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Was King Arthur real or just part of a mythical legend?

It's a question that has been the cause of much debate. Was King Arthur a real historical figure or a myth? According to medieval history, he led Britons to repel saxon invaders in the 5th & 6th centuries. His story complete with knights, dragons and magic has developed over the centuries.

Now historians have established the first written mention of the legendary King came through work done in Oxfordshire. Penny Silvester reports.