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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In fact, Gaheris owes as much to Gaheriet as Gareth does and the two divide 'Gaheriet' episodes from several Old French prose romances between them.
s'en revient droit a som paveillon, ki estoit droit en mile grant praerie, et trueve laiens monsiegneur Gaheriet et Saygremor de Desree.
Lors sen part arme de toutes armes et sen revient a son pavilion qui estoit enmy la grande praerie & treuve leans gaheriet et saigremor.
Quant gaheriet eut menge le roy lui demande et dist.
Lamorat est] dolent de ce que la royne samie est morte pour lui: daultre part il dit que ia plus tost ne trouvera gaheriet hors de leans quil vengera ceste honte.
The French Gaheriet occurs in a large number of episodes in the Prose Tristan and develops a distinctive interpretation of knightly conduct, sometimes behaving in marked contrast to Malory's unfailingly upright and admirable Gareth.
The Gaheriet of the Prose Tristan is a morally perplexing figure as Baumgartner remarked, commenting on respect shown for 'les faits et gestes du heros, aussi discutables soient-ils sur le plan moral'.