Bors

British - King of Gaul. Brother of Ban. Husband of Evaine. Father of Bors and Lionel. He and his brother took an army to Britain to help Arthur in his fight with the rebellious barons. He died of grief when he was told of the death of his brother. Sometimes called Bors, Bohort, Bohort, Bors, Bors, Emrys, Emrys, Emrys Llalawc, Llallogan Vyrdin, Myrrdin, Lailoken, Merlin, Merlin, Ambrosius, Merddin, Merlinus, Merlyn, Prince of Enchanters, Saxon Rof Breoht Woden, Welsh Emrys, Llallawc or Myrddin (Emrys).
British - A Knight of the Round Table. Son of Bors and Evaine. Brother of Lionel. Nephew of Lancelot. Father of Elyan. Bors, Lionel and Lancelot, were raised by the Lady of the Lake. Bors defeated Lord Bromel who, having been rejected by Elaine who loved Lancelot, was looking for Lancelot to challenge him to a fight. At the castle of Corbin (Castle Carbonek) he passed a night of strange adventure. A spectral spear pierced his shoulder and arrows flying out of the darkness gave him further wounds. He fought and killed a lion and watched as a leopard fought with a dragon that spat out a hundred small dragons that tore the older one to shreds. An old man sang about the journey of Joseph of Arimathea to Britain. A silver sword hanging over his head blinded him with its radiance, and he was told by a disembodied voice to leave. Next day he rode to Camelot and told Lancelot what had happened. A similar story is told of both Gawain and Lancelot. Later, when Lancelot went mad and disappeared from Camelot, he rode out with Ector and Lionel to search for him. He joined the other knights in the quest for the Holy Grail and came to a tower where the owner, a lovely maiden, daughter of King Love, begged him to help her fight a giant, Priadan. He resisted all her attempts to seduce him and defeated the giant when he arrived next morning. He then encountered two men beating his brother, Lionel, and a girl being attacked by a dwarf. By the time he had saved the girl and freed himself from her embraces, Lionel was dead. The girl's relatives took him to a castle and treated him royally and, when he again resisted her attempts to seduce him, the tower and all its occupants disappeared. Next day, at Castle Tubele, he found his brother alive and so angry at being deserted by Bors that he challenged him to single combat. He was saved from death at his brother's hands by the intervention of Colgrevaunce, and then both Lionel and Colgrevaunce were struck dead by a thunderbolt. Both turned out to be wraiths conjured up by the forces of evil. Other versions say that Lionel killed Colgrevaunce and would have killed Bors as well but was struck by a thunderbolt before he could do so. Bors then came to an abbey on the shore where a voice told him to go to sea. He boarded a ship covered with white samite, which immediately set off at speed. On board he met Percival and later they were joined by Galahad. They came across an abandoned ship and went aboard. Here they found a marvellous sword, which Galahad retained, and then returned to their own ship which carried them to the Castle of Carteloise. Here a woman lay sick who could be cured only by the blood of a virgin. Percival's sister Dindrane gave blood but died as a result. At her own request Percival placed her dead body in a boat and cast it adrift. Bors rode with Galahad and Percival to the Castle of Carbonek, home of the Maimed King, where they were vouchsafed a sight of the Holy Grail. They took the Grail and the Holy Lance by ship to Sarras where they found the boat bearing the body of Percival's sister, which they buried. All three were imprisoned by the king, Estorause, but he released them and asked their pardon when he was dying. Galahad became king but died about a year later, and the Grail and the Lance disappeared for ever. Percival entered a hermitage and Bors stayed with him until Percival too died, about a year after Galahad. After burying Percival alongside his sister and Galahad, Bors returned to Camelot where the story of his adventures was relayed to Lancelot and Arthur who ordered it all to be recorded for posterity. After the death of Arthur, Bors joined Lancelot, Bedivere and other knights in a hermitage and when Lancelot died he went to live in the Holy Land and fought the Turks. Also commonly known as Bors, Bohort, Bohort, Bors, Bors, Emrys, Emrys, Emrys Llalawc, Llallogan Vyrdin, Myrrdin, Lailoken, Merlin, Merlin, Ambrosius, Merddin, Merlinus, Merlyn, Prince of Enchanters, Saxon Rof Breoht Woden, Welsh Emrys, Llallawc or Myrddin (Emrys).
British - In some accounts, a name for Emrys, Merlin or Myrrdin as a sun-god. Also referred to as Bors, Bohort, Bohort, Bors, Bors, Emrys, Emrys, Emrys Llalawc, Llallogan Vyrdin, Myrrdin, Lailoken, Merlin, Merlin, Ambrosius, Merddin, Merlinus, Merlyn, Prince of Enchanters, Saxon Rof Breoht Woden, Welsh Emrys, Llallawc or Myrddin (Emrys).

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