Brita reports that she has created an album of photos from Palio de Stonemarche which took place June 15, 2013 in the East Kingdom. The photos are available to view on Shutterfly.
What divides the Kingdoms of Northshield and the Middle? Why, the Cheddar Curtain, of course! At least, it does for the annual Border Skirmish event. Margaret Plevak of Walworth County (Wisconsin) Today has the story.
"'Tis a tale told by fretful droids, full of faithful Wookiees and fearstome Stormtroopers, signifying...pretty much everything," reads the description for Ian Doescher's new Shakespearean parody, William Shakespeare's Star Wars.
Looking for really historical documentation for cooking? A Culinary Journey Through Time, published by Communicating Culture, is now available in English, German and Danish. The book is the "first ever cookbook based on archaeological finds." Jeppe Wojcik of ScienceNordic has a review.
Mistress Isela di Bari reports that Their Majesties Thorfinn and Etain, of the Kingdom of the West, have chosen to elevate Katherine de Langelei to the Order of the Laurel.
Nicholas reports that he has created an album of photos from the recent celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Kingdom of Drachenwald. The photos are available to view on Flickr.
Justinian Clarus of the Kingdom of Ealdormere, reports that his songbook, Cry of the Wolf VI, a completely prejudiced compilation of this Bard's and Their Majesties favourite songs, is available, is available online. The book is subtitled Marching to War with Trumbrand and Kaylah.
New research finds that Geoffrey of Monmouth's great The History of the Kings of Britain may have been written in St George's chapel, a teaching base for Oxford students, which was destroyed during the construction of Oxford Castle.
The official Pennsic booklet, a Pilgrim's Guide to Pennsic War XLII, is now available online. The booklet contains the site rules and a description of available services.
Lochac Canon Herald Sorle reports that at June 2013's Great Northern War XV, Their Majesties Felix and Eva offered peerages to two of Their subjects.
Detlef reports that Duke Aaron MacGregor as the victor of the July 7, 2013 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Ansteorra. His Highness was inspired in His endeavor by Lady Nicolette Deuville.
In the first of a series of videos on German art, British art historian and broadcaster Andrew Graham-Dixon looks at German art of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
Richard III is getting the rockstar treatment these days, and now he is scheduled to go on tour - or at least his head is. The re-constructed head, created using the king's actual skull, will go on display in Leicester, Bosworth, York, Northampton and the British Museum. The head will eventually reside at a museum dedicated to the discovery.
In what might be the strangest story of the year, author Steve Berry proposes that Queen Elizabeth I might have had an incredible secret: She was a man. The theory is laid out in a new book by Berry, The King’s Deception.
The Board of Directors would like to remind the membership that the Third Quarter 2013 Board Meeting will take place in the West Kingdom on July 13, 2013.
In 1565, St. Augustine was founded and became the first continuously-occupied European settlement in what would later become the continental United States. For the past 37 years, archaeologist Dr. Kathy Deagan of the University of Florida has spent her summers excavating the area of the "Fountain of Youth" and learn more about the early Spanish settlement. (video)
Augusto G. reports that he has created an album of photos from Blackstone Raids 2013, which took place recently in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The photos are available to view on Photobucket.