King Arthur was a "genocidal warlord," claims historian

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LONDON - A new book by a historian has claimed that the mythical King Arthur was actually a "genocidal warlord whose deeds would have been the stuff of Nuremburg trials today."

According to a report in the Telegraph, Dr Simon Young, a historian and expert in Celtic studies, claims in 'The Celtic Revolution' that the valiant English hero of modern legend bears no resemblance to the historical reality.

Young said that Arthur was a hero of a very different kind for the Celts.

"Arthur was not supposed just to return his people to happiness but to entirely wipe out their neighbours - the English," he said...
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