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Arthurian Legends

Arthurian Legends

Here you will find our complete resources related to King Arthur, his Knights of the Round Table, Avalon, Merlin, and much more. We’ve started by putting together a number of lists, and below you’ll find even more articles that get into the specifics of the stories, characters, and literature that shaped these legends.

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Camelot

Camelot is the castle connected to the famous King Arthur. Camelot’s first appearance was in the early 12th century French Romances. In French Arthurian romances,

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The Round Table

The Round Table is one of the most important components of Arthur’s Camelot. The Knights of the Round Table were men of honor, dignity and

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The Saxons

Some historians believe that the character of King Arthur is loosely based on a Roman (and/or Welsh) affiliated military leader who successfully fought off a

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The Birth of Arthur

Legend has it that Uther, King of what is now known as Great Britain, decided one day to sign peace with one of his fiercest

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Morgan Le Fay

Morgan Le Fay has been portrayed in various styles and forms throughout history. Her character has been proposed to be good or evil, depending on

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Cerdic of Wessex

The first king of the kingdom of Wessex, and certainly one of the most interesting of its kings, was a man known as Cerdic. A

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Sir Agravain

Sir Agravain is the second and most unpleasing son of King Lot of Orkney and Queen Morgause. Queen Morgause ( Anna ) is the sister

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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

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