Sir Bedivere: Chivalry During The Middle Ages

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King Arthur had a round table that had his knights around it. One of the knights that was at the round table was Sir Bedivere. Le Morte d’Arthur demonstrates chivalry through Sir Bedivere’s actions in order to show the culture of knights during the Middle Ages.
“Sir Bedivere wrapped the girdle around the sheath and hurled it as far as he could into the water” (Malory 199). Sir Bedivere was following his king's orders and did it because he was loyal to his king. The code was “to serve the liege lord in valour and faith.”(Smith). At first it was hard for Sir Bedivere because he couldn’t throw away the sword. He couldn’t throw it away, because of how beautiful it looked. King Arthur then told him to throw it away three times. The third time