Edyrn

Edyrn In Arthurian legend, son of Nudd, who ousted Yniol from his earldom and tried to win Enid, the earl’s daughter. He was overthrown by Geraint and sent to the court of King Arthur, where he became a gentle person. He appears in Tennyson’s narrative “Marriage of Geraint,” one of the Idylls of the King, and in Geraint in Lady Charlotte Guest’s translation of the Welsh collection of tales The Mabinogion.

From the Encyclopedia of World Mythology and Legend, Third Edition – Written by Anthony S. Mercatante & James R. Dow
Copyright © 2009 by Anthony S. Mercatante

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