He was born between Elaine of Corbenic and Launcelot.
Before being born, it was already predicted that he would be the knight who participates in the grace of the Saint Grail.
As soon as he came to the Court of Arthur, he sat down impassively to "Siege Perilous (the seat of peril)"that was an empty seat for long.
And he showed the miracle to draw a sword out of floating stone.
By the appearance of Galahad, kights'quest for the Saint Grail began.
The whine knight gave him the white shield on that a red cross was painted.
Healing the damage of the Fisher King in the Saint Grail castle, he got the grail.
Although he was chosen to the king of Sarras, his soul hoped to touch the mysterious heaven rather than earthly existence .
He was guided by angels to heaven.
The Saint Grail and spear also disappeared from this world simultaneously.
The son of King Pellinore.|
He was brought up quietly in the country by his mother who hated the life of knight.
So he was simple, natural and innocent without knowing external world.
A certain day, seeing several kights in the woods, he yearned for them and determined to become a kight.
He left his mother and went to the Court of Arthur. But he couldn't get used it right away, he educated to be a knight by Gornemant.
He met the Saint Grail fortunately, but he missed it because of ignorance . Great regret made him swear the pursuit of the Saint Grail. He left once again.
Finally he met the miracle of the Saint Grail@with Galahad. After Galahad ascended to heaven he became a priest.
When Balin was the prisoner of the Arthur's court, he showed that he was an excellent knight by drawing out the sword from the sheath of a maiden's waist. Any other kight didn't come off that.
He was called "The knights with the two swords" .
However, without returning this sword to the maiden, he did cut the neck of Dam de Lac who was the benefactor of Arthur and killed Sir Launceor of Ireland. And also he gave "Dolorous Stroke" to the King Pellam in the Saint Grail castle with "the Spear of Longinus".
Such deeds brought him the fate to kill his own younger brother Balan without noticing as so.
The child of the injustice who was born between Arthur and his half-sister Morgawse on May 1st. |
Because of the prediction that this son would bring troubles, Arthur tried to kill all of children who was born on May 1st.
However, Mordred was helped by a good man and survived.
When he was keeping the absence of the castle between the battle of Arthur and Launcelot, he caused the rebellion.
He gave the fatal blow to Arthur at" the battle of Camlann" and was killed at the same time.
It is said he was the hero with one arm.
He saved damaged Arthur from the battlefield of Camlann and loaded him to the ship bound for Avalon.
Although he was asked to return Arthur's Excalibur to the lake, he couldn't do
At last, he threw it in the lake when he went there at the third time.
After Arthur died, he went in a temple and spent days of prayer.
Book of the knights