‘The bride wore… a sword’

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Title

‘The bride wore… a sword’

Subject

Celtic, costume, Hobart, Hannah Martin, Medievalist wedding, The Mercury, newspaper, Port Arthur, re-enactment, SCA, Society for Creative Anachronism, sword, Tas, Tasmania, The bride wore… a sword, torc, wedding.

Description

The article ‘The bride wore… a sword’ by reporter Hannah Martin appeared in the online version of the Tasmanian newspaper The Mercury. The article reports on a medieval ‘Celtic’-style wedding of two members of the Society of Creative Anachronism. The Hobart couple were married at Port Arthur wearing specially made medieval costumes and brandishing a sword each. The also wore torcs, or neck-rings, an item occasionally found in the medieval period but more common earlier. Many of the guests also wore medieval costumes.

For the article, including photographs, see http://www.themercury.com.au/article/2012/06/17/337741_tasmania-news.html

Creator

Martin, Hannah

Source

The Mercury

Publisher

The Mercury

Date

June 17, 2012

Rights

The Mercury, Hannah Martin

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Citation

“‘The bride wore… a sword’,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed August 12, 2020, https://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/889.