Carl of Carlisle

British - A giant. A Knight of the Round Table. He kept a bear, a boar, a bull and a lion as pets. When Gawain, Kay and Bishop Baldwin were entertained at his castle, he challenged them to throw a spear at him, sleep with his wife and cut off his head. Gawain accepted and when he decapitated Carl the giant was released from an earlier enchantment and was restored to his former size as a normal human, while his pets became ordinary household pets. Identified as Carl of Carlisle.
British - A 16th C. Story of Carl and Gawain. Called Carl of Carlisle.

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