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Knights of the Round Table

by Micha F. Lindemans
The 150 knights who had 'sieges' at the table. King Laudegraunce brought 100 when he gave the table to Arthur; Merlin filled up 28 of the vacant seats, and the king elected Gawain and Tor; the remaining 20 seats were left for those who might prove worthy. These knights went forth in quest of adventures, but their chief exploits were concerned with the quest of the Holy Grail. Some of the most famous knights were: Sir Lancelot, Sir Galahad, Sir Gawain, Sir Kay, and Sir Mordred.

A list of the knights and a description of their armor is given in the Theatre of Honour (1622) by Andrew Fairne.


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