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Celtic Blood is the debut novel by Australian author James John Loftus, published in July, 2011. The novel is set in 13th century Scotland and the conflict between Anglo-Norman-influenced royal knights living in the lowlands, and independent…

‘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.…

This poster advertises the 2012 annual conference of the Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (at The University of Western Australia) and the Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group, which was held at UWA on 17-18 August 2012. The theme of the…

An image of one of a series of colourful and elaborate figural windows with trefoil heads created especially for The University of Sydney by the London firm of Clayton & Bell (c. 1859-60). The window depicts three well-known medieval writers:…

This photograph was taken during the Medievalism and Youth Culture Masterclass held at The University of Western Australia on December 6, 2011. The masterclass followed directly after the International Medievalism and Popular Culture Symposium. The…

Will Schaefer’s novel ‘The Wolf Letters’ is a murder-mystery set in England in 1936, but the murders relate to events in the eighth century. An historian investigates. The novel was inspired by the life of the Anglo-Saxon missionary…

A digital photograph of popular Viking items in a display case at the State Library of Western Australia. The display advertises a book signing session by Norman Jorgensen for his 2011 children’s book The Last Viking, illustrated by James Foley.…

An illustrated story on page 48? Of the Brisbane newspaper, The Queenslander, published on 23 November, 1907. The story by Jennie Hall is about a young Viking from Denmark named Olaf who, as the youngest son, has to ‘go a-Viking’ (raiding) in…