1 History 2 Trivia 3 Appearances 4 References "Archive" denotes archive footage. He disliked lying, stating on one occasion that it was against everything that a knight stood for, and insisted on taking responsibility for his actions when he caught lying about his social class in order to qualify for knighthood. He then smiled and closed his eyes, his soul at peace once more, leaving Merlin to mourn for a second time (Lancelot du Lac). Unlike the last time when he was struggling against Arthur in battle when Arthur was clearly holding back, Lancelot was able to fight the enraged king on equal footing, matching him sword-to-sword when Arthur was likely fighting to kill, and was only disarmed through sudden use of brawling moves, rather than being outplayed in swordsmanship, showing how far he has come from when he was just a self-trained man, being able to compete with Arthur in a direct all-out duel of swordsmanship without being defeated (Lancelot du Lac). Instead, I feel curiously sad. Lancelot confides in Merlin his dream of becoming a knight and protecting Camelot. The dog doesn't die in Megan Leavey. (Yes I know episode 13 has not come out yet. (Lancelot du Lac). Grateful, Merlin rushes Lancelot to Gaius to treat his wounds. Arthur was greatly impressed when it appeared that Lancelot had succeeded and demanded that his father restore his knighthood, but much to his disappointment Lancelot decided to leave Camelot and start over elsewhere (Lancelot). Much to her surprise, Morgana did not enjoy doing so, and later admitted that she felt "curiously sad" to have stripped the knight of his former might and glory. When Morgana learned that Arthur intended to marry Guinevere, she became determined to end their relationship. Merlin barely escapes the attack of a magical winged creature when a young swordsman called Lancelot appears and fights the creature away, saving his life. The test required Lancelot to last one minute in a duel against Arthur. Setting: He was knighted before the court sometime afterwards. For example, Lancelot risked his life to escort Merlin back to Camelot when the warlock was injured by the Dorocha, and decided to sacrifice himself in Arthur's place on the Isle of the Blessed in part so that Merlin wouldn't have to (The Darkest Hour). Her family flees to Camelot to be protected by her husband-to-be, Leontes. Lancelot feigns defeat and attacks when Arthur thinks he has won. He would held his own long enough against Arthur to trick him to defeat and pass his knighthood test (Lancelot). The episode marked the introduction, and the first departure, of Lancelot. How Gwen felt about Lancelot after the events of Lancelot du Lac is unknown. Lancelot returns from the dead, but there's dark magic afoot in Merlin. Previous Story: The monster slaughters the knights and badly wounds Arthur when Lancelot charges the griffin. MerlinArthur Pendragon ��� Guinevere PendragonGaiusKnights of CamelotKnights of the Round TableKilgharrah Vilia Later that day, Lancelot snuck into the dungeons where Gwen was being held and asked her what was going on. He is thrown into the dungeons. With a sword in my hand. In the years before this, however, Lancelot was regarded as Arthur's greatest companion, the Lord of Joyous Gard and the greatest swordsman and jouster of the age. The prince was surprised to see him but grateful for his help, and later made him a Knight of Camelot after he volunteered to help rescue his father (The Coming of Arthur). However, when Lancelot realized that Arthur also had feelings for Gwen, he selflessly chose to leave rather than come between the prince and someone he loved (Lancelot and Guinevere). Merlin takes Lancelot to Gaius, who sees that the wounds are superficial. Merlin and Lancelot apparently kept in contact after the latter left Camelot, as Merlin knew where to send word to him when the kingdom was conquered by Morgana's immortal army. Guinevere, too, wasn't very fond of the arrogant Pendragon because of his brutish and bullying ways. Despite his earlier rage, however, Arthur was deeply saddened when it was discovered that Lancelot had committed suicide and ordered that the knight be given a proper burial, at one point remarking, "In all ways but one, Lancelot was a man of honour.". The next day, Gwen and Merlin helped Lancelot into the knight costume she'd made and then watched from the sidelines as he approached Arthur about trying out for the knights. Surprisingly, Merlin survived his encounter with the Dorocha, but was badly injured and appeared to be dying. He was also featured in Thomas Malory's 15th century work Le Morte d'Arthur, where some of his most famous adventures include rescuing Guinevere from Arthur's enemy Maleagant and peacefully ending the war between Arthur and Galehaut. However, Uther is suspicious and orders the seal of nobility to