Nightbringer | The Arthurian Online Encyclopedia


The Black Knight, Ugly Hero

A black knight from the castle Amalvi.

Acanor and his father were both Christians, but Acanor’s dark skin led others to call him the Ugly Hero. Under this alias, he enjoyed many adventures as Arthur’s knight.

There may be some connection with Escanor.

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