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Brun of Branlant

Bruns de Barlant, Brus of Bralant

A vassal of Guiromelant, an enemy of Gawaine the First Continuation of Chrétien’s Perceval.

When Guiromelant made peace with Gawaine by marrying his sister, Brun refused to submit to Arthur’s rule. Arthur besieged his castle and eventually subdued him. When he agreed to become Arthur’s vassal, Arthur gave him the cities of Quilini and Baradigan.

In the Livre d’Artus, he is the seneschal of Lady Lore of Branlant.

First Continuation of Chrétien’s Perceval | Attributed to Wauchier of Denain, c. 1200
Le Bel Inconnu | Renaut de Bâgé, 1185–1190
Le Livre d’Artus | Early 13th century