Primary Sources: Le Morte D’Arthur, Book XI, Chapter 10

Guenever overhears Bors, Lionel, and Ector bemoaning Launcelot’s fate, and she ostentatiously faints, with a loud SWOON!  Soon she’s lounging on a divan, attended to by the three knights, gradually returning to consciousness. “Seek him,” she begs the knights.  “And … Continue reading →

Primary Sources: Le Morte D’Arthur, Book XI, Chapter 9

Malory cuts to Guenever and Elaine at this point, shortly after Launcelot has run off into the woods to be a crazy man. “This is all your fault,” Guenever tells Elaine. “Oh, come on!”  Elaine protests Guenever’s assertion.  “I mean, … Continue reading →

Primary Sources: Le Morte D’Arthur, Book XI, Chapter 7

Elaine, out in Castle Corbin, hears about this party, and figures it would be a terrific opportunity to bring baby Galahad to Camelot, and introduce him to his father, and so on.  A dutiful daughter, she asks her father for … Continue reading →

Primary Sources: Le Morte D’Arthur, Book XI Chapter 3 Continued

Launcelot doesn’t manage to catch Brisen, and he gives up and leaves eventually.  Nine months later, Elaine’s son is born!  Everyone thinks he’s awesome.  They name him Galahad, which Malory reminds us was Launcelot’s middle name, as seen in Book … Continue reading →