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written by

sir thomas mallory

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king arthur's favorite knight

sir launcelot

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king's wife

Gwynevere

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arthur's son and

sir modred

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who is sentenced to burn at the stake

gwynevere

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launcelot slays two knights who are brothers of _______

sir gaain

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where is launcelot banished

france

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where did launcelot's army settle

benwick

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who was appointed king in arthur's absence

sir modred

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how many men did arthur carry with him to france

sixty thousand

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what does sir launcelot decide to do in the beginning

send a messenger and ask for peace as he doesn not want to shed blood against his own ruler and to stop the depridation

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what does arthur want to do when he receives launcelot's message

stop the war

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what is gawain's mind towards the war

the war will not stop till he or launcelot is dead

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who accepted gawain's challenge, first

sir bors

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who accepted gawain's challenge, second

sir lyonel

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how long did gawain defeat launcelot's men in challenges

every day for 6 months

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what is a courser

a horse trained for battle

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who did gawain challenge last

sir launcelot

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how did gawain go as the battle progressed

got stronger

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what did sir launcelot think of the battle as time passed

that he was battling with a fiend incarnate (devil in human form)

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how does sir gawain's strength go?

strength increased for 3 hours in the morning, reached zenith at noon, wanes again

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how long did it take for sir gawain to recover

3 weeks

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sir launcelot will never

strike a knight who has fallen. God defend me from such dishonor!

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what happened as sir gawain was preparing to challenge sir launcelot for the 3rd time

king arthur received news that mordred was taking over the throne and embarked for britain

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what did mordred decide to do during the absence of his dad

usurp the throne, had false letters written that declared arhtur's death and made parliament read and persuaded the nobility to elect him king

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what does the archbishop threaten mordred with

curse with book, spell, candle

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what did sir modred promise the brits that made them transfer so readily

peace and festivity

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how much men did sir modred take where to battle against arthur

100,000 to dover

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who won the battle

arthur

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it is gawain's _____ and ____ that brought all this about

stubbornness and pride

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