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Galehaut


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Of Surluse and the Long Isles, a highly significant character in the story of the love of Launcelot and Guinevere as described in the early 13th‐cent. French prose ‘Vulgate’ cycle. He was a close friend of Launcelot and first introduced the lovers. He is most famous as the Galeotto in Dante's reference to this story (Inferno, v. 137). Malory wrongly calls him ‘the Haute Prince’ through a confusion with the similar name Galahad.

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