Avalon Setting & Symbolism

Anya Seton
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Tre Uther (The Homeplace of Uther)

Merewyn's birthplace, and home until her mother dies, Tre Uther is a property in Cornwall that at one time was quite prosperous. Surrounded by a wall of stones, the house was quite large, built with granite slabs and topped with a thatched roof. The home is built above an estuary, and the view is of the headlands toward the Western Sea. Until the Viking raid in 958, there were many serfs, sheep, and cattle, and the family was well respected and known to be descended from the King Arthur line. After the raid, Tre Uther lost its patriarch, and its spirit.

Les Beux Castle

The fortress where the Lord of Les Baux consented to raise Rumon, it is built on a weird, rocky spur that was the top of the great hill. Inhabited by a Baron and his knight, it was called the...

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