British Lore, Gods, Demigods, Heroes, Symbols, and Other Famous Mythological Characters

Aalardin

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Abandinus

A Roman-Celtic god. Sometimes identified as Abandinus.

Abies

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Ablamor

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Accolan of Gaul

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Acheflour

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Acrasia

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Acrates

Incontinence personified in The Faerie Queene. Also commonly called Acrates.

Adam

In some accounts, a son of Joseph of Arimathea. Also referred to as Adam.

Addanz

One of the ancestors of Percival. Occasionally referred to as Addanz.

Adeluf

A king of Britain before the time of King Arthur. Sometimes known as Adeluf.

Adicia

Wife of Soldan. In Spenser's Faerie Queene she was turned into a tigress. Sometimes called Adicia.

Adragain

A Knight of the Round Table. Like many other knights, in later life he became a hermit. In some accounts, referred to as Adragain.

Adventurous Bed

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Aegidius

A 5th C. Roman ruler in Gaul. He was said to have known King Arthur personally. Also known as Aegidius.

Aeleus

A king of Iceland. Father of Escol. He submitted to the sovereignty of King Arthur and gave him his son in service. Also known as Aeleus, Aelens or Aelens.

Aelle

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Agape

A fairy in Spenser's The Faerie Queene. Mother of Diamond, Priamond and Triamond. In some accounts, called Agape.

Agdistes

A god in The Faerie Queene. Ruler of the Bower of Bliss. Known as Agdistes.

Agloval

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Agrais

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Agravadain

A cuckold. His wife had an affair with King Ban and bore him a son, Ector de Maris. In some lore, occasionally known as Agravadain.

Agravain

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Agrestes

An early ruler of Camelot. He was driven mad by God for persecuting Christians. Occasionally referred to as Agrestes.

Agrestizia

The name given to Percival's sister in the Italian story of the Round Table, Tavola Ritonda. Occasionally identified as Agrestizia, Dindrane, Dindrane, Blanchefleur or Blanchfleur.

Agricola

A 5th C. King of Dyfed. Some say that he commanded some of King Arthur's forces. Also identified as Agricola, Agrisant or Agrisant.

Agrisant

A king of Dyfed. Some say that he was the commander of part of King Arthur's forces. Occasionally called Agrisant, Agricola or Agricola.

Aguisant

Son of Karadan by a sister of King Arthur. In some accounts, identified as Aguisant.

Aguysans

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Alan

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Alardine

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Alaron

Wife of Bladud. On occassion, referred to as Alaron.

Alban

An early giant. Called Alban.

Albanact

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Albanio

A knight at King Arthur's court. Called Albanio.

Albia

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Albina

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Alcardo

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Alchendic

A giant. King of Sarras. He fought the Crusaders but later converted to Christianity. In some lore, occasionally called Alchendic.

Aldan

The mother of Merlin, in Welsh accounts. On occassion, identified as Aldan.

Alderley Edge

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Aldroen

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Aleine

In some accounts, niece of Gawain. Occasionally identified as Aleine.

Alemmanus

Son of Histion. In some accounts he is regarded as the ancestor of the Germans. Also commonly known as Alemmanus.

Alexander

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Alfasein

The name taken by Kalafes when he became a Christian. Occasionally referred to as Alfasein, Alfasem, Alfasem, Kalafes, Kadafes or Kadafes.

Algarsife

Son of Cambuscan and Elfeta. Brother of Canace and Cambalo. Also known as Algarsife.

Alice la Beale Pellerin

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Aliduke

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Alifatima

A king of Spain. He was killed while fighting on the side of Lucius against King Arthur On occassion, referred to as Alifatima.

Alis

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Alisander

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Allantide

A Cornish name for the festival of Samhain. Also referred to as Allantide, Samhain, Samhain, Samhan, Festival of Mongfhinn, Sama(i)n, Samhuinn, Samp'in, Irish Feis na Samhna, Geimredh, Welsh Calan Gaef or Nos Galan-Gaef.

Alliterative Morte Arthure

A 15th C. Poem of over 4,000 lines. About the life and death of King Arthur. Also commonly identified as Alliterative Morte Arthure.

Alma

Mistress of the House of Temperance in The Faerie Queene. Also called Alma.

Alois

A king of Northgales. He waged war against Amorolodo, the king of Ireland but they made peace when Isolde and Guinevere intervened. Occasionally identified as Alois.

Alon

A Knight of the Round Table. A young relative of King Arthur. In some references, called Alon.

Alvarez

A king of Ireland. Father of Kamelin and Miroet. At times, known as Alvarez, Alvrez or Alvrez.

Amangons

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Amant

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Amaranit

An Ethiopian giant killed by Guy of Warwick. Sometimes known as Amaranit.

Ambicatus

A fictitious king of Britain. In some references, called Ambicatus.

Ambreu

Son of Bedivere. A page at King Arthur's court. In some lore, occasionally identified as Ambreu.

Ambron

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Amene

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Amerant

A giant killed by Guy of Warwick. In some accounts, known as Amerant.

Amfortas

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Amhar

An illegitimate son of King Arthur. He acted as squire to his father who killed him. Occasionally called Amhar, Amr, Amr, Anir or Anir.

Amhren

Son of Bedivere. Brother of Eneuawg. One of King Arthur's chamberlains. At times, identified as Amhren, Amren, Amren, Long Amren, Long Amren, (Long) Amren or (Long) Amren.

Aminabad

Son of Joshua. Father of Castellors. In some accounts he was an ancestor of King Arthur. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Aminabad.

Aminaduc

A ruler of Denmark in some Arthurian. Tales. In some references, referred to as Aminaduc.

Amite

In some accounts, mother of Galahad. In some accounts, known as Amite.

Amoret

Daughter of Chrysogone. Sister of Belphoebe. Female loveliness personified in The Faerie Queene. Also identified as Amoret.

Amphion

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Amurfine

Wife of Gawain, in some accounts. In some accounts, called Amurfine.

Amustant

A chaplain to Guinevere. On occassion, referred to as Amustant.

Amyas

Lover of Amadia in The Faerie Queene. In some references, called Amyas.

Amytans

A sage mentioned in Lancelot of the Lake. On occassion, identified as Amytans.

Andrasta

A war-goddess. On occassion, called Andrasta, Adraste, Adraste, Andate, Andate, Andraste, Andraste, Gaulish Andarta or Gaulish Andarta.

Andre

Son of King Mark. He attacked Tristram during the assembly for the trial of Isolde for adultery, but was unhorsed and broke his arm. Sometimes referred to as Andre.

Andred

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Andrivete

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Androgeus

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Aneurin

A bard. He was on the boat that conveyed King Arthur to Avalon. He was killed with a hatchet, by Heidyn. Referred to as Aneurin, Aneirin, Aneirin or Aneurin.

Anfere

The realm of Laudame. At times, referred to as Anfere.

Angarad

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Angelica

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Anglides

Wife of Baldwin. Mother of Alisander. Called Anglides.

Anglis

One of Lancelot's squires. On occassion, known as Anglis, Angis or Angis.

Anglitora

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Anna

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Annowre

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Ansirus

Father of Alice la Beale Pellerin. At times, called Ansirus.

Antikonie

Sister of Vergulaht. In some accounts she was a lover of Gawain. Sometimes known as Antikonie.

Antony

An Irish bishop. In some accounts he acted as Merlin's secretary. Occasionally called Antony.

Antor

In some accounts, the foster-father of King Arthur. On occassion, called Antor, Ector, Ector, Hector, Ector of the Forest Sauvage, Extor, Hector, Ector, Ector, Hector, Ector, Ector or Hector.

Apollo

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Apollo Cunomaglus

A name for Apollo envisaged as a form of Cernunnos. In some lore, occasionally identified as Apollo Cunomaglus, Horned Lord or Horned Lord.

Aravia

The mountain in Wales where Retho lived, now called Snowdon. Sometimes identified as Aravia, Aravius or Aravius.

Arbellus

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Arcasia

Intemperance personified in The Faerie Queene. She was defeated by the knight Guyon. Sometimes referred to as Arcasia.

Archenfield

The site of Amhar's death at the hand of his father, King Arthur, and of his burial mound, Licat Anir. In some accounts, called Archenfield.

Archier

The name taken by Gurgurant when he became a Christian. Sometimes known as Archier.

Archimago

The chief magician in The Faerie Queene. Referred to as Archimago.

Arcile

A companion of Morgan le Fay. In some lore, occasionally called Arcile, Alcina, Alcina, Fata Alcina, Arsile or Arsile.

Ardan

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Ardanata

Wife of Degrabel. Sometimes identified as Ardanata.

Arelivri

A chief page at King Arthur's court. Occasionally identified as Arelivri.

Ares

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Argan

A man who wanted Uther's. Wife Igraine. Uther defeated him and forced him to build a castle. In some lore, occasionally known as Argan.

Argante

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Argistes

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Argus

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Arguth

An ancestor of Lot. Sometimes known as Arguth.

Aribadale

Daughter of Percival and Condwiramur. Sister of Kardiez and Lohenergrain. She became the bearer of the Holy Grail after Repanse. Also referred to as Aribadale.

Ariel

A rebel angel in Milton's Paradise Lost. Also known as Ariel.

Aries

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Arioch

A fallen angel in Milton's Paradise Lost. At times, known as Arioch.

Armstrong, Anne

A Northumbrian witch. In some lore, occasionally called Armstrong, Anne.

Arnemetia

A water-goddess. In some lore, occasionally identified as Arnemetia.

Arnive

Mother of King Arthur, in some accounts. She was rescued from the hands of Klingsor by Gawain. Sometimes called Arnive.

Aron

One of the Twenty-Four Knights of King Arthur's court. On occassion, known as Aron.

Arondiel

The horse of Fergus. Sometimes called Arondiel.

Arondight

Lancelot's sword. Identified as Arondight.

Arryfuerys

A huntsman at King Arthur's court. Referred to as Arryfuerys.

Arthgallo

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Arthour and Merlin

A 13th C. Poem of Arthurian legends of unknown authorship. Identified as Arthour and Merlin.

Arthur

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Arthur and Gorgalon

A work, written in Latin, about Arthur's encounters with a werewolf. Sometimes called Arthur and Gorgalon.

Arthur and King Cornwall

A 16th C. Poem about the king and the sorcerer. In some references, referred to as Arthur and King Cornwall.

Arthur of Brittany

A hero who sued for the hand of Florence. He was said to be descended from Lancelot. Sometimes identified as Arthur of Brittany.

Arthur's Bosom

The Otherworld as a place of rest for dead heroes. At times, identified as Arthur's Bosom.

Arthur's Cave

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Arthur's Men

A force of soldiers loyal to King Arthur. Occasionally identified as Arthur's Men.

Arthur's O'on

A small Roman temple near Falkirk said to have been used by King Arthur. In some references, known as Arthur's O'on.

Arthur's Quoit

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Arthur's Stone

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Arthur's Table

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Arthur's Tor

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Arthur the Little

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Arthuriana

Items relating to King Arthur and the legends that surround him. Occasionally known as Arthuriana.

Artofilaus

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Artos

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Arundel

Bevis. Horse, given to him by Ermyn. Sometimes known as Arundel.

Arviragus

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Arwyli

A warrior at Arthur's court. Son of Gwyddawg. He was killed by the boar Twrch Trwyth. In some lore, occasionally called Arwyli.

Ascalon

The kingdom ruled by Vergulaht. Occasionally called Ascalon, Askalon, Askalon, Ascalon or Asculon.

Ascapart

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Aschil

A king of Denmark. He is said to have fought at Camlan, some say for King Arthur, others for Mordred. At times, referred to as Aschil.

Asclepiodotus

A king of Britain. He was overthrown by Coel who died soon afterwards. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Asclepiodotus.

Askalon

The sword of St George. At times, identified as Askalon, Ascalon, Ascalon, Asculon or Asculon.

Askefrue

Forest nymphs said to be able to cure disease. In some references, known as Askefrue.

Aslan

A lion representing the principle of good in the works of C. S. Lewis. Identified as Aslan.

Asslake

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Assurne

A river said to divide Logres from Surluse. Occasionally called Assurne.

Assysla

In Scandinavian lore, the island on which King Arthur died. Sometimes known as Assysla, Avalon, Avalon, Isle of Souls, Apple Island, Avallo, Avalun, Avilion, Fortunate Isle, Island of Apples, Island of Blessed Souls, Isle of Glass, Ovelon, Irish Ablach, Swedish Assysla, Welsh Ynys Avallach, Glastonbury or Otherworld.

Astamore

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Astolat

The home of Elaine the White. In Arthurian stories this town has been identified with Guildford. Occasionally identified as Astolat, Shalott, Shalott, Italian Scalliotta, Italian Scalliotta, Scalot, Scalot or Scalliotta.

Ate

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Athrwys

A king of Glenvissig. Son of Meurig. In some accounts he is equated with King Arthur. Sometimes referred to as Athrwys.

Aube

A forest. On the edge of this forest, Percival and Galahad temporarily parted company in their quest for the Holy Grail. Occasionally referred to as Aube.

Augusel

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Aurelius Ambrosius

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Avalon

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Avenable

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Awe

The chief god: the sun. Also called Awe, Ave or Ave.

Ayglin

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Aywell

A Celtic guardian-god of the north of England. Consort of Mm. On occassion, known as Aywell.

Azazel

A standard-bearer for Satan in Milton's Paradise Lost. Referred to as Azazel.

Bagdemagus

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Bagota

A giantess. Wife of Brunor. Mother of Galahaut. Also commonly identified as Bagota.

bagwyn

A Welsh monster, part antelope, part. Horse. Sometimes known as bagwyn, British yale or British yale.

Baites, Ann

A witch of Morpeth. She is said to have been able to turn herself into a bee, a cat, a greyhound or a hare. Also commonly referred to as Baites, Ann.

Balan

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Baldulf

A Saxon leader. Brother of Colgrin. He fought alongside his brother in several battles against King Arthur and was killed at the Battle of Mount Badon. In some references, called Baldulf.

Baldwin

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Balin

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Ban

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ban nighechain

The Scottish version of the Grey. Washer by the Ford. Known as ban nighechain, nigheag na h-ŕth, nigheag na h-ŕth or Washer by the Ford.

Bangon

A king of Avalon, in some accounts. Also commonly identified as Bangon.

Banin

A Knight of the Round Table. Godson of King Ban. Also called Banin.

Banon

Father of Isgawyn. In some references, identified as Banon.

Banw

A young boar, in Welsh lore, offspring of Twrch Trwyth. In some accounts, referred to as Banw.

Baraton

In Arthurian lore, a king of Russia. Sometimes called Baraton.

Barbason

A demon in Shakespeare. In some accounts he is the same as Marbas. Identified as Barbason, Barbas, Barbas or Marbas.

Barbiger

The English verion of Barbariccia. Occasionally known as Barbiger, Barbariccia or Barbariccia.

Bardsey

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bargaist

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Barinthus

A sea-god. He was the pilot of the boat that carried King Arthur to Avalon. In some accounts, known as Barinthus, Navigator or Navigator.

Baruc

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Battle of Arthuret

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Battle of Bedwayne

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Battle of Brunanburh

The final battle between the Celts and the Anglo-Saxons where the Celts. Were defeated. Known as Battle of Brunanburh.

Battle of Caledon Wood

A battle in which King Arthur, helped by his friend Hoel, defeated the Saxons. Sometimes referred to as Battle of Caledon Wood.

Battle of Camlan

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Battle of Godeu

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Battle of Mount Badon

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Battle of Paris

A battle in which King Arthur, supported by Hoel, defeated the Romans under Frollo. Occasionally known as Battle of Paris.

Battle of Richborough

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Battle of Tregalen

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Baudwin

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Beal

A supreme deity: a fire-god. Also identified as Beal, Berith, Berith, Baal-Berith, Beal, Bofi, Bolfry or Baal-Berith.

Beatrice

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Beaurepaire

The home of Blanchefleur, mother of Percival. Sometimes called Beaurepaire.

Beauté

A maid of Guinevere. She rejected Gawain in favour of his squire, Gliglois. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Beauté.

Bedd Arthur

A supposed site of King Arthur's grave in Dyfed. Occasionally identified as Bedd Arthur.

Bedd Branwen

A site on Anglesey, Wales said to be the grave of Branwen, sister of Bran. In some accounts, identified as Bedd Branwen.

Bedd Taliesin

A supposed site of Taliesin's grave in Dyfed, Wales. In some lore, occasionally identified as Bedd Taliesin.

Beddgelert

A village in Wales, site of the grave of the hound, Gelert. Also identified as Beddgelert, Beth Gelert or Beth Gelert.

Bedivere

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Bedwyr

The Welsh name of Bedivere. He was a companion of Culhwch in his quest for the hand of Olwen. In some accounts, identified as Bedwyr, Bedivere, Bedivere, Bedevere, Bedver, Bedvyr, Bedwor, Bedivere, Bedivere, Belvoure, WelshBedvyr, Llenlleawc or Lleminawc.

Belacane

A queen of Zazamanc. Wife of Gahmuret. Mother of Feirefiz. Referred to as Belacane, Belcane or Belcane.

Belagog

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Belatucadros

A war-god. Also commonly referred to as Belatucadros, Roman Mars, Roman Mars, Anhur, Camulos, Camulos, Cariociecus, Maris, Nergal or Tyr.

Beli

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Belide

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Belin

An ancestor of King Arthur. In some lore, occasionally identified as Belin.

Belinant

Father of Dodinel by Eglante. At times, known as Belinant.

Belinda

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Belinette

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Belinus

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Belisama

A British river-goddess or lake-goddess. A Celtic name for Minerva. Occasionally known as Belisama, Belishma, Belishma, Belisima or Belisma.

Belisent

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Bellengerus le Beuse

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Bellerus

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Belleus

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Bellicies

The Italian version of Belide. Also commonly identified as Bellicies.

Belphoebe

A goddess of the hunt in The Faerie Queene. Daughter of Chrysogone. Sister of Amoret. In some accounts, identified as Belphoebe.

Belzecue

The English name for Malacoda. Sometimes identified as Belzecue, Malacoda or Malacoda.

Ben-Varrey

A Manx mermaid. This being is said to lure sailors to their death but sometimes warns them of danger. On occassion, known as Ben-Varrey.

Bennien

A herdsman of Caradoc. Also known as Bennien.

Benwick

The supposed home of King Ban and Lancelot in Brittany. Some writers identify the town with Bayonne, Beaune, Bourges or even Saumur. In some lore, occasionally identified as Benwick, Benoic, Benoic, Benois, Benois, Benwyk or Benwyk.

Benwig

A young boar, in Welsh lore. Offspring of Twrch Trwyth. At times, known as Benwig.

Bermoothes

An enchanted island, said to be the home of devils and witches. At times, known as Bermoothes.

Bernard of Astolat

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Bersules

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Bertholai

A friend and accomplice of the False Guinevere. On occassion, identified as Bertholai.

Bethides

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Betis

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Beuno

A 6th C. Welsh abbot and saint. Son of Bugi and Preferren. He was said to be descended from Anna, sister of King Arthur. Sometimes known as Beuno, Beund or Beund.

Bevis of Southampton

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Biausdous

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Biautei

A princess. Wife of Biausdous. She was given to Biausdous as his wife when he managed to remove the sword Honorée from its scabbard. In some accounts, called Biautei.

Bidwini

A bishop at King Arthur's court. At times, referred to as Bidwini, Baldwin, Baldwin, Bedwin, Bedwin, Bedwini, Bedwini, Bedwn, Bedwn, Bishop Baldwin, Bishop Baldwin, Bishop Bidwini, Bishop Bidwini, Bedwin(i) or Bedwin(i).

Billy Blin

A household spirit. Occasionally known as Billy Blin, Belly Blin, Belly Blin, Billy Blind, Billy Blind, Blind Barlow or Blind Barlow.

Bimini

A mythical island, site of a fountain of eternal youth. This island is said to be located in the Bahamas. In some references, referred to as Bimini, Boicua or Boicua.

Binyon, R. L.

(1869-1943). An English poet, author of Arthur, Madness of Merlin, The Sirens, et al. Sometimes called Binyon, R. L..

Birth of Arthur

A 14th C. Work dealing with King. Arthur's kin. In some references, known as Birth of Arthur.

Birth of Merlin

A 17th C. Play about the Arthurian wizard. Also known as Birth of Merlin.

Bishop Brice

The cleric who officiated at the midnight mass when the Sword in the Stone appeared. Sometimes known as Bishop Brice, Brice or Brice.

Bishop Conrad

A cleric who accused Merlin of heresy. The wizard was acquitted when he came to trial. Occasionally referred to as Bishop Conrad, Conrad or Conrad.

Bishop of the Butterfly

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Black Annis

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Black Book of Carmarthen

A 12th C. Welsh book of poems on Arthurian themes. Sometimes known as Black Book of Carmarthen, Llyfr du Caertyddin or Llyfr du Caertyddin.

Black Bull of Norroway

A knight who was changed into the form of a bull by magic. In some references, called Black Bull of Norroway.

Black Crag

The home of the Black Knight defeated. By Fergus. Occasionally known as Black Crag.

Black Dwarf

A malignant gnome in Scotland. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Black Dwarf.

Black Hand

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Black Knight

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Black Oppressor, The

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Black Saladin

The horse of Guy of Warwick. Also known as Black Saladin.

