Penelva

A knight whose adventures and exploits form a supplemental part of the Spanish romance entitled Amadis of Gaul. The first four books of the romance, and the part above referred to, were by Portuguese authors- the former by Vasco de Lobeira, of Oporto, who died 1403; the latter by an unknown author.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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