be examined by the court genealogist, Geoffrey of Monmouth. Male Lancelot, however, had other ideas. You're the bravest of us all and he doesn't even know it. Meanwhile, Agravaine woke Arthur and told him that there was something he needed to see. He was once so mighty, and now he's nothing but a Shade. They met only once, when the Dragon saved him and Merlin from the Dorocha that were pursuing them through the woods. Lancelot, talking about Gwen, says he does, and Arthur, watching Morgana, replies that she really is. The bandits tied him up and imprisoned him in the same cage that he'd once fought in, where they planned to execute him by feeding him to the Wildeorren. Determined to accompany the warlock on his mission, Lancelot replied, "Leave that to me.". She initially appeared to be intrigued by his mysterious arrival at court, and was later among those who attended his knighthood celebration (Lancelot). Lancelot is also the only character to have three episodes named after him: Lancelot is the only character other than Merlin and Gaius to speak with the. He thanked it for its help, introduced Lancelot, and explained their errand to the Isle of the Blessed. It is unknown how Percival reacted to Lancelot's affair with Guinevere, or to his subsequent suicide (Lancelot du Lac). Gwen fits Lancelot for his chain mail and they seem to be very taken with each other. Horrified, Merlin could only stand and watch as the veil closed behind him, the Cailleach and the Dorocha disappearing with it. Be the first to answer! He débuts in the third episode of the second season and is portrayed by guest star Sinqua Walls. He asks for their forgiveness and leaves Camelot. Sir Lancelot, the bravest and most noble of them all. Fortunately, Merlin, Lancelot, and Gaius managed to escape before the room could collapse completely. Arthur protests Lancelot has saved his life and fought with honour, so he must earn his respectful place as a Kinght of Camelot, but Uther strongly refuses. Lancelot encountered the Vilia only once, when he was escorting a badly injured Merlin home to Camelot. It was from this upbringing that Lancelot earned the surname du Lac ("of the lake"). Lancelot asks Gwen to provide him with weapons and armour so he can fight the Griffin anyway. Consequently, when the prince regained consciousness he saw Lancelot alone near the dead Griffin and assumed that he had singlehandedly killed it. Lancelot's death shocked and devastated the people of Camelot, particularly his fellow Knights, Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, and Gwen. Episode Number: Lancelot later accompanied Arthur and the other Knights of the Round Table when they went to investigate reports of strange, faceless beings attacking Camelot's villages. He later noticed Gwen and Lancelot holding hands during their escape, and was heartbroken to discover that Gwen had fallen in love with him. He explained that it was his duty to protect Arthur, just as it was Lancelot's duty to protect Camelot no matter the cost. Gaius was present when Lancelot was made a Knight of Camelot, and later used magic to save him and Merlin from Morgause when she intercepted their mission to find the Cup of Life (The Coming of Arthur). She begs him not to go. He could be magically revived by Merlin. But still episode 2 was so sad :( Guinevere's home is attacked by bandits just before her wedding. BACK; NEXT ; Launcelot is Arthur's best knight and is totally devoted to Queen Gwenyvere. Percival and Lancelot were good friends and fellow Knights of the Round Table. They discussed a number of things, including Lancelot's vow to Gwen and whether or not he still had feelings for her. Lancelot's character was further developed during the 13th century in the Old French prose romance Vulgate Cycle, where he appears prominently in the later parts, known as the prose Lancelot (or Lancelot du Lac), the Queste del Saint Graal (The Quest for the Holy Grail), and the Mort Artu (The Death of Arthur). There they found the Cailleach, the Gatekeeper to the Spirit World, and demanded that she repair the veil between the worlds. With his friend's spirit finally at peace, Merlin tearfully pushed the boat out onto the lake and ignited it with his magic (Lancelot du Lac). While picking mushrooms in a forest, Merlin is attacked by an enormous winged beast with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion. (She said something to the effect of thanks to your death I’m getting married.) He tells Arthur to prepare the royal knights to fight. As such, he apologized for how his lies had created conflict between Arthur and his father and told them that he wished to start over again elsewhere with the hope that maybe one day fate would grant him another chance to become a Knight of Camelot. He is the only survivor of a village which was massacred by raiders, and