Black Stone of Arddu

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Black Witch, The

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Black Worm of the Barrow

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Blackbird of Cilgwri

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Bladud

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Blaes

One of the Twenty-Four Knights of King Arthur's Court. Known as Blaes.

Blaise

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Blake, William

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Blamor de Ganis

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Blanard

A giantess. Also identified as Blanard.

Blanchard

The horse of Launfal. This horse was given to Launfal by the fairy Trianor. Identified as Blanchard.

Blanchefleur

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Blandiman

Manservant of Belisent, wife of Nanters. In some references, known as Blandiman.

Blasine

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Blatant Beast

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Bleheris

A Welsh bard noted for his. Knowledge of the story of Tristram and Isolde. Occasionally identified as Bleheris, Bledhericus or Bledhericus.

Bleiddwn

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Bleoberis de Ganis

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Bliant

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Blihos-Blikeris

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Bliocadrans

A knight. Husband of Acheflour. Father of Percival in some French stories. He was killed fighting in a tournament. On occassion, identified as Bliocadrans.

Blodeuedd

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Bloie

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Bluchbard

A bard on the boat that took Arthur to Avalon. Also known as Bluchbard.

Blue Knight

One of the knights defeated by Gareth. When he rode to the assistance of the lady Lyonesse. Occasionally called Blue Knight.

Blunderbore

A giant. Brother of Cormoran. When he was frustrated in an attempt to kill Jack the Giant Killer he cut his own throat and died. Also identified as Blunderbore, Blunderboar or Blunderboar.

bodach

A Scottish goblin. This malevolent spirit takes the form of an old man who frightens children at night and steals naughty ones. In some references, known as bodach, Irish bocanach or Irish bocanach.

bodach glas

A form of Scottish goblin that causes. The death of any human who happens to see it. Referred to as bodach glas.

Bolster

A giant. His step was said to span six miles. He attempted to rape St Agnes. Sometimes identified as Bolster.

Boneddyr Arwr

A Welsh manuscript tracing the genealogy of King Arthur. Sometimes identified as Boneddyr Arwr.

boobrie

A fabulous bird said to live in Scottish. Lakes and salt wells. Occasionally called boobrie.

Book of Arthur

A 15th C. Work by Malory, dealing with the story of Lancelot and Guinevere. Also known as Book of Arthur.

Book of Taliesin

A collection of 12 heroic stories by the Welsh bard and wizard, Taliesin. Also referred to as Book of Taliesin, Taliesin, Book of or Taliesin, Book of.

Book of Thel

An 18th c book, by the English author. William Blake, telling the story of Thel, daughter of Mne Seraphim. Also commonly called Book of Thel.

Borre

A Knight of the Round Table. Son of King Arthur by Lyonors. In some accounts, he is the same as Loholt. Called Borre, Boare, Boare, Llacheu, Llacheu or Loholt.

Bors

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Bosherton

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Boso

A governor of Oxford. He accompanied King Arthur on his Continental campaigns. Also commonly identified as Boso.

Bower of Bliss

In The Faerie Queene, the home of Acrasia. In some accounts, identified as Bower of Bliss.

Boy and the Mantle, The

A poem telling the story of Caradoc and Guimer. At times, known as Boy and the Mantle, The.

Brag

A spirit sometimes seen as a horse. This animal lures people to ride on its back and then tips them off into a pond. At times, identified as Brag.

Bragas

An earl of Bealm. Father of Winlayne. Also referred to as Bragas.

Bramandil

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Bran

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Bran Galed

The Welsh owner of the drinking horn that provided whichever drink the owner required. Called Bran Galed, Brangaled, Brangaled, Galed, Galed, Gawlgawd, Gawlgawd or Gwlgawd.

Brandamond

A Saracen knight. He was killed by Bevis. Identified as Brandamond, Brandamond of Damascus or Brandamond of Damascus.

Brandegore

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Brandiles

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Branfil

A knight. Brother of Bruneo. He was one of the 100 knights fighting for Lisuarte against 100 knights of the Irish king, Cildadan. Referred to as Branfil.

Brangemore

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Branwen

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Branwen, Daughter of Llyr

The Welsh story of Branwen and her. Brother Bran in the Mabinogion. Also called Branwen, Daughter of Llyr, Branwen ferch Llyr or Branwen ferch Llyr.

Bras-de-fer

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Brastias

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Brazen Horse

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Bredbeddle

A knight of King Arthur's court. He accompanied King Arthur and Gawain when they went to King Mark's court in Cornwall for the trial of Isolde. Known as Bredbeddle.

Brennius

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Breta Sogur

A Scandinavian story that asserts that King Arthur died on Assysla and was buried at Canterbury. Sometimes called Breta Sogur.

Bretwalda

A name of Aelle as 'ruler of Britain'. Known as Bretwalda, Aelle or Aelle.

Breunis

A knight at King Arthur's court. He became an enemy of the king and was killed by Gareth. Also referred to as Breunis.

Breunor

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Brian des Iles

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Brian of the Forest

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Brian Rua

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Briant

King of the Red Isle. Father of Tristoise. His daughter was born after his death and cast adrift at sea. She survived to marry Ydor. On occassion, called Briant.

Briareus

A Welsh warrior said to be standing. Guard over the sleeping Merlin on Bardsey Island. Occasionally identified as Briareus, Briaraeus, Briaraeus, Aegaeon, Aegeon, Briareus, Briareos or Aeg(a)eon.

Brickus

Son of Mazadan and Terdelaschoye. Father of Uther. In some accounts he was the grandfather of King Arthur. At times, identified as Brickus.

Bridei

A king of the Picts. Son of Maelgwn. At times, called Bridei.

Brigadore

The horse of Guyon in The Faerie Queene. Occasionally called Brigadore.

Briganta

A war-goddess or water-goddess of the Brigante tribe. Called Briganta, Briganti, Briganti, Briganda, Brigantia, Brigantia, High One, The, High One, The, Odin, The High One, The High One, Briganti(a), Briganti(a), Irish Brigit, Irish Brigit, Sul, Roman Dea Caelistis or Roman Dea Caelistis.

Brimesent

In some accounts, wife of Urien. Also referred to as Brimesent.

Brine

An ancestor of King Arthur. Sometimes referred to as Brine.

Brisen

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Britannia

The tutelary-goddess of Britain. Occasionally called Britannia, Britannias, Britannias, Roman Minerva, Roman Minerva, Menrfa or Sirl.

Britomart

A warrior maiden. Daughter of Retho and wife of Arthgallo, in some accounts. Some say that she killed Radigund. Also known as Britomart, Britomartis, Britomartis, Britomart, Dictynna, Aphaea, Aphaia, Diktunna, 'sweet maid', Knight of the Ebon Spear, Knight of the Ebon Spear or Britomart.

Brittia

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Britto

Son of Histion. In some accounts he is regarded as the ancestor of the British race. Occasionally referred to as Britto, Brutus, Brutus, Brit, Brut or Brute.

Brobarz

The realm of Condwiramur. In some lore, occasionally known as Brobarz.

Broceliande

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Brochmael

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Bromel la Pleche

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Bronllavyn

The knife of Osla. This knife was so big that it could be used to form a bridge over a river. On occassion, called Bronllavyn.

brownie

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Bruant

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Bruce

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Brumart

A nephew of Claudas. He was killed when he sat in the Perilous Seat of the Round Table. Identified as Brumart.

Brun de Morois

A French knight. In French stories he kidnapped Guinevere but was killed by Durmart. In some references, referred to as Brun de Morois.

Bruneo

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Brunissen

Wife of Jaufré. In some lore, occasionally known as Brunissen, Brunnisend or Brunnisend.

Brunor

A knight of Uther's court. Husband of Bagota. Father of Galahaut. Occasionally called Brunor.

Brut

A 12th C. History, written by Layamon, which includes some Arthurian lore. Occasionally referred to as Brut.

Bruto

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Bruto di Brettagne

An Italian story of Bruto's visit to King. Arthur's court. Also commonly referred to as Bruto di Brettagne.

Brutus

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Bruyant

He killed Estonne and was himself killed by Estonne's son Passeleon. At times, identified as Bruyant, Bruyant the Faithless or Bruyant the Faithless.

Brychan

An early king of Britain. Father of Nefyn. He was said to have fathered about sixt saints, including St Glwadys. Occasionally known as Brychan.

Bryn Gwyn

The Welsh name for the White Mount. Also known as Bryn Gwyn.

bucca

A wind spirit, spirit of the tin mines in Cornwall. In some accounts, known as bucca, knocker, knocker, kobold, German kobold or Welsh coblyn.

Budicius

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bug

A Welsh ghost. On occassion, called bug, Bog, Bog, Bug or Bug.

buggane

A Manx water spirit. This being is said to appear either as a horse or a calf. Identified as buggane, boggard, boggard, boggart or boggle.

Bugi

Husband of Preferren. Father of Beuno. In some accounts, known as Bugi.

Bulwer-Lytton, Edward

(1803-1873). An English poet. He wrote the epic narrative poem King Arthur. Identified as Bulwer-Lytton, Edward.

Burletta

In the Italian version of the Arthurian. Legends, an abductor. He made off with Pulzella Gaia but she was rescued by Lancelot. Also identified as Burletta.

Busitane

An enchanter in Spenser's The Faerie Queene. Also referred to as Busitane.

Bwlch

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Bwlch-y-Groes

A pass in Snowdonia, said to be the home of Retho. Occasionally referred to as Bwlch-y-Groes.

Bwlch-y-Saethu

A pass in Snowdonia. It was here, according to Welsh stories, that King Arthur was killed after the Battle of Tregalen. Also commonly known as Bwlch-y-Saethu.

Byanor

A man who was given a sword. Formerly owned by King Arthur. On occassion, known as Byanor.

Bychan

A servant of Trystan in the Welsh version. He accompanied his master when he eloped with Esyllt. Referred to as Bychan, Bach Bychan or Bach Bychan.

Cabal

King Arthur's dog. In some accounts this hound took part in the hunt for the boar Twrch Trwyth or Ysgithyrwyn. In some references, called Cabal, Cafall, Cafall, Cavall or Cavall.

Cabal's Cairn

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cabyll-ushtey

The Manx version of the kelpie. Sometimes called cabyll-ushtey, glaistyn, glaistyn, glaistig, kelpie, tarroo-ushtey or Scottish kelpie.

Cacamwri

A servant of King Arthur. Brother of Hygwydd. He was (nearly) drowned in the Severn in the struggle to capture Twrch Trwyth. Also identified as Cacamwri, Cacmwri or Cacmwri.

Cadair

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Cadair Idris

A mountain in Wales, said to be the home of the giant Idris. Also called Cadair Idris, Cader Idris or Cader Idris.

Cadbury

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Cadell

A king of Powys. Father of Concenn. Sometimes identified as Cadell.

Cadoc

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Cadog

One of the original Twenty-Four. Knights of King Arthur's Court. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Cadog.

Cador

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Cadw

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Cadwaladr

A king of Gwynnedd, Wales. Son of Cadwallon. Also commonly referred to as Cadwaladr, Cadwallader or Cadwallader.

Cadwallon

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Cadwgawn

A soldier of Madawg. Son of Iddon. Father of Heilyn Goch. He was with Rhonabwy at the cottage of Heilyn Goch, in Wales. Referred to as Cadwgawn.

Cadyreith

One of King Arthur's chamberlains. Son of Gandwy. At times, referred to as Cadyreith, Cadyrnth or Cadyrnth.

Cae Hir

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Caedmon

A 7th C. Poet. He was a gifted musician who was said to have been given his talent in a dream. In some references, known as Caedmon.

Caelia

A fairy queen. Mother of the Faerie Knight by Tom. A'Lincoln. In some references, identified as Caelia.

Caer Aranrhod

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Caer Bedoin

A sacred fire kept continually alight, in Welsh lore. In some references, called Caer Bedoin.

Caer Colur

Caer Feddwidd in Wales, as Gloomy Castle. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Caer Colur, Caer Feddwid, Caer Feddwid, Annwfn, Caer Siddi, Caer Sidi, Caer Wydyr, Carousal, Fort of, Castle Perilous, Court of Carousal, Court of Intoxication, Fort of Carousal, Kingly Castle, King's Castle, Revolving Castle, Sid, Caer Feddwidd, Caer Golud, Caer Ochren, Caer Redryvan, Caer Rigor, Caer Sid(d)i, Caer Vandwy, Caer Vedwyn, Irish Sid or Castle of Wonders.

Caer Dathy

In Welsh lore, the court of Math. Or, some say, the home of Gwyddion. Known as Caer Dathy.

Caer Feddwid

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Caer Gai

The place where, in some Welsh. Accounts, King Arthur was raised. In some references, referred to as Caer Gai.

Caer Golud

Caer Feddwid in Wales, as Castle of Rides. In some references, known as Caer Golud, Caer Feddwid, Caer Feddwid, Annwfn, Caer Siddi, Caer Sidi, Caer Wydyr, Carousal, Fort of, Castle Perilous, Court of Carousal, Court of Intoxication, Fort of Carousal, Kingly Castle, King's Castle, Revolving Castle, Sid, Caer Colur, Caer Feddwidd, Caer Ochren, Caer Redryvan, Caer Rigor, Caer Sid(d)i, Caer Vandwy, Caer Vedwyn, Irish Sid, Castle of Wonders, Castle of Riches or Castle of Riches.

Caer Gwydion

The Milky Way, regarded as the tracks. Left in the sky by Gwydion, in Welsh lore. Sometimes referred to as Caer Gwydion.

Caer Leon

The site of King Arthur's court, in Wales. Also known as Caer Leon, Caer Llion, Caer Llion, Caerleon, Caerleon, Carduel, Carduel, Cardeuil, City of the Legion, City of the Legion or City of Legions.

Caer Llud

An early Welsh name for London. Also called Caer Llud, Caer Lundein, Caer Lundein, Lwndrys, Lwndrys, Caer L(l)undein, Caer L(l)undein, Lludd's Fort, Lludd's Fort or Caer Lludd.

Caer Llyw

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Caer Ochren

Caer Feddwid in Wales, as 'Castle of Shelving Side'. In some references, known as Caer Ochren, Caer Feddwid, Caer Feddwid, Annwfn, Caer Siddi, Caer Sidi, Caer Wydyr, Carousal, Fort of, Castle Perilous, Court of Carousal, Court of Intoxication, Fort of Carousal, Kingly Castle, King's Castle, Revolving Castle, Sid, Caer Colur, Caer Feddwidd, Caer Golud, Caer Redryvan, Caer Rigor, Caer Sid(d)i, Caer Vandwy, Caer Vedwyn, Irish Sid or Castle of Wonders.

Caer Pedryvan

Caer Feddwid in Wales, as 'Four-cornered. Castle. Sometimes identified as Caer Pedryvan, Castle Carbonek, Castle Carbonek, Cambenoyt, Carbonek, Corbenic, Corbin, Corby, Four-cornered Castle or Grail Castle.

Caer Rigor

Caer Feddwid, Wales, as 'Kingly Castle'. On occassion, known as Caer Rigor, Caer Feddwid, Caer Feddwid, Annwfn, Caer Siddi, Caer Sidi, Caer Wydyr, Carousal, Fort of, Castle Perilous, Court of Carousal, Court of Intoxication, Fort of Carousal, Kingly Castle, King's Castle, Revolving Castle, Sid, Caer Colur, Caer Feddwidd, Caer Golud, Caer Ochren, Caer Redryvan, Caer Sid(d)i, Caer Vandwy, Caer Vedwyn, Irish Sid or Castle of Wonders.

Caer Vandwy

Caer Feddwid in Wales, as Castle-on-High'. In some references, identified as Caer Vandwy, Caer Feddwid, Caer Feddwid, Annwfn, Caer Siddi, Caer Sidi, Caer Wydyr, Carousal, Fort of, Castle Perilous, Court of Carousal, Court of Intoxication, Fort of Carousal, Kingly Castle, King's Castle, Revolving Castle, Sid, Caer Colur, Caer Feddwidd, Caer Golud, Caer Ochren, Caer Redryvan, Caer Rigor, Caer Sid(d)i, Caer Vedwyn, Irish Sid, Castle of Wonders, Castle-on-High or Castle-on-High.

Caer Vedwyd

Caer Feddwid in Wales, as 'Castle of Revelry or 'Castle of Perfect Ones'. On occassion, known as Caer Vedwyd, Castle of Perfect Ones, Castle of Perfect Ones, Castle of Revelty or Castle of Revelty.

Caer Wydyr

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Cafall

The horse of Syfwlch, in Welsh lore. In some lore, occasionally known as Cafall, Cabal, Cabal, Cafall or Cavall.

Caillagh ny Groamagh

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Cait Sith

A Scottish witch or fairy in the form of a cat. Also commonly identified as Cait Sith, Irish Cath Sith or Irish Cath Sith.

Calan Awst

The Welsh version of Lugnasad. Occasionally referred to as Calan Awst, Gwyl Awst, Gwyl Awst or Lugnasad.

Calan Gaef

The Welsh version of Samhain, the Celtic festival of the New Year. Sometimes known as Calan Gaef, Nos Galan-Gaef, Nos Galan-Gaef, Samhain, Calan-Gaef, Irish Samain Feis or Irish Samain Feis.

Calan Mai

The Welsh version of Beltane, the Celtic spring festival. Also commonly called Calan Mai, Galan Mai or Galan Mai.

Caledfwlch

The Welsh name for King Arthur's. Sword, Excalibur. Also commonly referred to as Caledfwlch, Caladfwlch, Caladfwlch, Excalibur, Caladcholg, Caladviolch, Caladviolch, Caleburn, Caleburn, Caledvwlch, Caledvwlch, Caliburn, Caliburn, Caliburnius, Caliburnius, Caliburnus, Caliburnus, Caliburn(ius), Caliburn(ius), Irish Caladbolg or Irish Caladbolg.

Caledon Wood

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Caliban

Son of a demon and a witch in Shakepeare's The Tempest. Sometimes referred to as Caliban.

Calidore

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Calin

A Frisian king. In some references, known as Calin.

Calinin

Son of Guiron by Bloie. Sometimes referred to as Calinin.

Call

The horse of Bwlch, in Welsh lore. Also called Call.

Camaalis

A king said, in some accounts, to be the eponym of Camelot. Occasionally referred to as Camaalis.

Camal

A suitor for the hand of Hermondine. He was killed by Meliador who eventually married Hermondine. Identified as Camal.

Cambalo

The Chaucerian version of Cambel. In some lore, occasionally identified as Cambalo, Cambel or Cambel.

Cambel

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Camber

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Cambria

The old name for Wales. Sometimes identified as Cambria.

Cambuscan

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Cameliard

In Welsh lore, the kingdom ruled. By Leodegrance. This was the home of Guinevere before her marriage to King Arthur. Occasionally referred to as Cameliard, Camylarde, Camylarde, Carmalide or Carmalide.

Camelot

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Camille

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Camulodunum

The fort of the war-god Camulos. Some accounts identify the site as Colchester. Sometimes known as Camulodunum.

Camulos

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Canace

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Canan

Father of Lac. Brother of Dirac. On occassion, known as Canan.

Candaces

A king of Lyonesse. Son of Apollo by Gloriande. Sometimes called Candaces.

Canhastyr

In Welsh lore, owner of the dog collar that Ysbaddaden required Culhwch to get as part of his quest for Olwen's hand. In some references, known as Canhastyr, Hundredhands or Hundredhands.

Canobie Dick

Horse dealer. He is reputed to have seen the knights of King Arthur sleeping in a cave, awaiting their recall. In some accounts, referred to as Canobie Dick.

Canor

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Cantre'r Gwaelod

The Welsh name for a lost island, perhaps the island of Lyonesse. Referred to as Cantre'r Gwaelod, Gwaelod, Gwaelod, Lowland Cantref, Lowland Cantref, Lyonesse, Lowland Hundred, Lowland Hundred, Maes Gwyddno, Maes Gwyddno, MaesGwynnod, MaesGwynnod, French Ker-Is, French Ker-Is or Lyonesse.

caoineag

The Scottish version of the Irish banshee. Sometimes called caoineag, Welsh cyhyreath, Welsh cyhyreath or banshee.

Capelthwaite

In English lore, a being said to appear in the form of any quadruped, often a large black dog. Also referred to as Capelthwaite.

Caractacus

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Caradoc

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Caradoc Briefbras

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Caradoc of Llancarfan

A 12th C. Welsh writer of legends. Also known as Caradoc of Llancarfan.

Carados

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Carannog

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Carduel

A castle of King Arthur: Carlisle in some accounts. Also commonly called Carduel, Caer Leon, Caer Leon, Caer Llion, Caerleon, City of the Legion, Cardeuil or Cardeuil.

Carduino

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Cariado

A knight of King Mark's court. He was in love with Isolde and it was he who told her of Tristram's marriage to Isolde White Hands. Known as Cariado.

Carl of Carlisle

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Carlin

A name for the cailleach in Scotland. Sometimes referred to as Carlin, Cailleach, Cailleach, Cailleac, Cailliach, Mala Lith, Calliach, Granny, Old Wife, 'old woman', 'old woman', Rauni or Sedna.

Carn Arthur

A cairn in Dyfed. It is said that the topmost stone of this cairn was thrown by King Arthur from several miles away. Occasionally called Carn Arthur.

Carnedd Arthur

A cairn under which the Welsh say. King Arthur lies buried. In some accounts, referred to as Carnedd Arthur, Cist Arthur or Cist Arthur.

