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Sir Launfal


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By Thomas Chestre, a late 14th‐cent. Breton lay. It is one of the two English versions of Marie de France's Lanval. Launfal is a knight of the Round Table who leaves the court, affronted by tales of Guinevere's misconduct. He falls in love with a fairy lady, Tryamour. When he returns to Arthur's court Guinevere declares her love for him, but he rejects her.

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