has been training in combat ever since to achieve his dream of defending Camelot. Guinevere is the 3rd episode of Camelot Season 1, and the 3rd episode overall. Does lancelot die in Merlin? Arthur was a close friend of Lancelot's, despite the fact that they were both in love with Guinevere. Lancelot was hurt during the fight, so Merlin takes him to Gaius for treatment. He was sad when Lancelot eventually decided to leave Camelot, but accepted his desire for a fresh start elsewhere (Lancelot). It's not just his deed that we'll never forget. The discovery of their affair caused a civil war which was exploited by Mordred and ultimately brought about the end of Arthur's kingdom. When the Shade Lancelot was finally ready to play his part, Morgana sent him to Camelot, where he revealed his identity during the jousting tournament that Arthur was holding as Gwen's engagement present. The creature corners him but is chased away by a young man with a sword. Gwen sadly watches him go, but Merlin forsees Lancelot will return to them one day. Little is known about Lancelot's early life. Kilgharrah's words were ultimately proven correct when Lancelot sacrificed himself to heal the veil and banish the Dorocha from Camelot (The Darkest Hour). She and Lancelot were then arrested and taken to the dungeons, where they were imprisoned in separate cells. When he mentioned that he would need someone with him who knew the castle, Merlin volunteered to act as his guide, which gave them both an excuse to split off from the main group and search for the Cup of Life. Lancelot was a selfless and honourable man with a very strong sense of morality. After assessing the situation, Lancelot directed her to a tunnel that would lead her beyond the castle walls and promised to buy her as much time as he could. One year later, Percival was deeply saddened when Lancelot sacrificed himself to banish the Dorocha and attended his memorial along with the rest of the Knights (The Darkest Hour). Against Uther's wishes, Arthur heads out to fight for her freedom, with Merlin by his side to help him. It's his courage. Screwing up his courage, the warlock in question then stepped forward and met the Cailleach at the stone alter, where he offered his life in place of Arthur's. Thank you." AZvideo. He ultimately sacrificed himself to heal the veil, banishing the Dorocha and thwarting Morgana's plans (The Darkest Hour). Later that night, Agravaine snuck into the dungeons and gave Lancelot a letter from Morgana ordering him to commit suicide. Directed by David Moore. However, it wasn't until Chr챕tien's poem Lancelot, the Knight of the Cart that he became a protagonist. Arthur was shocked and overjoyed when it appeared that Lancelot had returned from the dead, but his happiness soon turned bitter when he discovered the knight kissing Guinevere in the council chambers. He then led the king to the council chambers, where they arrived just in time to see Gwen and Lancelot kiss. He quickly woke Lancelot and used the last of his drink to revive the fire, which gave them enough time to escape. Enraged, he attacked Lancelot with his sword and continued to go after him even after the knight had been disarmed. The Poisoned Chalice Who doesn't love being #1? When Lancelot winces in pain, Merlin realizes he's injured. The spilling of the blood broke the enchantment, and the immortal army was destroyed. Later, Lancelot accompanied the other Knights back to the Castle of Ancient Kings to escort Gwen home to Camelot (The Coming of Arthur). To ward off the chill, Merlin and Lancelot sat up drinking and talking long into the night. When Gwen refused to leave him to die, Lancelot told her that he would die for her one times over, and asked her to live for him, "or everything that I am has been for nothing." A wanderer once more, Lancelot presumably picked up where he left off, finding work where he could and honing his skills as a warrior. Family: Determined not to come between them, Lancelot asked Merlin to tell Gwen that she'd changed him forever, but that some things could not be, and quietly departed during the night (Lancelot and Guinevere). Before he could reach it, however, Morgause arrived and used her magic to throw him into a wall. The plan was carried out later that day. He became especially suspicious when he discovered that Lancelot had no memory of his magic, and later used necromancy to determine that the knight was a Shade, a revelation which left Merlin crestfallen. Armed with a sword forged in a dragon's breath, Merlin and Lancelot battled their way through the castle, the sword easily destroyed any immortals they came across. Later, after the Shade Lancelot had carried out his objective and killed himself at Morgana's command, Merlin took his body to the Lake of Avalon. The fight gave Arthur a more favorable impression of