July 23, 2015 § Leave a comment
A name of unknown origin used in the Arthurian romances (written in Norman French), and associated with the ideals of “purity” and “nobility”.
VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Um . . . Gal, maybe? Eh, maybe not . . .
REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Galahad, the rumored brother of Guinevere, one of the “irregular” children at Lily’s school, presumed to come from a “very well-educated if not sanitation-minded home”, in Sleeping Arrangements, by Laura Cunningham (published 1989, set in the 1950s).