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This large oil on canvas history painting by Victorian artist Ford Madox Brown was purchased (directly from the artist) by the Art Gallery of New South Wales in 1876. Subtitled “Geoffrey Chaucer Reading the ‘Legend of Custance’ to…

A photograph of a stall at Kryal Castle in Ballarat, which sells chain mail that has been hand-crafted according to the traditional medieval method. Some of the objects that can be bought are chainmail keyrings and chainmail jewellery.

About Kryal…

A photograph of a royal, medievalist scene. Sitting in the centre is Keith Ryal, the creator of Kryal Castle near Ballarat.

About Kryal Castle:

Kryal Castle is a tourist attraction located 8km from Ballarat in Victoria. Described as…

An image of the 'Kryal Castle Dwarf' behind glass at Kryal Castle in Ballarat, Victoria. According to the description alongside the figure, the Kryal Castle Dwarf was inspired by the medieval period, when "little people...traveled from Court to…

In this article upon the death of Queen Victoria (on 22 January 1901), her reign is described as a period in which “we took a sudden step from medieval darkness to the metaphorically blinding brilliancy of the dawn of the twentieth century”.…