Fisher King

(redirected from Maimed King)

Fisher King

guardian of the Grail. [Ger. Legend, Parzival; Arthurian Legend: Walsh Classical, 227]

Fisher King

old, maimed king whose restoration symbolizes the return of spring vegetation. [Medieval Legend: T. S. Eliot The Waste Land in Norton Literature]
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King Arthur 2 thrusts RPG fans into yet another new and dark fantasy setting where King Arthur, no longer a valiant ruler, is now the Maimed King trying to mend a land almost beyond repair.
No longer a valiant ruler, King Arthur is now the Maimed King trying to mend a land almost beyond repair in a stunning new plot.
Also I will that ye take with you of the blood of this spear for to anoint the maimed king, both his legs and all his body, and he shall have his health.
242-43: "Sir, said she [the damosel], there was a king that hight Pelles, the maimed king.
265: "Also I [vision of Christ] will that ye take with you the blood of this spear for to anoint the maimed king, both his legs and all his body, and he shall have his health.