Knights of the Round Table

   From Arthurian legend, these knights number between twelve and one hundred and fifty, and were King Arthur's most trusted knights and advisors. The Knights most often mentioned are: King Arthur, Bedevere, Cador, Ector, Galahad, Gawain, Kay, Lancelot, Pellinore and Perceval.
   See Knight and Household Knights.

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  • Knights of the Round Table — were those men awarded the highest order of Chivalry at the Court of King Arthur in the literary cycle the Matter of Britain. The table at which they met was created to have no head or foot, representing the equality of all the members. Different …   Wikipedia

  • Knights of the Round Table — Knight Knight, n. [OE. knight, cniht, knight, soldier, AS. cniht, cneoht, a boy, youth, attendant, military follower; akin to D. & G. knecht servant; perh. akin to E. kin.] 1. A young servant or follower; a military attendant. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Knights of the Round Table — Knights of the Round Ta|ble, the the ↑knights led by King Arthur, who, according to old English stories, sit together at a table, which is round so that no one should seem to be more important than any of the others …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE —    King Arthur s knights, so called from the round table at which they sat, so that when seated there might seem no precedency, numbered popularly at twelve, though reckoned by some at forty …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Knights of the Round Table — knights of the fabled King Arthur s Court …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Knights of the Round Table — Legendary order of knights created by King Arthur to protect his kingdom. They are reputed to be sleeping under a mountain, ready to awaken if Albion (Britain) is ever threatened. The informal title for the knights who accompanied King Arthur on… …   Medieval glossary

  • Knights of the Round Table — a legendary order of knights created by King Arthur. * * * …   Universalium

  • Knights of the Round Table — a legendary order of knights created by King Arthur …   Useful english dictionary

  • Knights of the Round Table —    Voir Les Chevaliers de la Table ronde …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • Knights of the Round Table (Monty Python song) — Knights of the Round Table is a song from the comedy film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The song s lyrics were written by Graham Chapman and John Cleese, with music by Neil Innes. Sung by the jolly (and rather silly) Knights of Camelot, the… …   Wikipedia

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