Taillefer

Taillefer tīəfĕr´ [key], fl. 1066, Norman warrior and trouvère. According to medieval chronicles and evidence in the Bayeux Tapestry, he led the Norman army at Hastings into battle, singing of Roland at Roncesvalles he was killed in the conflict.

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