Mount Badon

Mount Badon

here Arthur soundly defeated the Saxons (c. 520). [Arthurian Legend: Benét, 72]
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Early in the sixth century, for example, they won at Mount Badon in the south a great victory, later connected in tradition with the legendary name of King Arthur, which for many years gave them security from further aggressions.
"Arthur's most elusive battle, however, is Mount Badon. Typically it is located as being Bath, but you will read I have found a more likely northern location."
Currently under study are the 400s-600s, a time when Roman Britain was collapsing and it was the age of King Arthur and his great victory at the battle of Mount Badon in AD 516.
Finally, the great battle of Mount Badon, (Mons Badonicus), was fought around the year 500 in south central England, not Bath; the Saxon advance did not reach there until 577 after the battle of Dyrham.
The names of the battles fought between the Welsh and the English thunder through history: Arthur's great victory at Mount Badon, Llywelyn the Last's tragic death at Cilmeri, Owain Glyndwr's triumph against great odds at Pilleth.