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A

  • AARON, Brother—Queron’s alias among the Willimites. (HG) (KJY)
  • ADELICIA of Horthness—daughter of Rhun. (KJY)
  • ADRIAN MacLean, Lord—Master of Kierney; grandson of Camber’s sister Aislinn and foster father to Camber’s grandson Aidan Thuryn; father of Camber Allin (called “Camlin”); killed with Rhys’ and Evain’s son Aidan and others at Trurill, by the regents’ men. (CH) (HG)
  • AEAN Morrisey—a page promoted to squire. (TKD)
  • AGATHA—serving maid for Queen Michaela at Rhemuth Castle. (BP)
  • AGNES de Barra, Lady—a young lady at court. (DR) (QSC)
  • AGNES Murdoch, Lady—wife of Rhun of Horthness, Earl of Sheele, and daughter of Murdoch of Carthane. (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • AHERN Jernian de Corwyn, Lord—deceased Earl of Lendour and Heir of Corwyn, Deryni; son and heir of Keryell Earl of Lendour and Stevana de Corwyn, brother of Alyce de Corwyn and briefly the husband of Zoë Morgan. (CM) (TKD) (ITKS)
  • AHMED—a grain merchant. (TKJ)
  • AIDAN Alroy Camber Haldane, Prince—infant son of Cinhil and Megan; killed by poisoned salt at his baptism, age one month. (CC) (KJY)
  • AIDAN Haldane, Prince—only child of King Ifor Haldane to survive the Festillic coup of 822; royal name of Daniel Draper, grandfather of King Cinhil. (CC) (CH)
  • AIDAN Thuryn—eldest son of Rhys and Evaine; fostered to Lord Adrian MacLean at Trurill; mistaken for Camlin MacLean at Trurill and killed by the regents’ men, age 10. (CH) (HG)
  • AILIN MacGregor, Bishop—Hubert’s Auxiliary Bishop of Valoret. (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • AIMONE, Father—chaplain brought to Rhemuth by Queen Jehana. (TKD)
  • AINSLIE, Lord—a royal commissioner. (KJY) (BP)
  • AINSLIE, Sir Robert—son of Lord Ainslie. (BP)
  • AIREY Redfearn—twin to Prys, son of Sir Jiri Redfearn; page, then squire at the Haldane court.
  • AIRICH O’Flynn, Sir—Earl of Derry, succeeded by Sir Seamus O’Flynn. (TKD)
  • AIRLEAS—magical name given by King Donal to the boy Alaric Morgan. (CM)
  • AIRLIE Kushannan, Lord—Earl of Airnis, one of Corwyn’s regents, father of Jernian. (TKD)
  • AIRSID, The—an ancient Deryni fellowship, origin pre-500 AD. (CH) (HG)
  • AISLINN MacRorie MacLean, Countess—Camber’s younger sister; Dowager Countess of Kierney; mother of Ian, the present earl, and grandmother of Adrian MacLean, the heir (CH); died at Trurill. (HG)
  • AL-RASOUL ibn Tarik, Lord—Moorish Deryni emissary of Torenth to the Court of Gwynedd, a master architect and builder. (KKB)
  • ALAINALAIN—Morgan’s alias at Saint Torin’s. (DC) (HD)
  • ALAN Sommerfield, Sir—a seasoned captain of the elite McLain lancers. (TKJ)
  • ALANA d’Oriel—Deryni wife of the hostage Healer Oriel. (HG) (KJY)
  • ALARIC Anthony Morgan—son of Alyce de Corwyn Morgan and Sir Kenneth Kai Morgan, brother of Bronwyn, cousin of Duncan McLain, husband of Richenda, father of Briony and Kelric; half Deryni; Duke of Corwyn and King’s Champion. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD) (DR) (DC) (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB) (B) (PA) (KD) (T)
  • ALAZAIS Morgan—youngest daughter of Sir Kenneth Morgan by his first wife. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • ALBADORE, Saint—a patron saint of lost things. (ITKS)
