Aillean, Grey-Hammed Lady
In the Irish romance, Visit of Grey Ham, a woman of the Otherworld who had a tendency to turn herself into a deer. Said to be descended from the King of Iceland through his granddaughter Rathlean, she led Arthur and his men away to marry various Otherworld women, wedding Arthur herself.
In this work, Ailleann is given an interesting family tree as seen below.
Célidhe Iosgaide Léithe (The Visit of Grey Ham) |