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Mystery Cache

Sir Lancelot

A cache by BIGBROTHERBEAR
Hidden : 10/11/2012
In Iowa, United States
Difficulty:
4 out of 5
Terrain:
3.5 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 gary/dawn & Trekkin' and birdin' Congratulations ***********

***********Congratulations Sir TJSAAVEDRA on 5600 finds!***********


NOTE:
This cache is not at the posted coordinates.
You need to have found
Sir Gawain GC3YGNP
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 Lancelot,
King of Benwick

Sir Lancelot was the son of King Ban of Benwick (possibly Guenet in Brittany) by his wife Elaine. After his father's death, he was left near a lake by his mother and was taken in by the mystical Lady of the Lake who raised him. When he grew up, Sir Lancelot travelled to the British Royal Court and set up home at Castle Joyous Guard (Bamburgh Castle) in Northern Britain. He became King Arthur's trusted companion and a Knight of the Round Table. Unfortunately however, he fell in love with Queen Guinevere and commenced a prolonged affair with her. When Guinevere was abducted by King Meleagant of the Summer Country (Glastenning), Lancelot pur­sued him in a cart, a humble mode of conveyance in which the knight was reluctant to travel. The two fought, but the villain’s father pleaded with Guinevere to spare Meleagant’s life. So their combat was stopped. After further insults however, Lancelot eventually slew him at Arthur's court. Sir Lancelot was also the object of the affections of Elaine the Lily Maid of Astolat (supposedly Guildford) who died of a broken heart when he rejected her. An old story tells how, while visiting her father, Lancelot went riding in Windsor Forest. He fell asleep by St. Leonard’s Well (in the grounds of Legoland), just as a lady and her hunting party arrived chasing a deer. She immediately shot the poor knight in the buttocks and rode off! Another Elaine was the daughter of King Pelles of Ebrauc (York) and, when Lancelot stayed with them, the family nurse arranged for their illustrious guest to sleep with Elaine, whom he mistook for Guinevere. As a result, Sir Galahad was conceived. When this happened a second time, Guinevere discovered the pair in flagrante delicto and sent Lancelot packing. The lovers were, however, soon reunited. Years later, Sir Galahad arrived at court. He was knighted by his father and the Grail Quest began. During this adventure, Galahad outshone his father. Sir Lancelot was unable to succeed because of his sinful relationship with Guinevere, despite his promise to end the affair and to perform acts of penance. When he tried to approach the Holy Grail, he was knocked unconscious. Lancelot and Guinevere were eventually discovered together by the evil Sir Mordred. Sir Lancelot fled, but returned to rescue Guinevere from being burnt at the stake. He killed Sirs Agravaine, Gaheris and Gareth in the process. War between him and King Arthur followed but was broken off when the the latter had to return to Britain to deal with Sir Mordred's rebellion.

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 8:56:36 PM Pacific Daylight Time (3:56 AM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum