Deaths of the Round Table

Sir Balin, slain by Sir Balan in Book II.*

Sir Balan, slain by Sir Balin in Book II.*

Sir Accolon, slain by King Arthur as a result of Morgan’s plan failing in Book IV.*

King Pellinore, slain offscreen by Sir Gawaine sometime after the start of Book IV.

Sir Chestaline, Sir Gawaine’s youthful ward, slain by Roman soldiers during Book V.*

Sir Marhaus, slain by Sir Tristram early in Book VIII.

Sir Lamorak, slain offscreen by Sir Gawaine and his brothers around the time of Book X.

Sir Uwaine, slain by Sir Gawaine in Book XVI.

Sir Colgrevance, slain by Sir Lionel in Book XVI.

King Bagdemagus, slain by Sir Gawaine sometime prior to Book XVII.

Sir Galahad, ascended into heaven with the Grail in Book XVII.

Sir Percivale, died of grief after coming in second on the Grail-Quest, in Book XVII.

Sir Patrice, ate a poisoned apple intended for Sir Gawaine, in Book XVIII.

Sir Meliagrance, decapitated by Launcelot with one hand tied behind his back, in Book XIX.

Sir Tristram, murdered by King Mark sometime before Book XX.

Sir Colgrevance, again, slain trying to arrest Launcelot, in Book XX.

Sir Agravaine, slain trying to arrest Launcelot, in Book XX.

Sir Mador de la Porte, slain trying to arrest Launcelot, in Book XX.

Sir Meliot de Logris, slain trying to arrest Launcelot, in Book XX.

Sir Petipase of Winchelsea, slain trying to arrest Launcelot, in Book XX.

Sir Galleron of Galway, slain trying to arrest Launcelot, in Book XX.

Sir Melion of the Mountain, slain trying to arrest Launcelot, in Book XX.

Sir Astamore, slain trying to arrest Launcelot, in Book XX.

Sir Grummore Grummursun, slain trying to arrest Launcelot, in Book XX.

Sir Curselaine, slain trying to arrest Launcelot, in Book XX.

Sir Florence, slain trying to arrest Launcelot, in Book XX.

Sir Lovel, slain trying to arrest Launcelot, in Book XX.

Sir Gingalin, slain trying to arrest Launcelot, in Book XX.

Sir Gaheris, slain by Launcelot during his rescue of Guenever, in Book XX.

Sir Gareth, slain by Launcelot during his rescue of Guenever, in Book XX.

Sir Belliance, slain by Launcelot during his rescue of Guenever, in Book XX.

Sir Segwarides, slain by Launcelot during his rescue of Guenever, in Book XX.

Sir Griftlet the Caterer, slain by Launcelot during his rescue of Guenever, in Book XX.

Sir Brandiles, slain by Launcelot during his rescue of Guenever, in Book XX.

Sir Aglovale, slain by Launcelot during his rescue of Guenever, in Book XX.

Sir Tor, slain by Launcelot during his rescue of Guenever, in Book XX.

Sir Gauter, slain by Launcelot during his rescue of Guenever, in Book XX.

Sir Gillimer, slain by Launcelot during his rescue of Guenever, in Book XX.

Sir Reynolds, slain by Launcelot during his rescue of Guenever, in Book XX.

Sir Damas, slain by Launcelot during his rescue of Guenever, in Book XX.

Sir Priamus, slain by Launcelot during his rescue of Guenever, in Book XX.

Sir “the Other Kay” Kay, slain by Launcelot during his rescue of Guenever, in Book XX.

Sir Driant, slain by Launcelot during his rescue of Guenever, in Book XX.

Sir Lambegus, slain by Launcelot during his rescue of Guenever, in Book XX.

Sir Hermind, slain by Launcelot during his rescue of Guenever, in Book XX.

The Green Knight, slain by Launcelot during his rescue of Guenever, in Book XX.

The Red Knight, slain by Launcelot during his rescue of Guenever, in Book XX.

Sir Gawaine, died of injuries after retaking Dover from Mordred, in Book XXI.

Sir Mordred, slain by King Arthur in the final battle, in Book XXI.

King Arthur, traveled to Avalon, in Book XXI.

Sir Lucan, died of injuries sustained in the final battle, in Book XXI.

Sir Lionel, slain in battle in London for some reason, in Book XXI.

Sir Launcelot du Lake, of old age, in Book XXI.

Starred entries are knights who were not, technically, members of the Round Table, but who were more or less solid Camelot-allies. Total knights officially dead: fifty-three.

List of Jousting Tournaments

Book I

1) New Year’s pre-Sword-from-Stone Tournament

2) Tournament to commemorate the arrival of Ban and Bors

Book II

3) Welcome to Camelot Bash plus King Rience Strategy Summit

Book III

4) Tournament to Commemorate Arthur’s Wedding to Guenever

Book IV

5) Tournament at which King Arthur jousts Sir Accolon

6) Lady de Vance’s tournament which Sir Marhaus wins

7) The tournament at which Sir Uwaine wins a falcon and a horse

8) Arthur’s “Welcome Back Uwaine and Gawaine” tournament

9) Arthur’s “Welcome Sir Pellas the Good” tournament

Book V

10) Arthur’s tournament celebrating some number of years without a disastrous war or strange adventure

Book VI

11) The tournament between the King of Northgalis and King Bagdemagus, which Launcelot wins on Bagdemagus’s behalf after giving Sir Mordred brain damage.

