Idylls of the King - Study Guide The Holy Grail Summary & Analysis

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Sir Percivale, who was once one of Arthur's knights and winds up finishing his life in a monastery, tells one of his fellow monks, Ambrosius, about how many of the knights quested after the Holy Grail. The story begins with a vision his sister, a holy nun, had. Her confessor had told her the story of the Holy Grail, how it had the power to cure any illness, and how it had been brought to England but taken away into Heaven when the Earth became too evil. Though a saintly woman, she wishes to see it, hoping it will cure the sins that she believes she has. One night, her wish is granted, and she sees the grail come into window on a beam of light. She tells her brother, Percivale, of this, and he retells it to his fellow knights at Camelot...

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