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Tallidés of the Marsh


A lord who besieged the Castle of Maidens because he wanted to marry one of the maidens, which the castle’s lady refused to allow.

Sagremor (Sagramore), championing the castle, fought him in single combat, and Tallidés lost. When he declared his great love for the maiden, however, the lady of the castle relented and the two were wed.

Third Continuation of Chrétien’s Perceval | Manessier, c. 1230