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Old 08-16-2016, 06:10 AM
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Meurglys was the name of the sword owned by Count Ganelon, Roland's traitorous stepfather.
Whatever it's other characteristics, it apparently had religious relics of some sort embedded in it:

"You will swear to me that you will betray Roland.'
Ganelon replies: 'Let it be as you please.'
On the relics in his sword Murgleis
He swore the treason and committed his crime."

He meets a very sorry end, torn limb from limb by four warhorses...