Woman hit in head with ‘sword’ as mock medieval battle goes wrong

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Title

Woman hit in head with ‘sword’ as mock medieval battle goes wrong

Subject

The Age, battle, Henrietta Cook, game, Melbourne, performance, re-enactment, Swordcraft, Vic, Victoria

Description

This online newspaper article by Henrietta Cook appeared in The Age on March 15, 2012. It reports on an incident during the weekly Swordcraft event in Melbourne, Victoria, in which a woman was hit in the head by a rubber sword and required medical attention.

Swordcraft is a live medieval re-enactment game where players wear realistic costumes and fight with weapons made of rubber and foam.

Creator

Cook, Henrietta

Source

The Age

Publisher

The Age

Date

15 March 2012

Rights

The Age, Henrietta Cook

Format

Online Newspaper Article; Hyperlink

Language

English

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Citation

“Woman hit in head with ‘sword’ as mock medieval battle goes wrong,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed August 19, 2019, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/908.