Tag Archives: Earleywood

The Hunt for Ivar’s Treasure, early 875 A.D. (Earleywood, March 2015)

At the end of 874 King Burhred of Mercia was driven out of his kingdom, and the Viking king Ivar Ragnarsson died (see 2014’s Flaunden event). The Vikings crowned Ceolwulf as their puppet in Mercia, and he declared a peace. However, it was not universally respected, as some Mercians did not acknowledge Ceolwulf… Meanwhile the […]

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The Kingslayer, early 874 a.d. (Earleywood, March 2014)

At which a small group of Vikings raided a monastery on the edge of Wessex, and stole the Kingslayer (the sword that killed the Viking King Bagsecg in one of the few battles where Englisc beat the Vikings), to weaken Mercian resolve and enable a prophecy. Early 874. Over the previous decade, the Vikings had […]

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Events Diary 2013

The first event of 2013 will be a DAS weekend of fighting and feasting over the 5th – 7th April 2013, at Earleywood Scout Camp, near Sunningdale in Berkshire. We welcome all members old and new, who would like to fight in the woods, practice crafts, or just enjoy good fellowship, food and ale with […]

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First Event of 2013 Booked!

We’ll be holding a DAS weekend of fighting and feasting over the 5th – 7th April, at Earleywood Scout Camp, near Sunningdale in Berkshire. * Please note the change of date! * This is a great venue as we have the run of the camp and can fight on site in the afternoon, then hang […]

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The Spring of 2012

Hello all re-enactors, who should by now be polishing up helmets, getting the moths out of cloaks and washing the sticky residue out of horns in preparation for the coming season. 2012 looks like being a great year for DAS, with another 2 events in the calendar in addition to those booked last year. 27-29 […]

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