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Medieval re-enactment to bring Castle Rushen back to life

Castle Rushen will be brought to life by the UK’s premier medieval re-enactment society next month. A troupe from Conquest will invade the ancient grounds on Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22 and will transport the castle, and its visitors, back to the 1200s. Conquest will showcase life in a 13th century garrison with…

Students embark on history crusade

A group of students from The University of Queensland will travel to southern France next July as part of a course in medieval history. They will study themes of crusade, conquest and colonisation in the High Middle Ages, by examining their impact on European society and culture. Course coordinator Dr Kriston Rennie said the aim…