Wilfred of Ivanhoe

Wilfred, often referred to simply as Ivanhoe, is the strong-willed son of a strong-willed father. He attaches himself to the Lion-Hearted king and follows him courageously into battle in the Crusades in Palestine. He enjoys a good fight. His love for his lady is constant. Although Scott raises a question in regard to his feeling for Rebecca, his love for Rowena is never seriously in question. He is brave, loyal to God and country, and has respect for his father, although he has been disowned.

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According to Ivanhoe, the only fate that a knight fears is __________.

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