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Forgotten warrior-saint may have inspired Tolkien's Aragorn

SCA Today - Sat, 03/22/2014 - 15:39

British historian Max Adams believes that 7th century King Oswald has been overlooked as a hero. This opinion was apparently shared by author J.R.R. Tolkien, when he based his own warrior king Aragorn on the early English monarch who also "was exiled as a young man before returning to his homeland in order to claim his birthright and become king." (photos)

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Q&A with Grand Council

SCA Today - Sat, 03/22/2014 - 11:10

Lady Heather Shea, the Questrix, answers questions about the Grand Council for the East Kingdom Gazette.

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