arthur tales free collection of short stories

The origin of the boy who would be King, and other Arthurian tales, retold for modern audiences.

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Learn more about Una, the pure damsel in the Faerie Queene who represents truth and the one true church (Protestantism). Read more!

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Learn more about the Redcrosse Knight and his epic battle with the dragon in Edmund Spenser’s The Faerie Queene.

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gloriana the faerie queene

Gloriana (also known as Tanaquill, is the Faerie Queen in Edmund Spenser’s epic poem The Faerie Queene. She is a mysterious figure.

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A full summary of book 1 from Edmund Spenser’s The Faerie Queene, featuring Una, St. George, and a Dragon to be slain.

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Abilan of Estrangot

Abilan of Estrangot was a knight who attempted to go on an adventure known as the Passage Perilleux, or Perilous Passage.

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Acanor

Acanor was a knight of African descent, which (cringe alert) meant that he was referred to as “The Black Knight” and “Ugly Hero”.

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Abudar

Abudar was the father of a warrior named Regian or Regin. Regian gave his loyalty to Arthur. Learn more in this article.

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Abrioris

Abrioris joined the Round Table when Percival visited him in his castle, slew a bunch of lions, and then defeated him in combat.

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Ablamor of the Marsh

Ablamor was a knight who possessed a White Hart that was given to him by his beautiful lady. He also has a tragic story.

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Abiron

Abiron refers to two different things in the Arthurian legends: a knight and a land where a knight dwelt during the time of Uther.

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Abinors

Abinors was a Duke of the Scottish borderlands, as well as some of the islands, during the time of King Uther Pendragon.

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Abilas

Abilas was one of four brothers. Those other brothers were Casibilant, Dion, and Dyonis. Together they joined a revolt.

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