Carnwennan

King Arthur's dagger. Also commonly called Carnwennan, Carwennan or Carwennan.

Carolhaise

A city of Cameliard. Also known as Carolhaise.

Carras

A king of Recesse. Brother of Claudas. In some lore, occasionally identified as Carras.

Cartadaque

An Irish chieftain. He was one of the 100 chieftains fighting for the Irish king, Cildadan, against 100 knights of the British king, Lisuarte. Sometimes called Cartadaque.

Cartimandua

A queen of the Brigantes, a northern tribe. She was said to have been pro-Roman and betrayed Caractacus to the Romans. Also commonly called Cartimandua.

Cassivellaunus

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Castellors

Son of Aminabad. Father of Manael. In some accounts he was an ancestor of King Arthur. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Castellors.

Castle-an-Dinas

A Cornish hill-fort regarded by some as the site of Camelot. Occasionally referred to as Castle-an-Dinas.

Castle Blank

The home of Bliant and Selivant. It was here that Lancelot was sheltered during his period of madness. Also identified as Castle Blank, White Castle or White Castle.

Castle Bliant

The island home given to Lancelot and Elaine by her father, King Pelles. Sometimes called Castle Bliant.

Castle Carbonek

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Castle Carteloise

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Castle Case

The castle in which Lancelot was tricked into sleeping with Elaine in the belief that he was sharing. Guinevere's bed. Known as Castle Case.

Castle Dangerous

The home of the lady Lyonesse. In some lore, occasionally called Castle Dangerous.

Castle Dore

The home of King Mark of Cornwall. In some accounts, identified as Castle Dore, Castle Dameliock or Castle Dameliock.

Castle Dunostre

The castle in which the Shield. Beautiful was held. This was the home of the giant Angoulaffre who was killed by Huon. Referred to as Castle Dunostre.

Castle Eden

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Castle Key

An earthen fortification in Shropshire. Said to have been constructed by Kay. Known as Castle Key.

Castle Lidel

The castle where Fergus first. Met Galiene. Occasionally identified as Castle Lidel.

Castle Nigramous

The home of the sorceress Hellawes. Occasionally identified as Castle Nigramous.

Castle of Aranrhod

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Castle of Gort

A castle to which Percival went in his search for Galahad during the quest for the Holy Grail. Sometimes identified as Castle of Gort.

Castle of Hutton

The home of Bercilak, the Green Knight. Occasionally called Castle of Hutton.

Castle of Maidens

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Castle of Mount Agned

In some accounts the original name of the Castle of Maidens. On occassion, identified as Castle of Mount Agned, Castle of Maidens, Castle of Maidens or Castle of Virgins.

Castle of Oeth and Anoeth

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Castle of Pendragon

A prison from which Goreu rescued. King Arthur. Occasionally identified as Castle of Pendragon.

Castle of Pesme Aventure

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Castle of the Rock

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Castle of Tubele

The site of the fight between Bors and his brother Lionel. Also commonly known as Castle of Tubele.

Castle of Wonders

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Castle of Ysbidinongl

In Welsh lore, the home of a black man. He was laying waste to the adjoining countryside and was killed by Peredur. Identified as Castle of Ysbidinongl.

Castle Rougemont

The home of Talac. Occasionally referred to as Castle Rougemont, Rougemont or Rougemont.

Castle Rushden

A site on the Isle of Man where the giants killed by Merlin are said to be buried. Occasionally referred to as Castle Rushden, Castle Rushen or Castle Rushen.

Castle Terribil

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Castor

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Castris

A king of Wales. His first wife, Herseloyde, later married Gahmuret and, in some accounts, bore Percival. Occasionally known as Castris.

Caswallawn

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Cat of Losanne

A demon cat killed by King Arthur. Occasionally called Cat of Losanne.

Catigern

Son of Vortigern. In some references, called Catigern.

Caulang

A giant. This man, said to have been fifteen feet tall, was killed by King Arthur in the battle with the forces of Royns. Sometimes identified as Caulang.

Cauldron of Rebirth

The magic cauldron given by Bran to Matholwch. This vessel restored slain warriors to life but left them without speech. Occasionally known as Cauldron of Rebirth.

Cavall

In some accounts a horse of King Arthur. Occasionally referred to as Cavall, Cabal, Cabal, Cafall or Cafall.

Cavershall

A Staffordshire castle, one of the places said to have been the site of King Arthur's court. Sometimes referred to as Cavershall.

Caw

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ceasg

In Scottish lore, a mermaid who will grant 3 wishes. In some references, known as ceasg.

ceffyl dwr

The Welsh version of the water horse. In some references, called ceffyl dwr.

Celamon

Daughter of Kay. Sister of Garanwy and Gronosis. In some lore, occasionally known as Celamon, Celemon, Celemon, Kelemon or Kelemon.

Celidoine

Son of Nascien. He is said to have been an ancestor of Galahad. Also commonly known as Celidoine, Celydoine or Celydoine.

Celliwig

In some Welsh accounts, the site of King Arthur's court. At times, known as Celliwig, Celliwith or Celliwith.

Ceneu

An ancestor of Merlin. Son of Coel Godebog. Father of Mor. Also known as Ceneu.

Cenferchyn

In Welsh lore, the warrior who gave. Owain 300 ravens that ensured. Victory whenever he was in battle. Also commonly known as Cenferchyn, Kenverchyn or Kenverchyn.

Cerdic

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Ceridwen

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Cerne Abbas Giant

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Cerrig Marchogian

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Cerrig Meibion Arthur

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Cethtrwm

A priest at King Arthur's court. In some references, identified as Cethtrwm.

ceugant

Infinity. In Welsh lore, this is conceived as the outermost of the three rings that make up the cosmos. On occassion, called ceugant.

Chair of Taliesin

The chair claimed by Taliesin as chief. Bard of Wales. Occasionally called Chair of Taliesin, Kadeir Taliesin or Kadeir Taliesin.

Chanaan

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Chaos

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Chastiefol

A sword of King Arthur. In some accounts, called Chastiefol.

Chateau de la Charette

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Chaus

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Cheldric

A Saxon leader killed by Cador. At times, called Cheldric.

Chelinde

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Chemos

Milton's name for Chemosh. Also commonly referred to as Chemos, Chemosh, Chemosh, Kemos, Kemosh, Kemos(h) or Babylonian Samas.

Chevalier Mal Fet, Le

The name used by Lancelot after his. Period of madness when he lived. With Elaine at Castle Bliant. In some accounts, identified as Chevalier Mal Fet, Le, Sinner Lord, Sinner Lord, Lancelot, Le Chevalier Mal Fet or Chevalier Mal Fet.

Childe Roland

A ballad telling the story of Roland and his sister Ellen. Also commonly referred to as Childe Roland, Roland, Roland, Rowland or (Childe) Rowland.

Chlodomer

A king of Orleans. In some accounts he was killed in battle against King Arthur. In some references, referred to as Chlodomer.

chomchaengi

Diviners, in Wales. In some lore, occasionally known as chomchaengi, chomjangi or chomjangi.

chough

The bird in which King Arthur's soul is said to reside. Other accounts substitute the puffin or the raven. Sometimes identified as chough.

Chramm

The leader of a revolt against Clothair in which he was killed. Sometimes known as Chramm.

Chronicle of Glastonbury

A 14th C. History of the town written in Latin by John of Glastonbury. Occasionally identified as Chronicle of Glastonbury.

Chruinnaght

A Druidic gathering in the Isle of Man. Also commonly known as Chruinnaght.

Chrysaor

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Chrysogone

Mother of Belphoebe and Amoret, in English lore. At times, known as Chrysogone.

Chwimleian

A Welsh flower-maiden. In some accounts she is equated with Gwendolena. Sometimes known as Chwimleian, Chwimbian, Chwimbian, Gwendoloena, Gwendoloena, Guendoloena, Gwendolena or Gwendydd.

Cian

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Cigfa

Daughter of Gwyn Gohoyw. Wife of Pryderi. Sometimes referred to as Cigfa, Kicva, Kicva, Kigva or Kigva.

Cil Coed

Father of the Welsh magician Llwyd. In some references, identified as Cil Coed, Kilcoed or Kilcoed.

Cilydd

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Cilydd Cyfwlch

Father of Bwlch, Cyfwlch and Syfwlch, in some accounts. Occasionally identified as Cilydd Cyfwlch, Cleddyf Cyfwlch, Cleddyf Cyfwlch, Kil(w)ydd, Kil(w)ydd, Cilydd or Cilydd Hundred-holds.

Cilydd Hundred-holds

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Circe

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Cirein Croin

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Cissa

Son of Aelle. Brother of Cymen and Wlencing. Also referred to as Cissa.

Cist Arthur

A burial chamber in Wales, said to be the grave of King Arthur. Called Cist Arthur, Carnedd Arthur or Carnedd Arthur.

City of Souls

A place haunted by spirits that, in some accounts, was visited by Lancelot. Also commonly identified as City of Souls.

City of the Legion

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Claire

Sister of Sagramore. She was attacked by two giants but saved by Gingalin. Also commonly known as Claire.

Clamadeus

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Clarette

Wife of the Knight of the Sleeve. This hero of a Dutch story won Clarette as a wife in a tournament arranged by King Arthur. Referred to as Clarette.

Clarion

A Saxon king. In some accounts, he owned the horse Gringolet, which he lost to Gawain. At times, referred to as Clarion.

Claris

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Clarissant

Daughter of Lot and Morgause. Wife of Guiromelant. Mother of Guigenor. In some accounts, referred to as Clarissant, Clarisse or Clarisse.

Clarivaus

A king of Northumberland. He was one of the leaders of the rebellion put down by King Arthur at the Battle of Bedgrayne. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Clarivaus.

Clarrus of Cleremont

A Knight of the Round Table. After the death of King Arthur he joined Bedivere, Lancelot and other knights in a hermitage. In some accounts, called Clarrus of Cleremont.

Clas Myrddin

A Welsh name for Britain. Also referred to as Clas Myrddin, Merlin's Enclosure, Merlin's Enclosure, Merlin's Precinct, Merlin's Precinct, Clas Merdin, Clas Merdin, Clas Myrrdin, Myrddin's Precinct or Myrddin's Precinct.

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Claudia Rufina

Daughter of Caractacus, some say. Also identified as Claudia Rufina.

Claudin

Son of Claudas. He was one of the nine knights who joined Bors, Galahad and Percival at Castle Carbonek and saw the Holy Grail. Occasionally known as Claudin.

Cleddyf Cyfwlch

Son of Cleddyf Dyfwlch. Father of Bwlch, Cyfwlch and Syfwlch, some say. Sometimes identified as Cleddyf Cyfwlch, Cilydd Cyfwlch, Cilydd Cyfwlch or Kil(w)ydd.

Cleddyf Dyfwlch

Father of Cleddyf Cyfwlch. On occassion, called Cleddyf Dyfwlch.

Clegis

A Knight of the Round Table. In some references, referred to as Clegis.

Cleodalis

The general leading the forces of King. Ryance against Leodogrance. Also referred to as Cleodalis.

Cleriadus

A king of Britain. Husband of Meliadice. Also commonly referred to as Cleriadus.

Clodion

Son of Faramon. Brother of Belide. He was killed in combat by Tristram. Occasionally known as Clodion.

Clootie

A Scottish name for Satan. In some lore, occasionally identified as Clootie, Old Clootie, Old Clootie, Satan, Satan, Lord of Fire, Lord of the Underworld, Old Bendy, Old Driver, Old Gentleman, Old Gooseberry, Old Hangie, Old Harry, Old Hornie, Old Ned, Old Nick, Old One, Old Poker, Old Scratch, Old Serpent, Prince of Darkness, Sathan, Sathanas, Nick, Sathan(as), The Adversary, Arab shaitan, Ethiopian shaytan, Scottish Auld Hornie, Little Gude or Yazid.

Cloten

King of Cornwall. Father of Dunvallo Molmutius. Also referred to as Cloten.

Clothair

A king of the Franks. In some references, identified as Clothair.

Clovis

A Frankish king. Ancestor of Guiron. Known as Clovis.

Clud

A goddess of the Clyde. In some references, identified as Clud, Clota, Clota, Clud, Cud, Cud, Clud or Clud.

Clust

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Clustfeinydd

Father of Clust. In some lore, occasionally known as Clustfeinydd, Clustfeinad or Clustfeinad.

Clutarius

Father of Maelgwn. Occasionally referred to as Clutarius.

Clydno

A Welsh warrior at King Arthur's court. Father of Cynon. On occassion, known as Clydno.

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Co-walker

In Scottish lore, a companion who haunts a man like his own shadow; A doppelganger. Called Co-walker, doppelganger, doppelganger or co-walker.

coblyn

A Welsh spirit of the mines who helps. Miners to locate coal, etc. Also called coblyn, coblynau, coblynau, plurcoblynau, plurcoblynau, Cornish knocker or Cornish knocker.

Cocidius

A god of the hunt. In some accounts he is equated with Segomo or Silvan. Sometimes identified as Cocidius, Segomo or Segomo.

Coel

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Coel Godebog

An ancestor of Merlin. Father of Ceneu. On occassion, referred to as Coel Godebog.

Coetan Arthur

A barrow in Wales where, it is said, King Arthur lies buried. Also identified as Coetan Arthur.

Colgrevaunce of Gore

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Colgrin

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Coll ap Collfrewr

A Welsh swineherd and magician. He attended the magical sow Hen Wen. Also commonly called Coll ap Collfrewr.

Colombe

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Companions

A table at the court of King Arthur. Not all the knights were members of the Round Table. For those others, this table was used. In some lore, occasionally identified as Companions.

Comus

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Conan Meriadoc

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Concenn

A king of Powys, Wales. Son of Cadell. In some lore, occasionally identified as Concenn, Cyngen or Cyngen.

Condwiramur

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Conon

Father of Emmeline in Dryden's opera. Occasionally referred to as Conon.

Constance

Wife of Ban. Mother of Lancelot. This is the Italian version of Lancelot's parentage. In some lore, occasionally called Constance.

Constans

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Constantine

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Constantine's Cross

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Contrebis

A local god of the northern counties. In some references, identified as Contrebis.

Coranieid

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Cordelia

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Corineus

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Cormoran

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Cornbaby

A figure fashioned from straw, based on the Greek Core, used in harvest ceremonies. Also known as Cornbaby, Kernababy, Kernababy, Kirnababy, Kirnababy, Ivy Girl, Ivy Girl or Cornaby.

Cornubas

A Welsh earl in Arthurian lore. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Cornubas.

Cors Hundred-claws

Owner of a famous leash. Ysbaddaden required Culhwch to obtain this leash as part of his quest for the hand of Olwen. Sometimes called Cors Hundred-claws.

Coudel

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Courser

The ship of Stormalong. Also commonly referred to as Courser.

Coventina

A river-goddess of the northern counties. Also referred to as Coventina.

Cradilment

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Craig-y-Dinas

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Cristanabyl

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Crop-eared Dog

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Crowley, Aleister

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Crystabell

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Cundrie

Daughter of Lot and Sangive. Sometimes called Cundrie, Kundry, Kundry or Cundrie.

Cunedagius

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Cunobelinus

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Cunomorus

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Curselaine

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Cyfwlch

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Cyleddon

Father of Cilydd. Grandfather of Culhwch. At times, identified as Cyleddon, Kyleddon or Kyleddon.

Cyledyr

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Cylell Llaufrodedd

A knife. This druidic sacrificial knife was one of the Thirteen Treasures of Britain collected by Merlin. Also called Cylell Llaufrodedd.

Cymochles

A very strong man in The Faerie Queene. In some lore, occasionally called Cymochles.

Cynddelig

A guide at King Arthur's court. He was one of the party that accompanied Culhwch in his quest for the hand of Olwen. Also commonly referred to as Cynddelig, Cynddylig, Cynddylig, Kynddelig, Kynddelig, Kynddylig or Kynddylig.

Cynedyr

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Cynfarch

Husband of Nefyn. Father of Urien. At times, referred to as Cynfarch, Cynvarch, Cynvarch, Kynfarch, Kynvarch or Kynvarch.

Cynlas

A warrior at King Arthur's court. Son of Cynan. He was killed by the boar Twrch Trwyth. In some lore, occasionally known as Cynlas.

Cynon

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Cynric

Son of Cerdic. Also known as Cynric.

Cynwyl

He was the owner of the horse Hengroen and was one of three (or seven) to escape from the Battle of Camlan. On occassion, referred to as Cynwyl, Cynwyl the Saint or Cynwyl the Saint.

Cyon

One of the Twenty-Four Knights of King Arthur's court. Known as Cyon.

Cywyllog

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Dagonet

A jester at King Arthur's court, knighted by the king. In black magic he is a steward of the Royal Household. Also referred to as Dagonet, Daguenet or Daguenet.

Damart

A magician. He was killed by Betis who was thereafter known as Perceforest. Also commonly referred to as Damart.

Damas

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Danain

A lord of Malehaut. He carried off Bloie who was the lover of his friend, Guiron. Also commonly known as Danain.

Dando

A Cornish priest who sold himself to the Devil for a drink. Occasionally known as Dando, Wild Hunt, Wild Hunt, Asgardsreid, Cain's Hunt, Devil's Dandy Dogs, Gabriel's Hounds, Herod's Hunt, Hounds of Hell, Raging Host, Wish Hunt, Woden's Hunt, Asgardreia, Asgard(s)reid, Devil and his Dandy Dogs, Anglo-Saxon Chasse Artur, English Herlathing, French Mesnée d'Hellequin, Norse Asgardsreid, Gandr(i)eid or Herelethingi.

Daniel

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Dark Gate, The

The entrance to the underworld, Annwfn, in Welsh lore. In some accounts, known as Dark Gate, The.

Dark Prison under the Stone

One of the prisons from which Goreu. Rescued King Arthur. On occassion, referred to as Dark Prison under the Stone.

Daronwy

A thunder god and an oak god in Wales. In some lore, occasionally called Daronwy.

Datis

A king of Tuscany. He was killed by Gareth during King Arthur's assault on Rome. Referred to as Datis.

David

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David's Sword

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de Bras, Hugh

A Knight of the Round Table. In some references, identified as de Bras, Hugh, Hudibras or Hudibras.

De Excidio Britanniae

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De Ortu Waluuanii

A story, written in Latin, of the early. Life of Gawain. Occasionally referred to as De Ortu Waluuanii, Rise of Gawain, Rise of Gawain, The Rise of Gawain or The Rise of Gawain.

Death of Oenone

A poem by Tennyson relating the story of Oenone and her suicide. Also referred to as Death of Oenone.

Debon

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Degrabel

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Demetrus

In some accounts, Merlin's grandfather. Sometimes referred to as Demetrus.

Denw

Daughter of Lot by Anna. Wife of Owain. In some accounts, known as Denw.

Derfel

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Desiré

A knight who was enchanted by a fairy. It is suggested that the fairy in this case, as in many others, was Morgan le Fay. Occasionally known as Desiré.

Desired Knight

A name for Galahad. At times, known as Desired Knight.

Despair

A giant in Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress. Also known as Despair.

Detors

In Arthurian lore, a king of Northumberland. In some accounts, called Detors.

Devil's Dandy Dogs

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Dewi Sant

The Welsh name for David. In some accounts, referred to as Dewi Sant, David, David, Aquaticus, David or David.

Diamond

Son of Agape. Brother of Priamond and Triamond. Also called Diamond.

Diamond Jousts

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Diana

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Diasbad

A witch. Occasionally identified as Diasbad.

Didot Perceval

A 13th C. French story of Percival on the Grail Quest. Also called Didot Perceval, Romance of Perceval, The, Romance of Perceval, The, The Romance of Perceval or The Romance of Perceval.

Diffidence

Wife of the giant, Despair, in Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress. Also referred to as Diffidence.

Dillus the Bearded

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Dinabutius

A boy who mocked Merlin for not knowing who his father was. In some accounts, referred to as Dinabutius.

Dinadan

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Dinas

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Dinas Dinnllev

The home of Gwydion, in Wales. Also commonly known as Dinas Dinnllev.

Dinas Emrys

The site of Vortigern's tower on Mount Erith, Wales. In some accounts this was the site of a cave where Merlin stored his treasure. Also known as Dinas Emrys.

Dindrane

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Dinodig

The realm of Llew and Blodeuedd, in Welsh lore. In some accounts, referred to as Dinodig.

Dioneta

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Dionise

A chatelaine. Gawain released her from a spell but rejected her offer of marriage. In some references, referred to as Dionise.

Dionotus

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Dirac

Son of Canan. Brother of Lac. Also commonly known as Dirac.

Dis

A god of the Druids, god of wealth in the underworld. On occassion, identified as Dis, Orcus, Orcus, Dis, Dis Pater, Hades, Horcos, Horkos, Mors, Thanatos, Greek Hades or Phorcis.

Ditas

A king of Hungary. He supported the Romans in their battles on the Continent with King Arthur. Also commonly called Ditas.

Divona

Goddess of the River Dee. Occasionally called Divona, Divonia or Divonia.

Diwrnach

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Do

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Dodinas

A Knight of the Round Table. Also called Dodinas, Dodynas or Dodynas.

Dodinel the Savage

A Knight of the Round Table. Son of Belinant and Eglante or Bloie. In some accounts he is equated with Percival. In some references, identified as Dodinel the Savage.

Doged

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Doldavius

A king of Gotland. He was one of the kings who, impressed by King Arthur's power, submitted to his sovereignty. Sometimes referred to as Doldavius.

