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Special References.

  • (1) Raglan. The Hero, London, 1936.

  • (2) Rhys (quoted by Snell). Studies in Arthurian Legend. 1891.

  • (3) Bury. Life of St. Patrick. 1905.

  • (4) R. C. Collingwood. Roman Britain, ch. 19. Oxford, 1937, 2nd ed.

  • (5) Mount Badon. For discussion on this important question see Appendix iii, ref. (4), also Antiquity, vol. 6, pages 459–463, 1932, and Antiquity, vol. 5, pages 236–239, 1931.

  • (6) Gildas. De Excidio et Conguestu Britanniae, chap. 4.

  • (7) Hodgkin. A History of the Anglo-Saxons, vol. 1. Oxford, 1935.

  • (8) cf. Inscriptions on contemporary Memorial Stone in Wales quoted in ref. (7).

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  • (9) E. T. Leeds. Celtic Ornament in the British Isles to 700 A.D. Oxford, 1033.

  • (10) Collected Papers of T. F. Tout, vol. 2. Manchester University Press, 1933.

  • (11) Annales Cambriae “computus.”

  • (12) Gildas. De Excidio et Conquestu Britanniae, chap. 26.

  • (13) Faral. La Legende Arthurienne, vol. 1, p. 58 et seq. Paris, 1929.

  • (14) Best critical discussion on Arthur's battles: O. G. S. Crawford, Arthur and His Battles, Antiquity, vol. 9, p. 277 et seq., 1935, but possibly wrong in identification of northern sites. See also footnote *.

  • (15) Faral. La Légende Arthurienne, vol. 1. Paris, 1929. Contains a good discussion on early records, but place names identifications are a little wild and not now acceptable in many cases.

  • (16) Raglan. The Hero. 1936.

  • (17) Sir E. K. Chambers. Arthur of Britain, p. 188.

  • (18) Snell. King Arthur's Country. 1920.

  • (19) T. P. Ellis and J. Lloyd. Mabinogion. A New Translation, vol. 1, p. 170 et seq. Oxford, 1929.

  • (20) Black Book of Carmarthen, quoted by Chambers.

  • (21) Liber Rubeus Bathonae, quoted by Chambers.

  • (22) Froissart. Chronicles of England, France, and Spain.

  • (23) Snell. King Arthur's Country. 1926. This work is a valuable topographical survey, but is very unreliable in many ways. Richard of Cirencester, for example, is quoted as an authority!

  • (24) Sir E. K. Chambers. Arthur of Britain, p. 194.

  • (25) Mabinogion. A New Translation, vol. 2, p. 20. 1929.

  • (26) Bacon. The Wisdom of the Ancients, quoted by E. S. Hartland in Mythology and Folk Tales. 1900.