Withur d'Acqs, count of Léon (Parzival)

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Withur d'Acqs, comte de Léon {Fictional}

Also Known As: "Qwithur", "Gwithur", "Ider", "Idrus", "Ither"
Birthplace: Scotland
Death: circa 550 (3-13)
Immediate Family:

Husband of Wife of Withur

Occupation: Comte de Leon
Managed by: Anne Brannen
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About Withur d'Acqs, count of Léon (Parzival)

Withur (also Ider, Idrus). Originally, he was Sir Ither in Arthurian legend, a cousin of King Arthur. He is said to have been a son of Yvain (Geoffrey of Monmouth). In later tradition he was turned into a pseudo-historical count of Léon, son of Owain mab Urien of Rheged..

For more about the Arthurian character Sir Ither, see Yder at nightbringer.se.


Red Knight is a title borne by several characters in Arthurian legend.

The first is likely the Red Knight of the Forest of Quinqeroi in Chrétien de Troyes' Perceval, the Story of the Grail; he steals a cup from King Arthur and is killed by the protagonist Perceval, who wears his armor and comes to be known as the Red Knight himself. In Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival, a retelling of Chrétien, the Red Knight is identified as Sir Ither, the Red Knight of Kukumerlant, a cousin to both Arthur and Parzival. He is killed by Parzival.


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