Sir Galahad is one of the Knights of the Round Table. He is the knightly version of Jesus. He is also the son of Lancelot. His first appearance is in Sir Lancelot also known as The Lancelot-Grail, the Prose Lancelot, the Vulgate Cycle, and the Pseudo-Map Cycle. The work is divided into five sections. the first three were written in the 1210s.
Sir Tristan is one of the most romantic characters of all times. Not only that there was a time where there was no dispute. His origin goes back to Celtic Folklore but none of the stories exist The oldest known appearance is in Prose Tristan. The first part of the book was written between 1230 and 1235.
King Pellinore is known for his unending quest. He also defeated King Arthur in a joust contest and broke Excalibur. The Post-Vulgate, written probably between 1230 and 1240.
Oberon started out a dwarf and later became a faerie then King of Shadows and Faries. He is a part of folklore, Arthurian Legend and even Shakespeare. Oberon got its literary start in the first half of the 13th century from Les Prouesses et faitz du noble Huon de Bordeaux
Dante is either divinely inspired, has a big ego or both. After all he puts himself in his own book the Divine Comedy that was finished when he died in 1321. It is one of the preeminent works in literature.
Sir Gawain would become the greatest Knight at the Round Table. He first made his name fighting the Green Knight. He first appears in the White Book of Rhydderch in 1325.
Queen Guinevere's relationship with King Arthur and Lancealot has inspired story tellers for centuries. She first appears in the White Book of Rhydderch in 1325.
The Pied Piper goes back to the middle ages. He was known to lure children away from a village that wouldn't pay him. There are many accounts of what he did with the children from drowning them to being a pedophile. There are even historical accounts of the story being taken from historical events like a Children's Crusade among others. There is fantastic speculation as to the origin of the story. The first known recorder account is from the Decan Lude chorus book in 1384. Unfortunately the book no longer exists.
The Green very powerful figure in Arthurian Legend. He is even beheaded and not killed from it by Gawain. He is also all green. This is everything, clothe, armour, hair and even skin. He first appears in the late 14th century in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Use your keyboard!
Log in to comment