Nightbringer | The Arthurian Online Encyclopedia


Orguelenes, Orkenise, Orquelenes, Orqueneseles, Orquenise

Guiromelant boasts of holding this city from God, and no one else.

Could it be the same city to which Gawaine went, the day before meeting Guiromelant, to fetch the Haughty Maid of Logres’ palfrey from its garden.

Apparently lying just over the Galloway border, this was a strongly walled town, as large as Pavia, with a noble castle and a busy-looking seaport; between sea and river, it was well circled by water.