Amiles

European - A knight of Charlemagne. He and his friend Amis found favour at Charlemagne's court but the jealous courtier, Arderik, accused Amiles of being the lover of the king's daughter, Belisent, requiring Amiles to fight in single combat to prove his innocence. Amis took his friend's place and killed Arderik but was afflicted with leprosy as a punishment for his deception. Amiles killed his own children and used their blood to cure Amis. The children were later restored to life. On occassion, called Amiles, Amelis, Amelis, Amilous, Amilous, Amis, Amis, Amys, Amyles, Amyles, Amylion, Amylion, Amiloun or Amiloun.

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