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27 Jul

Lancelot

Lancelot is one of the greatest and most trusted of King Arthur’s Knights of the Round Table, secret lover of Arthur’s wife Guinevere and father of Galahad. He first appears in Chretien de Troyers’ romance in the 12th century and is also an important character in Sir Thomas Malory’s Le Morte d’Arthur from 1496. Lancelot’s affair with the Queen destroyed the unity of the Arthur’s court and was also one of main reasons of Arthur’s downfall. Lancelot later retired in hermitage.

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