Behold the sword of power, Excalibur.
Before Uther, it belonged to Lud,
before Lud, to Beowulf, before Beowulf
Thor himself and that was when the
(and in an aside to
Speak the words.
One land, one king! That is my peace!
DUKE OF CORNWALL
Lord Uther, if I yield to the sword
of power, what will you yield?
He has given. Now you must.
The land from here to the sea is
yours if you will enforce the King's
Synopsis: The magical sword of Excalibur starts off in the hands of British lord Uther Pendragon (Gabriel Byrne) and then, years later, finds its way to his bastard son, Arthur (Nigel Terry), the knave destined to become king. Aided by the sorcerer Merlin (Nicol Williamson), Arthur fulfills his fate by bringing together the Knights of the Round Table at Camelot and unifying the country. However, this flawed monarch faces greater tests ahead in pursuit of love, the Holy Grail and his nation's survival.