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date: 20 August 2019

Arthurlocked

(supp. fl. in or before 6th cent.)
  • O. J. Padel

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Arthur (supp.fl. in or before 6th cent.), legendary warrior and supposed king of Britain, has an attested career that is entirely posthumous. From obscure beginnings in British legend, he became internationally known in the twelfth century, particularly through the success of Geoffrey of Monmouth's...

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