Very true Tracy, and I would echo your thoughts - particularly the last
>As an amateur historian, I would love for someone to bring truth to the
>legend of King Arthur, but as a parent and a dreamer I think that some
>legends should stay as such.
>The story of King Arthur has been told to centuries of children in one form
>or another and encouraged plays, books and dreams.
>It has also I'm sure been the focus of many a chivalrous action and the
>backdrop to many weddings.
>This legend could be destroyed in the revelation of truth and in this the
>destruction of what has been built on this legend of Arthur the hero, the
>mighty and the brave.
>There is truth in that people will fight to keep a legend alive in the same
>way they will fight to bury the truth.
>From: British archaeology discussion list [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
>On Behalf Of J DAVIS
>Sent: 12 July 2010 15:27
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>Subject: Re: [BRITARCH] Historians locate King Arthurs Round Table
>Hah! Very amusing but, as everyone knows really -
>it is, of course, a Scheduled Ancient Monument in Cumbria -
>http://j.mp/92JUwJ (ignore that the Pastscape database can't cope with an
>apostrophe, it is "Arthur's");
>Camelot is also in Cumbria (Camboglanna);
>the cave in which King Arthur & his knights sleep is beneath Hadrian's Wall;
>Bamburgh was Lancelot's home castle...
>--- On Mon, 12/7/10, McCrone, Peter (NE) wrote:
>> Naaahh!! Its nailed to a wall in
>> Winchester Castle! Or possibly buried with Merlin near
>> Drumelzier in southern Scotland!
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: British archaeology discussion list [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
>> On Behalf Of Vince Russett
>> Sent: 12 July 2010 14:32
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>> Subject: Re: [BRITARCH] Historians locate King Arthurs
>> Round Table
>> That's not where King Arthurs Round Table is - everyone
>> knows it's
>> actually buried under the Tesco's roundabout in
>> Vince Russett
>> County Archaeologist
>> Development Management Team
>> North Somerset Council
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