Plumbers fixing a leak in a building in the central Portugal city of Coimbra found something they were not expecting: several 600-year-old mikvahs, Jewish ritual baths.
AElfwyn reports that Their Majesties Nigel and Adrielle of the Kingdom of Ealdormere have chosen to offer admittance into the Order of the Laurel to Jhone of Woodcote and Wilfred of Swefingham.
Mississippi State University student of astronautics, Mary Kate Smith, loves space and the Middle Ages. A member of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Smith is a self-proclaimed nerd and a participant in season 2 of TBS' King of the Nerds. Steve Rogers of WCBI has the story.
On January 18, 2014, the SCA Board of Directors began seeking commentary on a proposal to eliminate the official Office of the Chirurgeonate, and the associated changes to Corpora necessary to accomplish this action. This announcement can be found in its entirety online.
Lady Bethia, Acting Kingdom Sheriff for the Kingdom of Atenveldt, reports that she will hold a Sheriff's Auction at the upcoming Estrella War XXX.
Bianca della Vittoria reports that the A&S class schedule for the Estrella War XXX, complete with descriptions, is now available to view online.
KNOWN WORLD Feb 4, 2014 Estrella War Announcement Digest
In a feature article for Current Archaeology, Matthew Symonds discusses recent discoveries at Longforth Farm with Bob Davis of Wessex Archaeology. Longforth Farm is a huge medieval complex near Wellington, England. (photos, map)