[PW] Knight of the Round Table

Kevin O'Kelly rkokelly at gmail.com
Wed May 20 09:46:09 PDT 2015


In *Le Morte D'Arthur* the only archers mentioned were under the command of
knights, which accords with the world Malory lived in. An archer was of
inferior rank. One could not be both an knight and an archer.

I am of no help with Bede or other earlier Arthurian authors.

On Wed, May 20, 2015 at 12:08 PM, Patti Stein <pstein at pleasantonusd.net>
wrote:

> I am looking for the name of one of King Arthur's Knights of the Round
> Table. Is there a Knight who was an archer, and had unusual respect for
> King Arthur?  I found one reference to Tristan as a hunter and thus
> probably an archer, but that is not the answer.  Among the knights under
> consideration: Sir Gawain, Sir Galahad, Sir Palamedes, Sir Bedivere, or Sir
> Gareth.
> Thank you, brilliant minds.
> Patti
>
> Patti Stein, Librarian
> Foothill High School, Pleasanton, CA
> pstein at pleasantonusd.net
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