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Leigamar of Sorgarda

Count of Sorgarda.

He threw a tournament at his castle to decide who would marry his daughter, FlursensephinGawain won the tournament but declined to wed the maiden. At his suggestion, Flursensephin was awarded to Sir Quoikos, a friend of Gawain.

Analogs to Leigamar appear in Chrétien’s Perceval as Tiebaut and in Wolfram’s Parzival as Lyppaut.

Diu Crône | Heinrich von dem Türlin, c. 1230