Sir Thomas Malory Died on This Date

The Death of King Arthur

Sir Thomas Malory died on this date in 1471. Malory is the author (or compiler) of Le Morte d’Arthur, romance tales about the legendary King Arthur, Guinevere, Lancelot, and the Knights of the Round Table. Malory’s work forms the basis for most modem interpretations of the Arthurian legend.

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