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SCAtoday.net is a news portal for those interested in the history of the Middle Ages, and the living history community (including the Society for Creative Anachronism) for that historical period.
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Stefan's Florilegium updates for February 2015

Sun, 02/15/2015 - 17:06

THLord Stefan li Rous has publised updates for Stefan's Florilegium for February 2015.

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Farewell to Lord Sedric Edye

Sat, 02/14/2015 - 14:22

On January 25, the Middle Kingdom lost Lord Sedric Edye, a founding member of the Marche of Alderford and a close friend of the SCAtoday.net staff.

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Meet Drachenwald's Laurel of the Month: Mistress Lia de Thornegge

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 22:53

Each month, the Laurels of the Kingdom of Drachenwald showcase one of their own. For January 2015, it is Mistress Lia de Thornegge of Nordmark (Uppsala, Sweden), who specializes in late period embroidery and late period costuming.

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Estrella War XXXI Collegium

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 12:10

Estrella War is fast approaching and we are still in need of instructors for the collegium. If you have a skill or talent you could pass on to the populace, please consider teaching at Estrella War XXXI. 

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Northshield 12th Night and Border Skirmish photos online

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 11:25

Baroness Kateryn of the Amber Mists reports that Her Ladyship Elspeth has posted an album of photos from the recent 12th night event in the Kingdom of Northshield, as well as two albums from 2013 Border Skirmish. All albums are available on Flickr.

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SCA Board of Directors - Meeting Schedule

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 11:22

The Board of Directors of the Society for Crative Anachronism has announced the location and time of the next BoD meeting.

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Pennsic War Financial Committee seeks candidates for Pennsic War Exchequer

Sun, 02/08/2015 - 18:25

Chai'usun, Social Media & Publications Coordinator for Pennsic 44, reports that the Financial Committee is looking for candidates for Pennsic War Exchequer.

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Medieval city of Ukek found in Russia

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 19:37

Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a 750-year-old city along the volga River in Russia. Ukek, a major city of Batu Khan's Golden Horde, is believed to have been founded by the descendents of Genghis Khan.

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Evidence of Germanic tribes discovered in Poland

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 16:05

An archaeological team from the Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw recently discovered evidence of habitation by Germanic people from the turn of the fourth and fifth century CE in a cave in the Kraków-Częstochowa Upland. (photo)

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Estrella War XXXI A&S Showcase

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 09:03

Calling the artisans of the Knowne World! Once again, the Kingdom of Atenveldt is hosting an Artisan Showcase at Estrella War

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Rude runes in Norway

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 16:20

Medieval people were not as different as their modern versions when it comes to rude language and  graffiti, a fact discovered by a team of archaeologists in Oslo, Norway who came across three double entendre characters carved in runes on a piece of wood denoting either the first letters in the ruinic alphbet or Fuþ, the Old Norse word for the female genitalia. (photo)

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Call for Applications - Society Marshal

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 17:43

The Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachornim, Inc. has announced that it is seeking candidates for the position of Society marshal.

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Use of Mandrake-style rubber thrusting tips at Pennsic 44

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 13:00

Sir Gregoire, KEM Middle Kingdom, MIC Pennsic 44 reports on Marshalate rulings regarding use of Mandrake-style rubber thrusting tips at the 2015 Pennsic War.

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Opinion re: Inclusion of Non-Rattan Fighters into the Chivalry

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:48

The Society Seneschal, A.J. Pongratz, has published an Advisory Opinion Regarding the possible inclusion of non-rattan righters into the Order of the Chivalry.

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Creation of the Order of Defense

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 18:38

Due to the large amount of information surrounding the additional peerage for rapier and cut and thrust, the Board of Directors decided to participate in a conference call on February 2, 2015.

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Society Archivist - Address Change

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 16:07

The Society Archivist has a new postal address, according to an official notice from Corporate.

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Gulf War Registration 2015 deadline approaches

Tue, 02/03/2015 - 13:47

Baroness Alexandra der Wasserman, Co-Mayor for Gulf War 2015, reports that the registration deadline for the War is fast approaching.

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St. Augustine dig: "a 16th century jackpot!"

Sun, 02/01/2015 - 21:12

Archaeologists working at the site of a new garden at the gallery of the Art Association in St. Augustine, Florida, have unearthed "some of the earliest artifacts found in the downtown area." City archaeologist Carl Halbirt said, "This is a 16th century jackpot!" WFGA, Jacksonville, has the story. (video)

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SCA BoD February 2, 2015 Conference Call

Sun, 02/01/2015 - 14:52

Due to the large amount of information surrounding the additional peerage matter, the Board of Directors has decided to participate in a conference call on February 2, 2015. 

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