Category: Arthurian Legends

quick facts about king arthur

King Arthur Quick Facts

There are many questions about King Arthur and the legends about him. Let’s take a look at the answers to some of the most common of these questions. Who Was Arthur? According to the earliest

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Historia Anglorum

Historia Anglorum

Historia Anglorum (History of Angles, or History of England, or History of English People) by Henry of Huntingdon Preface and Provenance “To Alexander, Bishop of Lincoln” As the pursuit of learning in all its branches

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Lot of Lothian

Lot of Lothian

Some characters in the Arthurian legends can be identified as probably-historical people from some of the oldest available records. The reasonably well-known character Lot of Lothian is one such individual. He appears as one of

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Gesta Regum Anglorum

Gesta Regum Anglorum

Gesta Regum Anglorum, or De Gestis Regum Anglorum (On) Deeds of Kings of England/(the English), or (The) Chronicle(s)/History of Kings of England by  William of Malmesbury Authorship and Content of Gesta This work is an

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The Battle of Agned

The Battle of Agned

The Battle of Agned was said to have been Arthur’s eleventh battle against the Saxons. It is a particularly interesting battle, because different versions of the Historia Brittonum contain different information about it. It is

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The Britons with two dragons

The Britons

The Britons are the inhabitants of the island of Britain. As such, they make up the primary characters involved in the legends of King Arthur. This makes them very interesting to us, so in this article we will examine their origins, their history, and their

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