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.
A recent transplant to the Shire?
The Chatelaine can tell you about what activities the Shire currently offers and make sure you get introduced to your fellow Shirefolk. They will also help direct you to your favorite activities in the area.
The latest Shire Newsletter is available for download.
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
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
Niall and Liadan new King and Queen of Lochac
<p>Count Niall inn Orkneyskii was the victor of the July 5, 2014 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Lochac. His Majesty was inspired in His endeavor by Countess Liadan ingen Fheradaig.</p><p><a href="http://www.scatoday.net/node/25583" target="_blank">read more</a></p>
Pondering "fair": Good or light?
<p>In a recent blog posting for <em>Code Switch</em>, a website examing race, ethnicity and culture, NPR editor and producer Camila Domonoske ponders the word "fair," from its Anglo-Saxon roots as "beautiful" to its modern usage meaning "light-skinned."</p><p><a href="http://www.scatoday.net/node/25475" target="_blank">read more</a></p>
Lilies War Feedback Survery
<p>Baroness Rebecca Beaumont reports that a survey to evaluate Lilies War 28 is now available through Surveymonkey.</p><p><a href="http://www.scatoday.net/node/25580" target="_blank">read more</a></p>
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Quiz: Early Medieval Ireland
Try this quiz and see how much do you know about Ireland in the Early Middle Ages!
Herleva of Falaise, Mother of William the Conqueror
Legends states the young Duke Robert I of Normandy was on the walkway of his castle at Falaise looking down at the river and discovered a beautiful young girl washing clothes. He asked to see her and she became his mistress. She would become the mother of William the Conqueror.
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To Be or Not to Be… a Christian: Some New Perspectives on Understanding the Christianisation of Estonia
The Christianisation of Estonia has been a subject of extensive research already for a couple of centuries. Archaeologists generally agree that some elements of Christian religion were present in Estonia already prior to official Christianisation at the beginning of the 13th century.
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