King Arthur

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King Arthur

  • Interesting Facts and information based on the fictional King Arthur in the Medieval era of the Middle Ages
  • Short Biography, Facts and History about the life of the fictional King Arthur
  • Interesting Facts and information about the fictional King Arthur
  • Short Biography, Facts and History about the life of the fictitious King Arthur

King Arthur

Interesting information about the fictional King Arthur of England

King Arthur of Fiction
The stories of King Arthur that we know and love are fiction. There might be a person that the Real King Arthur was based upon, or even a number of heroes that his life is based on - but there was no King in the Middle Ages with his name. This page therefore details the biography and life of the fictional King Arthur based on the story of Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table in books such as "Le Morte D'Arthur" by Sir Thomas Malory. For additional information refer to the following articles:

The Legend of King Arthur
The Real King Arthur
King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table

Short Biography profile and facts about the fictitious life of King Arthur of England
The following biography information provides basic facts and information about the fictitious life of King Arthur of England:

  • Nationality: English
  • Also Known by the Nickname: 'The One, True King of the Britons'
  • Date of Birth: Unknown
  • Place of Birth: Tintagel, Cornwall
  • Family connections / Genealogy: He was the son of King Uther Pendragon and Igraine the Duchess of Cornwall, first wife of Gorlois of Cornwall, and later of Uther Pendragon
  • Morgan le Fay was his half-sister of legend
  • Mordred was the villainous nephew of King Arthur who actually turns out to be his son
  • Sir Ector: Foster father of Arthur and father of Sir Kay a Knight of the Round able
  • Merlin was his great teacher and mentor
  • Name of wife: Guinevere who was the daughter of King Leodegraunce of Cameliard
  • Sir Lancelot: Knight of the Round Table, son of Kin Ban of Benwick and lover of Queen Guinevere
  • Sir Galahad: Knight of the Round Table, son of Sir Lancelot and Elaine of Corbenic. The best of all the knights who achieves the Quest for the Holy Grail
  • Base of his court: Camelot
  • Cause of his Death: He was killed in his last battle, the Battle of Camlann
  • Character: Honourable, Honest, Loyal, Chivalrous and Valiant
  • Accomplishments, or why he was famous: The legend lives on and he epitomizes bravery, honor and chivalry.

King Arthur
The story of King Arthur can be categorised under the following headings:

  • The birth and rise of Arthur and the story of the Sword in the Stone called Excalibur and his teacher and mentor Merlin the Magician

  • His role as King of England and the marriage to Guinevere

  • The ideals and the lives of the people and the knights of Camelot

  • The formation of the Knights of the Round Table

  • Stories of the valiant and chivalrous deeds of the Knights of the Round Table

  • The Quest of the Holy Grail

  • The affair between Sir Launcelot and Queen Guinevere

  • The breaking of the Knights of the Round Table

  • The death of Arthur

Famous Medieval Kings of the Middle Ages - King Arthur
Some interesting facts and short biography information about the fictional History, Life & Times of this character of legend. Additional details, facts, history and information about the famous Medieval Kings of the Middle Ages and important events during their times can be accessed via the Middle Ages Sitemap and the section detailing the life and times of the Kings of the Middle Ages.
 

King Arthur

  • Interesting Facts and information based on the fictional King Arthur in the Medieval era of the Middle Ages
  • Short Biography, Facts and History about the life of Arthur
  • Interesting Facts and information about the fictional ruler
  • Short Biography, Facts and History about the life of the fictitious character

King Arthur

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