History Characters / KingArthur

10th Jul '16 7:33:39 PM Discar
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* OutsideContextVillain: Essentially comes out of nowhere to shake things up.

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* OutsideContextVillain: OutsideContextProblem: Essentially comes out of nowhere to shake things up.
2nd Jul '16 3:43:51 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}}: Several knights warrant this one, doing things such as fighting in single combat for hours at a time.



* {{Badass}}: And how!



* {{Badass}}: Managed to keep up with and even impress Lancelot, while adventuring alongside him.



* {{Badass}}: As a young teenager, he beat knight after knight in combat searching for his dad, and fought on equal terms with Lancelot before Gawain stopped them.
2nd Jul '16 3:43:26 AM Morgenthaler
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5th Jun '16 9:22:47 AM GothicProphet
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!!Pinel Le Savage

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!!Pinel [[folder: Pinel Le SavageSavage]]






[[folder: Fair Ladies]]

!!Morgause

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!!Fair Ladies

[[folder: Fair Ladies]]

!!Morgause
Morgause]]




!!Morgan Le Fay

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\n!!Morgan [[/folder]]

[[folder: Morgan
Le FayFay]]




!!Nyneve

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\n!!Nyneve[[/folder]]

[[folder: Nyneve]]




!!Unnamed French Lady of the Lake

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\n!!Unnamed [[/folder]]

[[folder: Unnamed
French Lady of the LakeLake]]




!!Unnamed English Lady of the Lake

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\n!!Unnamed [[/folder]]

[[folder: Unnamed
English Lady of the LakeLake]]




!!Iseult the Fair

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\n!!Iseult [[/folder]]

[[folder: Iseult
the FairFair]]




!!Iseult of the White Hands

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\n!!Iseult [[/folder]]

[[folder: Iseult
of the White HandsHands]]






[[folder: Other Kings]]
!!Uther Pendragon

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!!Other Kings

[[folder: Other Kings]]
!!Uther Pendragon
Uther Pendragon]]






* SecondLove: For Igraine, a-apparently? At any rate she actually seemed to be quite upset when he died.

!!Vortigern

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* SecondLove: For Igraine, a-apparently? apparently. At any rate she actually seemed to be quite upset when he died.

!!Vortigern
died.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Vortigern]]







!!Ambrosius

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\n!!Ambrosius[[/folder]]

[[folder: Ambrosius]]







!!Lot of Lothian and/or Orkney

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\n!!Lot [[/folder]]

[[folder: Lot
of Lothian and/or OrkneyOrkney]]






* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Loth

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* SpellMyNameWithAnS: LothLoth.




!!Lucius Tiberius

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\n!!Lucius Tiberius[[/folder]]

[[folder: Lucius Tiberius]]







!!Pellinore

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\n!!Pellinore[[/folder]]

[[folder: Pellinore]]




!!Mark of Cornwall

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\n!!Mark [[/folder]]

[[folder: Mark
of CornwallCornwall]]







!!King Pellam of Listeneise

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\n!!King [[/folder]]

[[folder: King
Pellam of ListeneiseListeneise]]






[[folder: Other Characters]]

!!Adragain the Brown

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!!Other Characters

[[folder: Other Characters]]

!!Adragain
Adragain the BrownBrown]]




!!Affalach

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\n!!Affalach[[/folder]]

[[folder: Affalach]]




!!Alain the Large

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\n!!Alain [[/folder]]

[[folder: Alain
the LargeLarge]]



* FlipFlopofGod: Robert de Boron early on wrote that he was celibate only to contradict himself latter by stating that he fathered several children.

!!Belinus and Brennius

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* FlipFlopofGod: FlipFlopOfGod: Robert de Boron early on wrote that he was celibate only to contradict himself latter by stating that he fathered several children.

!!Belinus
children.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Belinus
and Brennius Brennius]]







!!Brutus of Troy

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\n!!Brutus [[/folder]]

[[folder: Brutus
of TroyTroy]]







!!Culhwch
Arthur's cousin from the Welsh tale of Culhwch and Olwen

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\n!!Culhwch\n[[/folder]]

[[folder: Culhwch]]

Arthur's cousin from the Welsh tale of Culhwch and OlwenOlwen.





