After being injured in a fight with the Sable Knight
King Arthur rested and slowed his pace,
Then came a beautiful Lady Guinevere to help
and Arthur would never forget her face.
Later, when King Arthur was fine,
he received bad news from another fine king,
King Ryence threatened King Leodegrance
who demanded all and everything.
King Arthur prepared to go into battle
for Ryence threatened his fair lady
Arthur knew he wanted to fight in her honor
so he took his court to Leodegrance's bailey.
Then, because his love was undying
he had Merlin make him a way to see
his love, the women he held so dear
so Merlin made him tend her tree.
The king worked as a gardener's boy
for the chance to see his love
while she was looking very fine
in her chamber's high above.
Now Arthur was prepared to fight
Duke Mordaunt for her delicate hand
so he dressed all in white
and received her pearls as he planned.
Then he traveled off to battle
the unchivalrous, boastful duke
Arthur quickly won the battle
but the duke called it a fluke.
Later the duke gathered his allies
and challenged Arthur, bold and brave
Arthur and his allies accepted
and Arthur slayed that knave.
Then Arthur revealed himself to Guinevere
they found they shared a great love
they were quickly married
and reigned as king and queen above.
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