Canelengres

Kalegras, Kanelangres


The surname of Tristanís father, Rivalin, in Gottfried von Strassburgís Tristan, from Rivalinís capital city of Canoel. In the Norse Tristan sagas, the name is the only one given to Tristanís father.

The Icelandic Saga af Tristram ok Õsodd says that he was the son of Patrocles and that he served King HlŲÚvir of Spain. According to this latter tale, he fell in love with Blenzibly, the sister of King Mark of England, with whom he had Tristan (Tristram). He returned to Spain to defend it against two invading kings named Seran and Desixtus. He won the war, but received a mortal wound.