Lady of the Lake
The Lady of the Lake held aloft Excalibur from the bosom of the water signifying that I, Arthur, was to carry Excalibur.That is why I am your king!
Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government. You can't expect to wield supreme executive power just 'cause some watery tart threw a sword at you! I mean, if I went around sayin' I was an empereror just because some moistened bint had lobbed a scimitar at me they'd put me away!