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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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site of king arthur's grave

Where is King Arthur’s Grave?

One of the most exciting things about any historical figure is finding out where their body is now located. And there is good reason for believing that King Arthur was historical (see the article ‘Was

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llanmelin wood hillfort

Where Was Camelot?

There are many legendary locations around the world that people have sought after for hundreds, or even thousands, of years. One of the most famous of these locations is Camelot, Arthur’s grand city, often presented

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King Arthur as a Roman, portrayed by Clive Owen.

Was King Arthur Roman?

In some portrayals of the Arthurian legends, such as the 2004 film King Arthur, the eponymous war leader is depicted as a Roman officer. Generally, this is held to be more accurate than simply making him a native chieftain

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An artistic representation of Camelot.

Was Camelot Real?

There is no location more firmly associated with King Arthur in popular media today than Camelot. This was his famous capital city, usually depicted as a grand castle or walled settlement. But surprisingly, for a

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An artistic version of the sword in the stone.

Was the Sword in the Stone Real?

One of the most instantly recognizable elements from the Arthurian legends is the Sword in the Stone. It has appeared in countless forms of media, and is popularly considered a fundamental part of the story

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Castell Dinas Bran, near Llangollen, Denbigshire, Wales, UK

Was King Arthur Welsh?

In some casual commentaries on King Arthur, we sometimes encounter the statement that he ‘defended the English from the Anglo-Saxons’. Of course, such a statement is deeply flawed, because the Anglo-Saxons were the nation from

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Was King Arthur Real?

Perhaps the single most fundamental and important question a person could ask about Arthur is, Did he exist? This is the foundation on which all other questions about the man are constructed (such as ‘Who

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