Sapharin

Safarin, Saphariens, Saphiran, Sorfarin, Sorfrains


A Saxon king who served King Aminaduc, invading northern Britain at the beginning of Arthurís reign.

He participated in the siege at Clarence. Later, he joined King Rionsí invasion of Carmelide (Cameliard). In one source, Sapharin and Sornegrieu lead the offensive at Carhaix, against Arthurís forces, and Sapharin is slain by Arthur. In another, Sapharin is killed by Gosengos at the battle of Clarence.