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Re: [SCA-Archery] New book about the SCA - The Knights Next Door

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  • Lord Antony
    Though it doesn t SEEM to have much to do with archery specifically (I read the first pages that were available in the preview on the web site), I believe I
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 5, 2004
      Though it doesn't SEEM to have much to do with archery specifically (I read
      the first pages that were available in the preview on the web site), I
      believe I will be ordering a copy... It looks rather interesting and
      (again, from what I've read so far) well written.

      Lord Antony

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "patrickscribe" <POdonn5592@...>
      To: <SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, November 05, 2004 7:01 PM
      Subject: [SCA-Archery] New book about the SCA - The Knights Next Door


      >
      >
      > Greetings.
      >
      > Please forgive me if any of you consider this an intrusion or SPAM.
      >
      > A new non-fiction book about the SCA, called The Knights Next Door:
      > Everyday People Living Middle Ages Dreams is now outin both hardcover
      > and paperback. Details are available at www.knightsnextdoor.com.
      >
      > The Knights Next Door is an overview of the modern medieval
      > subculture for skeptical outsiders, for excited newcomers and for
      > veterans of the SCA, who can learn about the people and activities
      > within the Society they have heard about but never encountered. The
      > Knights Next Door also might make a good gift for friends and
      > relatives who wonder just what you do every weekend.
      >
      > The book contains descriptions of Pennsic, Gulf Wars, a Twelfth
      > Night, an Atlantian university, a hafla, and Midrealm events Baron
      > Wars, Northern Oaken War Maneuvers, a Crown Tournament and a
      > coronation. The book has little on target archery, but discusses the
      > use of combat archery at Gulf Wars and the debate about combat
      > archery at some length.
      >
      > Notable figures from across the SCA interviewed for this book include:
      >
      > Diana Listmaker, host of the first ever SCA event
      > Frederick of Holland, one of the first event attendees
      > Henrik of Havn, another of the first event attendees
      > Jade of Starfall, winner of the most Crown Tournaments in Society
      > history
      > Duchess Elina of Beckenham, author of The Armored Rose
      > Duke Baldar Langstrider, first King of Trimaris and inventor of
      > Baldar Blunt arrowheads
      > Cariadoc of the Bow, Middle Kingdom pioneer who started the Pennsic
      > War
      > Their Graces Andreas Eisfalke and Isabella of York of the East Kingdom
      > The Clan Tynker, the performing family from The Outlands
      > Sir Kief av Kierstead, a Lion of Ansteorra
      > Baron Durr al-jabal
      > Master Pavel Iosevich, founder of the Calontir Shield Wall
      > Master Andrixos Seljukroctronis, owner of Calontir Trim
      > Dame Alys Katherine, longtime head of the Pennsic University
      > And dozens of Kings, Queens, Knights, Pelicans and Laurels from
      > across the SCA's Known World, along with many, many others.
      >
      > Thank you,
      >
      > Patrick O'Donnell/Mael Patraic mac Domnaill
      > Author of The Knights Next Door
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