The Hedge Knight
The Hedge Knight is a short story by George R. R. Martin that first appeared in the Legends anthology, a collection of stories by various fantasy authors such as Stephen King, Robert Jordan, and Terry Pratchett. It was edited by Robert Silverberg. The story was later adapted into a graphic novel by Mike Miller.
The main character of the story is Dunk, a former squire who was knighted by his dying master, a former hedge knight, Alfred of Pennytree. Dunk hopes to succeed by winning, or at least, performing well at a tourney being held at Ashford Meadow.