The Question and Answer section for Le Morte d'Arthur is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
At the opening of the story, Arthur is looking for a sword for his brother, who left his behind. When Arthur found their lodgings locked, he panicked and rode to the churchyard to take that sword for his brother. He found it unprotected, and...
King Arthur refuses Lancelot's offer of peace because Gawain advises Arthur to turn against him.
Initially Uther Pendragon wants the Duke of Cornwall to help him form a peace agreement. The Duke and his wife L. Igraine show up and Uther immediately fancies the Duke's wife.