  • ALBERTUS, Lord—Grand Master of the Equites Custodem Fidei; formerly Peter Sinclair, Earl of Tarleton; brother of Paulin of Ramos and father of Bonner Sinclair, the present earl; Earl Marshal of Gwynedd. (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • ALBIN Haldane, Prince—posthumous son and heir of the late Prince Conall and Princess Rothana. (KKB)
  • ALEXANDER Darby, Father—violently anti-Deryni priest and former physician in Carthane. (ITKS)
  • ALEXANDER of Rhemuth, Archbishop—bishop who ordained Duncan. (QSC)
  • ALEXANDER—a MacArdry scout. (TBH)
  • ALFRED of Woodbourne, Bishop—Auxiliary Bishop of Rhemuth; one-time confessor to King Cinhil. (CC) (HG) (KJY) (BP) (SC) (CH)
  • ALICIA McLain, Lady—stillborn daughter of Jared and Vera McLain. (CM) (TKD)
  • ALINOR Cardiel, Lady—second wife of Mikhail Prince of Andelon, sister of Thomas. (ITKS)
  • ALISTER Cullen, Bishop—Deryni; formerly Vicar General of the Order of Saint Michael; Bishop of Grecotha and Chancellor of Gwynedd under King Cinhil; briefly, Archbishop of Valoret and Primate of All Gwynedd; an original member of the Camberian Council; alternate identity of Camber MacRorie. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP) (HS)
  • ALIX Helena, Baronne de Haut-Leon—wife of Jamyl Arilan, Deryni. (TKD)
  • ALOYSIUS, Father—a canon priest at Valoret Cathedral. (HG)
  • ALPHEIOS, Archbishop—Patriarch of All Torenth and head of the Orthodox Church of Torenth. (KKB)
  • ALPHONSE—a squire at Pwyllheli, then at Rhemuth; a keen archer. (TKD)
  • ALRED, Prince—grandson of Nimur II of Torenth and nephew of Went; Deryni. (L)
  • ALROY Bearand Brion Haldane, King— eldest living son of King Cinhil; King of Gwynedd (917-921); elder twin of King Javan. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • ALROY, King—late King of Torenth, eldest son of Lionel Duke d’Arjenol and Princess Morag, sister of Wencit; killed in a fall from a horse while hunting, summer of 1123, shortly after his fourteenth birthday; succeeded by his younger brother King Liam-Lajos II. Many in Torenth believe the “accident” was engineered by Kelson to eliminate a rival who had come of age. (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • ALUN Melandry, Sir—Mearan knight, son of the murdered former royal governor of Ratharkin, and cousin of Sir Wilce Melandry. (CM) (TKD)
  • ALVIN de Marco—a guard in the retinue of Lord Deldour. (ITKS)
  • ALWYNE—a Haldane lancer present at Brion’s assumption of power. (TKD)
  • ALYCE Javana de Corwyn Morgan, Lady—elder daughter of Keryell Earl of Lendour and Stevana de Corwyn; Heiress of Corwyn and Lendour, Deryni wife of Sir Kenneth Morgan and mother of Alaric and Bronwyn. (DC) (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • ALYCE Maria Chandos—daughter of Zoë and Sir Jovett Chandos. (TKD)
  • ALYS Lithgow—daughter of Geill Morgan and Sir Walter Lithgow. (TKD)
  • AMAURY Makróry, Lord—son and heir of Róry Makróry, reigning Count Kulnán in Torenth; Deryni. (KKB)
  • AMBERT Quinnell of Cassan, Prince—client prince of Cassan, northwest of Gwynedd; father of Princess Anne, who married Fane Fitz-Arthur; grandfather of Tambert. (HG) (KJY)
  • AMBROS, Father—chaplain to Queen Jehana. (KKB)
  • AMELIA (Conalline)—natural daughter of Prince Conall by his mistress, Vanissa. (KKB)
  • AMIELLE, Lady—Countess of Zaria, betrothed of Illann King of Howicce and Llannedd. (TKD)
  • AMYOT of Morland, Lord—Deryni assassin killed in ambush of Princes Javan and Rhys Michael. (CH)
  • ANDREW Tairchell McLain, Duke—Duke of Cassan, father of Jared. (ITKS)(CM) (TKD)
  • ANDREW—farrier at Grecotha. (CC) (SC)
