Howard Pyle's King
Arthur and his Knights
PART II. The Story of Sir Pellias
Here followeth the story of Sir Pellias, surnamed by many the Gentle Knight.
For Sir Pellias was of such a sort that it was said of him that all women loved him
without disadvantage to themselves, and that all men loved him to their great good
Wherefore, when in the end he won for his beloved that beautiful Lady of the Lake, who
was one of the chiefest damoiselles of Faery, and when he went to dwell as lord paramount
in that wonderful habitation which no other mortal than he and Sir Launcelot of the Lake
had ever beheld, then were all men rejoiced at his great good fortune - albeit all the
Court of King Arthur grieved that he had departed so far away from them never to return
So I believe that you will have pleasure in reading the history of the things
concerning Sir Pellias hereinafter written for your edification.