Sword of Strange Girdles

British - The sword of David appearing in the Grail Quest. The hilt of this sword was made of the rib-bones of the papalust and the ortenax. It had been used by Varlan to kill Lambor and had once been found by Nascien who drew the sword to defend himself from a giant, but the blade broke into two pieces. Evelake put the two pieces together and they became rejoined. Other versions say that it was mended by Galahad. In another story, Parlan drew the sword and was pierced through the thighs by a flying lance. This sword was found by Galahad and his companions on the Grail Quest when they boarded a ship covered in white samite. It was originally the sword of David and was placed in the ship by Solomon whose wife had made the original hangings. When it was found by Galahad and Percival, Dindrane made new hangings, using her hair. In some references, identified as Sword of Strange Girdles, Sword of Strange Hangings, Sword of Strange Hangings, Sword of Strange Renges, Sword of Strange Renges, Sword of the Strange Belt or Sword of the Strange Belt.

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