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Glastonbury Abbey: The Holy House at the Head of the Moors Adventurous James P Carley

Glastonbury Abbey: The Holy House at the Head of the Moors Adventurous

James P Carley

Published January 1st 1988
ISBN : 9780312021160
Hardcover
189 pages
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 About the Book 

A complete history of the area around Glastonbury. It deals with the mythical Glastonbury and its connection to Arthur in a way that is respectable but rooted in what can be known. Talks about Gildas, Gerard of Wales, Walter Map, John of Glastonbury,MoreA complete history of the area around Glastonbury. It deals with the mythical Glastonbury and its connection to Arthur in a way that is respectable but rooted in what can be known. Talks about Gildas, Gerard of Wales, Walter Map, John of Glastonbury, Alfred the Great, Joseph of Arimathea, Wearyall Hill, the Tor, the Abbey of Glastonbury, Gwynn ab Nudd, Arthur, the Chalice Well, dissolution of the monasteries, Leland, in short anything to do with Glastonbury. You could safely cite this book in an essay but it is written for a wider audience than academics. Contains lots of illustrations, photos, and a timeline.