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Norroiz of Lis

Norés, Norez, Norrois

Father of BrandelisMeliant, and of a damsel named Guilorete.

Guilorete was seduced by Gawain in a forest pavilion in the First Continuation of Chrétien’s Perceval. When Norroiz heard of his daughter’s disgrace, he tracked Gawain down but was killed. His daughter later bore Gawain’s son. In The Jeaste of Sir Gawain, he is known as Gilbert.

First Continuation of Chrétien’s Perceval | Attributed to Wauchier of Denain, c. 1200