What happened to
him as a boy.
- Uther, the High-King of
Britain fell in love with the Lady Igraine, but she was
already married to Gorlois, the Duke of Tintagel.
- King Uther decided he
must marry Igraine. So he took his army and fought with
Gorlois. Gorlois was killed.
- King Uther married
Igraine and they had a son named Arthur. He was born at
- This was a very
dangerous time and attacks by Saxons happened a lot. So King
Uther gave his baby son to his wizard, Merlin, for safety.
- Merlin sent Arthur away
to be raised in the countryside by Sir Ector. He grew up with
his foster brother, Kay. He never knew who his real parents
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