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Welcome
We are members of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA), a historical educational organization. The Society encourages members to live and experience the Middle Ages and Renaissance by wearing the clothing, cooking the food, donning the armor, fighting with the weapons, playing the music, and displaying both honor and chivalry, rather than reading about them in a book.

The Known World of the SCA is divided into kingdoms which are further divided into Baronies (and Cantons, Principalities, Shires, et al). Our shire is located in the Kingdom of Atlantia, which includes the mundane states of Maryland, Virginia, North and South Carolina, and a piece of Georgia. The Shire of Roxbury Mill encompasses most of Maryland's Montgomery County. Our neighbors include the Barony of Highland Foorde, Barony of Lochmere, Barony of Stierbach, Barony of Bright Hills, Barony of Ponte Alto and the Barony of Storvik.

Newcomers!

First and foremost: Welcome to Roxbury Mill!

New to the SCA?
If you are new and are interested in the Society for Creative Anachronism, please contact our Chatelaine for more information. The Chatelaine is our Welcome Wagon and will do their best to get answers to your questions (we know you probably have many). So feel free to contact them with any questions you may have about the SCA, the Shire, our activities and what we do.


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Sewing Night
Do you need inspiration for your next set of garb? Are you trying to figure
out what to do for your first set of garb? Interested in learning period
sewing and finishing techniques or learning how to use a sewing machine?
There's place for you at the combined sewing night!

The first session is on Feb 20. Johanna will bring her library of pictures,
articles and research so you can get a feel for a garment of time period,
discuss what you'd like to do, and maybe even do some sewing! It's a great
opportunity to get inspired and develop a plan!

Hope to see you there! All are welcome!

Sewing night will be the third Thursday of the month starting at 7pm at the
Sierra Landing Condo community room- 11603 Elkin St, Silver Spring, MD
20902.

Feb 20
Mar 20
Apr 17
May 15
June 19
July 17

Coming from the south on Georgia Ave:
Turn right on Blueridge Ave. Then, make a left at the four-way stop on Elkin
St. Cross another four-way stop and turn right in the driveway right after
the intersection with Amherst Ave.You may park in the parking lot.

Coming from the east on University Blvd:
Turn right on Amherst Ave. At the four-way stop, turn right on Elkin St.
Then make the first right into the parking lot.You may park in the parking
lot.
SCAtoday.net
Richard III: An Overview
<p>The verdict is finally in: the remains of Richard III, England's last medieval king, will be laid to rest, with great pomp and circumstance, in Leicester Cathedral after judges put an end to requests that he be buried in York. The BBC's Greig Watson has an overview of the Richard saga. (photos)</p><p><a href="http://www.scatoday.net/node/25446" target="_blank">read more</a></p>

Horse and Falcon 2014 photos online
<p>The Kingdom of Calontir's Falcon Banner reports that Vilhelm Lich has created several albums of photos from the recent Horse and Falcon event. The photos are available to few on Flickr.</p><p><a href="http://www.scatoday.net/node/25515" target="_blank">read more</a></p>

Cynagua Coronet May 2014 videos online
<p>Kean de Lacy reports that he has posted a collection of videos from Cynagua Coronet which took place in May 2014 in the Kingdom of the West.</p><p><a href="http://www.scatoday.net/node/25514" target="_blank">read more</a></p>

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What could be more medieval than a meat pie?

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The Sisters of King Æthelstan

King Edward the Elder, son and successor of Alfred the Great of England, had many children.

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Galbert of Bruges’ ‘Journal’: From Medieval Flop to Modern Bestseller

Galbert's text was an utter failure in the Middle Ages. No medieval copies of the journal survive and there is no reason to believe that more than one copy of it every existed during the period.

The post Galbert of Bruges’ ‘Journal’: From Medieval Flop to Modern Bestseller appeared first on Medievalists.net.



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