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The Legends of King Arthur and His Knights - cover

The Legends of King Arthur and His Knights

James Knowles

Publisher: Arcturus Publishing

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Arthurian expert Sir James Knowles brings together  fourteen tales of King Arthur and his knights, inspired by Alfred, Lord Tennyson's first four 'Idylls of the King'. Here  is a  fascinating journey through the land of ancient England where  magic,  mystery and warring factions come together in cataclysmic  fashion.  Beginning with the finding of the wizard Merlin, Sir James  recounts the  discovery of the legendary sword Excalibur, King Arthur's  victory over  the Saxons and his marriage to the beautiful Guinevere, as  well as his  battles against armies from Europe and his evasion of  Queen Morgan's  attempts to kill him with a magic garment. Tales include:• The Prophecies of Merlin and the Birth of Arthur• The Miracle of the Sword and Stone• The Lady of the Lake• The Founding of the Round Table• The Adventures of Sir GawainRevealing  the  escapades of the Knights of the Round Table, such as  Lancelot,  Bedivere,  Bors, Modred, Tristram and Galahad, as they seek to  protect  Arthur's  kingdom, we discover how these fabled figures found  their  destiny.ABOUT THE SERIES: Arcturus Classic Myths and Legends brings together beautiful retellings of mythologies from different traditions, from Celtic to Native American.

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