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Arthurian Court cards


According to the PKT, the Knight of Swords could be Galahad. Someone else mentioned the Knight of Cups is Percival, and it's easy to see the King of Swords as Arthur.

But can the other Courts be connected to specific Arthurian characters? Are Morgan and Guinevere two of the Queens, which of the Knights is Lancelot, etc.
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Maybe Knight of Wands for Lancelot and Knight of Pentacles for Gawain. Too bad there's not one for Sir Robin .

ETA. There was a Pentacle on Gawain's shield.
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Too bad there's not one for Sir Robin .
Perhaps there is a card for him The Fool! but he isn't a court card...

I can definitely see Queen of Cups as the Lady Elaine of Challot, and I would think that Morgan would be Queen of Swords. Queen of Pents would be Guenevere, and Morgause would be Queen of Wands...imo.
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ETA. There was a Pentacle on Gawain's shield.[/QUOTE]

Gawain, known as the Hawk of May (May, part of earth sign Taurus) fits for the pentacle. Don't know enough about the legends to know why he had this AKA.
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