Nascien

British - An ancestor of Galahad. Father of Celidoine. Brother-in-law of Joseph of Arimathea. A Saracen, originally called Seraph, who changed his name to Nascien when he was baptised as a Christian. He approached too close to the Holy Grail and was blinded but was cured by the blood which dripped from the Holy Lance. He came upon Solomon's ship and went aboard. There he found the Sword of David which broke when he picked it up since he was unworthy. Its repair became one of the objects of the Grail Quest. In some accounts, it was repaired by Evelake, in others by Galahad. He later came to Britain and, it was said, became king of Scotland. Also identified as Nascien, Nacien, Nacien, Nascien, Nascien, Nacren, Nacren, Nascien, Nascien, Nasciens, Nasciens, Nascien, Nascien, Nasien, Nasien, Nascien, Nascien, Pelles, Pelles, Amfortas, Fisher King, Hermit King, King Pelles, Le Roi PÍcheur, Pelham, Pellam, Pell√©, Rich Fisher, Welsh Peleur, Elyas, Henron or Pellimore.
British - A hermit. Grandson of Nascien (Seraph). Son of Narpus. Father of Eian. He received the white shield with the red cross drawn in the blood of Josephus (in some accounts, Joseph) at the death of its owner, Evelake, to hold in trust for Galahad. He foretold that Arthur would achieve great fame in the quest for the Holy Grail and warned the knights not to take their ladies on the quest. In some accounts, Nascien the Hermit is a separate character from the son of Narpus. Other versions say that all three are the original Nascien living on through the generations. In some accounts, called Nascien, Nacien, Nacien, Nascien, Nascien, Nacren, Nacren, Nascien, Nascien, Nasciens, Nasciens, Nascien, Nascien, Nasien, Nasien, Nascien, Nascien, Pelles, Pelles, Amfortas, Fisher King, Hermit King, King Pelles, Le Roi PÍcheur, Pelham, Pellam, Pell√©, Rich Fisher, Welsh Peleur, Elyas, Henron or Pellimore.

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