- the nephew and treacherous killer of Arthur.
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But Modred was in the pride of youth; muscular and sinewy was the frame of Modred.
Modred started with horror, and in his turn fled away swifter than the winds.
Sir Gawain's was marked with gold, but Sir Modred's was blank.King Arthur and His Knights
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And this very thing came to pass in Arthur's battle with Modred.
And now he must fight a number of them both in the ranks of Lancelot and under the banner of Modred.
- (in Arthurian legend) a knight of the Round Table who rebelled against and killed his uncle King Arthur