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2014-09-19 - Pounce XIII

Midrealm Calendar - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 17:00

Viking amulet features detailed dress

SCA Today - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:23

Experts in Denmark are intrigued by the recent discovery of a Viking Age amulet/figurine by a metal detectorist in a field near Revninge. The small silver figurine, possibly representing Freya the goddess of fertility, wears a marvelously-detailed Viking dress. (photo)

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2014-09-19 - Pounce XIII

Midrealm Calendar - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 09:00

Medieval sewer system found at Drum Castle

SCA Today - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 16:12

Archaeologists working on a dig at Drum Castle in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, have discovered the remains of the medieval sanitation system which once surrounded the 14th-century Tower of Drum.

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Lilies War 28 photos online

SCA Today - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:30

Sofya reports that a number of photo albums from Lilies War 28 are now available on the Calontiri website.

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Mirabel de Malmesberie elevated to Laurel in the Outlands

SCA Today - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 14:51

Kaliyan Kali reports that at Their Caer Galen Defender event, Their Majesties Walrick and Cecilia, of the Kingdom of the Outlands, offered elevation to the Order of the Laurel to the Honorable Lady Mirabel de Malmesberie.

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Earliest case of Down syndrome diagnosed in French skeleton

SCA Today - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 10:13

A team of archaeologists at the University of Bordeaux has identified the earliest known case of Down syndrome in the remains of a child who lived in 6th century France. The diagnosis was made after the remains were submitted to a (CT) scan.

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Mystery of Wolsey's missing angels solved

SCA Today - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 22:10

Once upon a time, four bronze angels adorned the gateposts of the Wellingborough Golf Club in Northamptonshire, England. No one paid much attention to them until two were stolen, but now all four, identified as Renaissance treasures, are the subject of a fundraising effort by the Victoria and Albert Museum. (photo)

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The Known World Arts & Sciences display at Pennsic

SCA Today - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 20:30

SleepyUnicorn has posted a photo album from the Known World A&S Display held at Pennsic 43.

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2014-09-13 - Autumn Bohort

Midrealm Calendar - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:00

2014-09-13 - Autumn Bohort

Midrealm Calendar - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 08:00

Oldest copy of "The Brus" restored

SCA Today - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 18:15

The oldest known copy of "The Brus," an epic poem describing the Battle of Bannockburn, has been restored in time for the 700th celebration of the event. The poem was written in 1375 by the Archdeacon of Aberdeen. (photos)

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Chaninai al-Zarqa' bint Ibrahim ibn Rashid elevated to Pelican in the West

SCA Today - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 16:33

Gillian reports that Their Majesties Conor and Isa of the Kingdom of the West have chosen to elevate her protégé, Chaninai al-Zarqa' bint Ibrahim ibn Rashid, to the Order of the Pelican.

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Shishido Tora Gozen elevated to Pelican in AEthelmearc

SCA Today - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:29

In June 2014, Their Majesties Tindal and Etain of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc offered elevation to the Order of the Pelican to Shishido Tora Gozen. The elevation too place at the Kingdom's Equestrian Championship.

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Brennos Agrocunos knighted in the West

SCA Today - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 13:46

Morucatha reports that, at the recent West-An Tir War, Their Majesties Conor and Isa of the Kingdom of the West offered elevation to the Order of the Chivalry to Brennos Agrocunos.

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