Battle of Camlan

British - The battle between King Arthur and Mordred; the final battle. In this battle, said to have been fought at Slaughterbridge on Bodmin Moor in AD580, Arthur killed Mordred, running him through with his spear, but the dying man inflicted a fatal wound on the king with his sword. Only Arthur, Bedivere and Lucan survived the battle. The dying king was carried off to Avalon and Lucan died of his wounds. Others say that Morvran, Sandda, St Derfel and St Petroc also survived. Occasionally identified as Battle of Camlan, Camlan, Camlan, Camluan, Camluan, Battle of Camluan or Battle of Camluan.

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