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    01 Oct '16 05:37
    I recently watched a documentary on King Arthur questioning whether he was real, or a myth.

    Considering the English on this site, what do you think?
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    01 Oct '16 06:161 edit
    Here is an interesting read from Wikipedia - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_Arthur - quoting many different sources about this king, some of which concluding that he was a myth rather than a historical figure.

    I'm adding an article not quite as comprehensive http://www.biography.com/people/king-arthur-9190042.
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    01 Oct '16 07:291 edit
    Originally posted by chaney3
    I recently watched a documentary on King Arthur questioning whether he was real, or a myth.

    Considering the English on this site, what do you think?
    Difficult to know for sure but certainly not real in the sense of the known lineage of kings and queens of England. He is probably mostly myth. Some say his castle was at Tintagel. Other say that dragons lived in the caves of the north Cornish coastline.
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    01 Oct '16 14:59
    Originally posted by divegeester
    Difficult to know for sure but certainly not real in the sense of the known lineage of kings and queens of England. He is probably mostly myth. Some say his castle was at Tintagel. Other say that dragons lived in the caves of the north Cornish coastline.
    Thanks Dive.

    C'mon Robbie, Ghost, FMF, what is your take on this?
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    01 Oct '16 15:12
    Originally posted by chaney3
    C'mon Robbie, Ghost, FMF, what is your take on this?
    I am not English.
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    01 Oct '16 15:15
    Originally posted by FMF
    I am not English.
    Wow, for some reason I thought you were English.

    You have the perfect snobby attitude.

    Just kidding English people.
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    01 Oct '16 15:36
    Originally posted by chaney3
    Wow, for some reason I thought you were English.

    You have the perfect snobby attitude.
    Perhaps you just have a rather big chip on your shoulder and it affects your perception of regular educated people? Just a thought. 😛
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    01 Oct '16 15:44
    Originally posted by FMF
    Perhaps you just have a rather big chip on your shoulder and it affects your perception of regular educated people? Just a thought. 😛
    So....not English?

    You're not American, are you?
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    01 Oct '16 15:49
    Originally posted by FMF
    I am not English.
    I don't have a round table.
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    01 Oct '16 15:49
    Originally posted by FMF
    I am not English.
    No, just an international figure.
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    01 Oct '16 15:56
    Originally posted by divegeester
    Difficult to know for sure but certainly not real in the sense of the known lineage of kings and queens of England. He is probably mostly myth. Some say his castle was at Tintagel. Other say that dragons lived in the caves of the north Cornish coastline.
    Most of the story was probably simply made up 600 years after he was supposed to have lived.
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    01 Oct '16 16:05
    Originally posted by FMF
    Most of the story was probably simply made up 600 years after he was supposed to have lived.
    Don't start 😛
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    01 Oct '16 16:16
    Originally posted by divegeester
    Don't start 😛
    That wasn't just the start. That was all of it. Middle. End. The lot.
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    01 Oct '16 16:19
    He might have been a bit like Robin Hood - perhaps an authentic figure who then developed into a hero and legend through ballads and books.

    http://www.history.com/topics/british-history/robin-hood
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    01 Oct '16 16:24
    Originally posted by Torunn
    He might have been a bit like Robin Hood - perhaps an authentic figure who then developed into a hero and legend through ballads and books.

    http://www.history.com/topics/british-history/robin-hood
    I believe in King Arthur.
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