New archaeological discovery and textual analysis of original sources leads the two authors to disinter the true King Arthur. The dates of the two known historical events in his life are established in the Dark Ages rather than the Middle Ages. A picture of Britain in the late 5th century emerges as a land reverted to tribal strife after Roman evacuation, beset by foreign invasions from the Picts, Irish and Anglo-Saxons. Wales, and to have led a nationalist Christian pact of British tribes against the pagan invaders. Arthur ...

King Arthur 1992, Random House (UK), London

ISBN-13: 9780712655804