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Modred

revolted against King Arthur. [Arch. Legend: Brewer Handbook, 714–715; Br. Lit.: Idylls of the King]
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Mordred interrupts the tryst and arrests them for treason.
55pm) Monstrous Morgana prepares to wage war on Camelot with Mordred at her side.
99 MERLIN - SERIES FIVE,VOLUME 12 MORDRED (Alexander Vlahos) wreaks havoc on Camelot, luring King Arthur (Bradley James, left) to the brink of self-destruction.
27 BAGS 1 1131 Mordred 2 1-11 Ballintotty 3 -1-4 Ballymac 4 1113 Betinboots 5 1421 Non 6 3253 Romeo He said: "To see Jackson sentenced for TODAY'S these horrific and hugely distressing crimes provides great satisfaction to all concerned.
His writing is as powerful as ever--just imagine a demonic Mordred devouring his mother.
Ancient prophecies of Mordred weigh heavy on Merlin, who cannot sway Arthur from his chosen path.
These stories reveal the iconic characters of King Arthur, Queen Guinevere, Merlyn, Lancelot, Mordred, and all the famed (and occasionally infamous) members of the Knights of the Round Table in their complexity and entirety from youth to old age.
Alex Parry, the scheming would-be prince Mordred, also has a great rock voice, put to good use in many of the numbers.
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Barfield places a vertical line in the margin of page 35 by a passage that provides an account of Morgause's conception of Mordred by Arthur.
In "Malory and the Death of Kings: The Politics of Regicide at Salisbury Plain," Lisa Robeson examines the civil war in Malory's Le Morte Darthur in its political context, smartly demonstrating how the decisions and actions of Arthur and Mordred represent "malfunctioning kingship on one hand and a perversion of kingship on the other" (137).