The Holy Grail Author:Sir Thomas Malory Exerpted from "Le Morte d'Arthur"; narrated by John Franklyn-Robbins on 3 cassettes (4.5 hours). — Sir Thomas Malory was an English knight born in the early 1400's. He spent considerable time in France during the Hundred Years War in the service of Richard Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick, as celebrated warrior and paradigm of chivalry. He later was e... more »lected to parliament in 1445.
La Morte d'Arthur was the first important fictional prose narrative in English. It created the legends of Camelot, King Arthur, and the Knights of the Round Table. Perhaps the best-known and loved tale from this book is the quest for the Holy Grail.« less