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CONTRIBUTION OF KNIGHTS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE  Sir Lucan - This knight was a most loyal and

trusted of the Knights of the Round Table
 The knights in the Middle Ages was accorded the  Sir Palomides - who was a Saracen knight
highest rank of society and often a member of  Sir Lamorak - This knight was This knight was the
the king’s court third greatest of the Knights of the Round Table
 They role in stories or epics is not only a warrior  Sir Bors de Ganis - This knight was brother of Sir
but a lover. Lionel and cousin to Sir Lancelot
 Mostly adventure, wars and romances.  Sir Safir - This knight was a Christian Knight of
Saracen descent
Knights in Story/Epic/Poem  Sir Pelleas - This knight was of low birth but one of
the bravest of the Knights of the Round Table
 The knights were bound to womanhood through  Sir Kay - King Arthur's foster-brother
the oaths they have sworn.  Sir Ector de Maris - This knight was the Ladies man
 The knight must be loyal and faithful. of the Knights of the Round Table
 Win his lady through the acts of faithfulness,  Sir Dagonet - The jester of King Arthur
manliness, skill, patience and loyalty.  Sir Tegyr - This knight was the cup-bearer of King
Arthur
Epics and Tales  Sir Lybyus Dysconyus - Sir Guinglain was Sir
Gawain's eldest son
 Arthurian Romances  Sir Alymere - This knight was totally loyal to King
 Arthurian legends Arthur
 Le Morte d'Arthur  Sir Mordred - This knight was the treacherous Sir
Mordred the son of King Arthur
ROUND TABLE
Arthurian Romances
King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table - the
concept of Equality  EREC AND ENIDE
 CLIGES
The significance of the Round Table was that no one  YVAIN, THE KNIGHT OF THE LION
person, not even King Arthur, would be able to sit at the  LANCELOT, THE KNIGHT OF THE CART
head of such a table. A round table enforced the  PERCEVAL, THE STORY OF THE GRAIL
concept of equality. The legend states that King Arthur
ordered the Round Table to be built in order to resolve a CONTRIBUTION OF KNIGHTS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE
conflict among his knights concerning who should have
precedence. The Round Table was therefore built to  Priests are good teachers as well as writers.
ensure that all the Knights of the Round Table were  They write manuscripts/scriptures concerning
deemed equal and each of the seats at the Round Table their religion or beliefs.
were highly favored places.  Priests serve as “scientists” or “laboratory
workers”. Some even write about the history of
King Arthur and the Names of Knights of the Round Table their country

 King Arthur Venerable Bede
 Sir Galahad - This knight was the illegitimate son
of Sir Lancelot  Also referred to as Saint Bede or Bede.
 Sir Launcelot Deulake ( Sir Lancelot du Lac who  He wrote the Ecclesiastical History of the English
fell in love with Queen Guinevere ) nation.
 Sir Gawain - This knight was famed for fighting the  Some of the old manuscripts are being kept and
Green Knight preserved in museums for exhibits as well as for
 Sir Percivale - This knight was famed for fighting further studies about it
the Red Knight
 Sir Lionel - This knight was brother of Sir Bors and Ecclesiastical History
cousin to Sir Lancelot
 Sir Tristram de Lyones - This knight was the son of  Ecclesiastical History, or, The Church History of
King Meliodas & Queen Isabelle of Lyonesse - Eusebius, the bishop of Caesarea was a 4th-
second greatest of the Knights of the Round century pioneer work giving a chronological
Table account of the development of Early Christianity
 Sir Gareth - Sir Kay was the mentor of this young from the 1st century to the 4th century.
knight  It was written in Koine Greek, and survives also in
 Sir Bedivere - a giant of a Knight Latin, Syriac and Armenian manuscripts.
 Sir Bleoberis - This knight was This knight was an
arrogant Knight who later became a hermit Bede was well known as an author and scholar, and his
 Sir Brunor le Noir - aka La Cote Male Taile most famous work, Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum
because he arrived in Camelot wearing an ill-
fitting coat which had belonged to his dead "The Father of English history"
father