Of the hundreds of sources used for my books and subsequent research, I
have selected only those secondary sources which are either major,
classical works on the topic (and so, although often older, still
readily available) or those books which stood out from the many
thousands on the topics I write about, for one reason or another.
Nennius, c 800, Historia
is important chiefly for the study of early British legends, especially
the Arthurian legend.
Aneirin, c1200, Book
of Aneirin, The Book of
Aneirin manuscript is from the later 13th century, but "Y Gododdin" a
Welsh epic poem, has been dated to anywhere between the 7th and the
early 11th centuries. One stanza in particular has received
attention because it mentions King Arthur, which, if not an
interpolation, would be the earliest known reference to that character.
Wilson, Catherine M. , When
Women Were Warriors: Books I, II & III. Trilogy set
in Bronze age Britain. A prehistoric matriarchy in which
women wield a great deal of power and are trained for war right
alongside the men.
Campanelli, Pauline, Wheel
of the Year: Living the Magical Life. Reverent
and heartfelt Nature ways with seasonal explanations and suggested