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This online article by Carol Raabus was posted in 2009 on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Hobart page. It is about local man Doug Pattison and his re-creation of siege engines. He has built a trebuchet, first used in the twelfth…

Henry Lawson produced several interrelated medieval poems c. 1908 which The Bulletin published. ‘Because of her Father’s Blood’ is the third poem of the Sir William series. While the knight is away crusading his aunt, Dame Ruth, is…

These interior photographs of Wesley Church show some of the stained glass windows. The window featuring a warrior in full armour and wearing a crown is particularly inspired by the medieval era. The warrior, St George, carries a sword and shield…

This online newspaper article by David Wilson appeared in the My Small Business section of The Sydney Morning Herald. The article features an interview with Rod Walker about his business Full Tilt. The Bathurst-based business run fully costumed…

This is one of several ‘battle’ images from the NEMAS Easter Gathering in Armidale, NSW, in 2008. A number of medieval re-creation enthusiasts are engaged in close combat. They are armed with swords and what look to be mostly kite shields, and…

This piece from the Art Gallery of New South Wales collection is one of 12 bronze sculptures cast from a plaster sculpture created by Rodin in 1885. The original ‘Second Maquette for the Burghers of Calais’ from which it was cast is…

This is a ‘frozen’ combat image taken at the Blacktown Medieval Fayre by photographer Richard Taylor in 2011. It depicts a participant dressed in a Norman style helmet complete with a chainmail collar known as an avential or camal, and engaged in…

This is one of a series of pre-action photographs taken by photographer Richard Taylor at Nurragingy Reserve in 2011. It shows an ‘old warrior’ displaying steely determination to survive a potentially dangerous encounter. The subject of the…