And there had Arthure the firste syght of queene Gwenyvere, the kyngis doghter of the londe of Camylarde, and ever afftir he loved hir.
'What tydynges at Camelot?'seyde that on knyght.'By my hede, there have I been and aspied the courte of kynge Arthure, and there ys such a felyshyp that they may never be brokyn, and well-nyghe all the world holdith with Arthure, for there ys the floure of chevalry.'c.1470 Morte d'Arthur, bk.3, ch.14.
Who that woll make ony more lette hym seke other bookis kynge Arthure or of sir Launcelot and sir Trystrams; for this was drawen by a knyght presoner, sir Thomas Malleoré, that God send him good recover.Sir Thomas Malory at the end of the chapter The Tale of King Arthur of his larger work, written circa 1468-1470 while held in Newgate Prison as a captured partisan of the rebellious Earl of Warwick. Reprinted in Malory Works, edited by Eugene Vinaver, 1954.
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