Le Morte d'Arthur/Volume II/Book XXI

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BOOK XXI

 


Chapters (not listed in original)
  • Chapter I: How Sir Mordred presumed and took on him to be King of England, and would have married the queen, his father's wife
  • Chapter II: How after that King Arthur had tidings, he returned and came to Dover, where Sir Mordred met him to let his landing; and of the death of Sir Gawaine
  • Chapter III: How after, Sir Gawaine's ghost appeared to King Arthur, and warned him that he should not fight that day
  • Chapter IV: How by misadventure of an adder the battle began, where Mordred was slain, and Arthur hurt to the death
  • Chapter V: How King Arthur commanded to cast his sword Excalibur into the water, and how he was delivered to ladies in a barge
  • Chapter VI: How Sir Bedivere found him on the morrow dead in an hermitage, and how he abode there with the hermit
  • Chapter VII: Of the opinion of some men of the death of King Arthur; and how Queen Guenever made her a nun in Almesbury
  • Chapter VIII: How when Sir Lancelot heard of the death of King Arthur, and of Sir Gawaine, and other matters, he came into England
  • Chapter IX: How Sir Launcelot departed to seek the Queen Guenever, and how he found her at Almesbury
  • Chapter X: How Sir Launcelot came to the hermitage where the Archbishop of Canterbury was, and how he took the habit on him
  • Chapter XI: How Sir Launcelot went with his seven fellows to Almesbury, and found there Queen Guenever dead, whom they brought to Glastonbury
  • Chapter XII: How Sir Launcelot began to sicken, and after died, whose body was borne to Joyous Gard for to be buried
  • Chapter XIII: How Sir Ector found Sir Launcelot his brother dead, and how Constantine reigned next after Arthur; and of the end of this book