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Image of a copy of a ninth-century cross in St Paul’s Anglican Cathedral, Melbourne, Victoria. The cross is on a stone plaque and is an enlarged copy of the Anglo-Saxon cross found at Canterbury in England in 1867. The original cross was on an…

Rognvald’s Lith: Lismore Medieval Re-enactment Society is a re-enactment group founded in 2003 and based in Lismore, New South Wales. The group concentrate on the period 700-1200 and such peoples as Anglo-Saxons, Normans, Rus, and Vikings.…

Korffs Haven Medieval Guild are a re-enactment group based in Coffs Harbour, or Korffs Haven, in New South Wales. The group concentrate on the period 1066-1166 and such peoples as Anglo-Saxons, Anglo-Normans, Crusaders, Highlanders (of Scotland), and…

While most local government councils in Australia are presided over by a mayor and councillors, Launceston City Council in Tasmania has a mayor and aldermen. This has been the case since the first election of alderman to the council in 1853, which…

Ancient Arts Fellowship, Inc. is a medieval re-enactment group based in Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory. They focus on the ‘Dark Ages’, or early medieval period, especially the 8th century through to the Norman invasion of…

Ancient Arts Fellowship, Inc. is a medieval re-enactment group based in Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory. They focus on the ‘Dark Ages’, or early medieval period, especially the 8th century through to the Norman invasion of…

‘Alfred Was Great King’ is an anonymous article that appeared in the Charters Towers, Queensland, newspaper The Northern Miner in 1954. The article is about the ninth-century Anglo-Saxon/English king Alfred of Wessex, or Alfred the Great.…

Danelaw Medieval Fighting Society are a New South Wales re-enactment group who own The Danelaw, a 120 acre property in a pine forest between Sydney and Canberra that is used by re-enactment groups. The property includes a fort, axe- and…