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 Guards of the Pole.Gubbings. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Guari’nos (Admiral).
One of Charlemagne’s paladins, taken captive at the battle of Roncesvalles. He fell to the lot of Marlo’tes, a Moslem, who offered him his daughter in marriage if he would become a disciple of Mahomet. Guari’nos refused, and was cast into a dungeon, where he lay captive for seven years. A joust was then held, and Admiral Guari’nos was allowed to try his hand at a target. He knelt before the Moor, stabbed him to the heart, and then vaulted on his grey horse Treb’ozond’, and escaped to France.   1

 Guards of the Pole.Gubbings. 


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