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He experiences a doomed romance with Princess Ganieda and long years of madness as a wild man of the woods before finding his destiny.

This page was last edited on 5 Augustat Tells of an invasion of Ireland and Britain by the Vandal army of Twrch Trwyththe Black Boar, and a subsequent plague that sweeps across Britain, threatening Arthur’s Kingdom of Summer while it is still newborn. The Pendragon Cycle is a series of historical fantasy books based on the Arthurian legendwritten by Stephen R. It should be remembered that although Lawhead retains an authentic ciclp well researched grasp of the Arthurian legend, he was not concerned with writing a work of pure history.

Grail is mostly narrated by Gwalchavad Galahadwith a short narration by Morgian Morgan le Fay at the beginning of most chapters. Views Read Edit View history.

Narrated by Pelleas first thirdBedwyr second thirdand Aneirin last third. The books, with the exception of Taliesin and Avalonare narrated in the first-person, cuclo, except for PendragonGrailand Ciicloare each split into three sections Pendragon has four, Grail one, and Avalon five.


The Cycle was originally ” The Pendragon Trilogy “, but after Arthur’ s rather abrupt ending, and the existence of many unexplored stories and plotlines, Lawhead decided to expand on his trilogy by writing additional books.

Editions of Taliesin by Stephen R. Lawhead

Therefore, any historical inconsistencies in his work should be taken in this context. Merlin and Pendragon are narrated by Myrddin Merlin.

Narrated by Gwalchavad majority and Morgian short narration at each chapter’s beginning. Arthur is made Duke and Battlechief of Britain after drawing the sword of Maximus from a stone, but must fight back the Saecsens and barbarian invaders and viclo the peoples of Britain before he can be accepted as High King.

Tells of Myrddin’s dual upbringing among the druids and Christian priests, his capture and mystical training among the Hill Folk, and his brief time as a king of Dyfed. The series is a work of fiction that takes place in the 5th and 6th centuries and attempts to present the Arthurian legends in a historical setting while presenting the story with a reality the reader can connect with.

When treachery follows, Arthur’s warriors brave the Wasteland of Lyonesse to retrieve the sacred relic.

Lawhead bases his stories on the Mabinogionthe History of the Kings of Britain and other works of Geoffrey of Monmouththe writings of TaliesinGildasand Nenniusand several other legends that he manages to interweave into the Arthurian legend.


Tells of Arthur and Myrddin’s attempt to create the paradisaical “Kingdom of Summer”. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Talkesin Policy. Tells of Arthur building a shrine to house the Holy Grail and how the beautiful and mysterious Morgaws joins his court. Retrieved from ” https: Many historical personas some already included in the Arthurian legend exist in the Cycle, alongside less “factual” characters: The two eventually meet, marry, and Myrddin Merlin is born, just weeks before a tragedy brought pnedragon by Charis’ jealous half-sister, Morgian.

A listing of the locations and place names used in the series, and their modern equivalents see also List of Roman place names in Britain:.

The Pendragon Cycle

Avalon is not considered to be a true member of the Cycle, but rather a ‘related semi-sequel’ to it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Tells simultaneously the story of the fall of Atlantis, the subsequent travel of Princess Charis and her family to Ynys Prydein Britainand the discovery and training of Taliesin as a druid-bard.