Melisande

British - A fairy. Daughter of Elinus and Pressina. Sister of Melior and Plantina. Wife of Raymond. She became a serpent below the waist each Saturday as punishment for immuring her father in the mountains. When she married Raymond, he promised never to see her on a Saturday and, when he broke his promise, she left him. Some say that Raymond shut her up in a dungeon. In some versions, her lower half was fish-like so that she resembled a mermaid. Also identified as Melisande, Melusina, Melusina, Meluzina, see also Meluzina, Melusine, Melusine, Melusine, Melusine or Dame Blanche.

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