We don't believe that King Arthur really existed, but we do believe that there were one or more historical persons on which the legend was based.

There are many theories about who could have been a historical base for Arthur. We will discuss the most reliable ones.

There are three possible bases, when we look at the history of Britain:

But before we can tell anything about who he was, we will talk about when is happened and the importance of the Arthurian myth. In times of misery people crave for a messiah. That is where the Arthurian legend starts; the need for a messiah.