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King Arthur's knights, gathered at the Round Table to celebrate the Pentecost, see a vision of the Holy Grail. The Grail appears as a veiled ciborium, made of gold and decorated with jewels, held by two angels. From folio 610v in BNF Fr 116, ordered by Jacques d'Armagnac.
Top Row (left to right): "Liovnel" (Lionel), Gawain, "Bort" (Bors), Lancelot, "Galard" (Galahad) in the Siege Perilous, "Perseval" (Percival), "Le Roy Artvs" (King Arthur of Britain), "Helias" (Elyan), "Tristrã" (Tristan)

Bottom Row (left to right): "Etor" (Ector), "Le Roy Ryons" (King Rience of Ireland and North Wales), "Le Roy Carados" (King Caradoc Strongarm of Gwent), "Le Roy Ydier" (King Yder=Sir Edern), "Le Roy Bancemag" (King Bagdemagus of Gore), "Heva" or "Kev" (Erec, Kay, or Hoël=Hovelius)

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1800
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Bibliothèque nationale de France
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