explore medieval town and plantation in Northern Ireland

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 22:06

Experts in Antrim County, Northern Ireland, are intrigued by evidence of a "lost" medieval town beneath a plantation-era Gaelic Scottish settlement and a 16th century castle. The evidence consists of a metal buckle and a silver groat, both dating to the 1550s.

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THL Yvonne de Plumetot joins SCA Ltd. BoD

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 12:39

Sorle Maknicoll, mka Jeff Nicholson, Secretary, SCA Ltd (Australia), reports that Michele Le Bas, known as THL Yvonne de Plumetot has joined the organization's Board of Directors.

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SCAdians share skills at Southeast Texas Arts Festival

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 14:17

Members of the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism took part in the Southeast Texas Arts Festival which took place october 17-18, 2014 at the Betty Greenberg Center for Performing Arts. Jake Daniels of the Beaumont Enterprise was on hand to take photos.

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Miles FitzRalf new Prince of the West

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 08:44

Cynthia de Greenfield reports that Miles FitzRalf was the victor of the October 4, 2014 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West. His Highness was inspired in His endeavor by Aesa Ythersdottir.

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