British - Husband of Igraine. Father of Dioneta, Elaine, Morgan le. Fay and Morgause. On a visit to Uther's court he realised that Uther had designs on his wife, Igraine, so he locked her up in a tower. It was no use - Merlin changed Uther into the form of Gorlois and he was able to seduce her, fathering the boy Arthur. Gorlois had the baby thrown into the sea but it was rescued by Manannan the sea-god. Gorlois was killed in the fighting when Uther's army invaded Cornwall. In some accounts, referred to as Gorlois, Duke of Cornwall, Duke of Cornwall, Duke of Tintagel, Duke of Tintagel, Gerlois, Gerlois, Welsh Rica or Welsh Rica.

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