Dollalolla

The name of King Arthur's wife in Tragedy of Tragedies. By Fielding. Sometimes identified as Dollalolla.

Dolorous Gard

The name Lancelot used for his. Castle, Garde Joyeuse, after he had returned Guinevere to her husband, King Arthur. In some lore, occasionally called Dolorous Gard, Garde Joyeuse, Garde Joyeuse, Joyeux Gard or Joyous Gard.

Dolorous Mound

The home in Wales of the Black Worm of the Barrow. Also commonly referred to as Dolorous Mound.

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DĂ´n

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Don's Court

In Wales a name for the constellation. Cassiopeia, home of the sky goddess. Occasionally referred to as Don's Court.

Dondinello

Father of Carduino. Also commonly identified as Dondinello.

Donelan

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Dore Castle

A castle in Cornwall. An inscription in this castle seems to suggest that Tristram was the son of King Mark. In some accounts, called Dore Castle, Dor Castle or Dor Castle.

Dorin

Son of Claudas. He was killed when fighting Bors. Occasionally known as Dorin.

Dornar

A Knight of the Round Table. Son of Pellimore. Brother of Driant. Occasionally called Dornar.

Doubting Castle

The home of the giant, Despair, in Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress. On occassion, identified as Doubting Castle.

Dozmary Pool

A pool on Bodmin Moor. In some accounts this was the lake to which King Arthur's sword, Excalibur, was returned by Bedivere. Also called Dozmary Pool.

Dragonis

A knight. He was one of the 100 knights fighting for Lisuarte against 100 knights of the Irish king, Cildadan. On occassion, called Dragonis.

Dream of Macsen Wledig

A story from the Mabinogian. About Macsen's dream, which brought him to Britain. In some accounts, referred to as Dream of Macsen Wledig.

Dream of Rhonabwy

A story from the Mabinogion. Relating a soldier's dream about King Arthur and his knights preparing for battle. In some references, identified as Dream of Rhonabwy.

Drem

A Welsh gatekeeper at King. Arthur's palace. Son of Dremhidydd. He was a noted seer who could tell what was happening anywhere in Britain. Sometimes identified as Drem.

Dremhidydd

Father of Drem. In some references, identified as Dremhidydd, Dremidydd or Dremidydd.

Driant

A Knight of the Round Table. Son of Pellimore. Brother of Dornar. He was killed by Gawain. In some accounts, referred to as Driant.

Drudwas

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Drudwyn

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Druidan

A dwarf. Gawain gave him his own mistress, Ydain, when he grew tired of her. On occassion, identified as Druidan.

Drust

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Drwg

Maid servant of Bwlch and Hwyrddyddwg. At times, referred to as Drwg.

Drwgddyddwg

Wife of Cyfwlch. In some references, referred to as Drwgddyddwg.

Dryden, John

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Drynog

Owner of a magic cauldron. This vessel, Pair Drynog, became one of the Thirteen Treasures of Britain collected by Merlin. Also referred to as Drynog.

Du

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Dubglas

Site of battles against the Saxons in Arthurian lore. Identified as Dubglas, Duglas or Duglas.

Dubricius

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Duessa

A witch in Spenser's The Faerie Queene. Occasionally known as Duessa.

Dugum

Father of Mil the Black. Sometimes referred to as Dugum.

Dun Cow

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Dun Stallion

A horse of King Arthur. This animal was said to haunt Castle Eden. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Dun Stallion, horse, horse, Lamri Passelande, Spumador Arundel Lluagor Arondiel Gwinam Blanchard Passe Brewell Rabican Marchvallée Blanchard Alfana Trezibond Beiffror, Marchvallée Tachebrune Ferrant d'Espagne Vegliantino Bayard Frontino Brigliadoro, Veillantif Balios, Xanthos Cairus Bucephalus Abraxa, Eos Cytharos Harpagos Dinos, Lampos Phaeton Ethon, Galathe, Podarge Actaeon, Aethon, Amethea Bronte, Erythreos, Lampos Philogea, Phlegon, Purocri Pyrois Phallas Harpinna Psylla Balios Abaster, Abatos, Nomios Dearg Druchtach Black of Sainglenn Grey of Macha Acein Horse of Manannan Splendid Mane Vingskornir Arvak, Aslo, Blodighofi Freyfaxi, Skinfaxi Hofvarpnir Gullfaxi Svadilfare Alsvid or Arvakur Hrimfaxi Grane Call Cuall Hengroen Gwyn Dunmane Du White Mare Cafall.

Dunvallo Molmutius

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Durmart

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Dwyvach

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Dwyvan

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Dyabial

Son of the Queen of the Waste Land. Cousin of Percival. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Dyabial.

Dyfed

The realm of Pwyll, Wales. In some accounts a region above Annwfn. At times, known as Dyfed, Annwfn, Annwfn, Abred, Affan, Affwys, Anghar, Annwn, Annwyfn, Annwyrn, Is Elfydd, Land-across-the-Sea, Land-under-the-Sea, Land-under-the-Waves, Uffern, Achren, Anghar Annwyfn, Annw(yr)n, Caer Feddwid, Caer Sid(d)i, Caer Wydyr, Fort(ress) of Glass, Landunder-the-Waves, Irish Sid, Tir inna mban, Dyved or Dyved.

Dylan

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Dynas

The Welsh version of the Irish dun. Occasionally known as Dynas.

Dynevor Castle

A castle in Wales. Some say this is where Merlin is buried. In some references, called Dynevor Castle.

Dyonas

Son or godson of the Greek. Goddess Diana. Father of Nimue, some say. Sometimes called Dyonas, Dinas, Dinas, Diones or Diones.

Dyrnwyn

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Dysgyfdawd

Father of Gall. Also called Dysgyfdawd.

Dysgyl a gren Rhydderch

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Dywel

Brother of Geraint and Ermid. Identified as Dywel.

Ebracus

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Echel

A warrior at King Arthur's court. He was killed by the boar in the hunt for Twrch Trwth. Occasionally identified as Echel.

Ector

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Ecunaver

A king of Kanedic. When he prepared to attack King Arthur, one of Arthur's knights, Garel, defeated him and conquered Kanedic. On occassion, referred to as Ecunaver.

Eda Elyn Mawr

In some accounts, the man. Killed King Arthur at the Battle of Camlan. In some accounts, known as Eda Elyn Mawr.

Edern

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Edgar

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Edor

An ancestor of Lot. Sometimes identified as Edor.

Edward

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Efflam

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Efnisien

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Efrddf

Daughter of Cynfarch by Nefyn. Twin sister of Urien. In some accounts, called Efrddf, Erfddf or Erfddf.

Eglamour

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Ehangwen

King Arthur's hall, built. By Glwyddyn. In some accounts, called Ehangwen.

Eian

An ancestor of Galahad. Son of Nascien. Father of Isaiah. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Eian.

Eiddilig

One of the Twenty-four Knights of King Arthur's Court. Occasionally identified as Eiddilig.

Eidoel

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Eiryn Wych

A servant of King Arthur. Son of Peibyn. Sometimes called Eiryn Wych.

Eiturn

A Celtic god in Cumbria. Referred to as Eiturn, Iturna or Iturna.

Elaine

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Eldol

An ally of Ambrosius. In the battle against the invading Saxons, he killed their leader, Hengist. Also called Eldol, Count Eldol or Count Eldol.

Elergia

A witch. In the Italian story, Tavola Ritonda, she trapped King Arthur in a prison but he was rescued by Lancelot or Tristram. At times, identified as Elergia.

elf

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Elf

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Elfant

A king of Fairyland. In some accounts, referred to as Elfant.

Elfar

A king of Fairyland. He was said to have killed two giants. Also commonly identified as Elfar.

Elfeta

Wife of Cambuscan. Mother of Algarsife, Canabel and Canace. Sometimes called Elfeta.

Elfideos

A king of Fairyland. Father of Elferon. In some references, identified as Elfideos.

Elfiline

A king of Fairyland. Also known as Elfiline.

Elfin

A king of Fairyland. Son of Elf. Also identified as Elfin, Elffin, Elffin or Elphin.

Elfinan

A king of Fairyland. Also commonly known as Elfinan.

Elfinell

A king of Fairyland. In some accounts, referred to as Elfinell.

Elfinor

A king of Fairyland. In some lore, occasionally known as Elfinor.

Elfland

In Scottish lore, the land of the fairies to which Ellen was abducted. Occasionally identified as Elfland.

Eli

One of King Arthur's chief huntsmen. In some accounts, referred to as Eli.

Eliaures

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Eliazar

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Elidor

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Elidure

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Eliezer

Son of Evelake. Brother of Grimal. In some references, called Eliezer, Eliazar, Eliazar, Eliazan or Elyezer.

Elifri

King Arthur's head groom. Occasionally identified as Elifri, Elivri or Elivri.

Elinus

A king of Scotland. Husband of Pressina. Father of Melior, Melisabde and Plantina. Sometimes known as Elinus.

Eliot

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Elis

An uncle (or cousin) of King Arthur. Sometimes referred to as Elis.

Eliseg

Son of Guaillauc. Father of Brochmael. At times, referred to as Eliseg.

Eliwlod

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Elizabeth

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Ellen

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Elucidation

A prologue to Le Conte de Graal. Also identified as Elucidation.

Eluned

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Elyadus

A king of Sicily. Father of Floriant. He was killed by his steward, Maragz. Also called Elyadus.

Elyan

A Knight of the Round Table. Son of Bors. His mother was a daughter of Brandegore and he became Emperor of Constantinople. Also commonly referred to as Elyan, Helain, Helain, Helain the White or Helain the White.

Elyas

An uncle of Percival. Sometimes called Elyas, Hermit King, Hermit King or Pelles.

Elyzabel

Cousin of Guinevere. When she was accused of spying and put in prison by Claudas, King Arthur went to war with Claudas and rescued her. On occassion, called Elyzabel.

Emmeline

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Endelienta

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Eneuawg

Daughter of Bedivere. Sister of Amren. Also commonly referred to as Eneuawg, Eneuavc or Eneuavc.

Engres

A king. Brother of Isolde. In the Icelandic version of the Tristram story, he offered his sister in marriage to any man who killed a dragon. Referred to as Engres.

Engygeron

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Enid

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Enygeus

Sister of Joseph of Arimathea. Wife of Hebron. Mother of Alan and Joshua. Also referred to as Enygeus, Enigée or Enigée.

Eopa

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Epinogrus

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Erbin

A king of Cornwall. Son of Custennin. Father (or son) of Geraint. At times, known as Erbin.

Ercildoune, Thomas of

A nobleman. He is said to be sleeping in a cave with his knights, awaiting a call to arms. In some lore, occasionally called Ercildoune, Thomas of.

Erechtheus

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Erewhon

A mythical land, the setting for Samuel. Butler's novel of the same name. At times, identified as Erewhon.

Eries

A knight of King Arthur's court. Son of Lot. In some accounts, he is the same as Gaheris. On occassion, referred to as Eries, Gaheris, Gaheris, Gaharet, Gahariet, Guerrehet or Garhar(i)et.

Erim

Father of Henwas and Henbeddestyr. On occassion, referred to as Erim.

Erlan

An ancestor of Lot. In some accounts, referred to as Erlan.

Ermaleus

Son of Lot. He was defeated by Biausdous who sent him to King Arthur as a prisoner. Also called Ermaleus.

Ermenia

The realm of Rouland. Sometimes called Ermenia, Armenia, Armenia, Parmenie, Armenie, Armenie, Erminia, Erminia or Ermenia.

Ermid

Brother of Dywel and Geraint. Also commonly known as Ermid.

Ermyn

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Ernol

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Erp

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Escanor

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Escanor le Beau

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Escanor le Grand

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Esclabor

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Escol

A warrior of King Arthur. Son of Aelens or Aeleus. On occassion, known as Escol.

Escorducarla

A lady of Vallone. She fell in love with Merlin and planned to make him her prisoner. Instead, Merlin made her his captive. On occassion, referred to as Escorducarla.

Espinogee

A knight. Father of Partinal. He was killed by Goon Desert who was killed by Partinal using the Grail Sword to avenge his father's death. In some references, called Espinogee, Espinogres or Espinogres.

Espinogres

Son of Brangemore, queen of Cornwall. He murdered his mother and buried her body under the altar in the Perilous Chapel. (see also Espinogee) At times, referred to as Espinogres, Espinogee or Espinogee.

Estonne

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Estorause

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Estrangot

The realm of King Vagor. Occasionally known as Estrangot, Ille Estrange or Ille Estrange.

Estrildis

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Ettard

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Eugenius

A king of Scotland. Some say, he captured Guinevere and held her prisoner. Also commonly known as Eugenius.

Eustace

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Evadeam

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Evaine

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Evan

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Evelake

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Evgen

An ancestor of King Arthur. Father of Joshua. At times, identified as Evgen.

Excalibur

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Fables of Bidpai

The English version of the Panchatantra. Also commonly known as Fables of Bidpai.

Faerie King, The

A 17th C. Poem in which the story of Byanor appears. Sometimes identified as Faerie King, The.

Faerie Knight, The

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Fair Hands

A nickname for Gareth. Occasionally referred to as Fair Hands, Beaumains, Beaumains, Gareth, Handy or Handy.

False Guinevere

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Farfarel

The English version of Farfarello. Also called Farfarel, Farfarello or Farfarello.

Faustus

Son of Vortigern. Also commonly identified as Faustus.

Feirefiz

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Felice

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Felix

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Fergus

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Ferragunze

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Ferrex

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Fescamp Abbey

The setting for some of the early. Grail stories. Sometimes called Fescamp Abbey, Perlesvaus or Perlesvaus.

Ffrwdwr

An ancestress of King Arthur. She was said to have been abducted by Julius Caesar. Sometimes identified as Ffrwdwr, Flwdwr or Flwdwr.

Fish-knight

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Fisher King

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Flibbertigibbet

A demon in King Lear. At times, known as Flibbertigibbet, Fleberdigibet, Fleberdigibet or Flibbertigibbet.

flibbertigibbet

A fiend of mowing. Sometimes called flibbertigibbet, Fleberdigibet, Fleberdigibet, Flibbertigibbet or Flibbertigibbet.

Florence

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Florie

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Florisdelfa

A sorceress. She was taught the magic arts by Merlin and is said to have killed herself out of envy of Isolde's beauty. Also referred to as Florisdelfa.

Flower of Kings

A name for King Arthur. Occasionally referred to as Flower of Kings, Arthur, Arthur, Artos, Riothamus, The Wart, Zitus, Damas, Ontzlake or also Artos.

Forbidden Island, The

An island defended by the knight. Grey-steel. Occasionally referred to as Forbidden Island, The.

Fortress of Marvels

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Fortune

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Fountain of the Truth of Love

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Fountain of Youth

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Francus

Son of Histion. In some accounts he is regarded as the ancestor of the French. Also commonly referred to as Francus.

Frederick

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Friar Bacon

A 13th C. Alchemist. This monk was said to have made a bronze head which could speak and make prophecies. In some references, known as Friar Bacon.

Frocin

A dwarf at the court of King Mark. He betrayed the fact that the king had horse's ears and was decapitated for so doing. At times, known as Frocin.

Frollo

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Fulgentius

A king of Britain. An ancestor of Lot, in some accounts. Occasionally identified as Fulgentius.

Fyfnnon Fasor

A spring at Arthur's Stone in Wales. Also identified as Fyfnnon Fasor.

Gaban

A smith. He made Gawain's sword. In some accounts he is equated with Goibhniu. In some lore, occasionally known as Gaban, Irish Gobhniu or Irish Gobhniu.

Gabhran

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Gabriel's Hounds

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Gadacuriel

An Irish chieftain. He was one of the 100 warriors fighting for the king, Cildadan, against 100 knights of the British king, Lisuarte. Referred to as Gadacuriel.

Gaheris

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Gahmuret

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Galachin

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Galagandreiz

A father-in-law of Lancelot in the German version of the Lancelot stories. Called Galagandreiz.

Galahad

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Galahad's Fount

A natural hot spring. When Galahad put his hand into the water, all the heat disappeared and the bubbling ceased. In some lore, occasionally called Galahad's Fount.

Galahantine

A Knight of the Round Table. After the death of King Arthur, he joined Lancelot, Bedivere and the others in a hermitage. On occassion, called Galahantine.

Galahaut the Haut Prince

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Galapas

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Galegantis

Grandfather of Lancelot, in some accounts. Also commonly called Galegantis.

Galentivet

Brother of Griflet. In some references, known as Galentivet.

Gales

A Knight of the Round Table. Husband of Philosophine. Father of Percival, some say. In some accounts, referred to as Gales.

Galian

Son of Owain in some accounts. On occassion, called Galian.

Galiene

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Galihodin

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Galihud

A Knight of the Round Table. After the death of King Arthur, he joined Lancelot, Bedivere and the others in a hermitage. Also called Galihud.

Gall

Son of Dysgyfdawd. He was said to have killed the magical birds of Gwenddolau. Occasionally called Gall.

Gallafer

Grandson of Gaddifer. He became a Christian and converted his father and Perceforest who were still living in the Isle of Life. Sometimes called Gallafer.

Galleron

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Galligantus

A giant killed by Jack the Giant Killer. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Galligantus.

Galvagin

An early name for Gawain. In some lore, occasionally called Galvagin, Gawain, Gawain, Gauvaine, Gavain, Gawan, Gawayne, Knight of the Goddess, Gauvain(e), Gwrfan, The Red Knight, Dutch Walwain, Walewein, Walwanus, French Gauvain, Gauwain, Gayain, Irish Balb(u)aidh, Bhalbhuaidh, Latin Walga(i)nus, Scottish Uallabh, Welsh Gwalchgwyn, Gwalchmai, Gwalchmei or Green Knight.

Galvanes

A knight. He was one of the 100 knights fighting for Lisuarte against 100 knights of the Irish king, Cildadan. Referred to as Galvanes.

Galvariun

A knight of King Arthur, mentioned in some Italian stories. Sometimes identified as Galvariun.

Galynde

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Gandalac

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Gandales

A Scottish knight. Father of Gandalin. He rescued the infant Amadis of Gaul from the sea and reared him alongside his own son. In some references, called Gandales.

Gandin

In some accounts, a grandfather of Percival. Identified as Gandin.

Gandwy

A porter at King Arthur's court. Father of Cadyreith. In some accounts, identified as Gandwy.

Ganieda

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Garcelos

An ancestor of King Arthur, in some accounts. Son of Joshua. In some accounts, he is equated with Castellors. Sometimes known as Garcelos.

Garde Joyeuse

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Garel

A knight of King Arthur's court. Husband of Laudame. When Ecunaver prepared to attack King Arthur, Garel invaded his kingdom of Kanedic and conquered it. Also commonly known as Garel.

Gareth

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Gareth and Lynette

A poem by Tennyson. In some references, referred to as Gareth and Lynette.

Gargamelle

A giantess. Wife of Grandgousier. Mother of Gargantua. It was said that Merlin created this being from Guinevere's nail-clippings and whales' bones. Also commonly known as Gargamelle.

Gargantua

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Garlin

A king of Galore. In some accounts he was the father of Gotegrim and Guinevere. Also referred to as Garlin.

Garlon

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Garnish of the Mountain

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Garwen

A mistress of King Arthur. Daughter of Henin. Also called Garwen.

Garwy

Father of Indeg. Sometimes known as Garwy.

Gasozein

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Gaste Forest

The kingdom of Pellimore. On occassion, known as Gaste Forest.

Gauriel

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Gauvain

The French name for Gawain. Known as Gauvain, Gauwain, Gauwain, Gawain, Gayain, Gayain, Ga(u)wain or Ga(u)wain.

Gavus

A knight. Son of Gandalac. Brother of Bramandil. He was one of the 100 knights fighting for Lisuarte against 100 knights of the Irish king, Cildadan. On occassion, identified as Gavus.

Gawain

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Gawain the Brown

The knight who, in some accounts, baptised Gawain when he was rescued from the sea as a baby. Also identified as Gawain the Brown.

Gawter

A knight of King Arthur's court. He was one of the knights overcome by Lancelot when he was posing as Kay. Also known as Gawter.

Gayus

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Geneir

A warrior of King Arthur. On occassion, referred to as Geneir.

Generon

Vortigern's castle. Also known as Generon.

Genflet

A Knight of the Round Table. He was one of those who accompanied King Arthur to Cornwall for the trial of Isolde. In some lore, occasionally identified as Genflet.

Gennewis

The realm of King Pant. On occassion, called Gennewis.

Genvissa

Daughter of Claudius. Wife of Arviragus. Sometimes identified as Genvissa.

Geoffrey of Monmouth

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George

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Geraint

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Geraint and Enid

A poem by Tennyson, one of the Idylls of the King. In some lore, occasionally called Geraint and Enid.

Gerbert

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Gerenton

An ancestor of King Arthur. Father of Conan Meriadoc. Also called Gerenton.

Gesnes

A mariner. He was sent to Britain by Tristram, when he was dying, to bring back Isolde. In other versions, Kaherdin was sent to fetch her. Called Gesnes.

Gest of Sir Gauvain

A 13th C. Poem about the exploits of Gawain. Sometimes referred to as Gest of Sir Gauvain.

Gesta Regum Anglorum

A 12th C. History of Britain from AD. 499 to 1120 in which stories of King. Arthur appear. At times, known as Gesta Regum Anglorum.

Ghasta

A demon in a poem of the same name, written by Shelley, about the Wandering Jew. On occassion, called Ghasta.

