Knights of the Round Table

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Monks Lied About King Arthur's Burial to Raise Cash

Supposed grave is really a pit of rubble

(Newser) - A team of 31 specialists led by an archaeologist at the University of Reading are shedding light on some supposed Dark Age legends in their four-year work at Glastonbury Abbey in the UK, reports the Guardian . To wit: "Those feet, immortalized in William Blake’s poem Jerusalem , never walked... More »

King Arthur's Round Table Uncovered in Scotland

Or so say archaeologists who have been surveying the King's Knot

(Newser) - A little more than a year ago, the Telegraph reported that excited historians in England claimed to have found the site of King Arthur's round table. Apparently, it's been discovered again ... in Scotland. The Telegraph reports archaeologists have been researching a geometrical earthwork called the King's Knot,... More »

King Arthur's Round Table Site Discovered

Not furniture, but a meeting spot for 1,000

(Newser) - A group of thrilled historians claim to have discovered the site of King Arthur's storied "Round Table" at an ancient Roman amphitheater in Chester, England. But the discovery is a further indication that the "Round Table" was not a mere piece of furniture, but a massive wooden and... More »

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