  • ANDREW—helmsman aboard Morgan’s ship Rhafallia; induced to take slow poison before attempting to assassinate Morgan. (DC)
  • ANDREW, son of James—the second “Benedict” at Saint Piran’s Priory. (CC)
  • ANGELICA, Mother—a midwife at Lochalyn. (BP)
  • ANGELUS, Father—a chaplain to Queen Richeldis. (ITKS)
  • ANGUS MacEwan, Sir—newly knighted son and heir of Graham Earl of Kheldour. (KKB)
  • ANJELICA—maid to Lady Jessamy. (ITKS)
  • ANNALIND, Princess—twin sister of Roisian of Meara. After Roisian’s marriage to King Malcolm Haldane in 1025, Annalind’s adherents maintained that she, not Roisian, was the firstborn of the two sisters and, therefore, rightful heiress to the Coronet of Meara. Her descendants are Pretenders of Meara. Caitrin Quinnell is the current claimant. (ITKS) (TBH) (TKJ)
  • ANNE Quinnell, Princess—daughter of Prince Ambert Quinnell of Cassan and wife of Fane Fitz-Arthur; mother of Tambert, first Duke of Cassan. (HG) (KJY)
  • ANSCOM of Trevas, Archbishop—Deryni Primate of All Gwynedd and Archbishop of Valoret. (CC) (SC) (CH)
  • ANSEL Irial MacRorie, Lord—younger son of Cathan grandson of Camber and a prime mover in the resistance against the former regents. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • ANSELM, Father—a chaplain at Rhemuth Castle. (CM) (TKD)
  • ARAXIE Léan Haldane, Princess—younger daughter of the late Prince Richard, Duke of Carthmoor and Princess Sivorn; sister of Richelle and niece of the Hort of Orsal. (KKB)
  • ARBAN Howell, Sir—Baron of Iomaire, later Earl of Eastmarch; cousin of Rorik Howell Earl of Eastmarch. (TKD)
  • ARCHER of Arrand, Bishop—Ordo Verbi Dei theologian and preacher; later, Bishop of Dhassa. (CH)
  • ARDRY MacArdry—eldest son and heir of Caulay; killed 1107, age 20, in brawl with a McLain retainer. (ITKS) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC)
  • ARGAN Howiccan—see Howiccan, Pargan.
  • ARGOSTINO, Father—heavy-set young Llanneddi priest ordained with Denis Arilan in 1105. (PA)
  • ARIELLA of Festil, Princess—elder sister of the former King Imre and mother of his son, Mark (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP) (L)
  • ARIK—a guard of Rhys’s and Evaine’s household. (CH)
  • ARILAN, Bishop Denis—secretly Deryni, ordained priest in spring 1105 at Arc Fidei; confessor to King Brion by 1115; made Auxilliary Bishop of Rheumuth, later Bishop of Dhassa; secretly Deryni and member of the Camberian Council. (DR) (DC) (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB) (PA) (KD)
  • ARION of Torenth, King—Deryni King of Torenth and elder brother of Prince Miklos and Princess Charis. (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • ARKADY II, King—Deryni ruler of Torenth (1025–1080), grandfather of King Wencit and Princess Morag, brother of Prince Nikola. (KKB)
  • ARMAGH, Master—an arms master to King Imre. (CC)
  • ARMAND, Sir—a legendary hero of the Eleven Kingdoms, subject of many ballads. (QSC)
  • ARNOLD, Brother—monk who guided Kelson and Dhugal to the ruins of Caerrorie. (QSC)
  • ARNULF, Father—aged household chaplain at Castle d'Eirial in 977. (V)
  • ARRAN MacEwan, Sir—a knight of Claibourne. (CM) (TKD)
  • ARTHEN Talbot, Sir—youngest son of Sir Lucien Talbot, royal governor of Ratharkin. (CM) (TKD)
  • ASCELIN, Father—Custodes priest at Saint Hilary’s Basilica in Rhemuth, replacing Father Boniface. (KJY) (BP)
  • ATUN, Prince—late Prince of Andelon, father of Mikhail and Khoren. (ITKS)
  • AUDE, Princess—Dowager Princess of Meara, mother of Princess Caitrin. (TKD)
