Good Knight

Bon Chevalier

The banal epithet given to the Grail Hero in Perlesvaus and in the Vulgate Cycle. In the former, it refers to Perceval, while in the latter it means Galahad. Certain references in the Vulgate also apply it to Lancelot.

Various prophecies heralded the coming of the ‘Good Knight’, who would solve the Grail adventures and advance Christianity in Britain.


See also
Grail | The Legend of King Arthur
Grail Quest | The Legend of King Arthur


Sources
Perlesvaus | Early 13th century
Vulgate Lancelot | 1215-1230
Vulgate Queste del Saint Graal | 1215-1230