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"He who draws the sword from the stone, he shall be king..." T. H. White and Gillian Bradshaw are two of many writers who have done a fine job of bringing the Arthurian legends to life.

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Glastonbury Abbey. - The legend of King Arthur. Glastonbury Abbey is said to be the fabled island of Avalon,and King Arthur's last resting place. A 12th century story tells of the discovery of Arthur's and Queen Guinevere's grave in the Abbey grounds,but there is no archaeological proof. Glastonbury Abbey, Great Britain

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Nimue by Denise Garner. The Lady of the Lake is the name of several related characters who play parts in the Arthurian legend. These characters' roles include giving King Arthur his sword Excalibur, enchanting Merlin, and raising Lancelot after the death of his father. Different writers and copyists give her name variously as Nimue, Viviane and other variations.

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Morgana Le Fay: She was either the half-sister or cousin of King Arthur and in some accounts his lover; she was also his enemy and a powerful sorceress

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King Arthur is a legendary British leader who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against the Saxon invaders in the early 6th century. The details of Arthur's story are mainly composed of folklore and literary invention, and his historical existence is debated and disputed by modern historians.

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