Boy’s King Arthur, Being Sir Thomas Malory’s History of King by Sir Thomas Malory

Boy’s King Arthur, Being Sir Thomas Malory’s History of King

Sir Thomas Malory
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  • ISBN
    9781150039225 / 1150039221
  • Title Boy’s King Arthur, Being Sir Thomas Malory’s History of King
  • Author Sir Thomas Malory
  • Format
  • Year 2010
  • Pages 114
  • Publisher
    General Books
  • Imprint General Books
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 229mm x 13mm x 152mm

Publisher Description

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880. Excerpt: ... But within short space Sir Sadoc met with that false knight and slew him. Then was King Mark wood wroth out of measure. Then he sent unto Queen Morgan le Fay and to the queen of Northgalis, praying them in his letters that they two sorceresses would set all the country in fire, with ladies that were enchantresses, and by such that were dangerous knights, as Malgrin, and Breuse Sans Pitie; that by no means Alisander Lorphelin should escape, but either he should be taken or slain. This ordinance made King Mark for to destroy Alisander. CHAPTER XXXVI. How Sir Alisander Won The Prize At A Tournament, And Of Morgan Le Fay. And How He Fought With Sir Malgrin And Slew Him. NOW turn we again unto Sir Alisander, that at his departing from his mother took with him his father's bloody shirt. So that he bare with him always till his death day, in tokening to think on his father's death. So was Alisander purposed for to ride to London (by the counsel of Sir Tristram) unto Sir Launcelot. And by fortune he went by the seaside, and rode wrong. And there he won at a tournament the degree, which tournament King Carados made; and there he smote down King Carados and twenty of his knights, and also Sir Safere a good knight, which was Sir Palamides' brother. All this saw a damsel, and said she saw the best knight joust that ever she saw. And ever as he smote down knights, he made them for to swear to wear no harness in a twelvemonths and a day. “This is well said,” quoth Morgan le Fay, “this is the knight that I would fain see.” And so she took her palfrey, and rode a great while, and she rested her in her pavilion. So there came four knights, and two were armed and two were unarmed, and they told Morgan le Fay their names. The first was Sir Elias de Gomeret, the second was S...

Author Biography

Scholars have determined that there were at least six Thomas Malorys alive in the 1400s when Le Morte d'Arthur was written. Considerable evidence points to the likeliest author as one Sir Thomas Malory or Maleore of Newbold Revell in Warwickshire, who was born in the first quarter of the fifteenth century. A member of the gentry, he became a soldier in the service of Richard Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick, with whom he fought in the siege of Calais in 1436. In records of the period he is accused of various crimes—including armed robbery, attempted murder, and rape—and he is said to have executed

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