Articles & How-To Guides
Loosed from the glove - by Janos Katana.
The Broken Mug - by Dorcas Whitecap. A song written on the way to Northshield
Strike the Drum - by HL Mathurin Kerbusso. Notations on the battles referenced in this popular song.
I Have Fought - by Janos Katana. A song of the Calon Army. Includes Music and Lyrics.
Freedom's Crusade - by Janos Katana. A Saxon Call to Arms. Includes Music and Lyrics.
The Fealty of the Lion - by Janos Katana. A song of Richard II II, addressing his recalcitrant son, Richard the Lionheart. Includes Music and Lyrics.
Archers of Calontir - by Janos Katana. Includes Music and Lyrics.
In Praise of Byrhtnoth - by Janos Katana
Silk Standard Making - by Sir Duncan Bruce of Logan and Sir Gawayne ap Tristam This article describes how to make a silk standard, suitable for heraldic display at SCA events.
Why Register Your SCA Name and Armory? - by Baron Modar Neznanich
Knitted Acorn Hat Pattern for Beginners - by Lady Cecilia de Gatisbury. A beginners guide to a simple knitted hat.
Recipe for Traumatized by Trebuchet Soup - Lady Mea Giuseppi de Firenze
Four Course Norse Themed Feast - Mistress Gwen A’Brooke's recipes for the Horse and Falcon event 2012
Chicken with Cherry Cream Sauce: A Potential Norseman's Meal - By HL Gwen A Brooke
A Brief History of Pretzels - by Lady Lorraine Devereaux
Mushrooms and Leeks - Lady Jeahanette de Nice Mountjaux
Henne in Bokenade - By HL Gwen A'Brooke
Mustard During Medieval Times - by Her Ladyship Gwen A'Brooke
Period Recipes Perfect for SCA events - by Lady Alianora de Olmandiers
Lillies Picnic Pickles - Gwyneth
Chicken in Sweetened Almond Milk - By Mistress Gwen A'Brooke
The Medieval Tavern Food Project: Phase 1 - By Mistress Gwen A'Brooke
Kris Kinder Inn Recipes - HE Mirabel Wynne. From Kris Kinder 2010
Yes, Funnel Cakes are Period!!! - HL Alianora de Olmondiers
Renfest Stew - Mistress Jonsdottir
Christmas Traditions in Medieval Times - by His Excellency Trevor of Chinon
Twelve Days of Christmas - by Mistress Genevieve Penrose
Sign Language is Period - by Lord Bjarni Ulfarsson
Hnefatafl - By Lord Primyterious duGathay An old Norse Game: easy Rules/ Hard to master
Armor & fighting
6-in-1 Maille: Fact of Fiction? - by Lord Thomas the Black
Geometry and Timing in Combat - by His Excellency Trevor of Chinon
Medieval German Armor 1300 - 1350 AD by His Excellency Trevor of Chinon
Footwork from I.33 Adapted for SCA Combat by His Excellency Trevor of Chinon I.33 refers to a German manuscript in the collection in the Royal Armouries.
Historical vs. Modern Chain Maille Weaves - by Lord Thomas the Black
History of Chain Maille - by Lord Thomas the Black
Butted vs. Riveted Chain Maille - by Lord Thomas the Black
Maille vs. Archery - by Lord Thomas the Black
Armor Strapping 101 - by His Excellency Trevor of Chinon
Arts and Science
Ash Longbows: construction Notes and Guide - János Katona
An Overview of Glass Beads - by Master Mellitus of Rouncivalee
Basic Documentation - By His Excellency Trevor of Chinon
Advanced Documentation - By His Excellency Trevor of Chinon
The Closet of the Eminently Learned Sir Kenelme Digbie Opened for the SCA Meadmaker - by HL Mathurin Kerbusso
Introduction to Calligraphy - by Sythe, Lord Blackwolfe
Alpargatas - Spanish Rope Shoes - Josefina del Torre
Garb and Sewing
Annotated Bibliography of Useful Books for Those Who Wish to Recreate Clothing of the Italian Renaissance - by Mistress Luciana della Ridolfi
Color Suggestions for Women's Clothes from Ancient Rome - By Narcissa Patricius
The Medieval Origin of the Modern Hashtag: A review of a Review - THL Lorraine Devereaux
The Rules of Courtly Love - Andreas Capellanus was the 12th century author of a treatise commonly entitled De amore (“On Love”) -- by Lady Lorraine Devereaux
Natural Disasters of the Middle Ages - by Lady Lorraine Devereaux
New Year's Day During SCA Period - by Lady Lorraine Devereaux
Saint Valentine's Day During SCA Period - by Lady Lorraine Devereaux
The Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit Through a Medievalist's Eyes - by Lady Lorraine Devereaux
Bibles and Books of Hours - by Lady Lorraine Devereaux
Period Prosthetics - by Lord Majnun Ibn Nizami Tabel Ragis
Disabled Persons During the 16th Century - by Lady Lorraine Devereaux
Gambling and Gaming - by Lady Ylva Jonsdottir
A look at the Game of Poch - by Lady Lorraine Devereaux
The Not So Merry Kings of England (and a Queen or Two) - by Her Ladyship Fiona nic Gormliatha. A short overview of the rulers of England.
October, Kalends Style - Her Ladyship Lorraine Devereaux. An ancient calendar system from Roman times.
New Year's Day - Her Ladyship Lorraine Devereaux. New Year's Day in many cultures from the Roman and Medieval period.
Today's Date as Your Persona Would Record it - Her Ladyship Lorraine Devereaux
Canonical Hours - by Lorraine Gehring. Until the 14th century, the public “clock” in most places was the bells rung by the nearby monastery or church.
Unequal Hours - by Lorraine Gehring. Until the 14th century, when mechanical tower clocks appear in cities across Europe, the people
of the Middle Ages used unequal-length hours that changed with the seasons.
Did you Know? - by THL Lorraine Devereaux. A Collection of interesting facts on William the Marshal
Did you Know?- by THL Lorrain Devereaux. A Collection of interesting facts on Henry I
No Excuses - Queen's Prize Advice From the Kingdom Arts and and Sciences Champion By Brian mac omáis Uí Fhoghladha
Past Newsletters Chronicle Many Changes in Forgotten Sea - By Lady Lorraine Devereaux; Article on the history of Forgotten Sea and the Clarion Newsletter.
Why We Do Demos - Her Excellency Ylva Jonsdottir
Choosing a Name & Creating a Persona - Baron Modar Neznanich
War Journal - by Niall Mac Broin. A first hand account of a Gulf Wars adventure.
Test Your Time Knowlege - by Lorraine Gehring Interesting article, done in a quiz format, on period timekeeping.
My First Queen's Prize Tourney - Her Excellency Ylva Jonsdottir
Autocrat Check List - Lady Miranda Logansdottir