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Citadel Medieval Society is a living history group based in Queensland. The group were founded seventeen years ago and focus on two time periods and locations: the port of La Rochelle, France, in c. 1370 during the Hundred Years War; and the German…

This engaging “McCrae-like medieval narrative ballad” (John B. Webb, “A Critical Biography of Edwin James Brady 1869-1952” PhD Thesis, The University of Sydney, 1972, p.95) concerns the fortunes of a triad of ill-starred…

This piece titled “Robin Hood” in the ‘Amusements’ section of the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper appeared on June 30, 1928. It brings to attention a new production of the comic/light opera Robin Hood at the Sydney…

This advertisement is for the Launceston, Tasmania, brewing company James Boag’s ‘St George’ beer. The slogan of the commercial is ‘Gallantry is back’, which plays on one of the attributes associated with St George, that…

The Launceston, Tasmania, brewing company James Boag has a ‘St George’ beer. The bottle’s label features St George on a horse and carrying a sword trampling a dragon underfoot. This was one of the original logos of the brewery and…

St George Bank was formed in Sydney, New South Wales, in 1937 and is now a subsidiary of Westpac Banking Corporation. Despite its name, the logo of the bank fails to depict St George himself, but instead has a stylised head of a fire-breathing…

This photograph is of a life-size bronze sculpture of a Saracen warrior at the entrance to the cellar of Saracen Estates Winery on Caves Road in the Margaret River region of Western Australia. The warrior is mounted and carries a curved sword, known…