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Did Richard hear the old Welsh legend of the Twrch Trwyth.....?

I have often wondered why Richard chose a boar as his cognizance. There are other heraldic beasts and symbols that might have appealed to him, but it was a white boar that he chose. 591 more words

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The Silmarillion - Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age

We’ve got some backtrack and overlap from the previous material right from the outset.  Following the overthrow of Morgoth, Sauron repented in fear to Eonwë.  A Maia could not pardon another Maia, however, so he was directed to Valinor to receive the judgment of Manwë.  2,492 more words

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Feature: Nicole Evelina, The Once and Future Queen

The Once and Future Queen: Guinevere in Arthurian Legend
by Nicole Evelina

Publication Date: November 21, 2017
Lawson Gartner Publishing
eBook & Paperback; 281 Pages… 733 more words


The Great Myths #30: The Holy Grail Appears (Middle High German) — word and silence

The story of the Holy Grail’s appearance to a young man named Perceval/Parzival/Parsifal, is told in many places, and goes something like this: he comes by chance upon the Grail Castle, and is introduced to a wounded man, the Fisher King; during a feast that night, the Grail appears, and if only Parzival would ask […]

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Sir Galahad the Perfect Knight

Sir Galahad first appeared in medieval Arthurian romance in the Lancelot-Grail cycle of works and then later in Le Morte d’Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory… 1,677 more words

The Silmarillion - Akallabêth

“It reminds me of Númenor,” said Faramir, and wondered to hear himself speak.

“Of Númenor?” said Éowyn.

“Yes,” said Faramir, “of the land of Westernesse that foundered and of the great dark wave climbing over the green lands and above the hills, and coming on, darkness unescapable.

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I wrote a thing* for my creative writing class two years ago, and as I have a lot on my plate right now, I haven’t been able to write anything substantial for this blog. 2,589 more words