Giants' Causeway

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Giants' Ring

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Gilan

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Gilanier

In a French account, the name of King. Arthur's wife. Sometimes identified as Gilanier, Gilaneier or Gilaneier.

Gilbert

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Gildas

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Gilla Stag-shank

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Gilloman

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Gilmere

A knight at King Arthur's court. He was one of the knights defeated by Lancelot when he was posing as Kay. Also referred to as Gilmere.

Gingalin

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Giontes

Nephew of King Lisuarte. He was one of the 100 knights fighting for Lisuarte against 100 knights of the Irish king, Cildadan. In some accounts, called Giontes.

Gismirante

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Glast

A man who found some pigs with 8 feet. In some lore, occasionally identified as Glast, Glasteing or Glasteing.

Glastonbury

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Glastonbury Cross

A cross found when the supposed grave of King Arthur at Glastonbury was excavated in 1911. Known as Glastonbury Cross.

Glastonbury Thorn

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Glastonbury Tor

A hill near Glastonbury. This small hill is said to have been the home of Gwyn ap Nudd and an entrance to the underworld. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Glastonbury Tor.

Gleis

Son of Merin. He was killed by King Arthur. Sometimes identified as Gleis.

Glenthorne

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Glew

A warrior at King Arthur's court. Son of Ysgawd. He was killed by the boar Twrch Trwyth. Referred to as Glew.

Glewlwyd

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Gliglois

A squire to Gawain. He fell in love with Beauté who chose him in preference to Gawain. Also commonly called Gliglois.

Gliten

Sister of Morgan le Fay. Called Gliten.

Glitonea

Sister of Morgan le Fay. In some accounts, referred to as Glitonea.

Gloriande

A queen of Lyonesse. Wife of Apollo. Occasionally identified as Gloriande.

Gododdin

A 13th C. Welsh poem, said to have been written by Aneurin, covering. The defeat of the British at Catterick. Occasionally identified as Gododdin, Y Gododdin or Y Gododdin.

Godwin

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Gog and Magog

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Gogigwr

A gatekeeper at King Arthur's palace. A deputy of Glewlwyd. He was killed by the boar Twrch Trwyth. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Gogigwr.

Gogmagog

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Gogyfwlch

A gatekeeper at King Arthur's palace. Occasionally known as Gogyfwlch.

Golagros

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Goldborough

A princess. Wife of Havelock. Occasionally identified as Goldborough, Princess Goldborough or Princess Goldborough.

Golden Island

The home of the fairy Pucelle. Guinglain stayed for a while on this island en route to rescuing Blonde Esmerée. Occasionally identified as Golden Island.

Golerotheran

A giant adversary of Percival on the Grail Quest. Also called Golerotheran.

Golistant

In some accounts, son of Morholt. Brother of Amoroldo. Also referred to as Golistant.

Goneril

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Gonosor

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Goon Desert

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Gorboduc

A king of Britain. Husband of Judon. Father of Ferrex and Porrex. Also referred to as Gorboduc.

Gore

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Gorius

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Gorlagon

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Gorlois

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Gormant

Son of Rica. Brother of King Arthur, in some accounts. At times, referred to as Gormant.

Gornemant

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Goswhit

King Arthur's helmet. Sometimes referred to as Goswhit, 'goose-white' or 'goose-white'.

Gotegrim

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Gourles

A Cornishman, possibly the prototype of Gorlois. Also called Gourles.

Gowther

A hero of Arthurian romances whose wicked nature was cured by penance. Also called Gowther.

Gracia

a niece of King Arthur In some accounts, referred to as Gracia, Graeria or Graeria.

Graeria

A niece of King Arthur. At times, known as Graeria, Gracia or Gracia.

Grahame

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Grail King

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Grail Procession

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Grail Quest

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Grail Question

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Grail Sword

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Grallo

A king of Ys. Husband of Tigridia. In some accounts, he was an ancestor of King Arthur. Sometimes referred to as Grallo.

Gramoflanz

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Grandgousier

A giant. Husband of Gargamelle. Father of Gargantua. It was said that Merlin created this being from whales' bones and the blood of Lancelot. Sometimes identified as Grandgousier, Grangousier or Grangousier.

Granta

A nymph. The giant Gogmagog fell in love with Granta and, when she rejected him, changed into a large hill. Called Granta.

Grantorto

A giant in The Faerie Queene. He captured Irena who was then rescued by Arthgallo who killed her captor. Also known as Grantorto.

Grastian

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Gratille

In some accounts, mother of Grimal. By Evelake. Known as Gratille.

Gravain

Son of Gorlois and Igraine and brother of Gawain and Owain, in some accounts. Occasionally known as Gravain.

Great Book, The

A book of magic in the Channel Islands. Sometimes known as Great Book, The.

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Green Chapel

The place where Gawain met the Green. Knight to offer himself in the beheading contest. In some accounts, known as Green Chapel.

Green Children

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Green Knight, The

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Greenan Castle

A site in Scotland suggested as the site of Camelot. On occassion, identified as Greenan Castle.

Greloguevaus

The father of Percival in some French stories. In some accounts, called Greloguevaus.

Grey Lady, The

A ghost. She is said to haunt the site in Wales known as Moel Arthur to protect the king's treasure. Also referred to as Grey Lady, The.

Grey-steel

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Griffith

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Griflet

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Grim

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Grimal

Son of Evelake by Floree or Gratille. Brother of Eliezer. Occasionally referred to as Grimal.

Gringolet

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Grisandole

The name used by Avenable when disguised as a youth at Caesar's court. Occasionally known as Grisandole.

Grislet

A Knight of the Round Table, in some accounts. Occasionally called Grislet.

Grocland

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Gromer

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Gromersomer Joure

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Gronosis

Son of Kay. In some references, referred to as Gronosis, Gronois or Gronois.

Gruddieu

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Grumbo

A giant in the story of Tom Thumb. Called Grumbo.

Grumedan

A knight. He was one of the 100 knights fighting for Lisuarte against 100 knights of the Irish king, Cildadan. Sometimes called Grumedan.

Gryn

A gatekeeper at King Arthur's palace. Also commonly called Gryn.

Guanhamara

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Guiderius

A king of Britain. Son of Cymbeline. Brother of Arviragus. He was killed in battle when Claudius invaded Britain and Arviragus became king. In some accounts, called Guiderius.

Guigenor

Daughter of Guiromelant and Clarissant. Grand-niece of King Arthur. Wife of Aalardin. Also identified as Guigenor.

Guilan

A knight. He was one of the 100 knights fighting for Lisuarte against 100 knights of the Irish king, Cildadan. Known as Guilan.

Guimer

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Guinalot

Son of Eliaures. His father was forced by King Caradoc to mate with a bitch, a mare and a sow. The first coupling produced Guinalot. Occasionally called Guinalot.

Guinebaut

A magician. Brother of Ban and Bors. Sometimes called Guinebaut.

Guinevere

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Guingamuer

A lover of Morgan le Fay. In some accounts he was a ruler of Avalon. Also referred to as Guingamuer, Guingamor or Guingamor.

Guinganbresil

Husband of Tancree. Also commonly identified as Guinganbresil.

Guiomar

A nephew of King Arthur. Occasionally called Guiomar, Giomar or Giomar.

Guiromelant

Husband of Clarisssant. Father of Guigenor. A knight who hated Gawain, who had killed his father; they were later reconciled. Also identified as Guiromelant, Guireomelant or Guireomelant.

Guiron

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Guithelin

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Gundebald

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Gunphar

A king of Orkney. He was one of the rulers who, impressed by King Arthur's might, submitted to his sovereignty. Occasionally known as Gunphar.

Gunter

a king of Denmark When he refused to pay tribute to King Arthur he was killed. Occasionally referred to as Gunter.

Gurgurant

A cannibal king. He became a convert to Christianity and took the name Archier, becoming a hermit. Also called Gurgurant.

Gurgustius

A king of Britain. Son of Rivallo. Sometimes referred to as Gurgustius, Gurgiunt Brabtruc, Gurgiunt Brabtruc, Gargantua, Gurguntius, Gurguntius, Gurgiunt Brabtrud or Gurgiunt Brabtrud.

Gurzgi

Son of Gornemant. Brother of Lascoyt, Liaze and Schenteflurs. In some accounts, identified as Gurzgi.

Guy of Southampton

Father of Bevis. Occasionally referred to as Guy of Southampton.

Guy of Warwick

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Guyon

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Gvenour

The name for Guinevere in Arthour and Merlin. Sometimes called Gvenour, Guinevere, Guinevere, Geneura, Genievre, Ginevra, Guanhamara, Guanhuvara, Guenever, Guenhuvara, Guenevere, Gwennere, Gwynhwfar, Guanamara, Genevra, Ginevra, Guenever(e), Guinever, Gwennere, Wenhaver, French Gilan(e)ier, Welsh Gwen(h)wyfar or Gwenh(w)yvar.

Gwaddyn Oddeith

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Gwaddyn Osol

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Gware

A member of King Arthur's household, appearing in the story of Culhwch and Olwen. Sometimes called Gware.

Gwefyl

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Gweir

A counsellor of King Arthur. Son of Gwestyl. Also commonly called Gweir, Gwair, Gwair, Gweir Ennwir, Gweir Hir, Gwydion or Gwydion.

Gweir Ennwir

An uncle of King Arthur. Also identified as Gweir Ennwir, Gwair, Gwair, Gweir, Gweir Hir, Gwydion or Gwydion.

Gweir Hir

An uncle of King Arthur. In some lore, occasionally known as Gweir Hir, Gwair, Gwair, Gweir, Gweir Ennwir, Gwydion or Gwydion.

Gwen

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Gwenddolau

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Gwendolen

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Gwendoloena

A flower-maiden. Wife of Merlin, in Italian romances. Some say that Merlin divorced her and she later married Rhydderch. Referred to as Gwendoloena, Guendoloena, Guendoloena, Gwendolen, Gwendolena, Gwendolena, Gwendydd, Gwendydd, Italian Ganieda, Chwimleian, Chwimleian or Chwimbian.

Gwendydd

A twin-sister of Merlin. Wife of Rhydderch, in some accounts. Occasionally called Gwendydd, Gwendoloena, Gwendoloena, Guendoloena, Gwendolena, Chwimleian, Italian Ganieda or Italian Ganieda.

Gwengasoain

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Gwenhwyfach

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Gwenloie

Wife of Yder. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Gwenloie, Guenloie or Guenloie.

Gwenlon

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Gwenwynwyn

The chief warrior at King. Arthur's court. On occassion, referred to as Gwenwynwyn.

Gwestyl

Father of Gweir. In some lore, occasionally called Gwestyl, Gwestel or Gwestel.

Gwiawn

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Gwiffred Petit

A small knight. He fought with Geraint and was defeated but became his friend and helper. In some accounts, known as Gwiffred Petit, Little King, Little King, Welsh Y Brenhin Bychan or Welsh Y Brenhin Bychan.

Gwilym

A son of the king of France. Occasionally identified as Gwilym.

Gwinam

A horse of Kay. Identified as Gwinam.

Gwrach y Rhibyn

The Welsh version of Grey Washer by the Ford. In some lore, occasionally identified as Gwrach y Rhibyn, Washer by the Ford, Washer by the Ford, ban nighechain, bean nighe, Donnchadh, Grey Washer by the Ford, Scottish ban nighechain, nigheag na h-ŕth or Welsh Gwrach y Rhybin.

Gwrfoddw

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Gwrgi

Cousin of Gwenddolau. He and Peredur fought with Gwenddolau against Rhydderch at the Battle of Arthuret. In some accounts, known as Gwrgi.

Gwrhyr Gwalstawt

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Gwrnach

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Gwrvawr

An ancestor of King Arthur. In some references, referred to as Gwrvawr.

Gwyddawg

Son of Menestyr. Father of Arwyli. He killed Kay and was himself killed by King Arthur. In some references, called Gwyddawg.

Gwyddrei

A gatekeeper of King Arthur's palace. He was said to be able to see in the dark. At times, referred to as Gwyddrei.

Gwydre

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Gwyl

A mistress of King Arthur. Daughter of Gendawd. On occassion, identified as Gwyl.

Gwyn Llogell Gwyr

An elder at King Arthur's court. In some lore, occasionally known as Gwyn Llogell Gwyr.

Gwynnlim

King of Gwynllyg. Father of St Cadoc. He abducted St Gwladys and was helped by King Arthur to escape the pursuing Brychan, her father. Also commonly referred to as Gwynnlim, Gwynllym or Gwynllym.

Gwythyr

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Gyneth

Daughter of King Arthur by Gwendolen. Merlin put her under a spell from which she was wakened by Roland de Vaux. On occassion, identified as Gyneth.

gytrash

A ghost haunting byways: the spirit of a horse, mule or dog. In some accounts, this is the same as the bargaist. Sometimes known as gytrash, bargaist, bargaist, bargest, barghaist, barghest, barguest, barquest, barg(h)est, barg(u)est, padfoot, Shrikey, Trash, guytresh or guytresh.

Habren

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Hacklespin

The English version of Calcabrina. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Hacklespin, Calcabrina or Calcabrina.

Hags of Gloucester

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Handy

A nickname of Gareth. In some accounts, identified as Handy, Fair Hands, Fair Hands, Beaumains or Gareth.

Har

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Harlequin

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Harleus

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Harrowhound

The English version of Cagnazzo. Sometimes known as Harrowhound, Cagnazzo or Cagnazzo.

Harry le Fise du lake

A Knight of the Round Table. Occasionally identified as Harry le Fise du lake.

Hart Fell

A Scottish mountain. In some accounts, this was the home of Merlin. Occasionally known as Hart Fell.

Hebes le Renoumes

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Hebron

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Hedley kow

A mischievous spirit. These spirits are said to appear as an immoveable bale of hay or a horse which cannot be restrained by harness. In some accounts, called Hedley kow.

Heinin

The chief bard at King Arthur's court. Or, in the story of Elphin, at the court of the king, Maelgwn. Sometimes known as Heinin.

Heithiurun

An idol, possibly representing the god Taran. In some lore, occasionally called Heithiurun.

Hel Tor

A point on the Devon moors where King Arthur is said to have fought and defeated the Devil. In some accounts, identified as Hel Tor.

Hela

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Helaius

An ancestor of King Arthur. Father of Joshua. He is regarded as an earlier Grail King. At times, called Helaius, Helyas, Helyas, Elias, Swan Knight or Elias.

Helena

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Heliades

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Helie

A servant of Blonde Esmerée. She went to King Arthur's court to enlist the help of Gingalin for her mistress. Also called Helie.

Helis

Son of Ardan. Cousin of King Arthur. Also commonly referred to as Helis, Helith, Helith, Heil or Helis.

Helith

A sun-god. Some say that he is represented by the figure known as the Cerne Abbas Giant. Also known as Helith, Heil, Heil, Helis or Helis.

Hellkin

The English name for Alichino. Also identified as Hellkin, Alichino or Alichino.

Hellowes

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Hellraker

The English version of Malebranche. Sometimes called Hellraker, Malebranche or Malebranche.

helmwind

A Cumbrian wind in Arthurian. Legends. Occasionally called helmwind, Helm Wind or Helm Wind.

Hemison

A knight. Lover of Morgan le Fay. He was said to be the father of Pulzella Gaia by Morgan and was killed by Tristram. Sometimes called Hemison.

Henry the Courtly

Leader of an army sent by King Arthur to relieve Jerusalem from the threat of invasion. Also commonly identified as Henry the Courtly.

Henwinus

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Herelethingi

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Hereward the Wake

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Herla

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Hermisent

Sister of King Arthur. In some accounts, she was the daughter of Hoel and Igraine and sister of Blasine and Bellisent. Identified as Hermisent, Hermesent or Hermesent.

Hermondine

A Scottish princess. Wife of Meliador. Occasionally called Hermondine.

Hermutrude

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Herne

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Herodis

A lady rescued from the underworld. By Orpheo. Also commonly called Herodis, Meroudys or Meroudys.

Heroud

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Herowdes

An emperor of Rome. He became blind and was cured only when, on the advice of Merlin, he killed his advisers, the Seven Sages. In some references, known as Herowdes.

Hervis de Revel

A Knight of the Round table. In some lore, occasionally identified as Hervis de Revel.

Herzeloyde

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Hind of the Fairies

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Histion

Son of Japhet. Father of Alemmanus, Britto, Francus and Romanus in some stories. Identified as Histion.

Historia Britonum

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Historia Regnum Britanniae

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Hoberdidance

A demon of the dance. In some accounts, known as Hoberdidance, hobbidance or hobbidance.

Hocelice

The name used by Galahad of Galefort. When he became king of Wales. Also identified as Hocelice.

Holy Grail,The

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Holy Lance

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Honorée

The sword which only Biausdous could remove from its scabbard. Called Honorée.

Horn of Fidelity

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Hou

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Houdain

A dog given to Tristram by Belinda. When she killed herself for love of Tristram. Referred to as Houdain, Hodain, Hodain, Leon or Leon.

Hu

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Huandaw

A gatekeeper at King Arthur's palace. A deputy to Glewlwyd. He was killed by the boar Twrch Trwyth. Referred to as Huandaw.

Hudibras

A king of Britain. Father of Bladud. Called Hudibras, de Bras, Hugh or de Bras, Hugh.

Hueil

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Hueil's Stone

A rock in Wales where Hueil was executed. Occasionally known as Hueil's Stone.

Hugh

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Hunbaut

A companion of Gawain. In some accounts, identified as Hunbaut.

Huncamunca

In some stories, daughter of King Arthur. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Huncamunca.

Hunting Causeway

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Hunting Knight

A knight at King Arthur's court. Son of the king of Gascony. On occassion, identified as Hunting Knight.

Hurlame

A Saracen king. Another version of Varlan. In some references, called Hurlame, Hurlane, Hurlane or Varlan.

Hutton Castle

Home of the Green Knight, Bertilak. Sometimes referred to as Hutton Castle.

Hygwydd

A servant of King Arthur. Brother of Cacamwri. He carried the cauldron, captured from Diwrnach by Arthur, in the story of Culhwch and Olwen. On occassion, called Hygwydd.

Ibert

Husband of Iblis in some accounts. He is said to have castrated Klingsor. In some references, known as Ibert.

Iblis

Wife of Ibert. In some accounts she married Lancelot by whom she had four children. Also commonly identified as Iblis, Yblis, Yblis or Iblis.

Idres

A king of Cornwall. He was one of the leaders of the rebellion put down by King Arthur at the Battle of Bedgrayne. Occasionally referred to as Idres.

Idumeans

A Middle Eastern tribe. Gawain is said to have been in conflict with this tribe whose queen had been killed by the Crop-eared Dog. Occasionally known as Idumeans, Edomites or Edomites.

Igraine

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Ilex

An early god of longevity; A holly-oak god. In some lore, occasionally known as Ilex, Great Spirit, Great Spirit, Atius-Tirawa, Gitchi Manitou, Great Manito, Great Manitou, Ketchimanetowa, Kisha Manido, Kitanitowit or Manitou.

Ilinot

A son of King Arthur. He was raised by Florie and was so upset when she sent him away that he died of grief. Also identified as Ilinot.

Illtyd

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Imogen

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Indeg

A mistress of King Arthur. Daughter of Garwy. On occassion, referred to as Indeg.

Ingcel

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Inogen

Daughter of Merlin, in some accounts. Some say that King Arthur fell in love with her. Known as Inogen.

Iona

A French king at the court of King Arthur. At times, known as Iona.

Irena

In The Faerie Queene, a maiden. Captured by Grantorto and rescued. By Arthgallo. Sometimes called Irena.

Irion

Father of Martha. At times, called Irion.

Ironside

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Isaiah

An ancestor of Galahad. Son of Eian. Father of Jonaan. Occasionally called Isaiah, Isaias or Isaias.

Isle of Servage

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Isolde

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Ither

A cousin of King Arthur. In some accounts, he was killed by Percival when he tried to take over Arthur's throne. Also commonly called Ither.

Ithuriel

An angel. In Paradise Lost, Ithuriel and Zephon were sent to search for Satan who had entered paradise. On occassion, known as Ithuriel.

Itonje

Sister of Gawain. Wife of Gramoflanz. At times, called Itonje, Itonie or Itonie.

Ivenant

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Ivoine

The original name of Moine. Also called Ivoine, Constans, Constans, Moine(s), Moine, Moine, Moines or 'monk'.

Iwanet

A squire at King Arthur's palace. He greeted Percival when he first came to the court. Also called Iwanet.

Iweret

In some accounts, father of Iblis. When he attacked Mabuz, a fosterbrother of Lancelot, Lancelot killed him. Sometimes known as Iweret.

Jack in the Green

A spirit of the woodlands. Sometimes identified as Jack in the Green.

Jack the Giant Killer

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Jacound

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Jaufré

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Jeremiah

A king of Hungary in Arthurian lore. Sometimes called Jeremiah.

Joan go-to't

In some accounts, mother of Merlin. Sometimes called Joan go-to't.

Johfrit de Liez

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Jonaan

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Jonas

First husband of Trephina. Father of Tremeur, in some accounts. Sometimes referred to as Jonas.

Joram

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Jordans

A knight of King Mark's court. Merlin impersonated him when he helped Uther to gain access to Igraine. At times, called Jordans.

Josa

A saint. Daughter of Joseph of Arimathea. In some references, called Josa.

