"We reenact the Middle Ages as they should have been," explained Bale, "leaving out the plague and people getting killed. It's actually a way of studying medieval history by acting it out."
The two are members of the Shire of Harold's Hill in the Mason City, IA area of the Kingdom of Calontir.
The article goes on to mention the shire's recent participation in Hampton-Dumont Middle School's Middle Ages Day where students thrilled to demonstrations of medieval foot combat.
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