Lancelot's skills, and he agreed to let him start basic training. As they prepared to leave, Guinevere approached him and asked him for a favor. Lancelot eventually solved the dilemma by volunteering to escort Merlin home while the others continued the quest. He promptly followed her command, and his body was discovered by the guards the next day. Guinevere was devastated by Lancelot's death and blamed herself and the promise she'd asked him to make. Seeing her distress, Lancelot promised that he wouldn't let anything happen to her, and that whatever it took, he would find a way to help her escape. Arthur never found out that it hadn't been the real Lancelot who had betrayed him, but rather a Shade conjured by Morgana to prevent his marriage to Guinevere (Lancelot du Lac). Uther orders Arthur to prepare Camelot's defences as it appears the beast is making for Camelot. True Legends Dragon Castle featuring King Arthur, Lancelot, Merlin, and Queen Elsa? When Morgana unleashed the Dorocha upon Camelot by tearing the veil between the worlds, Lancelot was one of the Knights who accompanied Arthur on his quest to repair it. Statistics You don't sound like a knight, you don't even look like a knight!". He also disliked taking credit for things that he hadn't done, as evidenced by his refusal to accept any commendation for killing the Griffin when he knew that Merlin was truly responsible. One of the most stupid decisions since BBC bought Doctor Who back from SyFy and kicked Mr. Eccleston out of the show. When it was discovered to be a forgery, he was stripped of his knighthood and thrown in jail. Gaius appeared to be very fond of Lancelot and looked after him in much the same way that he looked after Merlin. Directed by Ed Fraiman. Does it even happen? In the end, though, Lancelot proved himself to be very courageous and was more than willing to risk his life for those that he cared about. The next night they made camp at an old fortress called Daobeth. MERLIN CLUB: LANCELOT DU LAC Or the *Other* Episode Jess Doesn't Like Happy New Year! After he was disarmed of his sword, he successfully dodged the prince's enraged but still very swift attacks and even disarmed him unarmed, able to get a grapple hold on him and pin him to the wall with enough force to knock Arthur's sword of his grip. Merlin took up the task himself and brought Lancelot's body to the Lake of Avalon, where he placed it in a boat made of twigs and covered in flowers. Starring: One year later, when Morgana tore the veil between the worlds to unleash the Dorocha upon Camelot, Lancelot was one of the knights who accompanied Arthur on his quest to repair it. The Madhavi people found him near death on one of the Silk Road passes, high in the Feorre Mountains. He soon fled from Camelot, promising to return when he felt that he was worthy of becoming a knight. Humbled by his friend's selflessness, he later wondered if he would have the courage to knowingly give up his life for something (The Darkest Hour). Lancelot was quite taken with her and appeared to find her attractive. They soon found them hiding within the fortress and arrived just in time to keep Arthur from becoming the Dorocha's next victim. He was first seen using one when he slew the Griffin that was attacking Camelot, though the lance itself had to be enchanted by Merlin before it was strong enough to do any damage to the creature (Lancelot). Later that day, Lancelot met with Agravaine in one of the castle corridors. Five months later, and we’re still not over the dramatic, traumatizing Merlin series finale. One year later, Lancelot sacrificed himself in Arthur's place to banish the Dorocha from Camelot. After a day of riding they took shelter in a lodge in the woods, where they discovered the hunter that owned it frosted over at his table, another victim of the Dorocha. As Arthur stirs from being knocked out by the Griffin, Merlin runs away so when Arthur awakes he sees Lancelot near the dead Griffin, and so he believes it was Lancelot who killed it. Much to his surprise, however, the prince refused to let him fight alongside them and ordered him to leave Camelot before his father found out that he'd been released. Horrified by her army's destruction and the sight of her sister unconscious on the floor, she swore that her vengeance was only just beginning. Much to Merlin's surprise, however, the spell also brought Lancelot back to life for a brief moment. A memorial was held in his honor, during which Arthur made the following speech: "I want to pay tribute to Sir Lancelot. The Griffin arrives in Camelot and battles with Arthur and the royal knights. Fortunately, the sorceress was prevented from killing them by Gaius, who used a spell to knock her off her feet. Uther is furious Arthur defied him and released Lancelot. 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