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Subject: Re: King Athelstan [was Help!!]
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2003 05:48:41 -0500

In an email dated Fri, 21 Mar 2003 6:23:25 am GMT, "David Lamb" <> writes:

>(about 895 - 939) was son of Edward the Elder, and grandson of Alfred the

>In fact the kings of the other kingdoms
>which at that time made up the island of Britain submitted to him, in some
>instances voluntarily, and he styled himself Rex totius Britanniae (King of
>all Britain). Incidentally, you may sometimes see his name written as

Hmm, pronounce this 'Arthurlstan' and with the Roman name of Colchester being Camelodinum (or something similar) we have a definite case for Colchester being Camelot and Athelstan being King Arthur!

Dave D

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