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Monks invented King Arthur’s grave in order to rake in mad medieval tourist cash

File this fact about the legend of King Arthur under “strange but true.” King Arthur started as a folk tale in the late 5th century—who may or may not have been based on a real-world Anglo-Saxon-beating warrior. Over the centuries, the legend evolved into a cultural touchstone with its own mythology. And by the late 12th […]

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