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In Sir Gawain and the Green Knight a beheading game is more on the serious side then to the comic side The beheading game was basically a suicidal act The beheading game was between two enemy parties and the leaders of the parties agreed to the game The leaders of the two parties were Sir Gawain and the Green Knight They agreed to chop each others heads off and settle the fight between the two enemies parties Besides the Green Knight and Sir Gawain a couple of other stories that relate to beheading is St John the Baptist and Hercules John the Baptist was an acquaintance of Jesus and they were both born around the same time John the Baptist told this Queen that she was committing adultery for divorcing her husband and then marrying his brother This act from John the Baptist made the Queen pretty upset and made sure that John the Baptist would be put in jail Well one day the King was having this huge get together and there were a lot of people there and the Kings daughter shows up She is dancing entertaining everyone and the King is please with this display So he makes an announcement the announcement is that she can have anything she wanted She is very please to receive such an honor but she is clueless on her decision and the Queen suggested to have John the Baptist head on a silver platter The King didnt approve of it but he made the announcement and had to go through with it So they take John the Baptist and behead him and put his head on a silver platter for the Kings daughters delight Sir Gawain and the Green Knight had a deal to behead one another to settle conflicts between the twos parties The Green Knight went first and Sir Gawain was to chop the Green Knights head off and one year and a day
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