European - A highwayman. He challenged Charlemagne who was on his way to steal something from his ministers, as he had been instructed to do in a dream. Elbegast was defeated but spared and helped the emperor in his burglarious enterprise, becoming one of his devoted followers. Sometimes referred to as Elbegast, Andvari, Andvari, Aelf-Ric, Aelfrich, Alberich, Alferich, Alfreiker, Alfrik, Alpris, Andvare, Elbegast, Elberich, Gondemar, Laurus, AelfRic, Alberich, Alfrigg, Laurin or German Alberich.

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