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Briogne, Brioigne, Brioke, Briosche, Bryoke

A fertile French forest in Benoic (Benwick) and Burgundy which contained the lake that was the home of the Lady of the LakeMerlin first encountered her there.

It was the rallying point for Arthur’s forces before the war with Claudas, and the site of a battle between the two kings’ armies.

The forest was named after the two castles on either side of it: Brion and Charosque.

Vulgate Lancelot | 1215-1230
Vulgate Merlin | 1220-1235
Prose Merlin | Mid-15th century