The Historical Origin of Lancelot

caldrail

Ad Honorem
Feb 2012
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Is it true that King Arthur is a Celtic legend?
There were celtic tales of a hero going on semi-spiritual quests that were converted to Arthurian tales in the dark ages. The mionarchial Arthur was an invention of Geoffery of Monmouth who was seeking to please his king by adding a folk hero to his ancestors. Lancelot was a fictional creation by Chretien Des Troyes as far as I know.
 
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