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King Arthur is a legendary British king. He appears in a stories and medieval romances as the leader of a knightly fellowship called the Round Table.
King Arthur was a legendary British leader. According to medieval histories and romances, in the late 5th and early 6th centuries, he led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders. Modern historians generally agree that he is unhistorical figure.
Stories about King Arthur became popular before the 11th century. "Historia regum Britanniae", written by Geoffrey of Monmouth between 1135 and 1139, brought Arthur European fame. Nowadays, the character of King Arthur appears in comic books, novels and films.