!!Ector

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\n\n!!Ector[[/folder]]

[[folder: Ector]]






* SpellMyNameWithanS: Hector or Antor (French/Breton/German), Cynyr (Welsh)

!!Hengist and Horsa

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* SpellMyNameWithanS: Hector or Antor (French/Breton/German), Cynyr (Welsh)

!!Hengist
(Welsh).
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Hengist
and HorsaHorsa]]







!![[BlackKnight The Black Knight]]

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\n!![[BlackKnight [[/folder]]

[[folder:
The Black Knight]]Knight]]




!![[SirGawainAndTheGreenKnight The Green Knight]]

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\n!![[SirGawainAndTheGreenKnight [[/folder]]

[[folder:
The Green Knight]]Knight]]




[[/folder]]

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\n[[/folder]][[/folder]]
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5th Jun '16 9:11:53 AM GothicProphet
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!!King Arthur's Court]

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!!King Arthur's Court]
Court



!!Ironside

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!!Ironside[[folder: Ironside]]




!!Morien

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\n!!Morien[[/folder]]

[[folder: Morien]]




!!Lucan
* AlmightyJanitor: Averted. In spite of the name, as the Royal Butler, he was in charge of the Royal Household and Court, and was thus equal in rank to Kay the Seneschal, not a mere servant.
* BattleButler: Though his duties kept him from adventuring as much as others.
* CassandraTruth: Warns Arthur that personally attacking Mordred at Salisbury would be pointless (he'd already "[[PyrrhicVictory won]]" the battle) and dangerous (at least one prophetic dream had said so), but Arthur decides to go for it anyway. End result: One dead traitor, one dying king, and eventually [[CriticalExistenceFailure one dead Lucan]].
* CriticalExistenceFailure: Picking up the mortally-wounded Arthur opens up one of his wounds, and his guts spill out, killing him instantly.



[[folder:Evil Knights]]

!!Accalon
Appears in the Post-Vulgate Merlin and Malory's Le Morte D'Arthur

* KilledOffForReal: By Arthur
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Accolon

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[[folder:Evil Knights]]

!!Accalon
[[folder: Lucan]]

* AlmightyJanitor: Averted. In spite of the name, as the Royal Butler, he was in charge of the Royal Household and Court, and was thus equal in rank to Kay the Seneschal, not a mere servant.
* BattleButler: Though his duties kept him from adventuring as much as others.
* CassandraTruth: Warns Arthur that personally attacking Mordred at Salisbury would be pointless (he'd already "[[PyrrhicVictory won]]" the battle) and dangerous (at least one prophetic dream had said so), but Arthur decides to go for it anyway. End result: One dead traitor, one dying king, and eventually [[CriticalExistenceFailure one dead Lucan]].
* CriticalExistenceFailure: Picking up the mortally-wounded Arthur opens up one of his wounds, and his guts spill out, killing him instantly.
[[/folder]]

!!Evil Knights

[[folder: Accalon]]

Appears in the Post-Vulgate Merlin and Malory's Le Morte D'Arthur

D'Arthur.

* KilledOffForReal: By Arthur
Arthur.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: AccolonAccolon.




!!Breuse Sans Pitie

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\n!!Breuse [[/folder]]

[[folder: Breuse
Sans PitiePitie]]



* WoundedGazelleGambit: When fleeing from a fight, he would often enlist aid from others by claiming that he was an innocent being pursued by Breuse Sans Pitie. (It was often hard to tell which knight was which with the armor.)

!!The Brown Knight Without Pity

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* WoundedGazelleGambit: When fleeing from a fight, he would often enlist aid from others by claiming that he was an innocent being pursued by Breuse Sans Pitie. (It was often hard to tell which knight was which with the armor.)

!!The
armour.)
[[/folder]]

[[folder: The
Brown Knight Without PityPity]]




!!Garlon of Listineise

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\n!!Garlon [[/folder]]

[[folder: Garlon
of ListineiseListineise]]




!!Meliagrant

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\n!!Meliagrant[[/folder]]

[[folder: Meliagrant]]




!!Nabon Le Noire

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\n!!Nabon [[/folder]]

[[folder: Nabon
Le NoireNoire]]




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[[/folder]]
5th Jun '16 9:07:54 AM GothicProphet
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%%* BadassFamily
* BloodKnight: Knights were expected, as a matter of honor, to go adventuring on a regular basis, and are generally more than happy to do so. The ones who make an attempt at settling down (as Ywaine did) get badgered back into it pretty quickly.

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%%* BadassFamily
* BadassFamily: Though who's related to whom varies wildly DependingOnTheAuthor.
* BloodKnight: Knights were expected, as a matter of honor, honour, to go adventuring on a regular basis, and are generally more than happy to do so. The ones who make an attempt at settling down (as Ywaine did) get badgered back into it pretty quickly.



* [[SirNotAppearingInThisTrailer Sir Not Appearing In This Book]]: Merlin's liege, Master Blaise is mentioned once in passing but never appears nor does anything to affect the plot.

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* [[SirNotAppearingInThisTrailer Sir Not Appearing In This Book]]: Merlin's liege, Master Blaise Blaise, is mentioned once in passing but never appears nor does anything to affect the plot.



