British - Father of Asslake. He looked after Rainburn, son of Guy of Warwick, but the boy was kidnapped and sold to Argus, an African king. Heroud went in search of the youth but was captured and put in prison in Africa. He was reunited with Rainburn when the latter led the forces of Argus in an attack on the adjoining country. On the return journey to England, they met a young champion who fought a draw with Rainburn and who turned out to be Heroud's son, Asslake, who was searching for his father. Sometimes identified as Heroud, Harrowd or Harrowd.

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