  • AUDE, Princess—second daughter of Meyric King of Bremagne, sister of Jehana. (TKD)
  • AUGARIN Haldane, King—first High King of Gwynedd; reigned 645–673. (CH) (L)
  • AURELIA, Mother—Abbess of St. Brigid’s. (TKD)
  • AURÉLIEN de Courcey—son of Michon and husband of Sieffany MacAthan. (ITKS)
  • AURELLION, Dom—a young Gabrilite Healer who took refuge with Gregory at Trevalga. (HG)
  • AURIEL, Archangel—Torenthi name for Uriel. (CM)
  • AYNBETH—a daughter of Létald Hort of Orsal. (KKB)
  • AZIM, Lord—a younger brother of the Emir of Nur Hallaj, uncle of Princess Rothana, and Richenda’s former teacher; high-ranking Deryni adept and precentor of the Knights of the Anvil, at Djellarda, successors of the Michaelines; member of the Camberian Council. (TKJ) (KKB)

B

  • BAHADUR Khan, King—ruler of the desert kingdom of R’Kassi. (KKB)
  • BAIRBRE—maid to Vera Countess of Kierney, who also looks after Duncan and Kevin McLain. (CM) (TKD)
  • BALDWIN—soldier of the Rhemuth garrison who “attacks” Oriel. (KJY)
  • BALMORIC, Brother—monk of Saint Torin’s. (DC)
  • BANNER, John—Derry’s alias at the Jack Dog Tavern in Fathane. (DC)
  • BARRETT de Laney, Lord—elderly Deryni; blind co-adjutor of the Camberian Council; brother of Dominy de Laney; as a young man, negotiated the freedom of a score of condemned Deryni children by offering himself in their place, blinded before being rescued by Darrell. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD) (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB) (B)
  • BARTHOLOMEW—a guard of Rhys’s and Evaine’s household. (CH)
  • BASIL of Castleroo—a Mearan rebel. (ITKS)
  • BAYARD—a brindle hound given to Alaric by the king for his fourth birthday. (TKD)
  • BAYLOR de Paor, Sir—elder son of the Baron of Trurill. (TKD)
  • BAYVEL de Cameron, Lord—uncle of Queen Megan. (CC) (SC)
  • BEARAND Haldane, King Saint—pre-Interregnum Haldane king of Gwynedd reigning 736–794 who pushed back the Moorish sea lords and consolidated Gwynedd; great-great-grandfather of King Cinhil. (CC) (SC) (CH) (CM) (TKD)
  • BELDEN of Erne, Bishop—Bishop of Cashien, suspended for his part in the Mearan rebellion of 1123/24. (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC)
  • BENED—a cyann—or chief—of the hill people at Saint Kyriell’s. (QSC)
  • BENEDICT—King Cinhil’s name in religion. (CC)
  • BENJAMIN—servant in the employ of Seisyll Arilan. (ITKS)
  • BENJAMIN, Father—seminarian at Arc Fidei, ordained with Denis Arilan in 1105 (PA)
  • BENNETT—a sergeant in the service of Bran Coris. (HD)
  • BENOIT d’Evering, Bishop—elected Auxiliary Bishop of Valoret at the Synod of Valoret in 1125. (TBH)(QSC)
  • BENROY, Father—weak-sighted scrivener and chaplain at Arc-en-Ciel. (ITKS)
  • BEREN, Sir—a Michaeline knight. (CC) (SC)
  • BERRHONES, Count—Torenthi courtier and master of ceremonies of the killijálay; Deryni. (KKB)
  • BERTIE MacArdry—young borderman wounded in skirmish and tended by Dhugal. (TBH)
  • BERTRAND de Ville, Sir—squire to Prince Javan before Charlan; later knighted. (KJY)
  • BERTRAND—squire to Prince Javan. (CH)
  • BETHANE—a “cunning woman” who keeps sheep in the Culdi hills, wife of Darrell. (DC) (B)
  • BEVAN de Torigny, Bishop—one of the twelve itinerant bishops of Gwynedd; elected Bishop of Culdi at the Synod of Valoret in 1125. (QSC)
  • BEVIS, Father—messenger sent from Saint Iveagh’s to inform Kelson of Loris’ escape. (TBH)
  • BIRGIT O’Carroll—Ursin’s human wife and mother of his son Carrollan. (KJY)
