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The legend of King Arthur

Evidence shows that the entrance to Camelot was by way of a cobbled roadway, ten feet across, which passed through a timber-lined passage beneath a gate tower raised on posts and tied in with the rampart and sentry walkway on either side.

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King Arthur

Tests prove Edward III constructed the table, probably in 1344, when he conceived the notion of an order of chivalry based on the knights of the Round Table, as depicted in the popular romances. An alternative theory, which has gained only limited acceptance among professional scholars, derives the name Arthur from , the brightest star in the constellation , near or the Great Bear. The historian made the putative reign of Arthur the organising principle of his history of sub-Roman Britain and Ireland, The Age of Arthur 1973.

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Merlin's cave supposedly lies directly below the ruins, piercing the great cliff, cutting through to a rocky beach on the other side of the headland. Arthur flees and is raised in a brothel, knowing very little of his birthright.

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These works were the Estoire del Saint Grail, the Estoire de Merlin, the Lancelot propre or Prose Lancelot, which made up half the entire Vulgate Cycle on its own , the Queste del Saint Graal and the Mort Artu, which combine to form the first coherent version of the entire Arthurian legend. A new code of ethics for 19th-century gentlemen was shaped around the ideals embodied in the "Arthur of romance".

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The legend of King Arthur

However, by AD 500, such titles had become vague and 'King' was the customary designation of Celtic leaders. An illustration by Alfred Fredericks for a 1881 edition of the Other early Welsh Arthurian texts include a poem found in the , " yv y porthaur? Y Gododdin cannot be dated precisely: it describes 6th-century events and contains 9th- or 10th-century spelling, but the surviving copy is 13th-century.

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Two shrines, a metalworkers' area, furnaces, smiths' tools, and finished weapons were also unearthed. Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city.

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Le Morte d'Arthur opens with Arthur conceived as the illegitimate son of Uther Pendragon literally 'the Head Dragon' or King of Britain.

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