Presentation on theme: "King Arthur, Courtly Love and Chivalry"— Presentation transcript:
1 King Arthur, Courtly Love and Chivalry By Nick Singleton and Zach Will
2 King ArthurKing Arthur was thought to be one of the greatest kings of Britain.His existence was never proven but the folklore behind this man has solidified his place as a great king.He was conceived out of adultery when his mother was raped by his father. He dressed up as the women’s husband and had his way with her.
3 King Arthur Extended Arthur is raised by a wizard named Merlin. Merlin made the round table for Arthur’s father Uther. The table could seat 150 soldiersOnce Uther perished the knights did not know who to should take his place.Merlin proposes a challenge. The first to draw the sword from the stone would become king.Arthur does it and becomes the king of the Britains.The sword in the stone was Excalibur
4 Arthur brings together the Britains Arthur brings together the Britains. His reign was that of a well loved king.It was marked with many heroic deed.Arthur gets married to a women named GuinevereSir Lancelot (one of the knights of the round table) Has an affair with his wife and when caught flees to France.Arthur dies in a battle with his nephew while trying to recover his kingdom.He has his sword thrown into a lake.
5 Courtly LoveCourtly Love was a set of rulers in which people could seek romantic relationships outside of their marriage as long as they follow the rules.Often lead to many problems within the inner court circle.
6 ChivalryChivalry was a set of morals and qualities that knights idealized.Knights swore to uphold these morals in their knighthood ceremony
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