Links

Brighthelm runs an email list, for the exclusive use of members. For more information, see our Brighthelm page on the Yahoo! Groups web site: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Brighthelm/

Note that the web sites linked below are sites that we have found useful in the past. However, we have no control over the quality of information and services available from them, so use at your own risk!

SCA and similar groups

The Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc.
The world-wide headquarters of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA).
http://www.sca.org/
SCA Kingdom of Drachenwald
Drachenwald is the European branch of the SCA.
http://www.drachenwald.sca.org/
Email list: http://lists.drachenwald.sca.org/
SCA Crown Principality of Insulae Draconis
Insulae Draconis is the region of the Kingdom of Drachenwald that covers Scotland, Ireland, Wales and England.
http://www.insulaedraconis.org/
Email list: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NottheIML/
SCA Shire of Harpelstane
The Shire of Harpelstane is the branch of the SCA which covers Scotland.
http://www.harpelstane.org/
Email list: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Harpelestane/
SCA Shire of Pont Alarch
The Shire of Pont Alarch covers northern England, bounded to the north by the English/Scottish border, to the south by a line from Birmingham through Leicester and over to the east coast, and by the Welsh border in the west.
http://www.pontalarch.org/
SCA Shire of Thamesreach
The Shire of Thamesreach covers the area in and around London in the south-east of England.
http://www.thamesreach.org/
Email list: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Thamesreach/
SCA Shire of West Dragonshire
The Shire of West Dragonshire is based in Basingstoke and the surrounding area in southern England.
http://www.soton.ac.uk/~tpg/
SCA Shire of Flint Heath
The Shire of Flint Heath covers East Anglia, on the east side of England.
Email list: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FlintheathShire/
SCA Shire of Mynydd Gwyn
The Shire of Mynydd Gwyn covers Wales and the south-east of England.
http://www.mynydd-gwyn.org/
Email list: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SCAWales/
The Incipient Shire of Glen Rathlin
The Shire of Glen Rathlin covers the six counties of Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man.
http://www.glenrathlin.org/
Swordplay Resources
The Arador Armour Library
A library of information to promote history through the study and recreation of period armour and armoured fighting.
http://www.arador.com/
Tivar Moondragons page
A collection of resources.
http://home.austin.rr.com/moondragon/Salle.html
Baron Master Gwylym's page
Links to resources, including online period manuals.
http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~wew/fencing.html

 

 

 

 

Rules

Heavy Combat Rules for Drachenwald
What you're allowed to do in heavies.
http://www.drachenwald.sca.org/fighting/rulesorg.htm
Missile Combat Rules for Drachenwald
What you're allowed to do in archery.
http://www.drachenwald.sca.org/fighting/combat_a.htm
The Drachenwald Fencing Rules
What it says!
http://www.drachenwald.sca.org/fighting/fencerules.htm

Commercial

Jelling Dragon
The Jelling Dragon medieval and viking shopping site (UK)
http://www.jelldragon.com/
Pillaged Village
Excellent US site for all sorts of medieval stuff; very good for braid.
http://pillagedvillage.com/
Leon Paul
A mundane fencing supplier in London.
http://www.leonpaul.com/

Miscellaneous

Dragon cross-stitch
A picture of a cross-stitched dragon, by Gytha.
http://www.sandbenders.demon.co.uk/gallery.htm
Medieval Clothing Pages
An excellent series of articles, how tos and pictures for medieval garb.
http://www.virtue.to/articles/