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October, 1913 "The Ghostly Riders"

[Depicted in Young Indiana Jones and the Ghostly Riders, the seventh novel in the series published by Random House, third written by William McCay - released in 1991]

  • The following month Indiana travels back to the United Kingdom yet this time for boarding school, and during his stay he visits the country of Wales in addition to the historic monument known as Cadbury Castle.

  • During this adventure, Indiana learns about the importance of the coal industry for the surrounding area, along with it’s rich history regarding King Arthur, a man and a symbol supported by both history and folklore.

  • Wales - a country that’s part of the UK and the island of Great Britain, turned from an agricultural society to an industrial nation during the Industrial Revolution (1780’s)

  • King Arthur - A legendary figure that was said to have defended Great Britain against Saxon invaders in the late 5th and early 6th centuries AD, according to a debated and disputed blend of both truth and fiction. Nonetheless he remains the most central figure of Medieval Literature associated with the wizard Merlin, the sword Excalibur, the island of Avalon, the great swordsmen Sir Lancelot, as well as the rest of the Knights of the Round Table.

  • Cadbury Castle - formerly known as as Camalet, a Bronze and Iron age hillfort found in the English county of Somerset.

  • Morgan le Fay - a powerful enchantress of the Arthurian legend who ultimately turns into a dangerous enemy of King Arthur and one of his main antagonists.


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