  • BLAINE Emanuel Richard Cinhil Haldane, Prince—second son of Donal King of Gwynedd, 1083–1092. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • BLAINE, King—fourth Festillic King of Gwynedd, reigned 885–900; father of Imre. (CC)
  • BLAISE of Trurill—a Mearan rebel. (ITKS)
  • BONIFACE, Father—deceased former priest and sometime confessor of Prince Javan at Saint Hilary’s Basilica in Rhemuth; calligrapher and illuminator. (HG) (KJY)
  • BONNER Sinclair, Lord—Earl of Tarleton; son of Lord Albertus (Peter Sinclair) and nephew of the Abbot-Bishop Paulin. (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • BORG—an archer in service of Manfred. (BP)
  • BORS—soldier under command of Coel Howell. (CC)
  • BOTOLPH—horse-keeper at Valoret. (CH)
  • BRADENE, Bishop/Archbishop—former Bishop of Grecotha, now Archbishop of Valoret and Primate of Gwynedd; a famed scholar; remained neutral in the Interdict schism at Dhassa. (DC) (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • BRAN Coris, Lord—traitor Earl of Marley and former husband of Richenda; father of Brendan; killed by Kelson in 1121. (DR) (DC) (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC)
  • BRANYNG, Count—a Deryni master and Count of Sostra in Torenth. (KKB)
  • BRECON Ramsay-Quinnell, Sir—son of Sir Jolyon Ramsay and Lady Oksana, and titular heir to the Throne of Meara; brother of Noelie and Christophle. (KKB)
  • BRENDAN Coris, Lord—Earl of Marley, son of Richenda and the late Bran Coris; a page to his stepfather, Alaric Morgan. (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • BRENDAN, Brother—a clark at Rhemuth. (ITKS)
  • BRICE de Paor, Sir—younger son of the Baron of Trurill, later Baron of Trurill; knighted by King Brion at Trurill. (TKD) (TBH) (TKJ)
  • BRIGETTA Delacorte, Lady—a junior lady-in-waiting to Queen Richeldis. (ITKS)
  • BRION Donal Cinhil Urien Haldane— King of Gwynedd (1095–1120) and father of Kelson, eldest son of King Donal; slain by Charissa’s magic at Candor Rhea, 1081–1120. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD) (DR) (DC) (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB) (PA) (L) (KD)
  • BRIONA, Princess—only child of the last Prince of Mooryn, wife of Prince Festil Augustus. (CM) (TKD)
  • BRIONY Bronwyn de Morgan, Lady—daughter of Morgan and Richenda, born January 1123. (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • BRONNA, Lady—a nurse to the royal children. (ITKS)
  • BRONWYN Rhetice Morgan, Lady—deceased younger sister of Alaric Morgan; betrothed of Kevin McLain, with whom she was slain by illicit magic at Culdi. (CM) (TKD) (DR) (DC) (HD) (TBH)
  • BRONWYN Morgan—a sister of Charlan Kai Morgan, who died in the service of King Javan Haldane. (CM) (TKD)
  • BROTHEN de Paor, Sir—Baron of Trurill, father of Baylor and Brice. (TKD)
  • BURCHARD de Varian, Lord—one of Jared’s generals; escaped the slaughter at Rengarth with General Gloddruth; current Earl of Eastmarch, which he was awarded for his services in the Torenth War. (HD) (HD) (TBH)
  • BURTON, Father—a priest of the Custodes Fidei. (HG)

C

  • CABALL MacArdry—castellan of Castle Transha and a chieftain of Clan MacArdry; next in succession to the clan’s chiefship after Dhugal. (TBH)
  • CAERIESSE—one of King Brion’s ships, named for the lost land that sank beneath the sea. (TKD)
  • CAITRIN Caren Urracca Quinnell of Meara, Princess—the Pretender of Meara, daughter of Judhael of Meara, sister of Princess Onora now immured in a convent; mother of Ithel, Llewell, and Sidana. (ITKS) (TBH) (TKJ)(QSC)
