A Knight of the Round Table who joined Lancelot’s defection from Arthur’s court and helped Lancelot rescue Guenevere from the stake. In return for his support, Lancelot made him the duke of Normandy.
After Arthur’s death, Claryus joined Lancelot in an abbey at Glastonbury and lived there as a hermit until Lancelot’s death. He assisted in Lancelot’s funeral and then returned to his own lands.
Le Morte Darthur | Sir Thomas Malory, 1469-1470