Monthly Archives: February 2016

Thomas Hardy Country

We reluctantly left Tintagel and slowly began making our way across the south of England towards the road we wanted to take to London.  England is so tiny that it’s possible to cross several counties in one day, and we … Continue reading

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Tintagel Castle Ruins

Back in Tintagel last May, we checked out of Camelot Castle immediately after we had finished breakfast, but could not take it upon ourselves to leave the area until we had explored the ruins of King Arthur’s legendary birthplace, Tintagel … Continue reading

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Malory’s Works

In his introduction to Malory Works, a set, or series, of Sir Thomas Malory’s Arthurian romances and which includes Malory’s The Tale of King Arthur, Eugene Vinaver notes Malory’s great contribution to literature, and to England, as well as Malory’s supposedly criminal … Continue reading

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Malory’s “Arthur” and Tintagel Castle

As noted in my last post,  in the English Heritage book Tintagel Castle,  Colleen Batey reveals that in his Historia Regum Britanniae, a fictionalised history of the kings of Britain originally written in Latin, the language of learning and literature in Europe in the … Continue reading

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