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** ''Vinland Saga'' already stated that its Arthur was the leader of the British against the invading English, which follows the traditional legend. Instead of "Lucius Artorius Castus", Yukimura could have used the name "Ambrosius Aurelianus" after [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambrosius_Aurelianus another guy]] who did just that, and is another candidate for the "original" Arthur. "Artorius Ambrosius Aurelianus" has a nice ring to it.

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** ''Vinland Saga'' already stated that its Arthur was the leader of the British against the invading English, Saxons, which follows the traditional legend. Instead of "Lucius Artorius Castus", Yukimura could have used the name "Ambrosius Aurelianus" after [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambrosius_Aurelianus another guy]] who did just that, and is another candidate for the "original" Arthur. "Artorius Ambrosius Aurelianus" has a nice ring to it.


*** OP here. It would be nice to have a reminder when the story jumps 6 months forward.

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*** OP here. It would be nice to have a reminder when the story jumps 6 months forward.forward.
**It is also worth noting that the story is set in the 1010's, during the global climate event known as the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medieval_Warm_Period Medieval Warm Period]]. winter came later in the year and generally was not as cold as it would later become. The end of 1st millennium started a gradual cooling, which would culminate a couple centuries later in the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Ice_Age Little Ice Age]] but at the time climate conditions in iceland, england, and scandinavia would have been fairly mild most of the year. (you wouldn't see major cooling events until the 1200's or so)


** Winter wheat is a thing, yeah. You plant it in the autumn and it waits until spring to grow. Around the time you harvest it, you plant the wheat you'll harvest in autumn.

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** Winter wheat is a thing, yeah. You plant it in the autumn and it waits until spring to grow. Around the time you harvest it, you plant the wheat you'll harvest in autumn.autumn.
*** OP here. It would be nice to have a reminder when the story jumps 6 months forward.


* How can they plant anything in September and it still grows? Or did it grow the next year?

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* How can they plant anything in September and it still grows? Or did it grow the next year?year?
** Winter wheat is a thing, yeah. You plant it in the autumn and it waits until spring to grow. Around the time you harvest it, you plant the wheat you'll harvest in autumn.


*** In short, thanks a lot, ''Film/KingArthur'' movie.

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*** In short, thanks a lot, ''Film/KingArthur'' movie.movie.
* How can they plant anything in September and it still grows? Or did it grow the next year?


* Askeladd is a half-British descendant of the legendary KingArthur and his birth name is revealed to be "Lucius Artorius Castus", the name of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucius_Artorius_Castus a real Roman soldier]] who some think was [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historical_basis_for_King_Arthur the "original" King Arthur]] because he once lived in Britain. Presumably "Lucius Artorius Castus" was in fact King Arthur's real name in-universe and Askeladd was directly named after him. Based on this theory, the ''Film/KingArthur'' movie from 2004 (before the manga started) brought it to a wider audience. But the movie [[ArtisticLicenseHistory wasn't very historically accurate]], despite selling itself as the [[{{Demythtification}} true story behind the legend]]. And the theory itself is a very weak one, one point being the real Artorius lived hundreds of years before King Arthur supposedly did. The only possibly solid link between Artorius and King Arthur is the name.

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* Askeladd is a half-British descendant of the legendary KingArthur and his birth name is revealed to be "Lucius Artorius Castus", the name of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucius_Artorius_Castus a real Roman soldier]] who some think was [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historical_basis_for_King_Arthur the "original" King Arthur]] because he once lived in Britain. Presumably "Lucius Artorius Castus" was in fact King Arthur's real name in-universe and Askeladd was directly named after him. Based on this theory, the ''Film/KingArthur'' movie from 2004 (before the manga started) brought it to a wider audience. But the movie [[ArtisticLicenseHistory wasn't very was far from historically accurate]], despite selling itself as the [[{{Demythtification}} true story behind the legend]]. And the theory itself is a very weak one, one point being the real Artorius lived hundreds of years before King Arthur supposedly did. The only possibly solid link between Artorius and King Arthur is the name.


* Askeladd is a half-British descendant of the legendary KingArthur and his birth name is revealed to be "Lucius Artorius Castus", the name of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucius_Artorius_Castus a real Roman guy]] who some think was [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historical_basis_for_King_Arthur the "original" King Arthur]]. Presumably "Lucius Artorius Castus" was in fact King Arthur's real name in-universe and Askeladd was directly named after him. But... the only solid links between Artorius and King Arthur is the name, and that Artorius was in Britain for a time. Based on this theory, the ''Film/KingArthur'' movie from 2004 (before the manga started) brought it to a wider audience. But the movie [[ArtisticLicenseHistory wasn't very historically accurate]], despite selling itself as the [[{{Demythtification}} true story behind the legend]]. And the theory itself is a very weak one, one point being the real Artorius lived hundreds of years before King Arthur supposedly did.

