Robin Kyrke shares a video of a "marvelous fighting tourney" recorded at the Barony of Castel Rouge's Pirates Ravage the Plains event which took place January 19, 2013 in the Kingdom of Northshield.
Slightly out-of-period, but interesting nonetheless, is an instruction video by hairdresser Janet Stephens re-creating the hairstyle of the Vestal Virgins of ancient Rome. The Seni Crines is the oldest known hairstyle in Rome, and influenced later styles.
Travelers in northern Norway were inconvenienced recently when a truckload of burning cheese closed the Brattli Tunnel at Tysfjord. The fire continued for five days, releasing toxic gases, and making clearing the tunnel hazardous.
Residents of south east Cornwall are hoping to raise the UK£3m needed to save the priory at St Germans, a 9th century church in dire need of modernization. The fundraising efforts hope to attract such organizations as the Heritage Lottery Fund to their cause.
The Society Seneschal's office is seeking a Deputy Seneschal for Market Research to develop and implement a market research capability support the ongoing primary research needs that will prove fundamental to the continued improvement of decision-making for the Society for Creative Anachronism.
All Pelicans & Proteges of the Known World are invited to come together to enjoy nosh, libations and conversation.
Now that Richard III has been offically identified, millions of readers are seeking to learn more about the English king. An extremely-detailed article on the Daily Mail website follows the saga of Richard from the discovery of his bones to the reveal of his appearance through facial reconstruction. (photos)
The online comic xkcd offers advice for "dropping pounds" in a recent cartoon.
Greetings from the Performing Arts of this years Gulf Wars XXII. We are proud to announce that we will conducting the 6th Annual Gulf Wars War Bard Competion on Wednesday evening at 6 p.m.
Magdalen, Victoria and Tigra, Estrella War Mains 2013, are requesting volunteers to help with Early Set Up at the War.
Over 80 additional artifacts found in the area of the Staffordshire Hoard have been declared treasure. The gold and silver items were discovered near the original site when a field was ploughed. (photo)
“To assume that Viking men were ranked above women is to impose modern values on the past, which would be misleading,” cautions Marianne Moen one of the organizers of the Viking Worlds Conference, to be held in March 2013.
The decoration of "leaves" on what was thought to be a medieval pilgrim badge of St Blaise was actually something else!
For a thousand years, the Byzantine port city of Bathonea lay hidden and forgotten beneath farmland, but a recent drought revealed the town's seawall, leading to the discovery of a "well-connected, wealthy, fully outfitted harbor city that thrived from the fourth to 11th century." (photos)
Senor Santiago Ruiz de Zaragoza reports that, at Their Midwinter's Revel, Their Royal Majesties, Vladimir and Kalisa of the Kingdom of Atlantia offered elevation to the Order of the Pelican to Baroness Elizabeth Hardyn.
The historic costuming pattern site Old Time Patterns is currently holding an Historical Costume Contest for costumes created from the time periods 1500-1630 Tudor, Elizabethan, Early Settler through 1910-1940 Vintage, Titanic, WW1, Flapper.
A UK£200,000 grant is set to finance the removal of power lines and poles from the site of the world-famous Anglo-Saxon burial mounds at Sutton Hoo near Woodbridge, England. Over a mile of lines will be replaced with underground cables.
"And lo it came to pass that on Saturday, in Mulgrave, David was crowned King of Lochac, with Claudia at his side as his Queen," writes John Elder, a reporter for The Age (Victoria) about the recent crowning of Felix and Eva in the Kingdom of Lochac. (photos)
Henry VIII's perfectly preserved wine cellar is underneath Britain's Ministry of Defence building - floating in a subterranean chamber.
In an article on Cracked.com, Steve Kolenberg sets the world straight on 6 Ridiculous Myths About the Middle Ages Everyone Believes including the "Dark" Ages, everything was filthy, and knights were chivalrous.