- The legend of King Arthur. Glastonbury Abbey is said to be the fabled island of Avalon,and King Arthur's last resting place. A century story tells of the discovery of Arthur's and Queen Guinevere's grave in the Abbey grounds
GENETIC BOUNDARIES: 'A pioneering study into [Britain's] genetic heritage . shows that up to 40 per cent of [British] DNA may be from Germanic ancestors, and not the Vikings, thanks to the Anglo-Saxon migrations in The project, carried out by
Another, famous, female wizard, Morgan le Fey. "She was known to have studied magic while she was being brought up in the nunnery." (Morgan le Fay) Artwork by W. From: Legends of King Arthur and His Knights - 1914
Ruins of Glastonbury Abbey - Somerset, England. In during the year of the reign of Henry VIII, there were over 800 monasteries, nunneries and friaries in Britain. By there were none. Glastonbury Abbey was but one such casualty.