A knight who fell at Roncesvalles, cousin to Montesinos. The
tale says he loved Belerma, whom he served seven years, at the
expiration of which time he was slain. In his last breath he told
Montesinos to take his heart and give it to Belerma. He is described by
Sweet in manners, fair in favour,
Mild in temper, fierce in fight.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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