The following are real places which are clearly identifiable in a text and which are mentioned in arthurian legend and romance as being used by arthur as a place to hold a court in the romances arthur like all medieval monarchs moves around his kingdom caerleon on usk in newport in south wales from geoffrey of monmouth london in geoffrey . Get this from a library arthurian place names of wales mr scott lloyd in this book all of the arthurian places and names in wales have been traced back to their original sources to explore the reasons behind their creation. Thats why arthurian legends get stronger the further west you travel llyn barfog bearded lake gets its names from the rushes that fringe its shores and in the summer its covered in yellow water lilies but this pretty lake was once terrorised by the afanc a water monster bardsey is the resting place of 20000 saints . In this book all of the arthurian places and names in wales have been traced back to their original sources to explore the reasons behind their creation. The arthurian place names of wales by scott lloyd uwp 2017 promises to offers full details on the history and mythology of more than one hundred and fifty sites in wales drawing on sources from the 9th to the 19th century the result is claimed as a comprehensive look at the extensive traces of the arthurian legacy on wales and welsh culture
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