Hermit

Ermite, Hermite

There are several “hermits” in the Vulgate and below are some from Sommer’s list.

  • Hermit
    Who baptises King Label.
  • Hermit
    To whom King Mordrain had himself carried.
  • Hermit
    The one who was found near the rudder of Mordrain’s ship lamenting and moaning about murder and treason.
  • Hermit
    A former knight, who had lost twelve sons. He is probably Aliers de Thanningues.
  • Hermit
    Near the castle of Leverzerp where Gawain stayed.
  • Hermit
    A former knight, the uncle of the damsel who conducts Lancelot and Galeshin to Escalon li Tenebreux.
  • Hermit
    With whom Ywain finds his cousin Gawain.
  • Hermit
    At whose hermitage Lancelot passes the night before going to le Chastel as Puceles.
  • Hermit
    To whom Gawain comes after leaving the Grail Castle.
  • Hermit
    Who tells Ywain the antecedents of the giant Mauduit.
  • Hermit
    Who gives Bohort an account of Lancelot’s baptism.
  • Hermit
    In the Perilous Forest, at whose house Lancelot and Mordred stay and who tells them that this is beyond them to understand the miracle of the stag and the four lions.
  • Hermit
    Where Bohort learnt that Lancelot had passed there.
  • Hermit
    Where Lancelot passed a night on his return ride to Camaalot.
  • Hermit
    Who finds Lancelot when, in his dementet state, he has followed and killed a wild boar.
  • Hermit
    Whom Bohort met carrying the sacrament.
  • Hermit
    Whom Lancelot finds and by whom he is blamed for his past sinful life and encouraged to mend his way.
  • Hermit
    Who explains to Lancelot that chivalry alone cannot help him, and that all who hope to be successful in the quest of the Grail must be free from sin.
  • Hermit
    Whom Lancelot found mourning and lamenting over a dead body.
  • Hermit
    Who interprets Lancelot’s vision and tells him his only hope is God’s mercy.
  • Hermit
    Who endeavours to dissuade Lionel from fighting his brother Bohort, and who is killed by him.
  • Hermit
    With whom Lancelot stays when is wounded by one of Arthur’s huntsmen.
  • Hermit
    In the forest of Nordelonde this hermit christened Gawain, and to whose intercession with God he owes the peculiarity which had been fatal to so many knights.
  • Hermit
    Who told Bohort that he would find Lancelot on a certain day at La Joyeuse Garde.
  • Hermit
    A hermit priest Perceval encounters in a forest. His companion was named Alecys.
  • Hermit
    Who induced Nascien to renounce chivalry and tells him the gospel of Nicodemus.

See also
Proud’homme | The Legend of King Arthur