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King Arthur1





King Arthur by Roger Lancelyn Green

Book I: The Coming of Arthur

The Two Swords- Arthur pulls a sword from a stone and becomes king. Then he goes to the
Lady of the Lake and she gives him the sword Excalibur and the magic scabbard.


Balyn and Balan- Balyn gets a cursed sword and kills the Lady of the Lake. He goes after
Garlon the invisible evil night and finds the Castel Carbonek. He stricks King Pelles with
the Dolorous Stroke then fights his brother unknowingly and they kill each other.


The First Quest of the Round Table- King Arthur marries Guinevere on Pentecost and Sir
Gawine, Sir Tor, and King Pellinore go on the first quest of the Round Table. They go
after a white hart, a brachet, and a knight and a damsel.


The Magic of Nimue and Morgana Le Fae- Nimue puts Merlin in a deep sleep in a tower where
he cannot get out. Arthur’s sister Morgana Le Fae, tricks him into doing battle
against his own knight who has his sword, Excalibur. While he is sleeping, she steals his
magic scabbard and throws it into the lake.










Book II: The Knights of the Round Table

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight- The Green Knight makes a deal with Gawain who must meet
him a year later to have his head cut off. A year later Gawain goes out to find him like
he promised. And stays at a man’s house where he is treated very well. The man ends
up to be the Green Knight and and does not kill Gawain because he has proven that he is a
noble knight.


The First Quest of Sir Launcelot- King Arthur knights Launcelot, Hector his brother, and
Lionel his cousin. Then Sir Launcelot kills the evil knight Sir Turquyn and saves many of
the Knights of the Round Table. He also performs many other good deeds, and Lady Allewes
tries to kill him.


Sir Gareth, or the Knight of the Kitchen- Given the name Beaumans (fair hands) by Sir
Kay, Gareth asks for a quest from King Arthur. After he kills the Black Knight, Sir
Launcelot knights him. He then defeats the Green, Blue, and Red Knight and marries Lady
Linnet after saving her sister, Lady Liones.


Sir Tristram and the Fair Iseult- A mistral comes into King Arthur’s court and
tells the tale of how Sir Tristram drank a love potion and fell in love with Iseult the
Fair, his uncle’s wife, and became banished. The mistral ends up to be Tristram, and
is made a knight of the Round Table. He marries another Iseult, but dies and so does
Iseult the Fair.




Geraint and Enid- Geraint chases after evil Duke Yder after he insults Queen Guinevere.
He defeats Duke Yder and proclaims Enid the loveliest maiden in the world. Sir Oringle
tries to take Enid, but Geraint slays him and marries Enid.


Sir Gawain and Lady Ragnell- Gawain makes a sacrifice to marry an ugly hag so he can save
King Arthur’s life by getting an answer to a riddle. Once they are married, Gawain
kisses her and she turns back into a beautiful maiden.


Sir Percivale of Wales- Percivale, who lived in the forest with his mother, meets Sir
Launcelot and goes out in search to become a knight. He is taught by Sir Gonemans, and
gets to see the Holy Grail. He finds King Arthur and is made a knight.


The Story of Launcelot and Elaine- Launcelot finds the Castle Carbonek, where the Holy
Grail is kept. Elaine falls in love with him and pretends to be Guinevere. Launcelot
wanders around insane while Elaine has his child, Galahad.


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