The Dreiburgen Coronets

The Dreiburgen Coronets By Baroness Megan deBarri Long Ago and Once Upon a Time, there was an emerging Artisan who lived in the Barony of Dreiburgen, within the borders of the Great Kingdom of Caid. This lady was learning how to work the metals of the earth from her mentor who, as it sometimes hap-pens Read More …

Simple Leather Pouch

Leatherwork is an important skill to master in the SCA. There is always a need for items made from leather. In the Middle Ages Leatherworkers were very important people. Everyone needed a sturdy pair of shoes, a saddle for their horse, or a purse to carry their money. Project Time: 45 Minutes This is a Read More …

Dreiburgen Yule 2020

On December 19th, 2020, The Barony hosted their seasonal Yule celebration. Even though we could not be together in person this year, the populace joined together in spirit to fight off the melancholy that the present times have brought upon us. Upholding the Baronial traditions with games, feasting, song and dance – The event did Read More …

Hippocras with THL Hallr brjost Starrson

Hippocras is a popular SCA drink. Hippocras, Hypocras, Ipocras, Ypocras, Mulled Wine, Claree, or a myriad of other spellings and variations were also popular drinks throughout many times and locations that we portray. I’d like to debunk a few myths regarding this drink, and offer a few recipes as well. Myths: “They added spices in Read More …

Shinty

Shinty – a Scottish Field Game as used in Dreiburgen By Eadwynne of Runedun   History of Shinty Shinty (Scottish Gaelic: camanachd, iomain) is a team game played with sticks and a ball, similar  to the Irish game hurling and the Welsh game bando. Rules varied widely from place to place. Stick ball is a Read More …