Arthurian Scholar Norma Lorre Goodrich Dies in California

Writer, professor and Arthurian Scholar Norma Lorre Goodrich died September 19, 2006 at her home in Claremont, California. Goodrich was known for her sometimes controversial theory that King Arthur was Scottish rather than English or Welsh.

Goodrich spent years researching her books with the zeal of a detective. She concluded that Arthur lived in Scotland, Guinevere was a Pictish queen, and Lancelot was a Scottish king.

Norma Lorre Goodrich worked as a professor at the University of Southern California and Claremont Colleges where she taught comparative literature and writing. She was 89.