[[folder: King Arthur's Court]]

!!King Arthur

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!!King Arthur's Court]

[[folder: King Arthur's Court]]

!!King Arthur
Arthur]]



* HistoricalHeroUpgrade[=/=]HistoricalBadassUpgrade: Historians have debated for generations whether Arthur was truly historical at all. But if we accept that the "original Arthur" was a British leader who temporarily stopped the Anglo-Saxon invasion of Britain, he has been [[MemeticBadass greatly transformed and magnified]] into the [[TheGoodKing Arthur]] [[TheChosenOne of legend]].

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* HistoricalHeroUpgrade[=/=]HistoricalBadassUpgrade: HistoricalHeroUpgrade [=/=] HistoricalBadassUpgrade: Historians have debated for generations whether Arthur was truly historical at all. But if we accept that the "original Arthur" was a British leader who temporarily stopped the Anglo-Saxon invasion of Britain, he has been [[MemeticBadass greatly transformed and magnified]] into the [[TheGoodKing Arthur]] [[TheChosenOne of legend]].




!!Myth/{{Merlin}}

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\n!!Myth/{{Merlin}}[[/folder]]

[[folder: Merlin]]



%%* TheMentor
* MerlinAndNimue: TropeNamer

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%%* TheMentor
* TheMentor: For Arthur.
* MerlinAndNimue: TropeNamerTropeNamer.



%%* TheTrickster
%%* TricksterMentor

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%%* TheTrickster
%%* TricksterMentor
* TheTrickster [=/=] TricksterMentor: Sometimes.




!!Guinevere

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\n!!Guinevere[[/folder]]

[[folder: Guinevere]]



[[folder: Knights of the Round Table]]

!!Lancelot

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[[folder: Knights !!Knights of the Round Table]]

!!Lancelot
Table

[[folder: Lancelot]]




!!Gawain

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\n!!Gawain[[/folder]]

[[folder: Gawain]]




!!Agravaine

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\n!!Agravaine[[/folder]]

[[folder: Agravaine]]




!!Gareth

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\n!!Gareth[[/folder]]

[[folder: Gareth]]




!!Gaheris

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\n!!Gaheris[[/folder]]

[[folder: Gaheris]]




!!Percival

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\n!!Percival[[/folder]]

[[folder: Percival]]



%%* KidAppealCharacter

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%%* KidAppealCharacter* KidAppealCharacter: A medieval version.



* NoSocialSkills: After the death of his father and brothers, Percival's mother takes him to the Welsh forests where she raises him ignorant to the ways of men until the age of 15.

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* NoSocialSkills: After the death of his father and brothers, Percival's mother takes him to the Welsh forests where she raises him ignorant to the ways of men until the age of 15.fifteen.




!!Galahad

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\n!!Galahad[[/folder]]

[[folder: Galahad]]




!!Bors

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\n!!Bors[[/folder]]

[[folder: Bors]]




!!Kay

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\n!!Kay [[/folder]]

[[folder: Kay]]



%%* HotBlooded

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%%* HotBlooded* HotBlooded: Like most other knights.




!!Bedivere

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\n!!Bedivere[[/folder]]

[[folder: Bedivere]]



* CompositeCharacter / {{Expy}}: In several modern Arthurian retellings favoring the older traditions as opposed to Malory et al, Lancelot does not appear. Instead, Bedivere is often made Guinevere's lover. It helps that many of Lancelot's usual traits apply to Bedivere also. This was first done in Creator/RosemarySutcliff's ''Literature/SwordAtSunset'' (1963) and a number of other works have followed suit such as Creator/MaryStewart's ''[[Literature/TheMerlinTrilogy Merlin trilogy]]'', [[Literature/TheSandReckoner Gillian Bradshaw]]'s ''In Winter's Shadow'', Joan Wolf's ''The Road to Avalon'' and [[Literature/MortalEngines Philip Reeve]]'s ''Here Lies Arthur''.

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* CompositeCharacter / {{Expy}}: In several modern Arthurian retellings favoring the older traditions as opposed to Malory et al, Lancelot does not appear. Instead, Bedivere is often made Guinevere's lover. It helps that many of Lancelot's usual traits apply to Bedivere also. This was first done in Creator/RosemarySutcliff's ''Literature/SwordAtSunset'' (1963) ''Literature/SwordAtSunset'', and a number of other works have followed suit suit, such as Creator/MaryStewart's ''[[Literature/TheMerlinTrilogy Merlin trilogy]]'', [[Literature/TheSandReckoner Gillian Bradshaw]]'s ''In Winter's Shadow'', Joan Wolf's ''The Road to Avalon'' and [[Literature/MortalEngines Philip Reeve]]'s ''Here Lies Arthur''.




