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Guariʹnos (Admiral)

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One of Charlemagne’s paladins, taken captive at the battle of Roncesvalles. He fell to the lot of Marloʹtes, a Moslem, who offered him his daughter in marriage if he would become a disciple of Mahomet. Guariʹnos refused, and was cast into a dungeon, where he lay captive for seven years. A joust was then held, and Admiral Guariʹnos was allowed to try his hand at a target. He knelt before the Moor, stabbed him to the heart, and then vaulted on his grey horse Trebʹozondʹ, and escaped to France.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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