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Le Morte d'Arthur Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 19 Summary

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Book 19 Summary

Book Nineteen begins as Book Eighteen ends - with a tribute to the month of May as the Queen takes ten of her knights with her for a spring outing in the forest. Since Launcelot has stayed away from Court at the Queen's command, he is not one of the knights who attend and protect her, and Meliagraunce, a knight who has long loved the queen, takes the opportunity to waylay the Queen and attack their party. He injures all ten of them. To save the life of her knights, Guenever agrees to go wherever Meliagraunce takes her. The Queen and her wounded knights are brought to Meliagraunce's castle, where she sends a child with a message to Lavaine and Launcelot about their dilemma.

An ambush is laid for Launcelot where 30 archers shoot at him as he comes. They kill his horse, and Launcelot is forced to...

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