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King Arthur, His Court and Knights in the Age of Chivalry, by Andrew Lang

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ADVENTURES OF WILLIAM SHORT NOSE 289
will pardon the Count's ingratitude and never more will I remind you of it.'
There was great joy in Orange when William rode through the gates with Ramouart beside him, and the next day the Count made him his Seneschal, and he was baptized. Then William sent his brothers on an embassy to the King in Paris, to beg that he would bestow the hand of Princess Alix on Rainouart, son of King Desrame and brother of Lady Gibourc. And when the embassy returned Alix returned with it, and the marriage took place with great splendour; but to the end of his life, whenever Rainouart felt cold, he warmed himself in the kitchen.
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