Igraine

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Igraine

(ɪˈɡreɪn) or

Ygerne

n
(European Myth & Legend) the mother of King Arthur
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Merlin advises, "Sire, make sure Igerne never knows you lay with her or fathered the child.
Although morality and chastity were ultimately desired, they were not requisites for women being placed at the pinnacle of society, as evidenced by Olympias, and also by Igerne, King Arthur's mother.