The Lady of the Lake | King Arthur

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The Lady of the Lake did many things in the Arthurian legend. She gave King Arthur his sword Excalibur, she enchanted Merlin and raised Lancelot after his father's death. We don´t know for sure who she really is and what she really did. Different authors wrote different things about her and “her” stories. Several locations in Great Britain are traditionally associated with her: dozmary Pool, Llyn Llydaw, Llyn Ogwen, The Loe, Pomparles Bridge, Loch Arthur and Aleines. In France is she also associated with the forest of Brocéliande.

The tradition says that she was the foster-mother of Sir Lancelot and that she raised him after his father´s death. It also says that she actually raised him beneath the watersurface in her Lake. The thing she´s most known for is the presentation to King Arthur about the magical sword she gave him, Excalibur. She did it through King Arthurs advisor Merlin, who was a “dark person”. The Lady of the Lake met Merlin at the fountain of Barenton and he fell so deeply in love with her that he agreed to teach her all about his mystical powers. She... Köp tillgång för att läsa mer

The Lady of the Lake | King Arthur

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  • 2015-03-04
    Skriven av Gymnasieelev på Årskurs 2