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* Askeladd is a half-British descendant of the legendary KingArthur and his birth name is revealed to be "Lucius Artorius Castus", the name of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucius_Artorius_Castus a real Roman guy]] soldier]] who some think was [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historical_basis_for_King_Arthur the "original" King Arthur]].Arthur]] because he once lived in Britain. Presumably "Lucius Artorius Castus" was in fact King Arthur's real name in-universe and Askeladd was directly named after him. But... the only solid links between Artorius and King Arthur is the name, and that Artorius was in Britain for a time. Based on this theory, the ''Film/KingArthur'' movie from 2004 (before the manga started) brought it to a wider audience. But the movie [[ArtisticLicenseHistory wasn't very historically accurate]], despite selling itself as the [[{{Demythtification}} true story behind the legend]]. And the theory itself is a very weak one, one point being the real Artorius lived hundreds of years before King Arthur supposedly did. The only possibly solid link between Artorius and King Arthur is the name.


* Askeladd is a half-British descendant of the legendary KingArthur and his birth name is revealed to be "Lucius Artorius Castus", the name of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucius_Artorius_Castus a real Roman guy]] who some think was [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historical_basis_for_King_Arthur the "original" King Arthur]]. Presumably "Lucius Artorius Castus" was in fact King Arthur's real name in-universe and Askeladd was directly named after him. But... the only solid links between Artorius and King Arthur is the name, and that Artorius was in Britain for a time. The theory was brought to a wider audience with the ''Film/KingArthur'' movie from 2004 (before the manga started), but it's still a very weak one, one point being the real Artorius lived hundreds of years before King Arthur supposedly did.

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* Askeladd is a half-British descendant of the legendary KingArthur and his birth name is revealed to be "Lucius Artorius Castus", the name of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucius_Artorius_Castus a real Roman guy]] who some think was [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historical_basis_for_King_Arthur the "original" King Arthur]]. Presumably "Lucius Artorius Castus" was in fact King Arthur's real name in-universe and Askeladd was directly named after him. But... the only solid links between Artorius and King Arthur is the name, and that Artorius was in Britain for a time. The theory was brought to a wider audience with Based on this theory, the ''Film/KingArthur'' movie from 2004 (before the manga started), but it's still started) brought it to a wider audience. But the movie [[ArtisticLicenseHistory wasn't very historically accurate]], despite selling itself as the [[{{Demythtification}} true story behind the legend]]. And the theory itself is a very weak one, one point being the real Artorius lived hundreds of years before King Arthur supposedly did.


* Askeladd is a half-British descendant of the legendary KingArthur and his birth name is revealed to be "Lucius Artorius Castus", the name of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucius_Artorius_Castus a real Roman guy]] who some think was [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historical_basis_for_King_Arthur the "original" King Arthur]]. Presumably "Lucius Artorius Castus" was in fact King Arthur's real name in-universe and Askeladd was directly named after him. But... the only solid links between Artorius and King Arthur is the name, and that Artorius was in Britain for a time. The theory was brought to a wider audience with the ''Film/KingArthur'' movie from 2004 (note: before the manga started), but it's still a very weak one, one point being the real Artorius lived hundreds of years before King Arthur supposedly did.

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* Askeladd is a half-British descendant of the legendary KingArthur and his birth name is revealed to be "Lucius Artorius Castus", the name of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucius_Artorius_Castus a real Roman guy]] who some think was [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historical_basis_for_King_Arthur the "original" King Arthur]]. Presumably "Lucius Artorius Castus" was in fact King Arthur's real name in-universe and Askeladd was directly named after him. But... the only solid links between Artorius and King Arthur is the name, and that Artorius was in Britain for a time. The theory was brought to a wider audience with the ''Film/KingArthur'' movie from 2004 (note: before (before the manga started), but it's still a very weak one, one point being the real Artorius lived hundreds of years before King Arthur supposedly did. did.


