Igraine

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Igraine

(ɪˈɡreɪn) or

Ygerne

n
(European Myth & Legend) the mother of King Arthur
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In today's edition of The History of the Kings of Britain (from the moment when Utherpendragon, Arthur's future father, sees Igerna for the first time to the moment when she becomes his wife and two children are born to them, Arthur and Anna) this story takes up some eighty lines (Paragraphs 137-138).
Igerna: Miss Mabelle Cole, of Warrensburgh, is in town securing employees for J.
The leafhopper genus, Igerna, which belongs to the tribe Agalliini of the subfamily Megophthalminae (Hemiptera, Cicadellidae), was originally described and established in the family, Tettigoniidae, by Kirkaldy (1903) with Pachynus bimaculicollis Stal, 1855 as its type species.
In the present paper, a 15th species, Igerna tenuicaula Li, Dai & Li sp.
Igerna can be distinguished from other taxa of Agalliini by the following combined characteristics: forewings with 3 anteapical cells and 4 apical cells, claval veins clearly separate; face rather convex and polished; male pygofer usually armed with tooth-like process or caudal margin presented as a simple spine-like process or elongate dorsal lobe; and male genitalia symmetrical, less robust.
In addition to adapting the tale of the dragons and emphasizing Merlin's power of prophecy, Geoffrey describes how the wizard influenced the dynastic succession by concocting a magic potion which changed King Uther Pendragon's appearance into that of the husband of the Duchess Igerna. He was thus able to lie with this virtuous woman without her knowledge and to conceive Arthur.
Through his magical powers, he aids King Uther in defeating the Saxons; he ensures the succession by helping Uther to father Arthur in an adulterous meeting with the Duchess Igerna; and he arranges to have Arthur raised in secret so that he can be revealed as the true king through the magical sign of the sword in the stone.
(6) Merlin uses a form of blackmail to ensure Igerna's compliance in handing her child over to Merlin.
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