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An article on page 4 of the Brisbane Courier newspaper on July 10, 1908. The article is about the decision to make a Viking battleship (in other articles about the event it is referred to as a Viking Dragon Ship) the centre-piece of a church fête.…

A highly romanticised article on page 46 of the Brisbane newspaper The Queenslander on 17 May, 1934. The article reports on a male Viking warrior grave uncovered in Sweden. Among the various grave-goods found was a sword made in England. This leads…

Images of replica medieval helmets for sale at the Perth Medieval Fayre. An assortment of different styles are displayed, ranging from early ‘norman’ style helmets that offered only a nasal bar to protect the face from injury, to…

Images of replica medieval helmets for sale at the Perth Medieval Fayre. An assortment of different styles are displayed, ranging from early ‘norman’ style helmets that offered only a nasal bar to protect the face from injury, to…

Image of the sculpture Ascalon in front of St George’s Cathedral, Perth. The work was created by Marcus Canning and Christian de Vietri and unveiled in 2011. Ascalon is the name of the lance used by St George to slay the dragon in many medieval…

A photograph depicting chain mail being hand-crafted according to the traditional medieval method at the Perth Medieval Fayre. Chain mail is made by interlocking a number of metal rings to form small sections. Each ring is linked through four others…

A photograph of chain mail being hand-crafted according to the traditional medieval method at the Perth Medieval Fayre. Chain mail is made by interlocking a number of metal rings to form small sections. Each ring is linked through four others and…