Gareth

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Gareth

knight who, though Lynette scorns him as only a kitchen hand, successfully accomplishes rescuing her sister. [Br. Poetry: Tennyson Idylls of the King]

Gareth

queen requires him to disguise himself as a kitchen hand before he may seek knighthood. [Br. Poetry: Tennyson Idylls of the King]
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all that night the red knight made three score knights to watch Beaumains, that he should have no shame nor villainy.
He agrees to this, and Sir Kay, the king's steward, nicknames him Beaumains, because his hands are unusually fine and large.