By David Nicolle
The Arthurian Age; the Celtic Twilight; the darkish a while; the beginning of britain; those are the powerfully romantic names usually given to 1 of the main pressured but very important classes in British background. it truly is an period upon which rival Celtic and English nationalisms usually fought. It was once additionally a interval of payment, and of the sword. This soaking up quantity by means of David Nicolle transports us to an England shrouded in secret and beset via savage clash, a land which performed host to 1 of the main enduring figures of our heritage – Arthur.
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