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Brinesent, Hermesan, Hermesent, Hermesente

Arthur’s sister in the Vulgate Merlin.

The daughter of Hoel and Igerne (Igraine), she married King Urien (Uriens) and had a son named Yvain (Ywaine). Her sister was called Blasine. She encouraged her son to take service with Arthur.

Her role is assumed by Morgan le Fay in the Post-Vulgate.

Vulgate Merlin | 1220-1235
Arthour and Merlin | Late 13th century