Their Highnesses Amos le Pious and Ysabella Cacemoine, along with Mistress Ceridwen ferch Owain, of the Kingdom of Atlantia, have announced the Ransom the Cure initiative, a series of single tournaments at events to raise money for cancer resaearch. Their Highnesses discuss the project in a YouTube video.
Lord Martyn de Halliwell, Department Head for Youth Point, Pennsic XLII, reports that the deadline for registering to teach classes for the Youth and Family Track at the War is April 15, 2013.
Scientists from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona in Spain are studying the remains of a 5th century Roman woman found buried in a Roman cemetery in the archaeological site of La Fogonussa. The woman, aged 30 to 40 years, had suffered from an ovarian tumor.
Eight photos from London's "deepest" Roman dig include leather goods, tableware, a horse pendant and amber.
Caelin on Andrede reports that he has created several albums of photos from Gulf War XXII. The photos are available to view on Flickr.
New small cider and mead breweries are cropping up in Maryland, part of a larger resurgence in these drinks. The brewers are mixing traditional methods with modern sensibilities, like focusing on locally-grown ingredients.
Finding treasure with a metal detector is a hobby for all ages. Just ask three-year-old James Hyatt who, along with Dad and Grandpa, discovered an engraved gold reliquary locket from the early 16th century 8 inches beneath the Essex soil. (photo)
The "quiet, bucolic setting, the lack of crowds and the ability to wander freely" has won Avebury's stone circle in Wiltshire, England a second place among best world heritage sites by Which? travel magazine.
At Their Court in the Barony of the Bridge, Their Majesties Edward and Thyra of the East Kingdom offered elevation to the Order of the Pelican to Eowyn Eilonwy of Alewife Brook.
"We have a remarkably well-preserved Roman road in good condition and the site is throwing up all manner of interesting things including a lot of lead, which suggests it was connected with the lead workings on Halkyn Mountain," said Will Walker, of Earthworks Archaeology about the discovery of a Roman site near Flint, Wales.
A video posted on YouTube captures Johann Steinarsson, of the Kingdom of Calontir, as he sings The Sons of Calontir.
An amendment to Middle Kingdom law now allows Their Majesties to appoint baronial couples of same or opposite gender, or individuals, as Their Majesties deem "most fit to represent the Royal Presence in the Barony."
Shakespeare wrote that Richard III plotted the deaths of his young nephews in the Tower of London, a theory touted by the Tudors but never confirmed. In the 17th century, the bones of two young children were found in the Tower and were reburied in Westminster Abbey as the princes, Edward V and Richard Duke of York.
In an Amsterdam mall, a costumed flash mob chases a thief, rappels down ropes, and surprises modern shoppers to recreate "The Night Watch", and advertise the reopening of the Rijksmuseum. (video)
Copper, bronze and brass cooking pots, which had been buried during the Thirty Years War, were unearthed in Guetzkow, Germany.
"Just about everything that would have been important to the citizens of Norwich during the Middle Ages" has been found scrawled on the walls of Norwich Cathedral report volunteers from the Norfolk Medieval Graffiti Survey, who are cataloging the grafitti. (photos)
Francesca di Pavia, Blue Iris Herald, reports that at Their Court at Gulf Wars, Their majesties Garick and Yasamin, of the Kingdom of the Outlands, called forth THL Albrecht von Trier, and placed him on vigil to contemplate admittance to the Order of Chivalry.
William of Kensham was a resistance fighter in Kent, England who fought the French forces of Prince Louis in 1216, and he might, according to historian Sean McGlynn, be the basis for the Robin Hood myth.
TRM Obediah and Ascelin offered elevation into the Order of the Laured to Their subject, Baroness Elena Edgar, Sunday morning of the annual March Crown Lists for the Kingdom of the West.
Cateline la broderesse reports that she has created an album of photos from Mudthaw 2013 which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on Google+.