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Chivalrous Acts and Unwise Challenges: The Story of the Legendary Monster
of Cudgel War Lake - Herr Egil Drakhufvud, Squire to Sir Brendan (The
Drachenwald Decameron)

The truth of this story was witnessed by many including the Queen of
Drachenwald and the Princess of Nordmark, so it must be true. Once upon a
time, there was a monster in the lake. It had eaten children for several
years, but when it bit a child

Read more at
https://dracameron.blogspot.com/2020/07/chivalrous-acts-and-unwise-challenges.html
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Secret names: Remembering rather than hiding (Part 3) (Dictionary of
Medieval Names from European Sources)

Editor’s Introduction: The DMNES staff are super delighted to host a
three-part guest blog by Dr. Anna Dorofeeva. Dr. Dorofeeva is a historian
specialising in Western Latin book history and culture, and her current
work focuses on ciphers and

Read more at
https://dmnes.wordpress.com/2020/07/08/secret-names-remembering-rather-than-hiding-part-3/
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Law proposal (Drachenwald Blog)

What is the Drachenwald Law Council? As there’s much work involved in
reviewing and updating the kingdom law, our Seneschal invited together a
group of people interested in assisting in this task. The Law Council
researches and prepares law

Read more at
https://drachenwald.sca.org/posts/news/2020/07/07/new-home-for-law-council/
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Mystery Monday: Jarand (Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources)

Every Monday we will post an entry that hasn’t yet been published with a
view towards harnessing the collective onomastic power of the internet. If
you have any thoughts about the name’s origin, other variants it might be
related to, other examples

Read more at https://dmnes.wordpress.com/2020/07/06/mystery-monday-jarand/
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Secret names: What’s in a name? (Part 2) (Dictionary of Medieval Names from
European Sources)

Editor’s Introduction: The DMNES staff are super delighted to host a
three-part guest blog by Dr. Anna Dorofeeva. Dr. Dorofeeva is a historian
specialising in Western Latin book history and culture, and her current
work focuses on ciphers and

Read more at
https://dmnes.wordpress.com/2020/07/05/secret-names-whats-in-a-name-part-2/
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Introducing: Solution Saturday! (Dictionary of Medieval Names from European
Sources)

For a few years now, on Mondays we’ve been posting “mystery” entries, where
we’ve harnessed the collective onomastic power of the internet to
crowdsource the origin/etymology of the name. One of the big plans for our
research interns this summer

Read more at
https://dmnes.wordpress.com/2020/07/04/introducing-solution-saturday/
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Of All The Birds / The Owle (Anneleyn Cornelisse's Youtube Channel)

Read more at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FygZvxgyw4
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My new green wool 12th century gown has its own page now (Eva's historical
costuming blog)

The 12th century used to be one of my go to periods twenty years ago or so,
but since than I haven't worn it much. However, having a baron and baroness
wearing 12th century styles for hteir investiture inspired my to wear some
of my old stuff, and

Read more at
https://evashistoricalcostumes.blogspot.com/2020/07/my-new-green-wool-12th-century-gown-has.html
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Secret names: Cracking the medieval code (Part 1) (Dictionary of Medieval
Names from European Sources)

Editor’s Introduction: The DMNES staff are super delighted to host a
three-part guest blog by Dr. Anna Dorofeeva. Dr. Dorofeeva is a historian
specialising in Western Latin book history and culture, and her current
work focuses on ciphers and

Read more at
https://dmnes.wordpress.com/2020/07/03/secret-names-cracking-the-medieval-code-part-1/
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