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Shoshida-roku-i Tora Gozen elevated to Pelican in AEthelmearc

SCA Today - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 13:18

Kameshima Zentarou Umakai, Silver Buccle Principal Herald, reports that at Their Court at Proving Grounds, Their Majesties Magnus Tindal and Etain of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc offered elevation to the Order of the Pelican to Their Equestrian Champion Shoshida-roku-i Tora Gozen.

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"Tally-ho" seal brings smiles in Lufton

SCA Today - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 18:25

Lufton, England has been the site of settlement from the Iron Age to the present, but archaeologists working on the Roman era of the town were amused to discover a wax seal from the Middle Ages, decorated with a light-hearted hunting scene. (photo)

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SCA Playwright's "To Each Their Own" released in audio production

SCA Today - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 09:41

Sir Brand deus Leons of An Tir wrote a Shakespearean-style comedic play, "To Each Their Own". The play, reviously published in script form, has been commercially produced and released in audio form.

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Medieval invention still ticking

SCA Today - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 14:30

Since the early 16th century, watches have been an elegant fashion statement. David Thompson, former Curator of Horology for the British Museum, looks at the history of the watch in a feature  article on the British Museum blog. (photos)

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TED Talk: The Black Death

SCA Today - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:10

In a TED Talk video, Sharon N. DeWitte looks at the bubonic plague, which devastated Europe in the 14th century.

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New documents added to British Library's digitalization project

SCA Today - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 19:55

The British Library reports that it has released its latest list of digitized documents for summer 2014.

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Oral history leads to discovery of lost Polish church

SCA Today - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 18:41

As late as the 1930s, scholars knew that a late medieval church had once stood in the town of Suraż, Poland. Now archaeologists have verified the oral history with the discovery of remnants of the building.

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In Ballachlagan the Middle Ages are part of everyday life

SCA Today - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 13:34

For members of Ballachlagan, the SCA chapter in Wheeling, West Virginia, being part of the Middle Ages is no fantasy, it's a way of life, according to staff writer Daniel Dorsch of the Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register who recently visited the group. (photo)

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K&Q Equestrian Champions Tournament photos online

SCA Today - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:52

Brita reports that she has created an album of photos from K&Q Equestrian Champions which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on Shutterfly.

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