Primary Sources: Le Morte D’Arthur, Book X Chapters 32 and 33

Malory reveals that King Mark has a younger brother, Prince Boudwin, whom he’s neglected to mention up to this point.  Boudwin exists, Malory insists.  He just hasn’t been involved in literally any of the Cornish events of the last three … Continue reading →

Primary Sources: Le Morte D’Arthur, Book X Chapter 22

“So Mark,” says Arthur. “Yes, sire?” They’re chilling one fine day in Camelot.  Birds sing.  Relative humidity is low.  The flowers blossom. “I’d like a gift from you,” says Arthur.  “I’m not telling you what it is until you promise … Continue reading →

Primary Sources: Le Morte D’Arthur, Book X Chapter 21

Arthur sets a trap for ol’ Sir Lamorak, let me tell you.  He organizes a jousting tournament!  A quick little one, with Sir Gawaine and Gawaine’s brothers Gaheris, Agravaine, Gareth, and Mordred.  Sir Launcelot decides to sit this one out, … Continue reading →