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This article from The Register in 1915 traces the origins of Mothers’ Day celebrations to the medieval period, when adolescent children would be afforded a holiday from work on the fourth Sunday in Lent to ‘go a-mothering’. On such…

This article from The West Australian traces the history of Christmas carols back to the medieval period. It dates their origin to the beginning of the thirteenth century, when Francis of Assisi taught children to dance around a model of the manger…

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…

Hyperlink to a photograph of two Sydney university students participating in the “Commem Day” street parade in 1937, taken by renowned Australian photographer Sam Hood. The two students in the photograph appear on horseback and in costume; a male…

Hyperlink to a photograph of a Sydney university student participating in the “Commem Day” street parade in 1937, taken by renowned Australian photographer Sam Hood. The student in the photograph appears on horseback and dressed as a medieval…