Joseph of Arimathea

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Josephus

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Joshua

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Josian

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Josiane

Daughter of Frimutel. Sister of Amfortas, Herzeloyde, Repanse and Trevrezent. Mother of Sigune. She died giving birth to Sigune who was raised by Herzeloyde. Referred to as Josiane.

Jovelin

A duke of Arundel. In some accounts, he is said to be the father of Isolde White Hands, equating him with Hoel. In some accounts, known as Jovelin, Hoel, Hoel, Gilierchins, Havelin, Howel, Hoel or Hoel.

Joyous Isle

The island on which stood the Castle. Bliant, given to Lancelot and Elaine. By her father, Pelles. Occasionally called Joyous Isle.

Jozefant

In Arthurian lore, a king of Denmark. Identified as Jozefant.

Judon

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Julain

In some accounts, husband of Yglais and father of Percival. In some accounts, identified as Julain.

Kadien

An ancestor of King Arthur. Occasionally called Kadien, Kadienn or Kadienn.

Kadwr

An ancestor of King Arthur. Also commonly known as Kadwr.

Kai

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Kalegras

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Kalyb

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Kamelin

A Knight of the Round Table. Son of Alvarez. Brother of Miroet. In some lore, occasionally called Kamelin, Kamelan or Kamelan.

Kanahins

A squire serving Lancelot. In some lore, occasionally called Kanahins.

Karadan

A brother-in-law of King Arthur. Father of Aquisant. Also called Karadan.

Kardeiz

Son of Percival and Condwiramur, in some accounts. Brother of Aribadale and Lohenergrain. Also called Kardeiz, Kardeiss or Kardeiss.

Kay

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Keeper of the Wood

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Kincaled

The Welsh name for Gringolet. On occassion, known as Kincaled.

King Arthur and King Cornwall

A 16th C. Poem about the king and the sorcerer. In some lore, occasionally referred to as King Arthur and King Cornwall.

King Cornwall

A sorcerer appearing in a 16th C. Poem. In some accounts, known as King Cornwall.

King Fox

The name Lancelot used for King Mark. Whom he distrusted. Occasionally known as King Fox, Mark, Mark, Cunomorus, Quonomorius, Cunomor, Breton Marcus Cunomorus, Welsh March ap Meirchion or Mark.

King Love

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King of the Isles

Father of Biautei. In some lore, occasionally known as King of the Isles.

Kingsley, Charles

A writer. He was the author of The Heroes, tales of Greek mythology. In some lore, occasionally identified as Kingsley, Charles, (1819-1875) or (1819-1875).

Kludd

The English version of Kludde. Also called Kludd.

Knight of the Cart

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Knight of the Fair Country

Brother of King Arthur. Father of the Great Fool. Also called Knight of the Fair Country.

Knight of the Fountain

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Knight of the Lantern

A knight who killed the Black. Knight. Also commonly identified as Knight of the Lantern.

Knight of the Sleeve

A knight who won Clarette as a wife in a tournament. Known as Knight of the Sleeve.

Knights of Battle

3 famous warriors of King Arthur's. Court. They were Cadeu, Lancelot and Owain. Sometimes called Knights of Battle.

Knights of the Franc Palais

An order set up by Perceforest which was annihilated by the Romans. Sometimes called Knights of the Franc Palais.

Knights of the Round Table

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knocker

A Cornish spirit of the tin-mines, said to indicate the presence of valuable ore: a form of bucca. In some accounts, called knocker, bucca, bucca, kobold, kobold, Heinzelmannchen, British brownie, Welsh coblyn, dwarfs, elves, German kobold or German kobold.

Kundry

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Kurneval

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Kynan

An ancestor of King Arthur. At times, identified as Kynan.

Kynor

Great-grandfather of King Arthur. At times, identified as Kynor, Kynvor, Kynvor, Kynnvor, Kynnvor, Kynuawr, Kynuawr, Kyn(n)vor or Kyn(n)vor.

Kynotus

A man who was appointed rector of Cambridge by King Arthur. Sometimes called Kynotus.

Kynwal

An ancestor of King Arthur. Sometimes called Kynwal.

La Veve Dame

In some accounts, wife of the Fisher King. Occasionally called La Veve Dame.

Label

A king of Persia. His daughter converted to Christianity and married Celidoine, king of Scotland. In some lore, occasionally identified as Label.

Labiane

Niece of King Mark. Mark raped her and, after she had borne him a son called Meraugis, he killed her. In some lore, occasionally identified as Labiane.

Lac

A Knight of the Round Table. A king of Estregales. Son of Canan. Brother of Dirac. Father of Brandiles, Erec and Jeschuté. Occasionally identified as Lac, Norse Ilax or Norse Ilax.

Ladasin

A knight. He was one of the 100 knights fighting for Lisuarte against 100 knights of the Irish king, Cildadan. On occassion, known as Ladasin.

Ladinas

A French knight. He came to Britain with the army brought over by Bors and Ban. Sometimes identified as Ladinas, Ladynas or Ladynas.

Ladis

A king of Lombardy, in Arthurian lore. In some lore, occasionally known as Ladis.

Ladon

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Lady of Rule

Mother of Alyne by Pellimore. In some accounts, identified as Lady of Rule.

Lady of Sinadun

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Lady of the Castle

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Lady of the Fair Hair

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Lady of the Lake

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Lady of the Rock

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Lady of the Woods

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Lahelin

Brother of Orilus. He seized Herzeloyde's kingdom when her husband, Gahmuret, died. Sometimes referred to as Lahelin.

Laidly Worm

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Lailoken

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Lambegus

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Lambor

A king of Terre Foraine. He was killed by Varlan and his kingdom became part of the Waste Land. Sometimes known as Lambor, Labor, Labor, Lambord or Lambord.

Lambord

An ancestor of King Arthur. Some say that he is the same person as Lambor. Occasionally referred to as Lambord, Lambor, Lambor or Labor.

Lambton Worm

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Lamerock

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Lamia

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Lamri

King Arthur's mare. Referred to as Lamri, Llamrei or Llamrei.

Lancelot

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Lancelot of the Laik

A 15th C. Scottish poem. Also known as Lancelot of the Laik, Lancelot of the Lake or Lancelot of the Lake.

Lancien

The site of one of King Mark's. Homes, in Cornwall. Called Lancien, Lantien, Lantien, Lantyan or Lantyan.

Lansdown Hill

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Lapis exillis

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Lar

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Larie

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Lascoyt

Son of Gornemant. Brother of Gurzgi, Liaze and Schenteflurs. Called Lascoyt.

Laudame

Queen of Anfere. Wife of Garel. In some references, known as Laudame.

Laudine

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Launceor

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Launfal

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Laurel

Wife of Agravain. On occassion, identified as Laurel.

Lavaine

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Laziliez

An ancestor of Percival. Occasionally known as Laziliez.

Le Chevalier Mal Fet

The name used by Lancelot during the period when he was living with Elaine. In some accounts, identified as Le Chevalier Mal Fet, Lancelot, Lancelot, Lance, Lancilotto, Lanslod, Launce, Lawnslot, Le Chevalier de la Charette, Lansilotto, La(u)nce, La(u)ncelot du Lac, Knight of the Cart, Knight of the Chariot, Le Chevalier de la Charetta, Sinner Lord, French Lancelin, Lancelot or Lancelot.

Le Roi Pęcheur

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Lear

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Leir

The British version of the Irish god Lir. At times, known as Leir.

Leodegrance

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Lestoire de Merlin

The life story of Merlin from the Vulgate Version. At times, referred to as Lestoire de Merlin.

Leudonus

An early name of Lot. Sometimes known as Leudonus, Lot, Lot, Loth, Lotha, Lothus Llew or Loth(a).

Lianour

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Liaze

Daughter of Gornemant. Sister of Gurzgi, Lascoyt and Schenteflurs. On occassion, referred to as Liaze.

Liban

Daughter of Ban. She had an affair with Pandragus and bore twins. Occasionally referred to as Liban, Li Ban, Li Ban, Muirgen, Muirgheilt, Muirghein, Murigen, Li Ban, Li Ban, Li Ban or Li Ban.

Libearn

Second wife of the king of India. She turned her step-son into the Crop-eared Dog so that her own son might inherit the throne. Sometimes identified as Libearn.

Licat Anir

The reputed site of the grave of King. Arthur's son, Amr. In some references, identified as Licat Anir.

Liconaus

In some accounts, father of Enid. By Tarsensyde. Also identified as Liconaus.

Ligessac

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Limwris

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Lion

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Lionel

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Listenoise

The country that, in some accounts, became the Waste Land. Also referred to as Listenoise, Listenise, Listenise, Terre Foraine, La, Listenois or Listenois.

Lisuarte

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Lit Merveille

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Liz

The realm of Meljanz. Occasionally referred to as Liz.

Lla Luanya

The Manx name for Lugnasad. At times, known as Lla Luanya.

Llacheu

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Llaesegymyn

A gatekeeper at King Arthur's palace. A deputy of Glewlwyd. At times, known as Llaesegymyn, Llaesymin or Llaesymin.

Lleminawc

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Llenlleawc

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Llongad

A man who killed Taliesin's son, Addaon. Also called Llongad.

Lluagor

A horse of Caradoc Briefbas. Sometimes known as Lluagor.

Llyn Barfog

A lake where King Arthur fought with an addanc. Also referred to as Llyn Barfog.

Llyn Eiddwen

A lake in Dyfedd. Merlin was said to have prophesied that Carmarthen would suffer some catastrophe if this lake ever dried up. Occasionally identified as Llyn Eiddwen.

Llyn Lech Owen

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Llyn Tegid

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Llyr Marini

An ancestor of King Arthur. Father of Caradoc, in some accounts. At times, referred to as Llyr Marini, Welsh Llyr or Welsh Llyr.

Llywarch

A 6th C. Welsh bard. In some accounts, he was one of the Twenty-four Knights of King Arthur's court. In some references, referred to as Llywarch.

Loathly Lady

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Lob-lie-by-the-fire

A hard-working brownie. On occassion, known as Lob-lie-by-the-fire, lubber fiend or lubber fiend.

Locrinus

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Logres

The name for England in the Arthurian legends. Also called Logres, Lloegyr, Lloegyr, Loegr, Loegria, Loegr(ia), British Locris, Locris, Locris, Locrinus, Welsh Loegr(ia), Welsh Loegr(ia), LLoegyr or LLoegyr.

Long Atrwm

One of King Arthur's warriors. Brother of Long Erwm. He had an enormous appetite and would eat virtually anything. In some accounts, known as Long Atrwm, Hir Atrym, Hir Atrym or Long Atrym.

Long Eiddyl

A servant of King Arthur. Also commonly known as Long Eiddyl.

Long Erwm

One of King Arthur's warriors. Brother of Long Atrwm. He had an enormous appetite and would eat virtually anything. Occasionally called Long Erwm, Hir Erwm or Hir Erwm.

Long Meg

A giantess, demon of disease. Mother of Long Tom. Occasionally known as Long Meg, Meg, Meg, Mons Meg, Mons Meg, (Mons) Meg or (Mons) Meg.

Long Meg and her Daughters

A megalithic circle in Cumberland. The stones are said to be witches who were turned to stone. Occasionally referred to as Long Meg and her Daughters.

Long Tom

A giant. Son of Long Meg. In some accounts, referred to as Long Tom.

Longinus

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Loosepayne

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Loraine le Sauvage

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Lord of Trenteny

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Lore

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Lorete

Sister of Griflet. Occasionally called Lorete.

Lorie

In some accounts, a mistress of Gawain. On occassion, known as Lorie.

Lorigal

Son of Eliaures. His father was forced by King Caradoc to mate with a bitch, a mare and a sow. The second coupling produced Lorigal. In some references, referred to as Lorigal.

Lot

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Lovel

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Lucan

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Lucius

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Lud

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Ludlam

A sorceress of Farnham. Sometimes referred to as Ludlam.

Lufamour

In some accounts, a lover of Percival. Also identified as Lufamour, Lady of the Castle or Lady of the Castle.

Luguain

A servant of Yder who later became a knight. In some references, identified as Luguain.

Luvah

A demon of the emotions. This being is one of the four zoa in the works of William Blake. Identified as Luvah.

Lybius Desconus

A 14th C. Poem relating the exploits of Gingalin. In some references, identified as Lybius Desconus.

Lyle

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Lyne

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Lynette

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Lyonesse

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Lyonors

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Lyonse

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Lyppaut

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Mabonagrain

A name for Mabon in Continental tales of King Arthur in which Mabon was rescued from prison by Erec. Sometimes referred to as Mabonagrain, Mabon, Mabon, Mabon, Mabuz, British Maponus, Irish Angus Og or Macan.

Mabuz

A name for Mabon in Continental tales of King Arthur in which Mabon was regarded as the son of the Lady of the Lake. Also referred to as Mabuz, Mabon, Mabon, Mabon, Mabonagrain, British Maponus, Irish Angus Og or Macan.

Madaglan

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Madan

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Maddan

Son of Locrinus and Gwendolen. Father of Mempirc. When his mother abdicated as queen of England she handed the throne to Maddan. Occasionally called Maddan, Madan, Madan, Maddon or Maddon.

Mador

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Maen Arthur

A rock in Wales said to retain the imprint of the hoof of King. Arthur's horse. In some accounts, referred to as Maen Arthur.

Magog

The last survivor, with Gog, of an ancient race of British giants. Some say he was the son of Japhet. On occassion, called Magog, Cessair, Cessair, Cesair, Cesara or Kesair.

Mahu

A demon in King Lear. A Scottish demon of theft. At times, referred to as Mahu.

Maid of the Narrow Wood

A maiden who tried to kill Gawain. When he rejected her love. Also commonly called Maid of the Narrow Wood.

Maidenland

In some accounts, the place where Lancelot was reared by a waterfairy. Sometimes identified as Maidenland.

Maladisant

Wife of Breunor. In some references, referred to as Maladisant, Maledisant or Maledisant.

Malduc

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Malecasta

The lady of Castle Joyeous. Lust personified (Spenser). Occasionally known as Malecasta.

Maleger

Evil passion personified (Spenser). Also identified as Maleger.

Malengin

Guile personified (Spenser). On occassion, called Malengin.

Mallerstang

A kingdom of Uther, in some accounts. In some accounts, known as Mallerstang.

Malvasius

A king of Iceland which, in some accounts, was part of King. Arthur's realm. Also identified as Malvasius.

Manael

An ancestor of King Arthur. Son of Castellors. Sometimes referred to as Manael.

Mandanfabul

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Manessan

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Mangoun

King of Moraine. He gave Caradoc a drinking-horn which, when used by his wife, would tell Caradoc whether or not she was faithful to him. At times, identified as Mangoun.

Mantell

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Maponus

A youthful tribal sun-god. A famous musician. Son of Matrona. Also identified as Maponus, Divine Youth, Divine Youth, Maponos, Maponos, Greek Apollo, Greek Apollo, Angus Og, Apellun, Aplu, Atepomarus, Surya, Veiovis, Irish Angus Og, Irish Angus Og, Mabon, Welsh Mabon, Welsh Mabon or Macan.

Marabron

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Marc

Grandson of Tristram. Son of Ysaie and Martha. Husband of Orimonde. In some lore, occasionally known as Marc.

March

The leader of the white troop in Rhonabwy's dream. A cousin of King Arthur. Also commonly identified as March.

Marcomir

Father of Faramon. On occassion, identified as Marcomir.

Marganus

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Marian

A sea-goddess. Called Marian, Mariam or Mariam.

Marine

Daughter of Urien. She was the beloved of Laris. Also called Marine.

Mariole

Grandmother of Torec. Mother of Tristoise. She was the original owner of the diadem stolen by Bruant. In some accounts, known as Mariole.

Marius

A king of Britain. Son of Arviragus. He defeated the invading Picts under Sodric. Also commonly known as Marius.

Marjodoc

A steward of King Mark. He became the enemy of Tristram when he found out about his affair with Isolde. At times, identified as Marjodoc.

Mark

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Marmyadose

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Marrock

A giant. He was killed by Eglamour as one of the tasks imposed on him in his quest for the hand of Crystabel. Sometimes identified as Marrock.

Marrok

A Knight of the Round Table. He was changed into a werewolf by his sorceress wife but was restored to human form after seven years. On occassion, referred to as Marrok, Maroc or Maroc.

Marsique

A fairy. In some accounts, she stole the scabbard of Excalibur and gave it to Gawain. Also known as Marsique.

Martha

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Matter of Britain, The

The stories of King Arthur and his knights. In some accounts, called Matter of Britain, The.

Mawgin

A giant killed by Gingalin. Sometimes referred to as Mawgin, Maugys or Maugys.

Mazadan

A fairy. Husband of Terdelaschoye. Father of Brickus. In some accounts, he is said to be an ancestor of King Arthur. Sometimes referred to as Mazadan.

Mazoe

Sister of Morgan le Fay, in some stories. In some lore, occasionally called Mazoe.

Median

A river flowing through the Waste. Forest. In some references, identified as Median.

Medyr

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Melehan

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Meliad

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Meliadice

A descendant of King Arthur. Daughter of Philippon. Wife of Cleriadus. Also referred to as Meliadice.

Meliador

Son of a duke of Cornwall. Husband of Hermondine. He killed Camal, another suitor, to win the hand of Hermondine. On occassion, identified as Meliador.

Meliagaunt

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Melianus

An ancestor of Lot. Also identified as Melianus.

Melias de Lile

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Melion of the Mountain

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Melior

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Meliot de Logris

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Melisande

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Meljanz

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Melodiam

Son of Pellimore. Also commonly called Melodiam, Melodian or Melodian.

Melora

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Melot

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Melwas

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Mempirc

Son of Maddan. He killed his own brother to seize the throne and married a young boy. He was torn to pieces by wolves. Also referred to as Mempirc.

Menaduke

A Knight of the Round Table. In some references, called Menaduke.

Meraugis

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Merchiaun

Father of King Mark of Glamorgan. On occassion, called Merchiaun, Meirchiaun, Meirchiaun, Welsh Meirchion or Welsh Meirchion.

Meriadeuc

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Meriadoc

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Merlin

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Merlin's Cave

A cave in Cornwall said to be haunted by the ghost of Merlin. Also commonly referred to as Merlin's Cave.

Merlin's Mount

A mound in the precincts of Marlborough College. Said to be the grave of Merlin. Also commonly referred to as Merlin's Mount.

Meuric

Son of Caradoc and Tegau Eurfon, in some stories. Sometimes called Meuric.

Meurig

A king of Glenvissig. Father of Athrwys. Some say his son Athrwys is the same as King Arthur. Occasionally referred to as Meurig.

Midnight Hunter

The leader of the Wish Hunt. On occassion, identified as Midnight Hunter.

Mil the Black

Son of Dugum. He was killed by King Arthur. Sometimes referred to as Mil the Black.

Minocan

Father of Belinus, some say. Called Minocan.

Miraude

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Miroet

A Knight of the Round Table. Son of Alvarez. Brother of Kamelin. Occasionally identified as Miroet.

Mm

A Celtic goddess. Consort of Aywell. Also commonly known as Mm.

Modo

A demon in King Lear. Also referred to as Modo.

Modrwy Eluned

The ring of Eluned. This ring, which could make the wearer invisible, became one of the Thirteen Treasures of Britain collected by Merlin. Occasionally referred to as Modrwy Eluned.

Moel Arthur

A hill in Wales where, it is said, King Arthur's palace once stood. In some references, identified as Moel Arthur.

Moine

A name for Constans in French stories. His original name is given as Ivoine. Occasionally referred to as Moine, Moines, Moines, Ivoine, Ivoine, Constans, 'monk' or 'monk'.

Molmutius

A king of Cornwall. He was said to have killed Pinner, king of England. In some references, called Molmutius.

Mommur

The capital city of fairyland, ruled. By Oberon. Sometimes known as Mommur.

Mongibel

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Mont du Chat

The site in France where King Arthur. Fought a large, wild cat. In some references, known as Mont du Chat.

Mor

An ancestor of Merlin. Son of Ceneu. On occassion, referred to as Mor, Dylan, Dylan, Dylan Eil Don, Dylan Eil Mor, Dylan Eil Ton, Endil or Son of the Waves.

Morain

The kingdom of Mangoun. On occassion, referred to as Morain.

Morant

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Mordrain

The name taken by Evelake when he was baptised as a Christian. Occasionally called Mordrain, Evelake, Evelake, Evalach, Evalak, Avalloc, Mordains or Mordains.

Mordred

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More

A 17th C. Hero. He is said to have slain the dragon of Wantley which was terrorising the local people and eating their children. Also referred to as More, Kotre, Kotre or More.

Morgan

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Morgan le Fay

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Morgan Mwynfawr

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Morgan the Black

In some accounts, a son of King Arthur. Also commonly known as Morgan the Black.

Morgan the Red

In some accounts, a son of King Arthur. Sometimes called Morgan the Red.

Morgan Tud

Chief physician at King Arthur's court. In some references, identified as Morgan Tud.

Morganetta

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Morgause

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Morgawr

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Morglay

The sword of Bevis, given to him by Ermyn. Also commonly referred to as Morglay.

Moriaen

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Moroie Mor

Son of King Arthur. At times, called Moroie Mor, Fool of the Forest or Fool of the Forest.

Moronoe

Sister of Morgan le Fay, in some accounts. Also commonly called Moronoe.

