Nightbringer | The Arthurian Online Encyclopedia


An evil magician in The Faerie Queene who represents, at various places in Spenser’s elaborate allegory, the pope and Satan.

Archimago hinders the successes of the heroes Guyon, the Red Cross Knight, and Arthur through sorcery and trickery. The Red Cross Knight throws him into a dungeon, but he manages to escape.

See also
Satan | Demonic, Hellish, Satanic and Devilish

The Faerie Queene | Edmund Spenser, 1570-1599