Le Morte d'Arthur

What idea of leadership and loyalty in the present does the ending of Morte d' Arthur suggest?

Ending of tale where Bedivere is speaking to the hermit

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Well I recall Bedivere comes to the chapel where he finds the Archbishop of Canterbury on the ground parrying near finds Arthur's body. Bedivere decides to become a hermit and Arthur's body is taken away on the barge by lots of women (his aunts were there too). What does this have to do with loyalty in the present? I suppose the age of chivalry has been dead a long time. I don't think the average person knows what it means. Unconditional loyalty to a leader is pretty rare. Of course this is a very different time and loyalty to any leader is much more complicated than Bedivere had it.