Ivanhoe Characters

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Wilfred of Ivanhoe

Wilfred of Ivanhoe, better known simply as Ivanhoe, is the son of Cedric, the Saxon. Cedric disinherits his son for his loyalty to the Norman King Richard and his love for Lady Rowena, Cedric's ward who he intends to marry to Athelstane. Ivanhoe first appears at his father's home, dressed as a Palmer, in order to reassure his love that Ivanhoe is still alive. There he befriends Isaac the Jew which later proves useful. Appearing as the Disinherited Knight, Ivanhoe battles at the tournament at Ashby-de-la-Zouche where he wins the first day and crowns Lady Rowena as the Queen of Beauty and Love. The second day, he is attacked by Front-de-Boeuf, De Bois-Guilbert, and Athelstane simultaneously; however, with the help of the mysterious Black Knight, Ivanhoe manages to emerge victorious once again. Ivanhoe reveals his identity to Lady Rowena and Cedric before fainting from his wounds...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
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