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Category: Arthurian Legends

Roman de Brut

Roman de Brut

Roman de Brut (Romance of Brutus) or Geste des Bretons (Deeds of the Britons) by Robert Wace of Jersey Overview, Authorship, and Sources Robert Wace of Jersey wrote this poem by AD 1155.  Sometimes known

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The Slaying of Sir Lamorak

Lamorak

In the Arthurian legends, King Arthur was said to have many knights. Some of these are exceptionally famous, such as Lancelot, Percival, and Gawain. But Arthur also had plenty of lesser-known knights. Let’s take a

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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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