March 25, 2015
His sword was named Excalibur, which he drew from a stone. Many had tried before him and failed.
King Arthur, along with his wife, is said to be buried at Glastonbury Abbey in Glastonbury, England. How do we know? Because it says right on his tomb, “Here lies interred the famous King Arthur on the Isle of Avalon.”
King Arthur has been written about by literary masters such as Geoffrey of Monmouth in the 11th century, Sir Thomas Mallory in the 15th century, and more recently, the Victorian poet Alfred Lord Tennyson.
Although considered legend, many believe King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table were real, having lived in the 5th and 6th centuries.
- King Arthur is killed in his last battle, the Battle of Camlann
The Round Table was made by Merlin the Magician and given to the King Arthur and Queen Guinevere as a wedding present
Sadly, Queen Guinevere cheated on King Arthur with Lancelot, one of the Knights of the Round Table.