* Askeladd is a half-British descendant of the legendary KingArthur and his birth name is revealed to be "Lucius Artorius Castus", the name of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucius_Artorius_Castus a real Roman guy]] who some think was [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historical_basis_for_King_Arthur the "original" King Arthur]]. Presumably "Lucius Artorius Castus" was in fact King Arthur's real name in-universe and Askeladd was directly named after him. But... the only solid links between Artorius and King Arthur is the name, and that Artorius was in Britain for a time. The theory was brought to a wider audience with the ''Film/KingArthur'' movie starring Clive Owen, but it's still a very weak theory, one point being the real Artorius lived hundreds of years before King Arthur supposedly did.

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* Askeladd is a half-British descendant of the legendary KingArthur and his birth name is revealed to be "Lucius Artorius Castus", the name of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucius_Artorius_Castus a real Roman guy]] who some think was [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historical_basis_for_King_Arthur the "original" King Arthur]]. Presumably "Lucius Artorius Castus" was in fact King Arthur's real name in-universe and Askeladd was directly named after him. But... the only solid links between Artorius and King Arthur is the name, and that Artorius was in Britain for a time. The theory was brought to a wider audience with the ''Film/KingArthur'' movie starring Clive Owen, from 2004 (note: before the manga started), but it's still a very weak theory, one, one point being the real Artorius lived hundreds of years before King Arthur supposedly did.


* Askeladd is a half-British descendant of the legendary KingArthur and his birth name is revealed to be "Lucius Artorius Castus", the name of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucius_Artorius_Castus a real Roman guy]] who some think was [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historical_basis_for_King_Arthur the "original" King Arthur]]. Presumably "Lucius Artorius Castus" was in fact King Arthur's real name in-universe and Askeladd was directly named after him. But... the only solid links between Artorius and King Arthur is the name, and that Artorius served in Britain for a time. The theory was brought to a wider audience with the ''Film/KingArthur'' movie starring Clive Owen, but it's still a weak theory, one point being the real Artorius lived hundreds of years before King Arthur supposedly did. ''Vinland Saga'' already stated that its Arthur was the leader of the British against the invading English, which follows the traditional legend. Instead of "Lucius Artorius Castus", Yukimura could have used the name "Ambrosius Aurelianus" after [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambrosius_Aurelianus another guy]] who did just that, and is another candidate for the "original" Arthur. "Artorius Ambrosius Aurelianus" has a nice ring to it.
** In short, thanks a lot, JerryBruckheimer.

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* Askeladd is a half-British descendant of the legendary KingArthur and his birth name is revealed to be "Lucius Artorius Castus", the name of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucius_Artorius_Castus a real Roman guy]] who some think was [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historical_basis_for_King_Arthur the "original" King Arthur]]. Presumably "Lucius Artorius Castus" was in fact King Arthur's real name in-universe and Askeladd was directly named after him. But... the only solid links between Artorius and King Arthur is the name, and that Artorius served was in Britain for a time. The theory was brought to a wider audience with the ''Film/KingArthur'' movie starring Clive Owen, but it's still a very weak theory, one point being the real Artorius lived hundreds of years before King Arthur supposedly did. ''Vinland did.
**''Vinland
Saga'' already stated that its Arthur was the leader of the British against the invading English, which follows the traditional legend. Instead of "Lucius Artorius Castus", Yukimura could have used the name "Ambrosius Aurelianus" after [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambrosius_Aurelianus another guy]] who did just that, and is another candidate for the "original" Arthur. "Artorius Ambrosius Aurelianus" has a nice ring to it.
** *** In short, thanks a lot, JerryBruckheimer.''Film/KingArthur'' movie.

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* Askeladd is a half-British descendant of the legendary KingArthur and his birth name is revealed to be "Lucius Artorius Castus", the name of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucius_Artorius_Castus a real Roman guy]] who some think was [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historical_basis_for_King_Arthur the "original" King Arthur]]. Presumably "Lucius Artorius Castus" was in fact King Arthur's real name in-universe and Askeladd was directly named after him. But... the only solid links between Artorius and King Arthur is the name, and that Artorius served in Britain for a time. The theory was brought to a wider audience with the ''Film/KingArthur'' movie starring Clive Owen, but it's still a weak theory, one point being the real Artorius lived hundreds of years before King Arthur supposedly did. ''Vinland Saga'' already stated that its Arthur was the leader of the British against the invading English, which follows the traditional legend. Instead of "Lucius Artorius Castus", Yukimura could have used the name "Ambrosius Aurelianus" after [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambrosius_Aurelianus another guy]] who did just that, and is another candidate for the "original" Arthur. "Artorius Ambrosius Aurelianus" has a nice ring to it.
** In short, thanks a lot, JerryBruckheimer.

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