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Meleagar the Red

Meleager le Rous

Uncle of the Lady Helaés of Limos, Sir Clapor and Damoisele a la Harpe.

He advised Lord Oriol (Oriel de Sorionde), who conquered Helaés lands and fell in love with her, to defeat Gawain in order to win Helaés love. Oriol was unable to prevail against Gawain, and Meleagar’s plan failed.

Le Livre d’Artus | Early 13th century