In Arthurian legend, a knights wearing black indicate both power but also mystery and independence.
This is the only mention in this poem of the town so well known in other versions of the Arthurian legend.
These must, therefore, be older than the full-blown Arthurian legend.
Follow with a sketch of the Druids, the Celts and their folk lore and the Arthurian legends.
The character of Kay is one of the problems of the Arthurian legends.
Chrestien de Troyes undoubtedly contributed not a little to the popularity of the Arthurian legends.
He is not to be confused with the Arthurian Geraint, who died in battle.
He systematised the Arthurian tales by spiritualising them and making them essentially Christian.
None of the other Arthurian heroes has undergone a parallel development.
Britanny contributed the wonderfully suggestive Arthurian legends, and the peculiar music and style of the lai.