Arthur: From Celtic Warrior to English King

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    Talking about Arthur in Ireland
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    What people think about Arthur- french medieval version or victorian english version. Most people think of him being an English and not knowing a celt figure. His celt figure is notable because he defeated the English
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    Trying to understand the origin where the Arthur figure came from, must consider the anglo-saxons british and english. They are two very different.
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    Usable reference in relation to Arthur, in the reference he is said as a guy to help defeat anglo-saxons, he was not a king but instead a military server who helped king
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    Arthur and poem's. What is known of him suggest that he was well-known to the british
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    standard images in that time period that suggest the type of figure Arthur was. Sometimes he was portrayed as having a wife, a ruler, military. Different versions of Arthur (Jeffrey's version), people believing jeffreys history. The welsh believed that Arthur would return one day
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    Political manipulation by the English affected the figure of arthur. Paranoia, welsch view. 1191 monks of GlastonBury claimed they found the body of arthur, financial discovery, King Edward welsch view and english view. Confiscating Royal regalia welsh and english had different views on whose crown was taken.
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    Alexander the third King of Scotland died and they turned to Edward to rule. No one knew who had the right to rule Scotland. Scotland argued that Arthur had been illegemitate when he was considered to rule
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    Alexander the third King of Scotland died and they turned to Edward to rule. No one knew who had the right to rule Scotland. Scotland argued that Arthur had been illegemitate when he was considered to rule
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    The story of Arthur ended in disaster
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    World War 1 images of arthur represented propaganda
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    Lecture ends, applause and questions follow
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    SIDE B ENDS