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This is a list of books about King Arthur, or his related world, family, friends or enemies.


9th century

10th century

11th century




  • The Legend of St. Goeznovius circa 1019 (Mentions Arthur and Vortigern)

12th century


French and Anglo-Norman

(Robert de Borons verse Josepheh of Arimathie and 300 lines of Merlin are extant. A prose version of Joseph d'Arimathie, Merlin, Perzival trilogy, supposedly by Robert exists in two MSS.)



13th century

French, Anglo-Norman or Provencal



  • Tristrams saga ok Ísöndar by Brother Robert 1226 (Norse reworking Tristan by Thomas of Britain)
  • Ivens Saga by Brother Robert 1226 (Norse reworking of Chrétien de Troyes' Yvain, the Knight of the Lion)
  • Erex Saga, perhaps originally by Robert. (Text probably changed in MS. transmission. A Norse reworking of Chrétien's Erec and Enide)


  • Brut by Layamon (English reworking of Geoffrey of Monmouth)
  • Sir Tristrem circa 1300 (English reworking of Tristan by Thomas of Britain)
  • Arthur and Merlin circa 1300


  • The Lancelot-Compilatie, an adaptation of the Lancelot-Grail, but including several other romances as well:


  • Melech Artu A Hebrew reworking of the Historia Regum Brittanie


14th century



(All dates for the Welsh compositions are controversial)


  • Tavola Rotonda Anonymous



15th century



  • Orlando Innamorato by M. Boiardo

16th century



  • Tristan Romance, preserved in fragmentary form in several MSS.


  • Povest Trychane 1560s

17th century


  • The Birth of Merlin, or, The Childe Hath Found His Father by William Rowley (?1620; first published 1662)
  • Works of Richard Blackmore
    • Prince Arthur: An Heroick Poem in Ten Books (1695)
    • King Arthur: An Heroick Poem in Twelve Books (1697)


  • Widwilt (Yiddish reworking of Le Bel Inconnu)

18th century

  • Warton, Thomas (1728-1790)
    • "The Grave of King Arthur" (1777)
    • "On King Arthur's Round-table at Winchester" (1777)
  • Vortigern and Rowena by W. H. Ireland (1799) (A Shakespearian forgery)

19th century

20th century

21st century

  • The Merlin Codex by Robert Holdstock
    • Celtika (2001)
    • The Iron Grail (2002)
    • The Broken Kings (2007)
  • The Mystic Rose - Celtic Fire by Toney Brooks (2001)
  • Corbenic by Catherine Fisher (2002)
  • I am Morgan le Fay: A Tale from Camelot by Nancy Springer (2002)
  • The House of Pendragon by Debra A. Kemp
    • I: The Firebrand (2003)
    • II: The Recruit (2007)
  • Sword of the Rightful King by Jane Yolen (2003)
  • The Rose of Camelot by James Philip Cox (2004)
  • The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp by Rick Yancey (2005)
  • The Valkyries Take the Warriors to Valhalla by Virgilio Campos (2005)
  • King Arthur and his Ribald Knights by Art Banta (2006)
  • Eye of the Oracle by Bryan Davis (2006)
  • Dracula vs. King Arthur By Adam Beranek, Christian Beranek and Chris Moreno (2007)
  • The Pendragon's Banner Trilogy by Helen Hollick (re-published UK 2007 & USA 2009)
    • Book One: The Kingmaking
    • Book Two: Pendragon's Banner
    • Book Three: Shadow of the King
  • Song of the Sparrow by Lisa Ann Sandell (2007)
  • Sons of Avalon: Merlin's Prophecy by Dee Marie (2008)
  • Camelot Lost by Jessica Bonito (Jessica McHugh) (2008)
  • King Jesus (and King Arthur) by Ralph Ellis (2008)


  • Arthur's Britain by Leslie Alcock
  • The Return From Avalon by Raymond H. Thompson
  • The Quest for Arthur's Britain by Geoffrey Ashe
  • The Medieval Quest for Arthur by Robert Rouse and Cory Rushton
  • King Arthur - The True Story by Graham Phillips and Martin Keatman
  • Pendragon The Origins of Arthur by Steve Blake and Scott Lloyd
  • The Arthurian Tradition by John Matthews
  • The Age of Arthur: A History of the British Isles from 350 to 650 John Morris
  • The Real Camelot: Paganism and the Arthurian Romances John Darrah
  • Artorius Rex Discovered: Authentic Discovery of King Arthur A.T. Blackett & Alan Wilson
  • Arthur, the Dragon King Howard Reid
  • Arthur and the Anglo-Saxon Wars David Nicolle (Author), Angus McBride (Illustrator)
  • The Holy Kingdom: Quest for the Real King Arthur Geoffrey Gilbert, Alan Wilson, and Baram Blackett

See also

'King Arthur Lord of the Grail' Kaye D. Hennig


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