View Full Version : King Arthur's castle?

B. de Corbin
05 Aug 2016, 08:54
The remains of a large castle complex under Tintagel Castle dating to the late 6th/early 7th century coresponds to the reputed birth place of King Arthur, at about the right time (assuming he, or someone like him, actually existed).

Ancient castle discovered near mythical birthplace of King Arthur: Archaeologists find gigantic structure built during the Dark Ages in discovery which could shed light on Arthurian legends (https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/1545553/ancient-castle-discovered-near-mythical-birthplace-of-king-arthur/)

From the article:

“The discovery of high-status buildings – potentially a royal palace complex – at Tintagel is transforming our understanding of the site,” said Win Scutt, an English Heritage properties curator covering the West of England.

“It is helping to reveal an intriguing picture of what life was like in a place of such importance in the historically little-known centuries following the collapse of Roman administration in Britain.”

06 Aug 2016, 08:01
This is a really cool find, whether or not Arthur was a real person or only a legend.