Nightbringer | The Arthurian Online Encyclopedia


A sorcerer who imprisoned the maiden Amoret and tried to force her to become his lover.

Britomart, the warrior maiden, learned of Amoret’s plight from Scudamore, Amoret’s lover. Britomart braved the enchantments of Busirane’s castle, defeated him, and freed Amoret.

The Faerie Queene | Edmund Spenser, 1570-1599