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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 woodblock print, from Salvatore Zofrea’s Appassionata collection, was gifted to the Art Gallery of New South Wales by the Italian-Australian artist in 2002. Depicting a scene in Chartres Cathedral, it features the gothic arches, vaulted…

Troveresse Medieval Music Ensemble was founded by mezzo soprano Helen Dell in Melbourne, Victoria, in 2007. Their concert program includes Love’s Paradise – love stories and songs from twelfth and thirteenth-century France; Songs from the Heart…

This article from the online news site Perth Now reports on Australian Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan’s decision not follow the lead of European nations such as France and introduce a financial transactions tax to deal with economic crisis. Such a…

These photographs compare the clock face at the Hay Street end of London Court in Perth with Le Gros Horloge, or the Great Clock, at Rouen in Normandy, France, on which it is based. An article in The West Australian newspaper in 1937, and repeated on…

A ‘Punch’ cartoon of Neville Chamberlain (Primer Minister of the UK) and Anthony Eden (his Foreign Secretary) depicting them as medieval admirals watching a serpent titled ‘Mediterranean piracy’, saying ‘I say, even in holiday time. I think…

General Sir John Monash was created Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath on 1 Jan 1918, and Knight Grand Cross of St Michael and St George on 1 Jan 1919. He is seen receiving his knighthood as Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath on 12…