Le Morte d'Arthur Characters

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Agravaine

Agravaine is one of Gawain and Gareth's brothers and is also a nephew of Arthur. Along with his brother, Gaheris, Agravaine participates in Mordred's plots and in the murder of his mother.

Archbishop of Canterbury

It is the Archbishop, who in concert with Merlin, arranges for the gathering of the lords. This results in Arthur's successfully pulling Excalibur from the stone, and the lord's acceptance of him as their king.

Arthur

Arthur is the child of Igrayne and Uther. Arthur was promised to Merlin as payment for his father's pact with the magician. After his birth, Arthur is placed in the care of Sir Ector and his son, Kay. When he is able to remove the sword from the stone, Arthur become king of Britain. He is wise and strong and is able to restore peace and tranquility to the kingdom. However, not everyone approves of Arthur and...

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