Long live, Queen Matilda!
“It is showing there could indeed be some truth behind the earliest stories about King Arthur’s birth."
Some of the rock formations clearly look like massive tables, or perhaps just shelters. Were they used for sacrifices? Maybe
In 2013, I was fortunate to take an Arthurian legend tour of southwest England (officially called From Avalon to Camelot
Stumbling upon evocative and offbeat corners of Europe as a teenaged vagabond, I realized my niche in life: discovering, and then sharing, the best of Europe.
Today's Maytime Faerie Festivals, including Spoutwood Farm's May Day Fairie Festival, the Maryland Faerie Festival, and the New York Faerie Festival, are outgrowths of this vibrant May tradition. They feature kings and queens, Maypole dances, flower garlands and beautiful costumes.
The legend of King Arthur is one that finds greatest resonance during times when society looks for a heroic type, either to represent its wish for some worthy adventure, or it wish to channel its aspirations for the common good into a larger-than-life character.