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Welcome to [[Cunnan]], a [[Wiki]] collecting information for re-enactors of the [[Middle Ages]] and  [[Renaissance]].
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Welcome to [[Cunnan]], a [[Wiki]] collecting information for [[re-enactor]]s of the [[Middle Ages]] and  [[Renaissance]] with a heavy slant towards members of the [[SCA]].
[[Cunnan]] is the largest [[SCA]] wiki in the world and anyone can edit our articles. You should '''be bold in updating pages!''' Articles can only be improved if people are contributing new information and improving old information. So add research information, how-to pages, event information and anything else you can think of.
 
  
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[[Cunnan]] is believed to be the largest [[SCA]]-related wiki in the world but anyone can edit our articles. You should '''be bold in updating pages!''' Articles can only be improved if people are contributing new information and improving old information. So add research information, how-to pages, [[event]] information and anything else you can think of.  Cunnan should be applicable worldwide, so be mindful of [[Cunnan:Regional_point_of_view|regional differences]] - use comments such as "In [[Lochac]]...". If you see anything that is different in your area, add a note on your local variation.<br>
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'''Magna Carta''':
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The Magna Carta or Great Charter was a formal record of an agreement between [[King]] [[John Lackland|John]] of [[England]] and a rebellious group of [[baron]]s, sealed on 15 June 1215, at Runneymede meadow, outside Windsor.
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Four copies remain of a series sent out to [[sheriff]]s for public dissemination. The Charter was annulled by [[Pope]] [[Innocent III]].
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On 12 November 1216 the Charter was re-issued in the name of the 9-year-old [[Henry III]] by his [[regent]]s, with certain clauses omitted. 
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'''Heraldic jargon: ''' [[Image:inescutcheon.PNG|right|150px]] In [[heraldry]] a [[inescutcheon]] is a [[subordinary]] in the shape of a [[shield]]. It is sometimes referred to as an escutcheon, though this term often refers to the larger shield itself.
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'''Dance:''' [[Saltarello]]
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'''Recipe:''' [[Poume_d'oranges_(recipe)|Poume d'oranges]]
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'''[[Groups]]''': [[College|Colleges]] - [[Kingdoms]] - [[Guilds]] - [[Households]]<br><br>
 
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'''[[People]]''': [[Officer]]s ([[Autocrat]]s, [[Feastocrat]]s, [[Herald]]s, [[Marshal]]s, etc), [[Peer]]s ([[Laurel]]s, [[Pelican]]s, [[Knight]]s), [[Royal Peers]] ([[King]]s, [[Queen]]s, [[Duke]]s, etc)<br><br>
'''[[Arts]] and [[Sciences]]''': [[Cooking]] ([[recipes]]) - [[Weaving]] - [[Brewing]] - [[Embroidery]] - [[Singing]] - [[Illumination]] - [[Construction]] - [[Chainmaille]]<br><br>
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'''[[History]]''': [[12th_Century_Life|Daily life in the 12th century]], [[Centuries]], [[Middle Ages]], [[Renaissance]], [[English Monarchs]], [[Scottish kings]] <br><br>
 
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Latest revision as of 12:49, 4 April 2020

Welcome to Cunnan, a Wiki collecting information for re-enactors of the Middle Ages and Renaissance with a heavy slant towards members of the SCA.

Cunnan is believed to be the largest SCA-related wiki in the world but anyone can edit our articles. You should be bold in updating pages! Articles can only be improved if people are contributing new information and improving old information. So add research information, how-to pages, event information and anything else you can think of. Cunnan should be applicable worldwide, so be mindful of regional differences - use comments such as "In Lochac...". If you see anything that is different in your area, add a note on your local variation.

News & Updates
November 29 Cunnan now has more than 4,186 articles!
April 4th Cunnan's software has been upgraded. If anything is broken you should leave a note at the Village pump.
Sample content   Other Features

Magna Carta: The Magna Carta or Great Charter was a formal record of an agreement between King John of England and a rebellious group of barons, sealed on 15 June 1215, at Runneymede meadow, outside Windsor. Four copies remain of a series sent out to sheriffs for public dissemination. The Charter was annulled by Pope Innocent III.

On 12 November 1216 the Charter was re-issued in the name of the 9-year-old Henry III by his regents, with certain clauses omitted. (more)

Heraldic jargon:
Inescutcheon.PNG
In heraldry a inescutcheon is a subordinary in the shape of a shield. It is sometimes referred to as an escutcheon, though this term often refers to the larger shield itself.

Dance: Saltarello

Fibre arts: Punto in aria

Recipe: Poume d'oranges

More details on the sample content.

Topics   Community
Events: Wars - Feasting - Balls - Collegia

Groups: Colleges - Kingdoms - Guilds - Households

People: Officers (Autocrats, Feastocrats, Heralds, Marshals, etc), Peers (Laurels, Pelicans, Knights), Royal Peers (Kings, Queens, Dukes, etc)

Arts: Cooking & Brewing (Recipes,...), Fibrearts (Weaving, dyeing, braiding...), Decorative Sewing (Embroidery, bobbin lace making,...), Index of clothing styles, Entertainment (Singing, Poetry...) Writing (Illumination...)

Sciences: Alchemy, Astronomy, Heraldry, Horticulture (Period vegetables, herbs, fruit)

Combat and Chivalry: Rules of the list - Archery - Swords - Tournaments - Weapons - Armour (Chainmaille,...)

History: Daily life in the 12th century, Centuries, Middle Ages, Renaissance, English Monarchs, Scottish kings

A complete index is also available.

Writing Articles

Policy - Copyrights - How to edit - Public domain - Requested articles and images - Editable Main Page

Upkeep and Projects

Projects - Maintenance

About the Project

Help page - FAQ - Village pump - Software - Cunnan Contributors - Friends of Cunnan