Gareth

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Gar·eth

 (găr′ĭth)
n.
In Arthurian legend, a nephew of King Arthur and one of the Knights of the Round Table.

Gar•eth

(ˈgær ɪθ)

n.
a knight of the Round Table, nephew of King Arthur.
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When Beaumains secures Arthur's permission to assist a damsel on a quest, she scorns the "bawdy kitchen page" who presumes to the privilege of a knight: "thou stinkest all of the kitchen, thy clothes be bawdy of the grease and tallow that thou gainest in King Arthur's kitchen.
the green knight commanded thirty knights privily to watch Beaumains, for to keep him from all treason.
By her scoffing at his supposedly low origins, she perpetuated his false identity, that of Beaumains, a kitchen page.