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The hero of Scott's novel (1819) of that name, a knight of noble Saxon lineage at the time of the Crusades; he becomes a friend and supporter of Richard the Lionheart, despite the traditional enmity between Normans and Saxons, which Scott presents as having survived from the 11th century.

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Sir Walter Scott (1771—1832) poet and novelist