Knight of the Round Table in Arthurian legend, wherein he is often the son of King Urien of Gorre and the sorceress Morgan le Fay.- Ywain
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Spyrys), is a powerful and ambiguous enchantress from the legend of King Arthur, in which most often she and he are siblings.
Morgan unhappily marries Urien, with whom she has a son, Yvain.
Late 6th-century king of Rheged, an early British kingdom of the Hen Ogledd .
He became the "King Urien of Gorre" of later Arthurian legend and his son Owain mab Urien was later known as Ywain.
Arthurian romance by French poet Chrétien de Troyes.
It is a story of knight-errantry, in which the protagonist Yvain is first rejected by his lady for breaking a very important promise, and subsequently performs a number of heroic deeds in order to regain her favour.
The son of Urien, king of Rheged c. 590, and fought with his father against the Angles of Bernicia.
The historical figure of Owain became incorporated into the Arthurian cycle of legends where he is also known as Ywain, Yvain, Ewain or Uwain.
The Knights of the Round Table (Marchogion y Ford Gron, Marghekyon an Moos Krenn, Marc'hegien an Daol Grenn) are the knights of the fellowship of King Arthur in the literary cycle of the Matter of Britain.
Several of the most notable knights, including Bedivere, Gawain, Kay and Yvain, are based on older characters associated with Arthur in the Welsh version of the myth.
Early 13th-century French Arthurian literary cycle consisting of interconnected prose episodes of chivalric romance in Old French.
The Vulgate Lancelot propre (Lancelot Proper), also known as the Roman de Lancelot or just Lancelot du Lac, is the longest part, making up fully half of the entire cycle. It is inspired by and in part based on Chrétien's Lancelot, le Chevalier de la Charrette. It primarily deals with a series of episodes of the early life of Lancelot and the courtly love between him and Queen Guinevere, as well as his deep friendship with Galehaut, interlaced with the adventures of Gawain and other knights such as Yvain, Hector, Lionel, and Bors.
Character in Arthurian legend, in which he is King Arthur's nephew and a Knight of the Round Table.
Chrétien's story of Gawain's cousin Yvain, Yvain ou le Chevalier au Lion (Yvain, the Knight of the Lion), was translated into Middle English as Ywain and Gawain.
Figure who is variously portrayed in the legend of King Arthur.
In the ensuing fighting, Mordred personally slays his cousin Yvain after the latter's rescue of the unhorsed Arthur and then he decapitates the already badly wounded Sagramore.
Legendary British leader who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the late 5th and early 6th centuries.
From the perspective of Arthur, perhaps the most significant effect of this great outpouring of new Arthurian story was on the role of the king himself: much of this 12th-century and later Arthurian literature centres less on Arthur himself than on characters such as Lancelot and Guinevere, Percival, Galahad, Gawain, Ywain, and Tristan and Iseult.
15th-century Middle English prose reworking by Sir Thomas Malory of tales about the legendary King Arthur, Guinevere, Lancelot, Merlin and the Knights of the Round Table, along with their respective folklore.
His throne is secure, and his knights including Griflet and Tor as well as Arthur's own nephews Gawain and Ywain (sons of Morgause and Morgan, respectively) have proven themselves in various battles and fantastic quests as told in the first volume.