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Excalibur ExcaliburIn Arthurian legend the sword belonging to King Arthur The sword with jeweled hilt and magic powers of King Arthur of the Britons One legend says the Lady of The Lake gave it to him Another says it is the sword fixed into the miraculous stone to be removed only by the man that would become King When Arthur was a young boy he drew the sword from the stone though all others had failed When he died Excalibur was thrown into the lake and a mysterious hand rose to grasp it and draw it under the water One of the many stories of King Arthur is the one when he acquires the sword through the lady in the Lake - One day a young page comes riding into King Arthurs castle in Camelot Almost have dead he claims that a Knight in the forest has slain his King They were riding through the forest and came to a shield suspended on a tree and on it inscribed these words Whoever passes this way does so at his peril Sir Griflet a young man proposed to go out and challenge the night in the forest who later on came to be known as Sir Pellinor However still not a night Arthur dubbed him one and he was set out into the forest There he battled Sir Pellinor and was beaten to a pulp and sent back to Arthurs Castle Arthur was so mad at Pellinor and the site of Sir Griflet he set him self out to the Forest in order to avenge Sir Griflets pains There he dueled and was being beaten badly and when Arthur was on the floor about to take the strike that would end his life Merlin intervened and told Pellinor that he was fighting King Arthur and if he were end his life he would bring down
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