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1.

(*) King Arthur’s historical existence is unproven. If he lived, which of the following is the most likely time for his life? (dates are A.D. or C.E.)

 
 
 
 
 
 

2.

(*) One specific gravesite is now claimed for King Arthur. Where is it?

 
 
 
 

3.

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(*) What Arthur-related location is pictured?

 
 
 
 

4.

(*) King Arthur had many enemies. Which of this group of tribes or nationalities would a historical King Arthur have likely fought? (more than one answer might be correct)

 
 
 

5.

(*) 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?

 
 
 

6.

(**) Many groups invaded Britain. Which of this second group of tribes or nationalities would a historical King Arthur have likely fought? (more than one answer may be correct)

 
 
 

7. (**) Is it possible that St. Patrick baptized King Arthur?

 
 
 

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(**) 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”)?

 
 
 

King Arthur History Question of the Week 4

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Do you know Arthur’s enemies?

Question 1

(*) King Arthur had many enemies. Which of this group of tribes or nationalities would a historical King Arthur have likely fought? (more than one answer might be correct)




King Arthur History Question of the Week 3

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Question 1

(*) What Arthur-related location is pictured?




King Arthur History Question of the Week 2

Question 1

(*) One specific gravesite is now claimed for King Arthur. Where is it?




King Arthur History Question of the Week 1

How much do you know about the history of King Arthur?

TintagelWebThe existence of a King Arthur who ruled Britain is still debated, but ancient evidence of his life and of his probable times survived. Such documents date from the time of Arthur and later. Some of the history reported in the documents may be mere fantasy, but their antiquity gives them standing as historical documents. These questions are based around those historical documents, but with some modern sensibility.

Question 1

(*) King Arthur’s historical existence is unproven. If he lived, which of the following is the most likely time for his life? (dates are A.D. or C.E.)