Overview

Lyones


Related Overviews

 

'Lyones' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Literature

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(also Liones and, in Malory's Morte D'Arthur, Lyonesse),

1 the sister of Lynet, imprisoned by Ironsyde in the Castle Perilous and freed by Gareth whom she marries;

2 in Malory, the region of origin of Tristram; Tennyson makes it the place of the last battle between Arthur and Mordred. It is traditionally said to be a tract of land between the Isles of Scilly and Land's End, now submerged.

Subjects: Literature.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.