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Traditions dating back as far back as human memory associate the market town of Glastonbury with the magical realm of King Arthur and Joseph of Arimathea, who is rumoured to have brought his young nephew Jesus and the Holy Grail to Glastonbury. The author brings together writings which reflect aspects of the Glastonbury legends, including excerpts from texts by Frederick B ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published March 1st 1993 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published 1991)
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John Matthews is an historian, folklorist and author. He has been a full time writer since 1980 and has produced over ninety books on the Arthurian Legends and Grail Studies, as well as short stories and a volume of poetry. He has devoted much of the past thirty years to the study of Arthurian Traditions and myth in general. His best known and most widely read works are ‘Pirates’ (Carlton/Atheneum ...more
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