Thomas Malory


Born
in Warwickshire, England
November 08, 1415

Died
January 28, 1471

Genre

Influences


Sir Thomas Malory was a knight in the fifteenth century, who, while imprisoned, compiled the collection of tales we know as Le Morte D'Arthur, translating the legend of King Arthur from original French tales such as the Vulgate Cycle. ...more

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Le Morte d'Arthur: King Art...

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King Arthur and His Knights...

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Le Morte d'Arthur, Vol. 2

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Le Morte d'Arthur, Volume I

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King Arthur Collection

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The Romance of King Arthur ...

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The Death of King Arthur

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Tales of King Arthur

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Malory: The Morte Darthur: ...

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O Rei Artur e os Cavaleiros...

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Le Morte d'Arthur, Volume I Le Morte d'Arthur, Vol. 2 A Morte de Artur - III Volume Le Morte D'Arthur Vol. IV
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“The very purpose of a knight is to fight on behalf of a lady.”
Thomas Malory

“We shall now seek that which we shall not find.”
Thomas Malory

“Yet some men say in many parts of England that King Arthur is not dead, but had by the will of our Lord Jesu into another place; and men say that he shall come again, and he shall win the holy cross.”
Thomas Malory, Le Morte d'Arthur

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