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Medieval tithe barn unearthed at Croxton Kerrial dig

SCA Today - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 15:59

Project leader Tony Connolly of the Framland Local Archaeology Group has been hoping to find the "lost" 12th century manor house at Croxton Kerrial, near the Lincolnshire border in England. This summer's excavations have revealed several structures including a tithe barn.

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Atlantian peers accept ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

SCA Today - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:36

Lady Sophia the Orange of the Kingdom of Atlantia reports that a challenge by Mistress Branwen Wallis to the Atlantian Order of the Laurel to take on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge was carried out by Mistress Rosalind Delamere and Mistress Rosalind Jehanne at Atlantia University, September 20, 2014. A video of their misery is available online. (video)

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SCA Board Meeting October 25, 2014

SCA Today - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 07:15

Patrick Anderson reports that the Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. will meet October 25, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Mysterious "pierced pottery" among the finds at Bridge Farm

SCA Today - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 14:42

Archaeological excavations at the Romano-British settlement at Bridge Farm, near Barcombe Mills, England have given experts much to ponder, including evidence of a large post-built building, coins and late Roman pottery with pierced bases.

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Richard III to be buried March 26, 2015

SCA Today - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 09:53

After much debate, court rulings, and fuss, the remains of King Richard III, England's latest medieval monarch, will be reinterred in Leicester Cathedral on March 26, 2015.

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Vikings! At a theater near you October 7, 2014!

SCA Today - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 05:30

On Tuesday October 7, 2014 at 7:00 pm, the British Museum and More2Screen will present an exclusive private view of the BP exhibition Vikings: life and legend at select cinemas around the world. Tickets and locations are available online.

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Barrow Clump provides "good year" for archaeologists

SCA Today - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 16:01

Barrow Clump on the Salisbury Plain in England was a burial site from neolithic through Anglo-Saxon times, so archaeologists were not surprised to find additional burials there, but new discoveries produced a wealth of artifacts including shield bosses, glass beads and a Saxon sword. (photos)

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

SCA Today - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 12:18

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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