Edward I, Arthurian Enthusiast

@article{Loomis1953EdwardIA,
  title={Edward I, Arthurian Enthusiast},
  author={Roger Sherman Loomis},
  journal={Speculum},
  year={1953},
  volume={28},
  pages={114 - 127}
}
  • R. Loomis
  • Published 1 January 1953
  • History
  • Speculum
SIR MAURICE POWICKE in his fine study, King Henry III and the Lord Edward, has this to say on the relation of Edward I to the Arthurian tradition.' He knew . .. how to appeal to history. He tried to comprehend inhis own rule the traditions of his land. He would not allow Llywelyn and the Welsh to rely upon the memories of King Arthur and the belief in his return to save them. When he and Queen Eleanor were at Glastonbury at Easter in 19278, he had the tomb of Arthur and Guenevere open and the… 
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