Excalibur: A Novel of Arthur Setting & Symbolism

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The Kingdom of Dumnonia

Dumnonia is the kingdom for which Arthur is the warlord while Mordred is the titular king and ruler. The name comes from Roman times; it incorporates the counties of Somerset and Devon in modern Britain

Lindinnis (Dumnonia)

Lindinnis is the palace where Merlin performs his magic to recruit people for his rites for the return of the old gods. It is at Ilchester in the county of Somerset, in modern day Britain

Mai Dun (Dumnonia)

Mai Dun is the site of an ancient, pre-Roman earthwork fortification. It is here that Merlin summons every one to witness the return of the old gods when he carries out his fires and sacrifices. The site is Maiden Castle, Dorset in modern day Britain

Ynys Wydryn (Dumnonia)

Ynys Wydryn is the castle where Morgan, Arthur's sister, keeps the errant Guinevere incarcerated. The modern location is Glastonbury in the...

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