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King Arthur History Question of the Week 8

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What did Gildas the wise say about King Arthur?

(**) Gildas the wise lived in the 6th century, making him at least a near-contemporary of a historical Arthur. What did he write about King Arthur in De Excidio et Conquestu Britanniae (“On the Ruin and Conquest of Britain”)?

 
 
 


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King Arthur History Question of the Week 7

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Did Arthur know Patrick?

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King Arthur History Question of the Week 6

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What peoples did Arthur battle?

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King Arthur History Question of the Week 5

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Why did the Norman invaders like tales of King Arthur?

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*6. According to Edward Gibbon in The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, why did the Norman conquerors of Britain listen with fond credulity to the tale of Arthur?