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Knight of the Sleeve

Hero of the Dutch romance Ridder metter Mouwen.

His mother was a queen, but he was raised in a monastery. During his numerous adventures, in which he overcame knights, giants, and beasts, he carried the sleeve of his paramour, Clarette, on the tip of his lance. He embarked on a successful quest to find his father. He eventually won the right to marry Clarette during a tournament at Arthur’s court.

His true name was Miraudijs.

Die Riddere Metter Mouwen | Mid to late 13th century