He had an inflated idea of his own prowess. Seven wicked brothers drove him from his land, but his famous namesake, who was king of Spain, helped him to reclaim it, though he received a mortal wound in the process.
Tristan the Stranger appears as Tristan the Dwarf in other versions of the legend.
Tristan | The Legend of King Arthur
Saga af Tristram ok Isodd | 14th century