Morvawr

An ancestor of King Arthur. Occasionally referred to as Morvawr, Marvawr, Marvawr, Moruawr, Moruawr, Turmwr Morvawr or Turmwr Morvawr.

Morwen

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Morydd

An ancestor of Merlin. Also referred to as Morydd.

Mount Agned

The site of one of King Arthur's. Battles; others call it Bregouin. Also referred to as Mount Agned, Bregouin, Bregouin, Breguion, Breguion, Breguoin or Breguoin.

Mount Ambrius

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Mount Aravia

Home of the giant, Retho. Occasionally known as Mount Aravia, Mount Aravius, Mount Aravius, Mount Erith or Mount Erith.

Mount Badon

The site of the battle in which King. Arthur is reputed to have slain. 960 Saxons. Occasionally called Mount Badon.

Mount Dolorousq

The home of a giant killed by Fergus. Sometimes called Mount Dolorousq.

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Mount Salvat

The site in the Holy Land of the Temple of the Grail built by Titurel. Occasionally referred to as Mount Salvat, Montsalvatch, Montsalvatch, Mount Sarras, Mount Sarras, Munsalvaesche or Munsalvaesche.

Mover of Blood

The scabbard of the Sword of Strange Girdles. Sometimes referred to as Mover of Blood, Memory of Blood or Memory of Blood.

Moys

A companion of Joseph of Arimathea. He was swallowed up by the earth when he attempted to sit in the Perilous Seat. Sometimes known as Moys.

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Mwys Gwyddno

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Myles

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Nabon

A giant. He was the ruler of the Isle of Servage and gave it to Segwarides. He was killed by Tristram. Also commonly known as Nabon.

Nabur

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Nadus

A king of Syria in Arthurian legends. Also known as Nadus.

Nanters

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Nantes

In some Continental stories, the site of King Arthur's court. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Nantes.

Narpus

An ancestor of Galahad. Father of Nascien. Occasionally referred to as Narpus.

Nascien

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Natalon

A king of Syria in Arthurian lore. Sometimes referred to as Natalon.

Nathaliodus

An army commander under Uther. Occasionally known as Nathaliodus.

Nef de Joie

A ship made by Merlin. Occasionally referred to as Nef de Joie, Ship of Joy or Ship of Joy.

Nennius

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Nereja

An emissary of Amene. When Roaz attacked Amene's realm, she sent Nereja to King Arthur's court to ask for his help. On occassion, known as Nereja.

Nero

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Nerovens

A Knight of the Round Table. Also commonly identified as Nerovens.

Nestor

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Netor

In Arthurian legends, a king of Bulgaria. At times, known as Netor.

New Troy

The name given to the capital built by the supposed Trojan invaders, later London. Occasionally referred to as New Troy, Ternova, Ternova, Tri-Novantum, Tri-Novantum, Trinoventum, Trinoventum, Trinovantum, Troia Nova, Troia Nova, Troynovant or Troynovant.

Nicodemus

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Nicor

An ancient water-god. Father of the nixes. Identified as Nicor, Stromkarl, Stromkarl, Nickel, Nicker, Nicor, Nicor, nix, Neck(ar), Necker, Nix(ie) or Nixy.

Nicoran

A knight. He was one of the 100 knights fighting for Lisuarte against 100 knights of the Irish king, Cildadan. Occasionally known as Nicoran.

Nimue

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Nine Ladies

A megalithic structure in Derbyshire. These ladies were said to have been turned into stones for dancing on a Sunday. In some references, identified as Nine Ladies.

Nine Sisters

The sisters of Morgan le Fay. Occasionally called Nine Sisters.

Niobe

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Nodens

God of the chase, dogs and water. God of the Severn. Occasionally identified as Nodens, Nodons, Nodons, Irish Nuada, Irish Nuada, Lludd, Lud, Nudd, Welsh Nudd, Welsh Nudd or Nuada.

Nuc

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Nymue

An early version of Nimue. In some references, identified as Nymue, Nimue, Nimue, Lady of the Lake, Morgan le Fay, Nimiane, Nineve, Niniane, Nymenche, Vivian, Viviane, Vivien, Vivienne, Lady of the Lake, Nineue, Vivian(e), Vivien(ne), Nymeue or Nymeue.

Obie

Daughter of Lyppaut. Sister of Obilot. She rejected the love of Meljanz who then invaded her father's lands. Occasionally identified as Obie.

Obilot

Daughter of Lyppaut. Sister of Obie. She was a playmate of Gawain when they were children together. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Obilot.

Odbrict

A king of Norway. He was killed fighting on the side of King Arthur against Mordred at the Battle of Camlan. Called Odbrict.

Ode to Psyche

A poem by Keats. Also commonly known as Ode to Psyche.

Odiar the Frank

A steward at King Arthur's court. In some references, known as Odiar the Frank, Odyar Frank, Odyar Frank or Odiar.

Oesc

A king of Kent. In some accounts, known as Oesc.

Ogmia

The British version of Ogma. Sometimes referred to as Ogmia.

Ogo'r Dinas

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Ogof Lanciau Eryri

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Ogrin

A hermit. He befriended Tristram and Isolde and drafted the letter to Mark in which Tristram offered to restore Isolde to her husband. Occasionally identified as Ogrin.

Old Table, The

The name of the Round Table when it was owned by Uther. In some accounts, referred to as Old Table, The.

Olivas

A knight. He was one of the 100 knights fighting for Lisuarte against 100 knights of the Irish king, Cildadan. Also identified as Olivas.

Olwen

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Olyroun

A fairy king. Father of Trianor. In some references, known as Olyroun.

Once and Future King, A

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Ontelake

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Ontzlake

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Orainglais

An Irish princess. She was a lover of Sagramore and the mother of his son. Sometimes identified as Orainglais.

Orcant

King of Orkney. Father of Camille. He was converted to Christianity by Petrus who married his daughter, Camille. On occassion, referred to as Orcant.

Orgelleuse

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Orgoglio

A giant in The Faerie Queene. He captured the Red Cross Knight but was killed by King Arthur who came to the knight's rescue. Called Orgoglio.

Orguelleus de la Lande

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Orilus

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Orimonde

Daughter of a Persian ruler. Wife of Marc. In some references, identified as Orimonde.

Orri

A forester. He sheltered Tristram when he left Mark's court after returning Isolde to her husband. Also called Orri.

ortenax

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Orwen

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Osla

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Osmand

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Osmond

A Saxon sorcerer. In Dryden's King Arthur, he tried to violate Emmeline and was put in prison. In some accounts, referred to as Osmond, Osmand or Osmand.

Oswald

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Owain

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Owain Gwynedd

Father of Madawg, the prince said to have discovered America. Sometimes identified as Owain Gwynedd.

Ozanna le Cure Hardy

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Padarn Redcoat

Owner of the magic coat, Pais Padarn. Sometimes known as Padarn Redcoat.

Paddock

A witch's familiar in Macbeth. Occasionally referred to as Paddock.

padfoot

A name for the bargaist in Yorkshire. Sometimes called padfoot, bargaist, bargaist, bargest, barghaist, barghest, barguest, barquest, barg(h)est, barg(u)est, Shrikey, Trash or gytrash.

Padstow

The Cornish town said by some to be the place where King Arthur was born. In some references, identified as Padstow.

Paginet

A Knight of the Round Table, some say. Sometimes called Paginet.

Pair Drynog

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Pais Padarn

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Palace of Light

A palace within the Castle of Carbonek. Where the Holy Grail was kept. On occassion, referred to as Palace of Light, Castle of Light, Castle of Light, Palace Adventurous or Palace Adventurous.

Palamedes

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Palante

Cousin of Tristram. After the death of his cousin, Palante invaded Cornwall and was killed there by Palamedes. Occasionally identified as Palante.

Palomir

A knight. He was one of the 100 knights fighting for Lisuarte against 100 knights of the Irish king, Cildadan. Called Palomir.

Pamlart

A descendant of Ban. One version of the death of Mark relates that he sacked Camelot and died there at the hand of Pamlart. On occassion, called Pamlart.

Pandragus

He was said to have fathered. Twins on Liban. Also commonly called Pandragus.

Pannenoisance

In some accounts, the capital city of King Arthur's realm. Occasionally called Pannenoisance.

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Paris

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Parmenie

The realm of Rivalin. In other versions, this country becomes Ermenia. At times, called Parmenie, Armenia, Armenia, Ermenia, Armenie, Armenie, Ermenia, Ermenia or Erminia.

Partinal

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Pascen

Son of Urien. Also commonly identified as Pascen.

Paschent

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Passaleon

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Passe Brewell

The horse of Tristram. On occassion, referred to as Passe Brewell, Passebreul or Passebreul.

Passelande

A horse of King Arthur. In some accounts, referred to as Passelande.

Paternus

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Patrick the Red

Son of King Arthur. Referred to as Patrick the Red.

Patrise

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Patrocles

In Icelandic stories, a grandfather of Tristram. In some accounts, known as Patrocles.

Pecchere

This person appears in some of the stories of King Arthur under various other names. Sometimes referred to as Pecchere, King of Sessoyne, King of Sessoyne, King of Tars, King of Tars, King of the Lake or King of the Lake.

Pedivere

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Pedrawd

Son of Bedivere. His son was also called Bedivere. In some references, referred to as Pedrawd.

Peibyn

Father of Eiryn Wych. Called Peibyn.

Peleur

The Welsh name for Pelles, owner of the Grail Castle. At times, identified as Peleur.

Pelham

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Pelias

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Pelleas

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Pelles

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Pellimore

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Penarwan

Wife of Owain. Occasionally referred to as Penarwan.

Penbedw

A site, in Wales, where some say King. Arthur was buried. On occassion, known as Penbedw.

Pendragon

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Pendragon Castle

The home of Breunor and Maladisant. At times, called Pendragon Castle.

Percard

A knight. This knight was killed by Gareth when he rode to the assistance of the lady, Lyonesse. Identified as Percard, Black Knight, Black Knight, Knight of the Fountain, The Black Knight or The Black Knight.

Perceforest

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Percides

A knight of King Arthur's court. In some accounts, called Percides.

Percival

Father of Percival de Gales, in some accounts. He was said to have been killed by the Red Knight. Also known as Percival, Parsifal, Parsifal, Parsival, Parzifal, Perceval, Perseval, Parzival, Parzival, Peredur, Peredur, Dumb Knight, The, Knight of the Mill, Longspear, Percival de Gales, Young Mute, The, The Dumb Knight, The Young Mute, Perse or Perse.

Percival de Gales

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Perevida

In some accounts, mother of Galahad. In some references, called Perevida.

Perfect Knight, The

A name for Galahad. Also commonly known as Perfect Knight, The.

Perferren

Daughter of Anna. Niece of King Arthur. Wife of Bugi. Mother of Beuno. Occasionally referred to as Perferren.

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Perilous Cemetery

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Perilous Chapel

A chapel in Cornwall built by the queen, Brangemore. On occassion, known as Perilous Chapel.

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Perimones

A Knight of King Arthur's court. He was defeated in single combat by Gareth. Also commonly known as Perimones, Red Knight, Red Knight, Ironside, Tom a'Lincoln, The Red Knight, The Red Knight or Gawain.

Perinis

A servant at King Mark's court. He was sent to ask King Arthur to adjudicate at the trial of Isolde in Cornwall. Also known as Perinis.

Pernam

In some accounts, brother of King Mark. In some accounts, referred to as Pernam, Pernehan or Pernehan.

Persant of Inde

A Knight of the Round Table. In some accounts, identified as Persant of Inde.

Perse

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Pertolepe

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Peryne de Monte

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Perys de Foreste Sauvage

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Petipase of Winchelsea

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Petitcrieu

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Petrocus

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Petrus

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Pfetan

A dragon overcome by Wigalois. Sometimes known as Pfetan.

Phariance

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Phelot

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Philippon

A king of England. Father of Meliadice. At times, identified as Philippon.

Philosophine

In some accounts, wife of Gales and mother of Percival. On occassion, called Philosophine.

Picmenius

A fictitious king of England. Occasionally called Picmenius.

Pinel le Savage

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Pinner

A king of England, in some accounts. He was killed by Molmutius. In some accounts, called Pinner.

Pinorante

A knight. He was one of the 100 knights fighting for Lisuarte against 100 knights of the Irish king, Cildadan. Also commonly known as Pinorante.

pisgy

In Cornwall, a night-flying moth. These moths are said to be the souls of the dead. In some lore, occasionally called pisgy, pisky, pisky or pixie.

pisky

A Cornish name for a pixie. Also identified as pisky, pisgy, pisgy or pixie.

pixie

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Placidas

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Plantina

Daughter of Elinus and Pressina. Sister of Melior and Melisande. In some lore, occasionally called Plantina.

Plenorius

A Knight of the Round Table. Sometimes known as Plenorius.

Pol

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Polidamas

A Knight of the Round table. Nephew of Yder. Occasionally referred to as Polidamas.

Porrex

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pouke

An earlier (Old English) form of puck. This goblin is said to have had a more malicious nature than his present-day counterpart. Also known as pouke, phooka, phooka, pooka, puca, English pucca, Puck, Norse puki, Welsh pwca, puck, puck, pucca, Irish phooka, puck or puck.

Pressina

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Prester John

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Priadan

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Priamus

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Prince of Enchanters

A name for Merlin. On occassion, called Prince of Enchanters, Merlin, Merlin, Ambrosius, Bors, Merddin, Merlinus, Merlyn, Saxon Rof Breoht Woden, Welsh Emrys, Llallawc, Llallogan Vyrdin or Myrddin (Emrys).

Prinsamour

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Priure

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Pro of Iernesetir

In some accounts, a name used by Tristram in Ireland. Also commonly known as Pro of Iernesetir, Tantris, Tantris, Tramtris, Tramtrist, Tristram, Tramtris(t), Tristram, Tristram, Tristam, Drostan, Drust(an), Drustran(us), Drystan, Soul of Grief, Tristan, Tristrem or Welsh Trystan.

Prophetia Merlini

A 10th C. Story of Merlin, written by Geoffrey of Monmouth. Occasionally referred to as Prophetia Merlini.

Prydein

Son of Aedh. He led an army out of Cornwall and conquered the whole of Britain. His name was used as an early name for Britain. Sometimes identified as Prydein.

Prydwen

King Arthur's ship. In some accounts, it was Arthur's shield which is otherwise known as Wynebgwrthucher. At times, referred to as Prydwen, Pridwen, Pridwen, Pridwin, Pridwin, Priwen, Priwen, Prytwenn, Prytwenn, Pri(d)wen or Pri(d)wen.

Pucelle

A fairy. She met Gingalin when he was riding to the rescue of Blonde Esmerée and offered him her love which he rejected. In some references, called Pucelle.

Puck

A merry fairy. In Shakespeare he is given as the son of Oberon. Sometimes called Puck, phooka, phooka, pooka, puca, pouke, English pucca, Norse puki, Welsh pwca, Robin Goodfellow, Robin Goodfellow or Puck.

puffin

A bird in which King Arthur's soul is said to reside. Other accounts substitute the chough or the raven. On occassion, referred to as puffin.

Pulzella Gaia

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Purple Knight

One of the knights defeated by The. Great Fool. In some references, identified as Purple Knight.

Pynnel

A knight. He was one of the rebellious knights defeated by King Arthur at the Battle of Bedgrayne. On occassion, identified as Pynnel.

Queen of Cyprus

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Queen of Eastlands

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Queen of Elphame

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Queen of Gore

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Queen of Northgales

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Queen of the Outer Isles

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Queen of the Wastelands

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Questing Beast

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Queux

The French name for Kay. Occasionally identified as Queux.

Quintilian

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Ragnell

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Raguidel

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Rathlean

Mother of Ailleann by Daire. At times, called Rathlean.

Raynbrown

A knight of King Arthur's court. Son of Ironside. Also commonly referred to as Raynbrown.

Raynold

A knight of King Arthur's court. He was one of the knights overthrown by Lancelot who was posing as Kay. In some lore, occasionally known as Raynold.

Red Cross Knight

A personification of St George in The Faerie Queene. Husband of Una. Also commonly referred to as Red Cross Knight.

Red Knight

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Regan

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Renwein

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Repanse

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Restor de Tristram

A hero who rejected the love of a fairy and was taken to the castle of Morgan le Fay. Sometimes referred to as Restor de Tristram.

Retho

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Rhyferys

Head huntsman to King Arthur. Occasionally identified as Rhyferys, Rhyveris, Rhyveris, Rhyverys or Rhyverys.

Rhygenydd

Owner of a dish, one of the Thirteen. Treasures of Britain collected. By Merlin. At times, referred to as Rhygenydd.

Rhys ap Sion

A servant of Gawain. In some references, referred to as Rhys ap Sion.

Riccarda

Wife of Aguysans. In some lore, occasionally known as Riccarda.

Rich Fisher

The name given to Hebron when he became a fisherman. Identified as Rich Fisher, Amfortas, Amfortas, Fisher King, Pelles, Anfortas, Grail Keeper, Grail King, Le Roi Pęcheur, The Fisher King, The Sinner King, Hebron, Hebron, Bron, Brons, Bron(s), Pellimore, Pellimore, Ballamora, Pelenore, Pelinore, Pellinor, Pellinore, Ballamore or Pel(l)inore.

Richard

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Richaude

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Richmond Castle

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Riculf

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Riothamus

A king of Britain. Some writers have equated him with King Arthur or with Uther. In some references, called Riothamus, Arthur, Arthur, Artos, Flower of Kings, The Wart, Zitus, Damas, Ontzlake, also Artos, Uther Pendragon, Uther Pendragon, Pendragon, Uther Ben, Uther Bendragon, Uthr Bendragon, Uthyr Ben, Uth(e)r Bendragon or Irish Iubhar.

Rivalin

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Rivallo

King of Britain. Son of Cunedagius. Father of Gurgustius. Also known as Rivallo.

Riwallawn

Son of Urien. He was said to know the nature of everything. Occasionally referred to as Riwallawn.

Roaz

An evil knight. When Roaz appropriated most of Amene's kingdom, King Arthur sent Wigalois to her aid. He defeated Roaz in single combat. Occasionally called Roaz.

Robin

The god of witches. In some references, referred to as Robin, Red Champion, Red Champion, Robin, Witch God, redbreast, redbreast, robin or robin.

Roges

A prince. He had been turned into a fox by a sorcerer but, helping Gawain in one of his exploits, regained his human form. Also known as Roges.

Rohand

An earl of Warwick. Father of Felice. He knighted Guy, son of his steward Segard, who later married his daughter Felice. Occasionally called Rohand, Kurneval, Kurneval, Gouvernail, Rohand, Rual or Rual.

Roland

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Roland de Vaux

A knight who woke Gyneth from an enchanted sleep caused by Merlin. On occassion, called Roland de Vaux, Vaux, Roland de or Vaux, Roland de.

Roman de Brut

The Arthurian cycle in a mediaeval. Setting written by Wace. Also identified as Roman de Brut, Brut, Brut, Brut d'Angleterre or Brut d'Angleterre.

Ron

King Arthur's spear. Occasionally known as Ron, Rone, Rone, Welsh Rhongomyant, Welsh Rhongomyant, Rhongomyniad, Rhongomyniad, Rhongomyant or Ron(e).

Rouland

A king of Ermenia. In some accounts, he was the father of Tristram by Blanchefleur. Referred to as Rouland, Rivalin, Rivalin, Rivalen, Roland Rise, Roland Rise, Rivalin or Rivalin.

Round Table, the

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Royns

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Rual

A demonic hag. Wigalois fought her on one of his adventures and only by prayer to god was he able to win. Sometimes known as Rual, Kurneval, Kurneval, Gouvernail, Rohand, Rual or Rohand.

Rubicant

The English version of Rubicante. Also called Rubicant.

Rudaucus

A king of Cambria. He was killed in battle with Dunvallo Molmutius. At times, referred to as Rudaucus.

Rummaret

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Run

Son of Urien. In some accounts, identified as Run.

Rython

A giant of Brittany killed by King Arthur. In some lore, occasionally known as Rython.

Sabe

In some accounts, wife of Ban and mother of Liban. Also referred to as Sabe.

Saber

An uncle of Bevis. He reared the young Bevis when his brother remarried and wanted to be rid of the boy. Sometimes identified as Saber.

Sadok

A Knight of the Round Table. Also commonly identified as Sadok.

Sador

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Safer

A Knight of the Round Table. A Saracen. Brother of Palamedes. He was made Duke of Languedoc. Also referred to as Safer, Safere, Safere, Safire or Safire.

Safiran

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Sagramore

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Salados

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Samothea

A goddess. Called Samothea, White Goddess, White Goddess, Freya, Hag of the Mill or Olwen.

Samothes

A giant. He was said to be the inventor of letters. On occassion, known as Samothes.

Sanagran

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Sanam

An earl. Father of Lyonors. In some references, called Sanam, Sevain, Sevain or Sanam.

Sandda

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Sangive

Sister of King Arthur. Wife of Lot, some say. Mother of Cundrie. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Sangive.

Sanglamore

The sword of Braggadochio in The Faerie Queene. Sometimes known as Sanglamore, Sanglamort or Sanglamort.

Sansfoy

A knight, faithlessness personified, in The Faerie Queene. Brother of Sansjoy and Sansloy. He was killed by the Red Cross Knight. On occassion, called Sansfoy.

Sansjoy

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Sansloy

A knight, lawlessness personified, in The Faerie Queene. Brother of Sansfoy and Sansjoy. He abducted Una and killed the lion which had protected her. On occassion, referred to as Sansloy.

