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Britain and Ireland
2000 B.C. - A.D. 1000
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Bradley, Marion Zimmer. The Mists of Avalon [c.6th century A.D.]. Love, war, and religion are at the heart of King Arthur's epic career, seen through the eyes of the women who hold the real power at Camelot. ("Avalon," 1)

Bradley, Marion Zimmer, and Diana L. Paxson. Priestess of Avalon [3rd century A.D.]. As the lover of the eventual Roman emperor Constantius, the British princess Eilan is transformed into Helena, mother of the emperor Constantine.

Bradshaw, Gillian. Island of Ghosts [2nd century A.D.]. In Britain during the reign of Marcus Aurelius, the barbarian prince Ariantes falls in love with Lady Pervica and threads his way through the labyrinth of Roman politics.

Brinckloe, William D. Tara, Princess of Wales [9th century A.D.]. A Welsh warrior-princess becomes the lover of a Viking chieftain, commands a trade mission to Byzantium, and fights her way back to Britain.

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Brown, Thomas. Gueith Camlann [ 6th century A.D.]. Journeying to the house of his betrothed, Bryne ab Haimon finds the British countryside devastated by starvation and a nameless plague.

Caldecott, Moyra. Etheldreda [7th century A.D.]. The Anglo-Saxon queen of Northumbria, eventually to be Saint Etheldreda, escapes her tyrannical second husband and founds a famous convent on the island of Ely.

Carmichael, Douglas. Pendragon [c.6th century A.D.]. Artorius (King Arthur), bringing war-horses and military ideas from Gaul, leads his forces to victory over the invading Saxons.

Cornwell, Bernard. Enemy of God [c.6th century A.D.]. Druidic magic, civil war, a Saxon invasion, and religious conflict beset King Arthur in post-Roman Britain. ("The Warlord Chronicles," 2)

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Cornwell, Bernard. Excalibur [c.6th century A.D.]. Arthur in the decline of his reign, betrayed by his queen and his friends, must take a final stand against the forces of barbarism that threaten to overwhelm Britain. ("The Warlord Chronicles," 3)

Cornwell, Bernard. The Last Kingdom [9th century A.D.]. Uhtred, an English boy, falls under the spell of Ragnar the Fearless, the Danish conqueror whose soldiers have killed Uhtredís family.

Cornwell, Bernard. Stonehenge: 2000 B.C. [20th century B.C.]. Three bitterly antagonistic half-brothers—a warrior, a sorcerer, and a worker in stone—come together to build a temple to the sun god.

Cornwell, Bernard. The Winter King [c.6th century A.D.]. Derfel, a young Saxon, joins Arthur’s struggle to preserve civilization in early-medieval Britain. ("The Warlord Chronicles," 1)

Cramer, James Douglas. The Song of Arthur [c.6th century A.D.]. Harassed by his Anglo-Saxon foes, the aging Arthur prepares for death, and for his nephew Perceval's succession as king.
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