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Mystery Cache

Sir Lamorak

A cache by BIGBROTHERBEAR
Hidden : 10/11/2012
In Iowa, United States
Difficulty:
2.5 out of 5
Terrain:
5 out of 5

Size: Size: not chosen (not chosen)

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Geocache Description:


Knights of the Round Table

&

The Quest for the Holy Grail Challenge



***********First to Find JDLC1936 & RonTon Congratulations ***********


NOTE:
This cache is not at the posted coordinates.
You need to have found
Sir Bors GC3YGG6
in order to get the coordinates to this cache.



You come forth to test your worthiness to take on the Quest for the Holy Grail Challenge. First you must test yourself with 25 Knights of the Round and do battle with The Fisher king. You must find every cache in order on the list below.
This quest will test you on all levels. Remember cache at your own risk!!
Remember to be good ambassadors to nature, we as geocacher's have responsibility to leave it as we found it, so others may in enjoy natures glory. Always replace the cache back the way you found it, so others may enjoy the find.
Please no pictures of the cache and its placement, no hints in logs as to where the cache is hidden. I will delete any log that does this and invite you to repost log.

Sir Lamorak de Gales
Sir Lamorak was a younger son of King Pellinore of Listinoise. His epithet means ‘of Wales’ but at this period refers to the whole of Britain. He was known as the third greatest Knight of the Round Table, following Sirs Tristram and Lancelot. On a number of occasions he is recorded as having beaten over thirty knights in a tournament: notably at Sir Gareth’s wedding feast and when travelling with Sir Driant in the Cornish lands of King Mark. After the latter encounter, the troublesome monarch had Sir Tristram fight the exhausted Lamorak. The young King of Lyonesse reluctantly agreed and managed to dismount his opponent, but he refused to dishonour himself further by carrying on. Lamorak was extremely put out by Tristram's courtesy and was still fuming when he encountered a messenger bearing Morgan le Fay's infidelity-seeking drinking horn to King Arthur's Court. He forced the page to carry the prize to King Mark's Court instead, an act which almost resulted in the exposure of Tristram and La Beale Isolde's affair, as well as those of ninety other ladies. Tristram was understandably angry.

The two soon settled their differences, however, when shipwrecked together on the Isle of Servage. Conspiracy seems to have brought them together, as they plotted the downfall of Sir Nabon le Noir, a mutual enemy. Shortly afterward, they attended his tournament and Tristram killed him in battle. However, the truce was forgotten when Tristram was again shipwrecked - this time near the Castle Perilous in North Wales - and the two fought for hours before being reconciled once more.

Further combat followed for Lamorak as he encountered Sir Frol of the Out Isles, Sir Belliance le Orgulus, Sir Lancelot and Sir Gawain. Some meetings were more friendly than others. His battle with Meliagrant concerned an argument over Queen Guinevere was more beautiful than Queen Morgause; and revealed a passion which was to be Lamorak’s undoing.

Lamorak became Morgause’s lover, despite the fact that his father had killed her husband, King Lot of Orkney. The Queen’s sons suspected a liaison and Sir Gaheris eventually discovered the two in bed together. He sliced off his mother’s head in a fit of rage, but Lamorak escaped. He complained bitterly to King Arthur concerning his treatment at the Surluse Tournament and the monarch promised to protect him. However, in the end, he was slain by the sons of Lot.

It is just possible that this character's name was inspired by King Llywarch Hen of South Rheged. He is sometimes said to have been a warrior at Arthur's Court, despite the fact that he wasn't born until about the time of the great monarch's death.

Remember that this is a public hunting area, so use standard precautions and blaze orange during hunting seasons.

Permission was granted to place this cache by: Brian Preston Executive Director Dubuque County Conservation Board
For more on Dubuque County Conservation Board, visit the Dubuque County Conservation Board home page


1.


The Road to Camelot
GC3VX22

 


2.


Sir Mordred
GC3YF3G

 


3.


Sir Alymere
GC3YG33

 


4.


Sir Guinglain
GC3YG82

 


5.


Sir Brunor
GC3YG8W


6.


Sir Tegyr
GC3YGAC

 


7.


Sir Dagonet
GC3YGB0

 


8.


Sir Ector
GC3YGC0

 


9.


Sir Kay
GC3YGDR


10.


Sir Pelleas
GC3YGF5


11.


Sir Safir
GC3YGFT


12.


Sir Bors
GC3YGG6


13.


Sir Lamorak
GC3YGGR


14.


Sir Palomides
GC3YGH2


15.


Sir Lucan
GC3YGHC


16.


Sir Brunor the Black
GC3YGJ5


17.


Sir Bleoberis
GC3YGJG


18.


Sir Bedivere
GC3YGK4

 


19.


Sir Gareth
GC3YGKG


20.


Sir Tristram
GC3YGM6

 


21.


Sir Lionel
GC3YGMK


22.


Sir Percivale
GC3YGN0


23.


Sir Gawain
GC3YGNP

 


24.


Sir Lancelot
GC3YGNY


25.


Sir Galahad
GC3YGP6

 


26.


King Arthur
GC3YDCQ


27.


Fisher King
GC3YGPC


28.


The Quest for The Holy Grail
GC3WKNB


29.


Excalibur "Bonus Cache"
GC3YXRP


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Last Updated: on 10/23/2014 7:07:20 PM Pacific Daylight Time (2:07 AM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum