Taulat

Two entries with the name Taulat.


Taulat

Taulas, Taullas

An evil knight who barged into Arthur’s court, killed one of Arthur’s knights in front of Guinevere, and promised to return every year to do the same.

Arthur’s knight Jaufré tracked Taulat down and avenged the insult by killing him.


Source
Jaufré | Late 12th century or early 13th century


Taulat

Caulas

A giant who terrorized Cornwall.

Tristan, who had gone insane, came upon Taulat in the process of killing a knight named Dynaunt. Tristan beheaded the giant. Taulat’s brother, Taulurd, had previously been slain by Sir Marhaus.


See also
Taulas and Taulurd | The Legend of King Arthur


Sources
Prose Tristan | 1230-1240
Le Morte Darthur | Sir Thomas Malory, 1469-1470