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Glastonbury Abbey ruins, Abbey retreat house in the distance, the inspiration for Abbey Grange, the home of Harry Bellingham, the Earl of Glaston, in the LOA series.

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Lady of the Lake was guardian of the magical sword Excalibur granted to King Arthur who founded the Knights of the Round Table d

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MORDRED is known as a notorious traitor who fought King Arthur at the Battle of Camlann, where he was killed and Arthur fatally wounded. Tradition varies on his relationship to Arthur, but he is best known today as Arthur's illegitimate son by his half-sister Morgause. A less common theory is that Mordred was Arthur's half brother.

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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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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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According to Hopkins, “[Arthur’s] queen, Guinevere, is more elusive, less written about [than Arthur and his knights], and yet has been for centuries a central character playing a critical role in the rise and fall of the Round Table” (6). He goes on by characterizing her as “a key figure in the life of Camelot, this remarkable woman is seen variably as scholar, seductress, warrior, and dignified gentle beauty by the countless artists and writers who have depicted her. Who, then, was…

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Sibling could never be so different. One let darkness consume her. The other fought it until the day he died.

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I loved this because Arthur, when he and Merlin are alone together, always throws stuff at Merlin or teases him. But when Uther walked in it was like, "Oops! We were acting like two little boys and Daddy caught us." xD

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Arthur as a Medieval king - Art by skyootumcrux.tumblr.com - That's a pocket watch he's holding. A bit anachronistic, maybe, but this picture was a commission and the inclusion of the watch appears to have been part of it.

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King Arthur. Born in Wales.Birth date and Death date is unknown. According to legend, Arthur was a Celtic king who started the Knights of the Round Table. Arthurian legend rose with Geoffrey of Monmouth's 12th century romances, continued with the work of Sir Thomas Malory in the 15th century and was revived in the Victorian era by poet Alfred Lord Tennyson. Arthur may have been a real king who defended Wales from Saxon invasion during the 5th–6th centuries.

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