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Baillon, Daneborc, Tanebor, Taneborc, Tanebre, Taneburc, Taneburgh, Tarebron, Tenabroc, Teneborc, Thanebourc

A British city in Chrétien’s Erec at which Arthur called a tournament after the wedding of Erec and Enide. Erec carried the day at the tournament.

Wolfram gives the name Clarischanze to the countess of Tenebroc.

The name “Tenebroc” is a French variation of Edinburgh. It was the location of a tournament in the latter days of Arthur’s reign, mentioned in the Vulgate Mort ArtuLancelot was unable to attend because of a wound. Malory places the same tournament at Camelot or Winchester.

See also
Taneborc | The Legend of King Arthur

Erec | Chrétien de Troyes, late 12th century
Erec | Hartmann von Aue, late 12th century
Parzival | Wolfram von Eschenbach, 1200–1210
Vulgate Mort Artu | 1215-1230