Lorraine

Loreyn


A region of northeast France. According to Wace, it was part of Arthurís empire.

During the Roman War (in the Alliterative Morte Arthure and Malory), Arthurís forces marched through Lorraine on their way to Rome. The fought the army of the Duke of Lorraine, who had rejected Arthurís sovereignty. Gawain and Sir Florence, leading only a few hundred warriors, defeated the dukeís army of thousands at the battle of Metz.

Arthur imprisoned the duke in Dover and appointed Priamus to rule the land.


See also
Lohengrin | The Legend of King Arthur