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    Wed, 15 Feb 2012 03:45:33 +0000
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    Knights wore chain mail in the 5th century. Leather and woven cloth. But the colour purple was not available in the 5th century as it was sourced from sea urchins not found in the waters of the British Isles.
    Merlin is 59 years of age in this novel.
    Although magic features it is not as romaticised as current TV series and other TV and Movie iterations of the legend have previously portrayed.