Uther Pendragon

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    Uther rides on his steed as he cuts down his opponents and then sees Merlin. In Excalibur, Merlin is a sorcerer who helps Uther become king. Uther rides down a hill after to go meet Merlin, and demands where the sword Excalibur is and that Merlin promised him the powerful sword. Merlin tells Uther that he will have the sword that was promised him. Uther and Cornwall called for peace meeting after the battle. Earlier that day, Merlin went and retrieved Excalibur from a small river. A hand appeared out of the water holding the sword and Merlin grabbed it and took it to Uther before the meeting in the woods with Cornwall. At the meeting the Cornwall offers one land and one king to Uther. Uther offers him land from the woods to the sea if he enforces the king laws and they both agreed. Later that night both groups celebrate the peace by feasting and drinking. Cornwall ask his asked his wife dance so he could show her off, but that was a mistake that would lead to more war. Uther stared at Cornwall’s wife and wanted one night with her. Cornwall saw how Uther was looking at his wife with bad intentions and this is what caused more war to break…

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    During the ninth century the most often told stories by the people was about King Arthur and his kingdom. King Arthur was the son of King Uther Pendragon and was the only heir to his throne. Arthur is a medieval, mythological figure who was the head of the kingdom Camelot and the Knights of the Round Table. King Arthur is most famous for his leadership, his ruling, and his ruthless judgment of Lancelot who is one of his Knights and Guinevere who is his wife. King Arthur’s legendary life was not…

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    "Hello, dear brother," she greeted with no real affection, no warmth in her tone. "It's been far too long." Her impudence was disgraceful she knew, and she smiled wickedly in the knowledge that Uther would be just as appalled as the look on Arthur's face. Rising with cool confidence, she sauntered toward the once-king. He would not take Camelot from her this time no matter how self-assured he may feel by his advancement thus far. They were by no means a match for her powers. Still, she stalled…

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    As a society most of us like to view myths as a old way of telling a story, on how older civilizations used to teach their younglings, however we still use myths as a way to tell a story. Look at any marvel movies or comics, in fact Thor was based on norse mythology. Star Wars is no exception. Star Wars can be based on the arthurian legend of King Arthur . More in depth, one can compare the main character of the two, Luke Skywalker and Theseus. The story of King Arthur being just a no one.…

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    Who Is King Arthur?

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    Very possibly his name was Arturus. (Goodrich pg.4) Recently in Germany an Arthurian manuscript was discovered that told of a religious service involving King Arthur as a participant. (Goodrich pg.5) Was Arthur a christian king? Saint Gildas who was a contemporary of King Arthur wrote of the historical events of his life (Goodrich pg.13). So King Arthur was a real person in history. He was not a man of the middle ages or the age of chivalry, (Goodrich pg. 9). His father was one Uther Pendragon,…

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    "However, unbeknownst to many of us, Uther had already secretly married a Norman princess, the Lady Ygraine du Bois." Merlin rolled his eyes and chuckled. It honestly didn't surprise him to find out that little tidbit of information. "How'd he get out of the arrangement with this other one, then?" "Well, that is where the tale becomes really fascinating. The man's niece was the Lady Vivienne." "Morgana's mother?" Gaius nodded solemnly. "Indeed. When Uther was approached after the…

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    one will in everything have power on this dark land to lighten it and power on this dead world to make it live.” (Tennyson. Lines 91-93). Soon after the battle Arthur sent Ulfius, Brastias, and Bedivere (Arthur’s newly trusted knights) to ask the king for Guinevere’s hand in marriage. Although Arthur had good intentions to marry the fairest girl of the land the unconventional king wanted more information of the so-called “King Arthur”, to see if he is truly worthy to marry his only child. The…

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    is seen that men feel more powerful during sexual activities when they have the ability to chose when it occurs and women feel more in control by refusing sex. Either way, one is influencing the behavior of another person, also known as power. Mary Stewart expresses this with the relationship of Uther and Ygraine. This is contradicted by the relations between Morgause and Arthur because she uses sexual activities as a way to gain power. Throughout Mary Stewart’s novel, The Hollow Hills, the…

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    I Am Mordred is a novel based on Mordred who is the son of King Arthur of Camelot and his sister, Queen Morgause of Lothian. After Mordred was born, King Arthur found out Mordred was fated, by Merlin, to kill him. With this knowledge, King Arthur makes a decree to have all babies set out in coracles to be killed. The coracle Mordred was in was found by a fisherman and Mordred was the only baby alive among the many he was sharing the coracle with. They take him in and when he is only 6, a woman…

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    Arthur transcends time The name King Arthur evokes images of mythical legends and elements that still exist today. The legend of King Arthur effects directors, writers, and even toy makers. But what is it about this legend that fuels our imagination and creativity? Perhaps it is humans desire to see good overcome evil. Some are enthralled with the magical elements. Others love the adaptability of the legend. I believe it is the mixture of good versus evil, magic, and adaptability that…

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