Eldest son of King Lot of Orkney. Knighted at King Arthur's wedding and first to take the vow of the Quest.
He refused to take Queen Guenevere to the trial by fire but, during the trial by fire, Gawaine's brothers were killed accidentally by Sir Launcelot as the Queen was rescued.
Sir Gawaine's quest for revenge led to the disbanding of the Round Table
Gawaine was mortally wounded by Launcelot and on his deathbed repented of his hatred. He was buried in Dover Castle.
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