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(ˈjuːθə) or

Uther Pendragon

(European Myth & Legend) (in Arthurian legend) a king of Britain and father of Arthur
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(ˈyu θər)

a legendary king of Britain, the father of King Arthur. Also called U′ther Pendrag′on.
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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.
Guard thou my Britons so long as thou livest, And hold them all the laws that have in my days stood And all the good laws that in Uther's days stood.
And now his heart Distends with pride, and hardning in his strength Glories: For never since created man, Met such imbodied force, as nam'd with these Could merit more then that small infantry Warr'd on by Cranes: though all the Giant brood Of PHLEGRA with th' Heroic Race were joyn'd That fought at THEB'S and ILIUM, on each side Mixt with auxiliar Gods; and what resounds In Fable or ROMANCE of UTHERS Son Begirt with BRITISH and ARMORIC Knights; And all who since, Baptiz'd or Infidel Jousted in ASPRAMONT or MONTALBAN, DAMASCO, or MAROCCO, or TREBISOND, Or whom BISERTA sent from AFRIC shore When CHARLEMAIN with all his Peerage fell By FONTARABBIA.
The sons have been called Arthurs, Uthers, and Caradocs, from immemorial time.
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According to Arthurian legend which wizard counselled and assisted Arthur and his father Uther Pendragon?
Professor Maria Uther, head of the centre, said: "It's my pleasure to welcome the local community to see our research in Psychology at Wolverhampton in action.
King Arthur Uther Pendragon - he changed his name by deed poll - believes he's the reincarnated hero who led the legendary Knights of the Round Table.
Netflix says that over the course of her journey Nimue becomes a symbol of courage and rebellion against the enemy, the Red Paladins, and the complicit King Uther.
Wallander is by Broomwell Uther Pendragon out of a Hayton ewe.
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