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King Arthur: The Eve of Battle

MARCH / APRIL 2013: BY LAURA F.

It was unnatural, Lancelot had decided long ago, to be tied to a land not one’s own, to be forced to serve any master but oneself. 929 more words

Arthuriana: Arthur, Inklings, and the Attraction of Logres

David Russell Mosley

Ordinary Time
27 May 2016
The Edge of Elfland
Hudson, New Hampshire

Dear Friends and Family,

I’ve been on something of an Arthur kick lately. 1,270 more words

Being A (Non-Roman) Catholic Evangelical

Merlin - Madman or Magician?

There are many contradictory legends surrounding the famous magician, Merlin.  Tolstoy suggests he was a real Druid who lived in Sixth Century Scotland, though it is more likely the sorcerer was actually a composite created from several mysterious literary figures. 343 more words

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Femnista May / June 2011: Merlin

BY LYDIA WATSON

One legend has intrigued people for generations: the stories of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table have been told in many different ways over the years from an animated version about a clumsy boy discovering his true purpose to the heartbreak of a King finding out his finest knight is in love with his wife. 747 more words

Femnista May / June 2011: The Wizard Who Saved Camelot

BY ESTHER ARCHER

The new series Camelot creates a storyline different to what we know of the legend of King Arthur. It begins with him as the child of peasants, naive and innocent to what has happened to the Kingdom until one day Merlin arrives and declares that the King, Uther Pendragon, is dead and Arthur is heir to the throne. 476 more words

Beckery uncovered!

The chapels on Beckery island have been uncovered again for the first time in 50 years. Glastonbury Abbey sources from the 12th century link the chapel to King Arthur, who had a vision of Mary Magdelene and the infant Jesus there, and to the Irish Saint Brigit, who is said to have visited in 488 AD and left some items behind. 284 more words