Sir Lancelot Du Lac was one of the Knights of the Round Table in the Arthurian legend. He typically features as King Arthur's greatest companion, the lord of Joyous Gard and the greatest swordsman and jouster of the age. Knighted by King Arthur, Sir Lancelot became one of the most legendary celebrities of the “Round Table”.Queen Guienevere was his lady when he swore his vows as knight. Lancelot continued his knight adventures conquering the castle of the “Pitiful Guard” and he disclosed his origins as “Lancelot du Lac”, son of the brave and generous King “Ban Benoic”, who had fought loyally at the side of King Arthur and had lost his kingdom, sending his son Lancelot in the company of the “Lady of the Lake”, to be knighted at the court of King Arthur. His love affair with Queen Guinevere let him to fight against all the Knights of the Round Table who wanted to save their lord’s honour. After defeating one by one, Lancelot admitted his disloyalty to the King, going to a monastery to do penance and pay for his misdeed.Before he died, the Lady of the Lake came to help him and they both disappeared forever in the Lake, thus honouring his name “Lancelot de Lac”.