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Sir Perceval and Sir Galahad,
Quest Knights of Logres

  1. Introduction to Sir Perceval and Sir Galahad, Quest Knights of Logres
  2. Sir Perceval, Quest Knight of Logres
    1. Introduction to Sir Perceval, Quest Knight of Logres
    2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: Perceval’s Name, Other Percevals, and Other Wise Fools
      1. Introduction to the Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: Perceval’s Name, Other Percevals, and Other Wise Fools
      2. Meaning and Origin of Perceval’s Name
        1. Introduction to the Meaning and Origin of Perceval’s Name
        2. Perceval/Percival(e)/Parsifal/Parzival
        3. Peredur/Pryderi/Praetor
        4. Peronnik/Peronnique
        5. Perlesvaus
        6. Persevaus
      3. Existence of Other Percevals
        1. Introduction to the Existence of Other Percevals
        2. Peronnik/Peronnique — A foolish young man from Saint-Jean-de-Braie who became a fated knight
        3. Perlesvaus — Variation of Perceval (in Perlesvaus), yet both Perceval and Pellesvaus appear in Escanor
        4. Persevaus — Variation of Perceval, but appears in Hartmann’s Erec as separate character
        5. Perceval — Father of Perceval
        6. Perceval — A knight who served King Pellinore
        7. Peredur — Son of King Morvid of Britain
        8. Payne Peveril — Descendant of Owain D(d)an(t)(g)wyn
      4. Comparison of Other Wise Fools to Perceval
    3. Beginnings
      1. Family
        1. Introduction to Family
        2. Mother
          1. Acheflour — Arthur’s sister
          2. Yglais
          3. Herzeloyde
          4. Philosophine/Philosofine/Filleduch
          5. Ragnell
          6. unnamed
        3. Father
          1. Perceval
          2. Alain le/li/the Gros/Fat
          3. King Pellinor(e)
          4. Pellehan
          5. Elidur
          6. Efrawg/Evrawg/Ef(ra)wc/Eburaco
          7. Ragnal
          8. Bliocadran
          9. Gahmuret
          10. Greloguevaus
          11. Gales/Giles/Wales Lithauz, the/li Bald/Bold/C(h)au(f)s/Chans/Gaiz
          12. Gawain
        4. Sister — Dindra(i)ne/Dandrane/Agres(t)izia
        5. Brothers
          1. Gwrgi
          2. Agloval(e)
          3. Lamorak/Lamorat/Melodiam
          4. Drian(t)
          5. Dornar
        6. Half-Brothers
          1. Tor
          2. Feirefiz
      2. Childhood
        1. Perceval’s father and elder brothers die
        2. Mother raises him ignorant of chivalry and its perils
        3. At age fifteen, Perceval meets knights near his home
    4. Adulthood — Knight of the Round Table
      1. Proves his worthiness as a warrior
      2. Invited to join the Knights of the Round Table
        1. Early stories
          1. Perceval meets the crippled Fisher King
          2. Sees a grail
          3. Fails to ask a question that would have healed the injured king
          4. Upon learning of his mistake, Perceval vows to find the Grail castle again and fulfill his quest
          5. Story continued in a number of different ways by various later authours
        2. Late stories with Galahad
          1. Perceval’s role in the later romances became diminished
          2. He remained a major character
          3. One of two knights who accompanied Galahad to the Grail castle
          4. Completed the quest with him
    5. Endings
      1. Early stories
        1. Perceval’s sweetheart was Blanchefleur
        2. He became the King of Carbonek after healing the Fisher King
      2. Late stories without Galahad
        1. Perceval was a virgin who died after achieving the Grail
        2. His son is Lohengrin, the Knight of the Swan
    6. Appendices: Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline
      1. Geography of Perceval
      2. Genealogy of Perceval
      3. Timeline of Perceval
  3. Sir Galahad, Quest Knight of Logres
    1. Introduction to Sir Galahad, Quest Knight of Logres
    2. Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: Galahad’s Name, Other Galahads, and Other Pure Heroes
      1. Introduction to the Meaning, Origin, Existence, and Comparison: Galahad’s Name, Other Galahads, and Other Pure Heroes
      2. Meaning and Origin of Galahad’s Name
        1. Introduction to the Meaning and Origin of Galahad’s Name
        2. Gwalhaved/Gwalhafad ap Gwyar
        3. Galahad
      3. Existence of Other Galahads
        1. Introduction to the Existence of Other Galahads
        2. Son of Joseph of Arimathea
        3. Lancelot’s baptismal name
        4. Saxon king
        5. Son of King Hipomenes
        6. Alternative name for Duke Galeholt/Galahaut/Galehaut of Sorelois
      4. Comparison of Another Pure Hero to Galahad — Hildutus/Eltut/Illtyd/Illtud Farchog
    3. Beginnings
      1. Conception
        1. King Pelles receives magical foreknowledge of Galahad
        2. Pelles seeks out Dame Brusen/Brisen for a magic ring
        3. Elaine/Amite/Helizabel takes on the form of Guinevere
        4. Lancelot and Elaine/Amite sleep together
        5. Galahad is conceived
        6. Lancelot does not marry Elaine/Amite/Helizabel
        7. Lancelot returns to King Arthur’s court without Elaine/Amite/Helizabel
      2. Birth
        1. Galahad is born as a descendant of Bron
        2. Placed in the care of a great/grand aunt
        3. Galahad raised at a nunnery
        4. Given Lancelot’s birth name — Galahad
        5. Prophesied about by Merlin
    4. Adulthood — Quest for the Holy Grail
      1. Galahad reunited with Lancelot and is knighted
      2. Goes to King Arthur’s court and sits in the Siege Perilous
      3. Galahad pulls a sword from a stone and becomes a Knight of the Round Table
      4. Holy Grail appears at court
      5. Knights of the Round Table set out to find the Grail
      6. Galahad sets out alone
      7. Rescues Perceval
      8. Galahad is reunited with Bors
      9. Encounters Perceval’s sister
      10. Bors departs their company
      11. Galahad and Perceval reach King Pelles
      12. Galahad sees the Grail
      13. Asked to take it to Sarras
    5. Ending — Ascension to Heaven
      1. Galahad makes request to die at his choosing
      2. He is visited by Joseph of Arimathea
      3. Galahad requests to die
      4. Says goodbye for Perceval and Bors
      5. Galahad ascends to heaven with angels
      6. Since then there has been no knight capable of obtaining the Holy Grail
    6. Appendices: Geography, Genealogy, and Timeline
      1. Geography of Galahad
      2. Genealogy of Galahad
      3. Timeline of Galahad

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