The Knights of the Round Table

Sir Lancelot

Learn about Lancelot

Lancelot was an interesting man. He was the son of King Ban of Benwick and Queen Elaine. However, they did not raise him. He was raised by the Lady of the Lake after she found him on the shore of the lake. He had been the first knight of the Round Table and he was very courageous. He was always willing to serve for others. He was the best fighter and swordsman of all the knights of the Round Table. Lancelot was the father of Galahad by Elaine. It was not his mother, she was Elaine of Astolat, who died of a broken heart because Launcelot did not love her the way she loved him. He actually loved Queen Guinevere. On his way to rescue her he accidentally killed Sir Gareth, which let to him being kicked off the Round Table.

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