>According to the legend, the wizard Merlin embedded a sword into a
>stone, swearing that whoever pulled it out again would become king of
>The sword was stuck in a bloody ANVIL
Meh. "...a great stone four square, like unto a marble stone; and in midst thereof was like an anvil of steel a foot on high, and therein stuck a fair sword naked by the point, and letters there were written in gold about the sword that said thus:—Whoso pulleth out this sword of this stone and anvil, is rightwise king born of all England."