43) Sir “Good Uwaine” Uwaine, the late Sir Uwaine’s brother with the same name

44) Sir “Big Heart” Ozanna

45) Sir Astamor

46) Sir Gromere Grummorson

47) Sir Crosshelm

48) Sir Servause the Bruce, who one time had dinner just him and Nimue and Sir Launcelot, and you just know he never shuts up about it

49) Sir Aglovale, Percivale’s less accomplished brother

50) Sir Durnore, Percivale’s least accomplished brother

51) Sir Tor, Percivale’s most accomplished brother after the late Sir Lamorak

52) Sir Griftlet the Caterer

53) Sir Lucan the Other Caterer

54) Sir Bedivere, who was Lucan’s brother I bet you didn’t know

55) Sir Brandiles, who always manages to edge his way into the group photos

56) Sir Constantine, did I mention him?  I did, he was number nine.  Well, he bears repeating.  Same guy.

57) Sir Clegis

58) Sir Sadok, the Vulcan

59) Sir Dinas, Mark’s reluctant seneschal, from Cornwall

60) Sir Fergus, Tristram’s sidekick

61) Sir Driant, also from Cornwall

62) Sir Lambegus, Tristram’s other sidekick

63) Sir Clarrus of Cleremont

64) Sir Cloddrus

65) Sir Hectimere

66) Sir Edward of Carnavon

67) Sir Dinas, but not the same Sir Dinas as number 59 above; this one is Sir Edward’s brother, also of Carnavon

68) Sir Priamus, the one that Gawaine converted to Christianity in Book V, or was it Tristram, Malory forgets; also he’s related to Edward and Dinas too, even though he’s Italian and a former Muslim and not from Carnavon at all.

69) Sir Hellaine le Blank, Sir Bor’s son (or daughter) by Princess King-Brandegore’s-Daughter

70) Sir Brian de Listinoise

71) Sir Gautere, from Book VI

72) Sir Reynold, also from Book VI

72) Sir Gillemere, also from Book VI, you remember, Launcelot beat them up while disguised as Kay

73) Sir “Little” Guyart

74) Sir Bellangere le Beuse, and oh, that reminds Malory of a story and he totally forgot to mention it earlier but this guy Bellangere is the son of Sir Alisander, who before Malory said killed King Mark in a flash-forward.  Now Malory says that Alisander got killed by King Mark, around the same time that King Mark murdered Sir Tristram, which, didn’t Malory mention that that happened?  Anyway.  Mark kills Alisander, Mark kills Tristram, the lovely Isoud cries, Bellangre kills Mark and also Sir Andred, that little shit.

75) Sir “Not so Famous” Hebes

76) Sir Morganore

77) Sir Sentraile, from Britannia

78) Sir Suppinabilis

79) Sir Bellangere the Proud, not the same guy as Bellangere le Beuse

80) Sir Neroveus

81) Sir Plenorius

82) Sir Darras

83) Sir Harry of Spaniel Lake

84) Sir Erminide, the brother of King Hermance, whom you might remember from Palomides’s little side-adventure late in Book X

85) Sir Selises of the Dolorous Tower

86) Sir Edward of Orkney

87) The Other Red Knight

88) Sir Arrok de Grevaunt

89) Sir Degrane Saunce Velany, he’s got this whole other story that Malory sadly doesn’t have time to go into

90) Sir Epinogris

91) Sir Pellas the Good, Nimue’s husband

92) Sir Lamiel of Cardiff who’s great in bed

93) Sir Plaine de Fors

94) Sir Melleaus de Lile

95) Sir “Strong Heart” Bohart aka Borre who was another one of Arthur’s illegitimate children, see Book I Chapter 17

96) Sir Mador who accused Guenever earlier

97) Sir Colgrevance who Sir Lionel definitely killed so I don’t know what’s up with that

98) Sir Hervis of the Thuggish Woods

99) Sir Marrok, another great story Malory doesn’t have time for, he was a werewolf

100) The Indigo Knight

101) The Green Knight

102) The Red Knight (not to be confused with the Other Red Knight, who got listed first for some reason)

All these hundred knights and ten searched Sir Urre’s wounds by the commandment of King Arthur,” says Malory.

“Dude!” says I. “It was only a hundred and two, and also you counted a few of them twice, and also at least one of them was dead.”

“I said a hundred and ten knights and I stand by that claim!”

You might have notice one name not on that list: Sir Launcelot!  He’s out on an unspecified errand, and doesn’t return until after every other knight has failed to magically heal Sir Urre.  (Personally, I would have guessed that Sir Bors could do it; after the Grail quest he’s been suggested to have magical powers.)

Long story short, Launcelot doesn’t want to try to heal Urre because so many others have failed and he’s so humble.  Arthur commands him to try, same as everyone else.  Launcelot heals Urre through the power of prayer and also laying of hands.  Everyone celebrates, and there’s a big jousting tournament, because that’s how you celebrate.  Urre and Lavaine win, and then Lavaine marries Urre’s sister.

As we fade to black, the camera lingers on Sir Agravaine, glaring at Guenever and Launcelot sitting a little too close together.  Also, at Nimue’s urging, Sir Pellas announces his immediate retirement from the Round Table.  He and Nimue are going off to retire together; they want someplace nice and quiet compared to how Camelot’s about to be.  Israel, maybe.

There’s a whole long series of strange adventures that Sir Launcelot does in between scenes here in Book XIX, says Malory, but if you want to read about them you can just read Christian de Troyes, same as he did before he lost his notes.  Now Malory wants to start the big finish: the DEATH OF ARTHUR!


Primary Sources: Le Morte D’Arthur, Book XIX, Chapters 11 to 13 — No Comments

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