Saraide

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Saris

In Arthurian lore, a king of Hungary. He was killed in battle by Laris. Also identified as Saris.

Sarras

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Satyrane

A noble in The Faerie Queene who rescued Una. Sometimes identified as Satyrane.

Savari

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Scalliotta

The Italian name for Astolat, home of Elaine. Called Scalliotta, Scalot, Scalot or Astolat.

Schastel Marveil

The home of Klingsor. It was here that Gawain slept in the magic bed that moved of its own accord. Occasionally referred to as Schastel Marveil.

Schenteflurs

Son of Gornemant. Brother of Gurzgi, Liaze and Lascoyt. In some lore, occasionally identified as Schenteflurs.

Schionatulander

Husband of Sigune. He was killed by the Red Knight when he tried to recover the pet dog that had been stolen from Sigune. Also called Schionatulander, Tchionatulander or Tchionatulander.

Scobelleum

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Sebile

A sorceress. A companion of Morgan le Fay. At times, called Sebile, Sebille or Sebille.

Secret Commonwealth, The

A treatise on Gaelic fairy lore, written. By Robert Kirk. Also commonly identified as Secret Commonwealth, The.

Segard

Steward to Rohand, father of Guy of Warwick. At times, called Segard.

Segurant

A knight at Uther's court. Also commonly called Segurant, Knight of the Dragon, Knight of the Dragon, Knight of the Old Table or Knight of the Old Table.

Segwarides

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Selgi

Father of Sel. In some accounts, referred to as Selgi.

Selises

A Knight of the Round Table. In some references, identified as Selises.

Selivant

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Sennan Holy Well

A site where King Arthur and the kings of Cornwall gave thanks. After they had defeated the Danes. At Vellendrucher. Also called Sennan Holy Well.

Sentraille du Lushon

A knight, attendant on Tristram. He helped Tristram to escape from the prison into which he had been thrown by Andred. Sometimes identified as Sentraille du Lushon.

Sequence

One of King Arthur's swords. In some accounts, referred to as Sequence.

Seraph

The original name of Nascien. Also identified as Seraph.

Seven Kings of Cornwall

Those rulers who joined forces with King Arthur to defeat the Danes. At Velendrucher. Known as Seven Kings of Cornwall.

Seven League Boots

A pair of boots, made by Merlin, which enabled the wearer to cover about 20 miles at each stride. On occassion, referred to as Seven League Boots.

Seven Sages, The

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Sevira

Daughter of Macsen and Elen. First wife of Vortigern. Mother of Vortimer. In some accounts, called Sevira, Severa or Severa.

Sewingshields

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Shalott

Another name for Astolat, home of Elaine. Also identified as Shalott, Astolat, Astolat, Italian Scalliotta or Scalot.

Shee folk

The English version of the Irish fairies, the aes sidhe. Also called Shee folk.

Shield Beautiful

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Shrikey

A name for the bargaist, used in Lancashire. This name reflects the beast's habit of shrieking. Identified as Shrikey, bargaist, bargaist, bargest, barghaist, barghest, barguest, barquest, barg(h)est, barg(u)est, padfoot, Trash or gytrash.

Sichelm

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Sigune

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Sigurd the Volsung

A 19th C. Poem by William Morris, in 4 books, Brynhild, Gudrun, Regin and Sigmund. In some accounts, called Sigurd the Volsung.

Sir Gawain and Carl of Carlisle

A 15th C. Story of the encounter. Between Gawain and Carl. Occasionally called Sir Gawain and Carl of Carlisle.

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

A 15th C. Poem relating the encounter. Between Gawain and Bercilak de. Hautdesert. Occasionally identified as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Green Knight, Green Knight or Gawain.

Sir Perceval de Galles

A 14th C. Story about the adventures of Percival. In some references, called Sir Perceval de Galles.

Sirl

A goddess. In some lore, occasionally identified as Sirl, Greek Athena, Greek Athena, Isis, Menrfa, Minerva, Neith, Tauret, Thoueris, Ushas, Roman Minerva, Roman Minerva or Britannia.

Sisillus

An early king of Britain, some say. Also referred to as Sisillus.

Slaughterbridge

A site on Bodmin Moor said to be the site of the Battle of Camlan. Also known as Slaughterbridge.

Smulkin

A demon in King Lear. Also identified as Smulkin, Snulbug or Snulbug.

Sodric

A leader of the Picts in Arthurian. Lore. At times, called Sodric.

Sol

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Soldan

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Soredamor

Daughter of Lot. Sister of Gawain. Wife of Alexander. Mother of Cligés. In some references, known as Soredamor.

Sorlus of the Forest

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Soumilliot

Father of Fergus, king of Lothian. In some accounts, known as Soumilliot.

Speckled Knight

One of the knights defeated by The. Great Fool. On occassion, known as Speckled Knight.

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spriggan

A Cornish goblin living in stones. In some lore, occasionally identified as spriggan.

Spumador

King Arthur's horse (Spenser). Sometimes referred to as Spumador.

Stanzaic Morte Arthur

A long poem dealing with the later life and death of King Arthur. Also called Stanzaic Morte Arthur.

Stater

A Welsh king. He fought against Dunvallo Molmutius and was killed in battle. In some accounts, identified as Stater, Staterius or Staterius.

Stonehenge

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Stormalong

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Sugyn

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Sul

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Sulpicius

A pope who, it is said, knighted Gawain. Before he joined King Arthur's court. On occassion, called Sulpicius.

Summer Land

The Otherworld, ruled by Melwas. Sometimes called Summer Land, Summer Country or Summer Country.

Suppinabiles

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Surluse

The realm of Galahad in Lyonesse. Also commonly referred to as Surluse.

Sword in the Stone

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Sword of Strange Girdles

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Sycorax

A demon or witch in The Tempest. . On occassion, referred to as Sycorax.

Syfwlch

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Table Man

A rock on which the 7 kings of Cornwall celebrated their victory. At Vellendrucher. In some lore, occasionally identified as Table Man.

Talac

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Talhaern

A bard on the boat which carried the dead King Arthur to Avalon. Sometimes referred to as Talhaern.

Tall Towers

The building in which Gingalin was trapped by the Hags of Gloucester. Sometimes known as Tall Towers.

Tallas

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Talus

A man, in The Faerie Queene, made of iron. He punished liars with a metal flail. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Talus, Talos, Talos, Calus, Kalos, Perdix, Talos, Talos or Man of Brass.

Tamesis

A water-goddess, goddess of the Thames. In some references, identified as Tamesis.

Tanaburs

A wizard. His magic powers were almost the equal of Merlin's. On occassion, known as Tanaburs.

Tancree

A niece of King Arthur. Wife of Guinganbresil. Occasionally called Tancree.

Taneborc

One of the homes of King Arthur. Also commonly called Taneborc.

Tantalis

Wife of Alexander. Mother of Alexander and Alis. Also known as Tantalis.

Tantris

The name used by Tristram when, in the guise of a minstrel, he first met. Isolde. Occasionally called Tantris, Pro of Iernesetir, Pro of Iernesetir, Tristram, Tramtris, Tramtris, Tramtrist, Tramtrist, Tristram, Tristram, Tristam, Drostan, Drust(an), Drustran(us), Drystan, Soul of Grief, Tramtris(t), Tristan, Tristrem or Welsh Trystan.

Tarawg

A warrior at King Arthur's court. He was killed by the boar Twrch Trwyth. Called Tarawg.

Tarsan

Brother of Bagdemagus. He was killed when fighting for King Arthur. Also identified as Tarsan.

Tarsenesyde

In some accounts, mother of Enid. By Liconaus or Yniol. On occassion, known as Tarsenesyde.

Tash

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Taulat

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Taulurd

A giant in Cornwall. Brother of Taulus. He ravaged the lands of earl Fergus until he was killed by Morholt. Also referred to as Taulurd.

Taulus

A giant in Cornwall. Brother of Taulurd. On occassion, identified as Taulus, Tallaus or Tallaus.

tawlbwrdd

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Teiresis

A poem by Tennyson. Also commonly known as Teiresis.

Templars

The knights helping Titurel to guard. The Holy Grail in the temple. On Mount Salvat. On occassion, known as Templars, Temple of the Grail, Temple of the Grail, Templeise or Templeise.

Temple of the Grail

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Templeise

In some accounts, the knights who acted as guardians of the Holy Grail. In some accounts, referred to as Templeise, Templars, Templars or Temple of the Grail.

Tennyson, Alfred

A poet. He wrote Amphion, Death of Oenone, Idylls of the King, Lady of Shalott, Teiresias, The Lotus Eaters, Tithonus, Ulysses, etc. Sometimes identified as Tennyson, Alfred, (1809-1892) or (1809-1892).

Tenuantius

Duke of Cornwall, later king of Britain. Son of Lud. Brother of Androgeus. Father of Cunobelinus. Also referred to as Tenuantius.

Tenui

Son of Lot and Anna. Brother of Mordred. At times, identified as Tenui, Tenwi or Tenwi.

Terdelaschoye

A fairy. Wife of Mazadan. Mother of Brickus. In some accounts, referred to as Terdelaschoye.

Terre Foraine, La

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Terre Labur

The realm ruled by Klingsor. Sometimes referred to as Terre Labur.

Terrestrial Paradise

The mediaeval concept of the Garden of Eden, still. Thought to exist. Occasionally known as Terrestrial Paradise.

Thanor

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Thel

Daughter of Mne Seraphim. She is the heroine of The Book of Thel by William Blake and was allowed to learn the secrets of hell. At times, identified as Thel.

Thereus

A Roman emperor. In some accounts, he invaded Britain during the reign of King Arthur and was defeated. In some accounts, known as Thereus.

Thitis

In some accounts, a sister of Morgan le Fay. Sometimes referred to as Thitis.

Tholomer

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Thomas of the Mountain

Father of Tom Thumb. Sometimes referred to as Thomas of the Mountain.

Thomas the Rhymer

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Thompson

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Tigridia

Sister of Darerca and St Patrick. Wife of Grallo. She was said to be an ancestress of King Arthur. Occasionally known as Tigridia.

Tintagel

Home of Gorlois. Birthplace of Arthur. In later stories, this is the home of Mark, king of Cornwall. Also called Tintagel, Dundagel, Dundagel, Tintagil, Tintagil, Dundage or Dundage.

Tiriel

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Tirre

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Titania

Queen of the fairies. Wife of Oberon. Sometimes called Titania, Gaea, Gaea, All-mother, Earth, Earth Mother, Gaia, Ge, Earth(-mother), Mother-earth, Hindu Prithivi, Phoenician Gea, Roman Tellus, Terra, Titala, Mab, Mab, Madb or Maeve.

Tithonus

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Titurel

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Titurisone

Father of Titurel. Referred to as Titurisone.

Toadpipe

A demon in The Screwtape Letters. By C. S. Lewis. On one occasion he was turned into a centipede by Screwtape. Also identified as Toadpipe.

Tobinus Streat de Montroy

A knight of King Arthur's court. Also commonly called Tobinus Streat de Montroy.

Togodumnas

Son of Cunobelinus. Brother of Caractacus. Occasionally called Togodumnas.

tolmen

In Druid lore, large stones. Placed so as to leave. A hole. It was claimed that one could expiate one's sins by passing through this hole. At times, referred to as tolmen.

Tolomeo

A chaplain, Merlin's scribe. Some say he was later made a cardinal. Sometimes called Tolomeo.

Tom a'Lincoln

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Tom Thumb

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Tonwenna

Wife of Dunvallo Molmutius. Mother of Belinius and Brennius. Also commonly known as Tonwenna.

Torec

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Torre

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Tortain

Son of Eliaures. His father was forced by King Caradoc to mate with a bitch, a mare and a sow. The third coupling produced Tortain. Occasionally identified as Tortain.

Totates

A war-god. Also referred to as Totates, Tutates, Tutates, Roman Teutates or Roman Teutates.

Trachmir

One of King Arthur's head. Huntsmen. In some accounts, identified as Trachmir, Trachmur, Trachmur, Trachmyr or Trachmyr.

Transeline

In some accounts, a niece of King Arthur. In some references, referred to as Transeline.

Trash

A name for the bargaist. This name reflects the fact that this beast makes a splashing sound as it walks. In some lore, occasionally called Trash, bargaist, bargaist, bargest, barghaist, barghest, barguest, barquest, barg(h)est, barg(u)est, padfoot, Shrikey or gytrash.

Treasures of Britain

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Trebuchet

A smith. He is said to have made the Grail Sword and repaired it after it was broken when Partinal used it to kill Goon Desert. Also commonly known as Trebuchet.

Trébuerden

A site in Brittany where a dolmen is said to be King Arthur's tomb. In some accounts, called Trébuerden.

Tregalen

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Tregeagle, Jan

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Tremeur

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Trephina

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Trevilian

The only man to escape when the sea. Overwhelmed Lyonesse. In some references, referred to as Trevilian.

Trevrezent

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Trianor

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Trinoventum

An early name for London. In some accounts, identified as Trinoventum, Trinovantum, Trinovantum, New Troy, New Troy, Ternova, Tri-Novantum, Troia Nova or Troynovant.

Tristan

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Tristoise

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Tristram

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Tristram in Lyonesse

A poem by Swinburne. Also commonly identified as Tristram in Lyonesse.

Tristram the Stranger

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Tristram the Younger

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Troas

A king of Thessaly. Father of Troiano. A Trojan, said to be descended from the hero Hector. At times, called Troas.

Troiano

Son of Troas. In some accounts, he joined forces with Uther Pendragon and the Roman ruler, Remus, to reinstate the Trojans at Troy. Sometimes called Troiano.

True Prince

An epithet for Galahad. In some references, referred to as True Prince.

Tryffin

In Arthurian lore, a king of Denmark. Father of Drudwas. Occasionally referred to as Tryffin.

Trystan and Ysolt

The Cornish version of the story of Tristam and Isolde. Occasionally identified as Trystan and Ysolt.

Tudwal

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Tuis

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Turcans

In Arthurian lore, a king of Armenia. In some references, referred to as Turcans.

Turinoro

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Turk and Gawain

A 16th C. Poem relating the story of Gawain and Gromer. Occasionally referred to as Turk and Gawain.

Turkin

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Twaddell

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Twenty-four Knights

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Tyolet

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Tyronoe

In some accounts, a sister of Morgan le Fay. Also commonly called Tyronoe.

Ulfin

A counsellor of Uther Pendragon. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Ulfin.

Ulfius

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Ulysses

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Una

The personification of truth in The Faerie Queene. Wife of the Red Cross Knight. Occasionally identified as Una.

Uranus

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Urban of the Black Thorn

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Urbien

An ancestor of King Arthur. Sometimes identified as Urbien.

Urddawl Ben

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Urgan

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Urien

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Urré of Hungary

A Knight of the Round Table. He was miraculously healed of his wounds by Lancelot. Occasionally referred to as Urré of Hungary, Urrey, Urrey or Urré.

Ursula

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Uther Pendragon

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Vagon

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Vagor

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Valerin

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Valyant

A king of Wales, said to be related to Lancelot. Also called Valyant.

Vanoc

A Knight of the Round Table. Son of Merlin. Sometimes identified as Vanoc, Varoc or Varoc.

Varlan

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Vasa Mortis

An old English monster. Also commonly known as Vasa Mortis.

Vellendrucher

A site, in Cornwall, of the battle in which King Arthur, with the help of the Seven Kings, defeated the Danes. In some accounts, identified as Vellendrucher.

Vengeance Raguidel

A 13th C. French story of how Gawain. Avenged the murder of Raguidel. Referred to as Vengeance Raguidel.

Vereticus

A king of Wales. It was said that he was changed into a wolf by St Patrick. Also commonly identified as Vereticus.

Vergulaht

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Verona

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Verseria

Wife of Ferragunze. Also commonly known as Verseria.

Vespasian

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Villiars the Valiant

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Vita Merlini

The 12th C. Life story of Merlin, written in Latin by Geoffrey of Monmouth. Also identified as Vita Merlini.

Vortigern

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Vortimer

Son of Vortigern and Sevira. He was poisoned by his father's second wife, Renwein. Occasionally referred to as Vortimer.

Wade

Father of Wayland. In some references, referred to as Wade, Norse Badi or Norse Badi.

Waendel

A warrior-hero. Referred to as Waendel.

Waldegrave, Richard de

A 13th C. Hero. He is said to have banished a dragon by driving it into a marsh. Sometimes referred to as Waldegrave, Richard de.

Walganus

The Latin name for Gawain. Also commonly identified as Walganus, Walgainus or Walgainus.

Walweitha

Gawain's realm. Known as Walweitha.

Wantley dragon

A legendary monster. At times, known as Wantley dragon.

Warok

Father of Trephina. In some accounts, identified as Warok.

Wartburgkrieg

A collection of stories in which the magician, Klingsor, challenges. Wolfram von Eschenbach to a contest of riddles which Wolfram. Wins. Referred to as Wartburgkrieg.

Waste Forest

The place where Galahad was attacked. By Lancelot and Percival. Both his attackers failed to recognise Galahad and he defeated them both. On occassion, called Waste Forest.

Waste Land

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Wayland

The smith-god, god of craftsmen. Son of Wade. Father of Widia. On occassion, known as Wayland, Weiland, Weiland, Weland, Weland, Weyland, Weyland, Wayland Smith, Wayland Smith, We(i)land, We(i)land, French Galand, French Galand, Volund, German Wieland, German Wieland, Galand, Norse Volund or Norse Volund.

Wayland's Smithy

A megalithic circle in Berkshire. A horse left here with some money (sixpence) will be shod by an invisible smith. Also commonly identified as Wayland's Smithy, Wayland's Stocc or Wayland's Stocc.

Wenhaver

The name for Guinevere in Brut. On occassion, called Wenhaver, Guinevere, Guinevere, Geneura, Genievre, Ginevra, Guanhamara, Guanhuvara, Guenever, Guenhuvara, Guenevere, Gwennere, Gwynhwfar, Guanamara, Genevra, Ginevra, Guenever(e), Guinever, Gvenour, Gwennere, French Gilan(e)ier, Welsh Gwen(h)wyfar or Gwenh(w)yvar.

Westmer

A king of Britain. On occassion, identified as Westmer.

Westwoods

A site in Cambridgeshire suggested by some as the site of the Battle of Camlan. Also identified as Westwoods.

Whetstone of Tudwal

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White Hart

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White Knight

A knight of King Arthur's court. Son of the king of Gaul. On occassion, known as White Knight.

White Mare

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White Mount

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Wigalois

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Wihtgils

An ancestor of Hengist. In some references, known as Wihtgils.

Wild Edric

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William of Malmesbury

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Windfall Run

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Winetland

In some accounts, the realm of Rummaret. On occassion, identified as Winetland, Weneland, Weneland, Winet or Winet.

Winlaye

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Winloge

A carved figure in the cathedral in Modena, said by some to represent Guinevere. On occassion, referred to as Winloge.

Wish Hounds

The dogs accompanying the Midnight. Hunter when the Wish Hunt appears. Over Dartmoor. Identified as Wish Hounds, Yeth Hounds, Yeth Hounds, Yell Hounds or Welsh Hounds of Hell.

Wish Hunt

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Witege

A smith. He made some of King Arthur's armour. In some accounts he is identified as Widia, son of the smithgod, Wayland. Referred to as Witege, Wittich, Wittich, Heime, Witege, Wittig, Vigda or Anglo-Saxon Widia.

Wlencing

Son of Aelle. Brother of Cissa and Cymen. Occasionally identified as Wlencing.

Wormwood

A young devil in The Screwtape Letters. By C. S. Lewis. On occassion, called Wormwood.

Wygar

King Arthur's hauberk. This piece of the king's armour was made by the smith Witege, in some accounts. Occasionally known as Wygar.

Wynebgwrthucher

King Arthur's shield. Occasionally called Wynebgwrthucher.

Y-Wyddla

A mountain. It is said that King Arthur sleeps here, awaiting a call to return. Called Y-Wyddla.

yale

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Ydain

A mistress of Gawain. When she grew tired of Gawain and tried to leave him, he gave her to the dwarf, Druidan. In some accounts, called Ydain.

Yder

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Ydor

A king. Husband of Tristoise. Father of Torec. Known as Ydor.

Yglais

Mother of Percival by Julain, some say. In some accounts, known as Yglais.

Ynawg

A warrior with Bran's army. He was one of only seven who returned from Bran's expedition to Ireland to rescue his sister, Branwen, from Matholwch. Occasionally identified as Ynawg, Ynawc or Ynawc.

Yniol

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Ysabele

In some accounts, wife of Gawain. Occasionally referred to as Ysabele.

Ysaie

Son of Tristram and Isolde. Husband of Martha. Father of Marc. At times, called Ysaie.

Ysenne

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Ysgudydd

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Ysgyrdaf

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Ystoria Trystan

The story of Tristram and Isolde in the Celtic language. In some accounts, called Ystoria Trystan.

Yvan

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Yvonet

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Ywerit

In some accounts, father of Bran. Occasionally known as Ywerit.

Zel

In some accounts, a king of Britain. It was said that, when he died, he was buried on horseback. Occasionally known as Zel.

Zelotes

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Zephon

An angel in Paradise Lost. Zephon and Ithuriel were sent to search for Satan who had entered paradise. Occasionally known as Zephon.

Zephyr

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zoa

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Zophiel

An angel in Paradise Lost. Occasionally referred to as Zophiel.
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