Nightbringer | The Arthurian Online Encyclopedia


A king who was the brother of King Rions, Arthur’s enemy. A was said to be a

might man of men.

When King Lot of Lothian rebelled against Arthur, Nero joined him. At the battle of Tarabel (Terrabil), Merlin came to Nero’s ally, King Lot,

and held him with a tale of prophecy, till Nero and his people were destroyed.

Nero was slain in combat and Arthur had him interred at the church of St. Stephen’s in Camelot.

Post-Vulgate Suite du Merlin | 1230-1240
Le Morte Darthur | Sir Thomas Malory, 1469-1470