Quick Reference

The seat of King Arthur's court, is said by Malory to be Winchester. It may be Camelford in Cornwall, the name actually given it by Laзamon; following Drayton's Poly‐Olbion, it is identified as South Cadbury in Somerset, and Leland says he found traces of Arthur in Queen's Camel in Somerset which was previously called Camelot. Colchester has also claimed it.

Subjects: Religion — Literature.

Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »