Arthur, King

Arthur, King

king of England; head of the Round Table. [Br. Lit.: Le Morte d’Arthur]

Arthur, King

trained by Merlin to become a just ruler, he endeavors all his life to establish a realm where justice prevails. [Br. Lit.: Malory Le Mort d’Arthur]
See: Justice

Arthur, King

(c. 950–1000) becomes King of England by pulling sword from stone. [Arth. Legend: NCE, 159]
See: Test
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Steven Pacey joins the cast as Arthur, King of the Britons, Todd Carty is back again on coconuts as Patsy and Bonnie Langford joins as Lady of The Lake.
THE STORY: Contractually obligated to write an introduction for a previously unknown, five-act Shakespearean tragedy, The Most Excellent and Tragical Historie of Arthur, King of Britain, novelist Arthur Phillips pens an autobiographical account of the play's provenance and the reasons he considers it fake, much to the chagrin of its publisher, Random House.
Comedian, radio presenter and Buzzcocks team captain Phill Jupitus takes on the role of Arthur, King of the Britons, while Todd Carty reprises his turn as Patsy.
Actor and television presenter Matthew Kelly will star as Arthur, King of the Britons.
Patsy of course is Arthur, King of the Briton's long-suffering sidekick on his search for the Holy Grail, here played by Grange Hill's finest, Todd Carty.
He's taking on the part of Arthur, King of the Britons, in the touring production of Monty Python's Spamalot which begins its Scottish run at Glasgow's King's Theatre next week before moving on to Aberdeen and Edinburgh.
It stars Todd as the coconut-bashing Patsy and Marcus Brigstocke as Arthur, King of the Britons.
He added: "It has links not only to the pyramids, but to King Arthur, King Robert the Bruce and to the ancient Kings of Ireland too.
Regular Western Mail readers will be aware of my ongoing gripe against short- sighted patricians and orthodox historians who cannot accept the concept that Arthur, King of all the Britons, was Welsh and that most of his activity and that of the ensuing Dark Age, took place in Wales and along its borders.