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Elyap, Helyap

The wife of Joseph of Arimathea, and mother of Josephe and Galahad.

After Joseph was imprisoned, she refused to re-marry and remained faithful. After 42 years passed, Joseph was freed. Elyab traveled with him to Sarras and then to Britain, where she died.

Vulgate Estoire del Saint Graal | 1220-1235