Layamon tells many wonderful stories of Arthur, from the time he was born to his last great battle in which he was killed, fighting against the rebel Modred.
Modred heard that and he against him came With unnumbered folk.
He provides Arthur with a father, King Uther, makes of Arthur's wars against the Saxons only his youthful exploits, relates at length how Arthur conquered almost all of Western Europe, and adds to the earlier story the figures of Merlin, Guenevere, Modred
, Gawain, Kay, and Bedivere.
The name is spelled Modred
in Tennyson'sIdylls of the King, where a much - altered version of the story is given.
Police were called to Modred
Street, Toxteth, just before 7am on Sunday.
Mohammed, of Modred
Road, Toxteth, and Majid, of no fixed address, both pleaded not guilty to the charges.
When the Bard invokes the spirits of the murdered bards, he speaks of them in close relation to the land: Urien is mourned by mountains, Cadwallo could hush the stormy main, Modred
could "move" Mount Plinlimmon.
Chronicle writers either alluded to the romance tradition sceptically (especially where Arthur's fathering of Modred
was concerned) or contrived to incorporate it by adapting and harmonizing (p.
Before his fight with Modred
, Arthur defines the members of his house as "they who sware my vows, / Yea, even while they brake them, own'd me king" (157-58) and the lines reflect the schism of authority within the Anglican Church where ritualist congregations were simultaneously members and renegades.
In In re Genetically Modred
Rice Litigation, a class of U.S.
This is contradicted (for narrative reasons) in the subsequent Idyll "Guinevere" (15-16; hereafter G), where we are told that the Saxons are still "heathen" and that Modred
is plotting with them to overthrow Arthur.