They trusted him...believed that he would fight to protect them..he would do all…

Mads Mikkelsen as Tristan (King Arthur). this is where I first saw Mads! Straight away his character intrigued me. He had a hawk, plaits, and was distant and saw value in the oddest things. I can remember only watching him.

Prophetic .... Hugh Dancy & Mads Mikkelsen in King Arthur, 2004. #Hannibal

Pre-Hannibal Prophecy: Hugh Dancy & Mads Mikkelsen in King Arthur, (I love this sooo sooo much!

No Arthurian legend would be complete without Excalibur.  It is sometimes attributed with magical powers or associated with the rightful sovereignty of Great Britain. Sometimes Excalibur and the Sword in the Stone (the proof of Arthur's lineage) are said to be the same weapon, but in most versions they are considered separate. The sword was associated with the Arthurian legend very early. In Welsh, the sword is called Caledfwlch.

Avalon Camelot King Arthur: The Sword in the Stone. The technology of sword making required knowledge of pouring iron into a stone mold. It was passed between tribes and eventually the story took on the image we see today.