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Merlin the Wizard descended above him and Arthur took it out

without finding resistant.

Many years ago, when England was just a
handful of kingdoms which battled between He ran to Kay and offered it to him. Kay was
them, Arthur, son of king Uther, was born. surprised that it was not his sword. Arthur
explained what had happened. Kay saw the
The childs mother, died few after giving Excalibur legend in the sword and told his
birth and the father gave him to the wizard father. This one, ordered Arthur to put it in
Merlin in order to educate him. Merlin its place again.
decided to bring the baby to the castle of a
noble man who had a son of few years called All the noble men tried to pull it out again,
Kay. To guarantee prince Arthurs security, but nobody managed it. Then Arthur took
Merlin did not give his origins away. the handle between his hands. A ray of white
light descended above his head again and
Each day, Merlin taught little Arthur all the Arthur took out the sword without effort.
known sciences and, as he was a wizard, he Everybody admitted that that boy, without
even taught him something of the future any recognized title, should wear the English
sciences and certain magical formulae. crown and marched before his throne
swearing him loyalty.
Years went by and king Uther died Merlin, thinking that Arthur did not need
apparently without issue. Noble men went to him, retired to his dwelling.
Merlin to find the successor. Merlin made But soon after some noble men took up arms
appear on a stone a sword firmly stuck on an against king Arthur. Merlin proclaimed that
iron anvil with a legend which read This is Arthur was king Uthers soon, so he was the
Excalibur Sword. Whoever pulls it out of this legitimate king. But noblemen were still in
anvil will be king of England . war until they were finally defeated thanks
Noble men tried fortune but, despite all their to Arthurs courage, helped by Merlins
efforts, they could not move the sword not magic.
even a millimetre. To avoid that the history would repeat,
Arthur created the Round Table which was
Arthur and Kay, who were already two formed by all the noblemen loyal to the
handsome boys, had gone to the city to kingdom. Then he married princess Geneivre,
attend a tournament in which Kay wanted to and years of prosperity and apies followed
participate. As the hour was approaching, both for England and King Arthur.
Arthur realised that he had forgotten Kays -You can keep on reigning without my
sword in the inn. He went running, but when advices- said Merlin to Arthur.- Keep on
he arrived there, the door was closed. being a fair king and the future will talk
about you.
Arthur did not know what to do. Without THE END
sword, Kay could not take part in the Bibliografa
tournament. In his desperation, he looked
around and discover the Excalibur swoerd. cuentos-infantiles/merlin-the-wizard-
He came closet o the stone and pulled the cuentos-tradicionales-en-ingles-para-ninos/
weapon. At that moment a ray of white light