Arthurian Romances Characters

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Erec

Erec is the hero of the first story in this collection, Erec and Enide. He is the son of Lac and joins King Arthur's hunt for the white stag unarmed in order to keep Queen Guinevere company. As the hunt begins, Queen Guinevere is intrigued by a strange knight and sends her maiden to inquire who he is. When the knight's dwarf whips the maiden and then Erec, Erec is ashamed and vows to follow the knight until he can borrow armor to avenge himself and the Queen. Erec follows the knight to a town where Erec meets a vavasour and his beautiful daughter, from whom he learns of a competition regarding awarding a sparrow-hawk to the most beautiful maiden. The vavasour lends Erec armor and his daughter, Enide. Erec challenges the knight and wins, reminding the knight, Yder, son of Nut, of his former insult to Queen...

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