A tapestry of King Arthur.
September 30, 2019

The central figure of interest in this period of history is the man known as Arthur. He was the mighty military leader who led the kings of Britain into battle against the Saxons as they tried to progressively conquer more and more of the island. While not described as such in the earliest records, he…

Classic Lady of Shalott artwork
September 23, 2019

Lord Alfred Tennyson’s four-part poem is based on the Arthurian Legend of Elaine of Astolat, who died for that love that surpassed all human understanding. Its recounted version was in the 13th-century Italian book Donna di Scalotta but the poem is an 18th Century work. Lord Tennyson composed the poem in 1842. The poem is…

Tom Thumb in a hand.
September 16, 2019

The story of Tom Thumb is one of the first recorded English Tales. He has been a popular character in the English myths and legends for centuries. His story was originally printed in 1621 by Richard Johnson. Tom Thumb’s Birth Back in days of King Arthur’s reign, Old Thomas and his wife had desires to…

Another An artistic representation of the Questing Beast
September 9, 2019

The Questing beast or otherwise known as Beast Glatisant, was a strange creature from the Arthurian lore. It was named because of the strange sound it makes from its stomach that could be likened to the same sound a pack of questing hounds makes. Its name Beast Glatisant is related to a French word Glapissant…

King Pellinore
September 2, 2019

Pelinore or King Pelinore is the King of Listenoise also known as Northumberland. He is said to be of the royal bloodline of St Joseph of Arimathea, the dynasty that protected the Holy Grail based on the Arthurian lore.  He is directly the son of King Pellam and the brother of King Pelleas and Allain…