-- Murgleis
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In the 12th century French epic the Song of Roland, Murgleis is the sword of Ganelon, Roland's stepfather. King Marsile of the Saracens sues for peace with France, and Charlemagne seeks a diplomatic envoy to speak for the Franks. Roland nominates his stepfather, not realizing that Ganelon believes the mission to be extremely dangerous and the nomination a veiled attempt at sending him to his death.

Ganelon plots with the Saracens to ambush Charlemagne's rearguard as they depart from Spain. Roland, leading the rearguard, is attacked by a vastly superior force, and they are killed to the last man.

France, Mythology, Song of Roland, Sword, Weapon

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