Lancelot, the Knight of the Cart

Le Chevalier de la charrette (Eng. The cart Ritter) by Chrétien de Troyes is a narrative poem of Artusepik, created 1177-1181.

The comprehensive to the 7134 verses carts Knight is the third Arthurian novel Chrétien. It begins with a provocation of the court by Meleagant the son Gorres, who is caught and claims to want to fight with each several knights of the court. When he asks for the queen Guenièvre as a pledge to Arthur by Kex can be persuaded to do so. The Steward Kex even then also subject Meleagant and Gauvain and a stranger who reveals himself later as Lancelot du Lac, the wicked must repositioning.