His legend was used by the Tudors to assert their claim (7/8)

The legend of King Arthur was used by the royal Tudor family of England in order to assert their rightful ownership of the throne. When Henry VII emerged victorious from the War of the Roses, he commissioned a family tree in which the Tudor family ancestry was traced back to the legendary King Arthur himself. As King Arthur was an extremely popular figure among Britons, this helped to reinforce the legitimacy of his claim to the throne.

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