Book VII

12) A tournament featuring intramural caber-tossing, stone-throwing, shot-put and other unknightly athletic competitions, which side contests Sir Gareth as “Prettyboy” wins.

13) The Red Knight’s tournament.

14) The Indigo Knight’s tournament.

15) The other Red Knight’s tournament.

16) Sir Gareth and Lionesse’s tournament at Castle Perilous.

17) Post-Triple-Wedding Tournament.

Book VIII

18) King Anguish’s tournament for the hand of the Lady of the Lands.

19) King Mark’s tournament commemorating his wedding to the lovely Isoud.

20) King Mark’s apology tournament to get Tristram to stop sulking in the woods.

21) Sir Nabon the Black’s tournament celebrating the knighting of his son.

Book IX

22) The Castle of the Maidens Tournament.

Book X

23) The Hard Rock Castle tournament.

24) Arthur’s tournament to lure in Sir Lamorak, which Gawaine won.

25) Arthur’s repeat of the tournament to lure in Sir Lamorak, which Lamorak won.

26) The nondescript tournament justifying Tristram’s absence when Elias attacks Cornwall.

27) The Arundel tournament celebrating the knighting of Sir Alisander.

28) Old King Carados’s tournament which Sir Alisander stumbles into, where he attracts the attention of Morgan le Fay.

29) Guenever and Sir Galahalt’s joint tournament.

30) Sir Galahalt’s follow-up tournament with the King of Northgalis.

31) Tristram’s first tournament after leaving Cornwall in the company of the lovely Isoud.

32) LONAZEP, the big Book X tournament on everyone’s lips.

Book XII

33) The tournament that almost draws Sir Launcelot aka “Sir Guilty” out of retirement.

34) Sir Guilty’s Jousting Invitational, five hundred on one.

Book XIII

35) Arthur’s final tournament, held on the eve of the start of the Grail Quest.

Book XV

36) The tournament between the White team (Sir Eliazar’s) and the Black team (Sir Argustus’s), which Launcelot joins but fails to utterly dominate.

Book XVI

37) The tournament between Sir Bors, Catherine’s champion, and Sir Pridam, Catherine’s evil sister’s champion.

38) The tournament between the Earl of Plains and Sir Hervin.

Book XVII

39) The tournament that closely resembled a siege.

List of Naps Taken by Launcelot

1) At the start of Book VI, while Turquine the giant/knight abducted Sir Lionel.

2) During Book VI, in Sir Bellus’s tent.

3) In Book X, to cool off his rage from reading King Mark’s accusatory note.

4) In Book XI, while waiting for Guenever’s handmaiden to escort him to her chambers.

5) In Book XII, to celebrate his seizure of Sir Bliant’s tent.

6) In Book XII, while relaxing in his new gown in the Corbin gardens.

7) In Book XIII, just before seeing Jesus and the Mystery Knight and the Grail.

8) In Book XV, after losing Jousting Tournament 36.

9) In Book XVII, to receive a mystic vision in which an angel orders him to board the next boat he sees.

10) In Book XVII, aboard that boat, in bed with Mags’s corpse.

List of Elaines

1) Elaine, sister of Margawse and of Morgan le Fay, half-sister of King Arthur, and definitely not the mother of Sir Launcelot

2) Elaine, illegitimate daughter of King Pellinore by the Lady of the Rule

3) Elaine, wife of King Ban of Benwick, mother of Sir Launcelot (also, probably, Sir Lionel and Sir Ector de Maris, going solely by Malory’s assertions)

4) Elaine, daughter of King Pellam, rapist and lover and wife of Sir Launcelot, and mother of Sir Galahad

5) Elaine, daughter of Sir Bors and granddaughter of King Brandegoris, unless she’s a boy named Elian or Helin.

6) Elaine, the Fair Maiden of Astolat, aka the Lady of Shalott; Launcelot’s maybe-lover who dies (once again) of grief.

List of Isouds

1) Isoud, Queen of Ireland, wife of Anguish, sister of Sir Marhaus.

2) the lovely Isoud, daughter of Anguish, wife of King Mark of Cornwall and lover of Sir Tristram.

3) Isoud with the white hands, daughter of King Howell of Brittany and wife of Sir Tristram, who inexplicably vanishes from the narrative.

List of Occasions Nimue Fixed the Problem

  1. In Book III, Pellinore stumbles upon his dead daughter, and Nimue is the one who makes the decision to bring her head back to Camelot.
  2. In Book IV, Nimue shows up at the Arthur-Accolon match and saves Arthur’s bacon with a carefully-timed spell.
  3. Also in Book IV, Nimue warns Arthur not to don Morgan le Fay’s magical exploding coat.
  4. Also in Book IV, Nimue cleans up Gawaine’s shambles of a strange adventure (and marries Sir Pellas the Good).
  5. In Book VIII, Nimue tells Mark about how Tristram’s Irish poison needs an Irish antivenom.
  6. In Book IX, Nimue has to get Tristram to rescue Arthur from Dame Annowre, because no one else is up for it.
  7. In Book XIII, Nimue (or a close analogue thereof) appears and finishes the explanations that Merlin (or a close analogue thereof) forgot to provide before he left.
  8. Nimue explains to everyone how Sir Pinel murdered Sir Patrice, but meant to murder Sir Gawaine, at the end of Book XVIII.
  9. And in Book XXI, Nimue is one of the four women aboard the barge that may or may not transport Arthur to Avalon.


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