of Excalibur sword.
Long time ago, when England was just a
couple of reigns that fought between them, Arturo, King Uther´s son, was
The child´s mother died just after giving
birth, and his father gave the child to the magician Merlin in order to be
educated by him. The magician Merlin decided to take the child to the castle
of a nobel, who had also a little son called Kay. Although, to guarantee
Prince Arthur´s security, Merlin didn´t discover his origins.
day, Merlin teached all the known sciences to the little Arthur, and as a
magician, Merlin teached also him something about the sciences of the future
and several magic formules.
with the King Arturo.
Years were going
on, and King Uther died while nobody could find any descendent of him. Then,
the nobles went to ask Merlin to find his succesor monarch. Then Merlin made
appear a sword sticked on an iron anvil over a rock, with a legend that said:
is Excalibur sword. The man capable to take it from this anvil, will be King
The nobels tried fortune, but in spite of
their efforts, they couldn´t move the sword an inch. Arthur and Kay, who
were two formed youths, had gone to the city to see a tounament in which Kay
thought to participate.
When the hour of the tournament was coming,
Arthur realized that he had forgotten Kay´s sword in the guest house. He
run to the guest house, but when he arrived there, the door was closed.
Arthur didn´t know what to do. Without
sword, Kay couldn´t participate in the tournament. Desperated, he looked
round and he discovered the Excalibur sword. Going next to the rock, he
pulled the sword. At that moment, a white light shaft pointed at him, and
Arthur took the sword from the anvil without effort. He run to Kay, and he
offered it to him. Kay was surprised seeing that it was not his sword.
what had happen. Kay saw the inscription of "Excalibur" in the
sword and he told his father. He order Arthur to replace the sword to the
anvil. All the nobels tried again to take it, but none of them could do it.
So then, Arthur took the holding of the sword with his hands. A white light
shaft pointed to him again and Arthur pulled the sword without effort.
removing the sword excalibur from the stone.
They all admited that that youth without any
known tittle should have the crown of England, and they parade before his
thrown, promising him fidelity. Merlin, thinking that Arthur didn´t need
him any more, he retired to his dweling.
But short after, some nobels rebolt against
King Arthur. Then Merlin declared that Arthur was King Uther´s son, so he
was the legitimated king, but the nobels continued the rebolt till they were
finally defeated thanks to Arthur´s bravery, always helped with Merlin´s
To avoid that this would happen again, Arthur
created the Round Table, that was formed by the royal nobels of the kingdom.
Then he got married Prince Ginebra, and then they followed years of
prosperity and happyness for England and for Arthur.
Picture of the horsemen of
the round table and King
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