Guinevere

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Guinevere is the name of the mythical Queen, the wife of King Arthur, in the Matter of Britain. She is the daughter of King Leodegrance of Camelerd, Arthur's ally whom he had rescued from the attack of King Rience of North Wales. Lancelot

  • The central importance of Guinevere in the Matter of Britain is her love for Sir Lancelot. Sir Lancelot is to be seen as the 'ideal knight', the preux chevalier: the most accomplished fighter of the Round Table