!!Mordred

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\n!!Mordred[[/folder]]

[[folder: Mordred]]




!!Palomides

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\n!!Palomides[[/folder]]

[[folder: Palomides]]




!!Segwarides

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\n!!Segwarides[[/folder]]

[[folder: Segwarides]]




!!Safir

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\n!!Safir[[/folder]]

[[folder: Safir]]




!!Marrok

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\n!!Marrok[[/folder]]

[[folder: Marrok]]




!!Dagonet

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\n!!Dagonet[[/folder]]

[[folder: Dagonet]]




!!Dinadan

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\n!!Dinadan[[/folder]]

[[folder: Dinadan]]




!!Ywain

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\n!!Ywain[[/folder]]

[[folder: Ywain]]




!!Aglovale

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\n!!Aglovale[[/folder]]

[[folder: Aglovale]]







!!Alexander the Orphan

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\n!!Alexander [[/folder]]

[[folder: Alexander
the OrphanOrphan]]






* TragicKeepsake: The Blood soaked shirt his father wore when he was killed.

!!Tristan

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* TragicKeepsake: The Blood soaked blood-soaked shirt his father wore when he was killed.

!!Tristan
killed.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Tristan]]







!!Lamorak

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\n!!Lamorak[[/folder]]

[[folder: Lamorak]]




!!Tor

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\n!!Tor[[/folder]]

[[folder: Tor]]




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[[/folder]]
9th May '16 3:03:28 AM fusilcontrafusil
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* FamilyThemeNaming: Possibly. In medieval Welsh his name is Cai or Cei, which is thought to derive from the Roman "Caius" or "Gaius", but also suggested to mean "way" or "path". His father, better known as Ector, is called Cynyr in Welsh, which is thought to mean "way" or "path" also. This is supported by other theme-named {{patronymics}} in medieval Welsh literature and cognates ''cai'' and ''conair'' in medieval Irish. If Cai son of Cynyr means something like "Path son of Way", it's similar to cases like Drem son of Dremhidydd "Sight son of Vision" and Nerth
son of Cadarn "Strength son of Strong" from ''Literature/CulhwchAndOlwen''.

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* FamilyThemeNaming: Possibly. In medieval Welsh his name is Cai or Cei, which is thought to derive from the Roman "Caius" or "Gaius", but also suggested to mean "way" or "path". His father, better known as Ector, father Ector is called Cynyr in Welsh, which is thought to mean "way" or "path" also. This is supported by other theme-named {{patronymics}} {{patronymic}}s in medieval Welsh literature and cognates ''cai'' and ''conair'' in medieval Irish. If Cai son of Cynyr means something like "Path son of Way", it's similar to cases like Drem son of Dremhidydd "Sight son of Vision" and Nerth
Nerth son of Cadarn "Strength son of Strong" from ''Literature/CulhwchAndOlwen''.the story ''Culhwch and Olwen''.
9th May '16 3:00:19 AM fusilcontrafusil
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* FamilyThemeNaming: Possibly. In medieval Welsh his name is Cai or Cei, which is thought to derive from the Roman "Caius" or "Gaius", but also suggested to mean "way" or "path". His father, better known as Ector, is called Cynyr in Welsh, which is thought to mean "way" or "path" also. This is supported by other theme-named {{patronymics}} in medieval Welsh literature and cognates ''cai'' and ''conair'' in medieval Irish. If Cai son of Cynyr means something like "Path son of Way", it's similar to cases like Drem son of Dremhidydd "Sight son of Vision" and Nerth
son of Cadarn "Strength son of Strong" from ''Literature/CulhwchAndOlwen''.
1st May '16 10:58:46 PM fusilcontrafusil
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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: Maybe.

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* HeroicLineage: A few generations removed from ''Odin''. Not quite DivineParentage but still.
* HistoricalDomainCharacter: Maybe. Their legends might preserve memories of real leaders, but on the other hand, heroic and often divine twins is a recurring motif in mythology. Hengist himself is also mentioned in ''Literature/{{Beowulf}}'' and the ''Literature/ProseEdda''.
1st May '16 10:41:59 PM fusilcontrafusil
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* ZeroPercentApprovalRating: Everybody came to hate him.



* FamilyThemeNaming: Had sons named Vortimer, Catigern and... [[OddNameOut Pascent]].



* HistoricalDomainCharacter: One of the few Arthurian figures historians generally agree was real.

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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: One of the few Arthurian figures historians generally agree was real. Since "Vortigern" means something like "overlord" in Brittonic, it's disputed whether it ought to be taken as a title, or his real name since he seems to have practiced FamilyThemeNaming.


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* WalkingTheEarth: Another version of his death has him die in obscurity after going into exile and wandering about.


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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: Maybe.
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