The King of the Isles decreed that any knight who was able to draw Honoree, a magnificent sword, from its sheath would marry Beauté, the king’s daughter.
Clarete, Beauté’s maidservant, carried the sword around until Beaudous, the son of Gawain, managed to draw it.
Source Beaudous | Robert de Blois, mid to late 13th century
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