British - Father of Bethides. Brother of Gaddifer. He was originally Betis, a man given the throne of Britain by Alexander the Great. He killed a magician called Damart and became known as Perceforest thereafter. He founded a knightly order, the Knights of the Franc Palais, but when Bethides married Circe, she brought the Roman invaders who broke up the order and conquered Britain. He and his brother Gaddifer then retired to the Isle of Life. In some references, known as Perceforest, Betis, Betis or Perceforest.
French - A 14th C. History of Britain in which Alexander the Great is said to have invaded the country and installed Perceforest as king. Sometimes identified as Perceforest, Betis, Betis or Perceforest.

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