The Myth of Arthur. G. K. Chesterton. O learned man who never learned to learn, Save to deduce, by timid steps and small, From towering smoke that fire can never burn And from tall tales that men were never tall. Say, have you thought what manner of man it is Of who men say “He […]
genelach cloinni cailin ann so cailin og mac gille easpuig mhic cailin mhic ailin mhic neill mhic ailin moir mhic gille espuig mhic dubgaill mhic donnchaidh mhic gille easpuig mhic gille colaim renabartha mac duibne mhic duibne mhic eirenai[n] mhic meirbi mhic artuir mhic iubair*.i. righ in domain gan rusan** The genealogy of the Clan […]
King Alexander, then lying in Kiararey-sound, dreamed a dream, and thought three men came to him. He thought one of them was in royal robes, but very stern, ruddy in countenance, somewhat thick, and of middling size. Another seemed of a slender make, but active, and of all men the most engaging, and majestic. The third again, […]
447 ‡ Days as dark as night.‡ 453 Easter altered on the Lord’s Day by Pope Leo, Bishop of Rome. 454 St. Brigid is born. 457 St. Patrick goes to the Lord. 458 St. David is born in the thirtieth year after Patrick left Menevia. 468 The death of Bishop Benignus. 501 Bishop Ebur rests […]
Death of Uther Pendragon, king of England, to whom succeeded his son, King Arthur, who instituted the Round Table. [Bas Oiter Pendragen regis Anglie cui sucsessit filius suus, .i. Cingh Arrtur, .i. do orrdaig an bord cruinn.] — Annals of Ulster, U467.3.