The History of the Kings of Britain - Part Seven: Arthur of Britain Summary & Analysis

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Part Seven: Arthur of Britain Summary and Analysis

Following the death of Uther, the leaders of the Britons urge Dubricius to anoint Arthur king. Arthur is only fifteen years old but possesses great strength of courage and wisdom. Arthur assembles an army and decides to march on the Saxons so as to procure more treasure to bestow on his nobles. The leader of the Saxons, Colgrin, gathers the Picts and Scots to him and meets Arthur at York. Arthur sets siege to the city but must abandon his attack when Cheldric arrives from Germany with aide for the Saxons. Arthur retreats to London and seeks advice from his council. At their suggestion Arthur sends to his cousin Hoel for help. Hoel quickly assembles an army and meets Arthur in Kaerluideoit. Together the two armies manage to route the Saxon forces into...

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