paladin

General - One of the 12 personal companions of Charlemagne: a knight-errant. The list varied from time to time but some of the most famous were Astolpho, the English duke Aymon Baldwin, son of Gano Fierabras Florismart Gano, the traitor Guido the Wild Malagigi, the sorcerer Namo, duke of Bavaria Ogier the Dane Oliver, friend of Roland Rinaldo Roland (Orlando) Saloman from Brittany Turpin, the archbishop Others sometimes included in the list are Amulion, Anseis, Engelir, Gerard, Gerin, Gerier, Inon, Ivory, Otonne and Samson. Occasionally identified as paladin, pair, pair, peer or peer.

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