Answer these questions on a separate sheet of paper. You do not need to recopy each of the questions, but do make sure that you number your answers.
1.) How did Arthur become the king of England?
2.) Who is Merlin? How is he important to the King Arthur legend?
3.) According to legend, how did King Arthur acquire the Excalibur sword? (Hint: it is NOT the same as the "sword in the stone").
4.) Who was Guinevere? Give three important details about her.
5.) Describe King Arthur's Round Table. What was its purpose?
6.) What was the Holy Grail? How was it important in the King Arthur legend?
7.) Describe Sir Lancelot and Sir Galahad. What is their relationship to one another
and to King Arthur?Websites and Links:
Use the following links to answer the above questions. Explore each site to find the answers to your questions. Read the information that you find thoroughly.
History of Caerleon:
Legend of Excalibur:
The Quest for the Holy Grail: