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Week of December 26, 2015:

Ancient Scribal work (photo by Earl of Morris):
Earl the Fierce (Earl of Morris), Knight -- January 4, 1969 (A.S. III)


Week of August 24, 2015:

Scribal work by Catriona MacRath (photos by Hirsch von Henford):
Hirsch von Henford, Baron of the Court of the West


Week of May 6, 2015:

Bardic Works by Syele van der Rosen:
Lokissongr - In Praise of Katla -- May, 2014 (AS XLIX)
On Farewell -- 2014 (AS XLIX)
For Ragnar - On His Journey to Valhalla -- 2014 (AS XLIX)
Swan Song - for Cecilia -- 2014 (AS XLIX)
A Silly Little Peer Poem -- 2015 (AS XLIX)
Lift the Silver -- May, 2015 (AS L)

Photos donated by Margery Garret:
Winter's Gate Fool's Revel: FoolsCon April 25, 2015 (A.S. XLIX)
Oertha Summer Coronet/Investiture, July 15-16, 1989 (A.S. XXIV)
Winter's Gate Fall Captaincy Tourney September 1-2, 2012 (A.S. XLVII)


Week of May 2, 2015:

Far West Spring Coronet Tourney, April 25, 2015 (A.S. XLIX)

Boncueur's Guide to Field Heraldry, 1973


Week of March 14, 2015:

Photos donated by Eliška z Jihlavy (Award Scroll Photos):
Alvar Pachecho de Cadiz, Knight
Ceara MacDonald, Leaf of Merit
Conall Eoin MacTavish, Pelican
Christian de Holacombe, Laurel
House Darkclaw, Pillar of the West
Eric Van Roosebeke, Award of Arms
Esja hjaltlendingr, Award of Arms
Fabian Arnett von Schwetzingen and Eliška z Jihlavy, Pelican
Gillian Trenowyth, Viscountess
Ginevra da Ravenna, Duchess
Kaaren Håkonsdotter, Duchess
Maria del Norte, Pelican
Randell Patrick Gallagher, Leaf of Merit
Richard of Aldertree, Laurel
Rorik Skogan, Award of Arms
Vera Veshniakova, Rose Leaf

Photos donated by Anastasia of Starfall:
Oertha Coronet/Investiture, July 25-26, 1987 (A.S. XXII)


Week of February 7, 2015:

Photos donated by Finna kǫttr Goðormsdóttir:
Scribal Work Photographs

Donated by Drusticc inigena Eddarrnonn:
Lists Reports, 1970 to 1985 -- old reports from Ministers of the Lists!
Guidelines for Autocrats, Lochac, 1981


Week of January 31, 2015:

Photos donated by Carrek MacBrian:
Grand Archery Tournament (Hawks Haven), January 17, 2015 (A.S. XLIX)

Ancient Document donated by Drusticc inigena Eddarrnonn -- From the Barony of Ynys Fawr, Lochac:
A Handbook of the (Current) Middle Ages -- Sept. 2, 1968

Donated by Khevron Oktavii Tikhikovich Vorotnikov:
The (Original) Oerthan Heraldic Coloring Book (1985)


Week of January 17, 2015:

Photos donated by Hirsch von Henford/Juan Santiago (phtographer):
Twelfth Night at Twelfth Night, January 3, 2015 (A.S. XLIX) (The Golden Stag Players performance)

Video of Twelfth Night at Twelfth Night, January 3, 2015 (A.S. XLIX)


Week of January 5, 2015:

Photos donated by Saionji no Hana:
Twelfth Night Fighter Practice, January 4, 2015 (A.S. XLIX)


Week of November 15, 2014:

New Section of The Website:
Voices from the Past (A collection of older articles from the early days of the SCA)

Photos donated by Elkhorn of Cloondara:
Collegium Occidentalis, November 8, 2014 (A.S. XLIX)


Week of October 18, 2014:

Bardic Work donated by Dietrich von Vogelsang:
The Swans of the War-Lake Heard the Refrain


Week of September 13, 2014:

Photos donated by Art mac Ceallaigh:
Debardchery (Cloondara), August 16, 2014 (A.S. XLIX)


Week of July 12, 2014:

Photos donated by Sylvie la chardonnière:
Sylvie's Portfolio (A&S Projects and Examples)


Week of April 5, 2014:

Posted by Hirsch von Henford, with permission:
The Last Tournament Mistress Diana Listmaker's original article about the first tournament of the SCA ...


Week of March 8, 2014:

Photos donated by Walerich von Bredereke:
Estrella War, February 25-March 2, 2014 (A.S. XLVIII)


Week of February 22, 2014:

Photos donated by Klaus the Red:
Beltane Coronation, May 4-5, 2013 (A.S. XLVIII) (Two new photos on page 10 ...)


Week of January 25, 2014:

Photos donated by Vlasta von der Weissen Sonne:
June Crown Tournament, June 20-22, 1982 (A.S. XVII)


Week of January 11, 2014:

Photos donated by Tatiana Nikolaevna Tumanova:
Robin of Thornwood, Laurel Scroll (Scribal Arts)

Video donated by Hirsch von Henford/The Golden Stag Players:
The Golden Stag Players performance of The Lunatic Lover, Twelfth Night, January 4, 2014 (A.S. XLVIII)


Archive of What's New

The site has had a lot of updates over the years, and in order to ensure that the most recent are what's in this document, everything from a specific date back will be archived. The list of archived versions of the "What's New" entries is below, with links to those pages if you are interested in viewing them.

Green Man by Robin of Thornwood May, 2013 to January, 2013
January, 2012 to May, 2013
August, 2011 to December, 2011
August, 2010 to July, 2011
April, 2010 to July, 2010
October, 2009 to January (March), 2010
July, 2009 to October, 2009
March, 2009 to July, 2009
September, 2008 to February, 2009
July-August, 2008
May-June, 2008
January-April, 2008
June-December, 2007
January-May, 2007
August-December, 2006
April-July, 2006
January-April 2, 2006
October-December, 2005
July-September, 2005
May-June, 2005
March-April, 2005
January-February, 2005
November-December, 2004
October, 2004
August-September, 2004
June-July, 2004
March-May, 2004
January-February, 2004
November-December, 2003
September-October, 2003
August, 2003
June and July, 2003
May, 2003
March to April, 2003
January to beginning of March, 2003
December, 2002
October through November, 2002
August through September, 2002
July through first week of August, 2002
May/June, 2002
April through first week of May, 2002
February/March, 2002
January (Feb. 2), 2002
November/December, 2001
September/October, 2001
August, 2001
July, 2001
Everything up to July 1, 2001


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