Guarinos

European - One of Charlemagne's knights. In some accounts, Guarinos was killed at Roncesvalles but others say that he was taken prisoner by the Saracens and was won in a draw by Marlotes. Guarinos rejected his captor's offer of his two daughters on condition that he embraced Islam and was thrown into a dungeon. He was allowed out on some occasions and, when invited to take part in a knightly exercise, escaped. In French stories he is Garin. On occassion, called Guarinos, Garin or Garin.

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