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PI Publishing Court Reports This Year

One of the additions we at the Pennsic Independent would like to make this year is the inclusion of kingdom court reports. We know this is something that our readers—both at war and on the Internet—would be particularly interested in.

Graybeard Heavy Weapons Tournament at Pennsic

In honor of all the tournaments that they have fought in, and in anticipation of Viscount Syr Bear's sixtieth Royal tournament, Viscount Syr Bear the Wallsbane and Earl Sir Bearengaer hinn Raudi will host a Graybeard heavy weapons double elimination tournament at Pennsic XXXIV, August 14, 2005, at 3:00 P.M. at the Red tourney Field. Entrants must meet the minimum age requirement of fifty years of age, and proof of age will be required. The tournament will be fought under the Combat Conventions of the Kingdom of Æthelmearc.

Going Off Site at Pennsic

Getting Started

Take Currie Road back out to the stop sign at Route 422. A right turn will take you west toward New Castle. A left turn will take you east toward Interstate 79, Moraine State Park, and Lyndora/Butler (in that order).

Foot Care at Pennsic

By Michael the Lost

If you are not a fighter your feet will probably be the most painful part of your Pennsic experience. I have heard rumors of people getting jungle rot at Pennsic. I find that hard to believe but I would believe that a lot of people get infected foot wounds. I am always surprised at how many people don't know about simple things such as moleskin. Here are some things I do to take care of my feet when I'm at Pennsic:

Living pieces of history: SCA History Night at Pennsic

By Sgt. Azrael ben Shemhazai

Hard as it may be to believe, we’re coming up on 40 years since the backyard party at Berkeley May 1, 1966, that marks the founding of the Society for Creative Anachronism. And in that time, just as in the Real Middle Ages, we in the Current Middle Ages have developed an impressive treasure trove of history, stories and adventures. And along with those stories we have our relics — real, physical evidence of days gone by.

Magician Cleared of Witchcraft Charges

By Dr. Henry Best

At the Pennsic War, the Coxcomb Academy Graduation Show was jarringly
interrupted as an Inquisitor charged the show's master of ceremonies,
Captain Matthew Christopher, with witchcraft.

PI Web Edition -- Saturday, August 21, 2004

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This is the web edition of the Pennsic Independent for August 21, 2004.

Dragon takes final battle, storms fort

By DonalBane of Blakmers

Pennsic Independent Battlefield Correspondent

After 27 War Points: Eastern Tygers 14, Midrealm Dragons 3, Mother Nature 7 (pending archery war points)

Having been stormed out on Thursday, both the great armies of the Midrealm and the East assembled for the final time this Pennsic hoping to storm into something: the Pennsic fort.

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