  • CALBERT, Father—energetic young Abbot of Arc Fade Seminary in 1104-5. (PA)
  • CALDER of Sheele, Bishop—one of the twelve itinerant bishops of Gwynedd, with no fixed see; great-uncle of Dhugal; suspended for his part in the Mearan rebellion of 1123/24. (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC)
  • CALEB—a guard of Bishop Cullen’s household. (CH)
  • CALIX Howard, Sir—one of Kenneth Morgan’s knights living at Morganhall, married to Alaric’s former nurse, Melissa. (TKD)
  • CAMBER (Camlin) Allin MacLean—son of the slain Adrian MacLean, Master of Kierney, whose rightful heir he is; foster-brother to Aidan Thuryn; survived crucifixion at the hands of the regents’ soldiers and Trurill; part of Joram’s underground. (CH) (HG) (BP)
  • CAMBER Kyriell MacRorie, Lord—Earl of Culdi; father of Joram and Evaine; Chancellor under King Blaine; responsible for the Haldane Restoration in 904; canonized as Saint Camber in 906; Defensor Hominum (Defender of Humankind) and patron of Deryni magic; sainthood rescinded by Council of Ramos in 917, and then restored by King Kelson and the Church of Gwynedd in the year 1125 (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP) (DR) (DC) (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB) (C) (HS)
  • CAMERON—family name of Queen Megan. (CC)
  • CAMILLE Furstána, Princess—daughter of Prince Zimri Furstán and Chriselle, a Festillic heiress; aunt of Prince Hogan Furstán; now known as Mother Serafina, a nun at Saint-Sasile, an all-Deryni monastic establishment at Furstánan, in Torenth. (CM) (TKD)
  • CAMPBELL, Baron—a baron of Eastmarch and aide to Bran Coris. (HD)
  • CANLAVAY, Sieur de—a northern lord captured with Duke Jared at Rengarth. (HD)
  • CAPRUS d'Eirial, Lord—younger son of Sir Randulf, Baron d'Eirial in 977, half brother to the heir, Sir Gilrae d'Eirial. (V)
  • CARA Mia Hagen—deceased daughter of Thorne Hagen; died at a young age. (HD)
  • CARDIEL, Archbishop Thomas—former Bishop of Dhassa; leader (with Arilan) of the schism that arose over the Curia’s decree of Interdict; now Archbishop of Rhemuth; younger brother of Alinor. (ITKS) (DC) (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • CARLE—one of Earl Maldred’s men. (CC)
  • CARMODY, Declan—see Declan Carmody. (KJY)
  • CAROLUS, Crown Prince—elder son of Nimur II and father of Prince Aldred; Deryni; brother of Wencit. (L)
  • CARROLLAN O’Carroll—Deryni son of Ursin O’Carroll. (KJY)
  • CARSTEN of Meara, Bishop—one of the prelates who initially sided with Archbishops Loris and Corrigan in the Interdict schism; later took a neutral stance. (DC) (HD) (TBH)
  • CARTHANE, Earl of—Gwynedd earl whose daughter elicits much interest among the young men at Kelson’s court. (QSC)
  • CASHEL Murdoch—younger son of Murdoch of Carthane. (KJY) (BP)
  • CASPAR Talbot, Sir—third son of Sir Lucien Talbot, brother of Sir Arthen Talbot. (CM) (TKD)
  • CASSIANUS de Laney—deceased older brother of Dominy and Barrett. (ITKS)
  • CATHAN Drummond—brother of Michaela and son of Elinor and James Drummond; junior aide to Rhys Michael. (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • CATHAN MacRorie, Lord—Camber’s eldest son and heir, father of Ansel and the deceased Davin; member of Imre’s council; murdered by Imre in 903 for suspected treason. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (C)
  • CAULAY MacArdry (The Old MacArdry)—Chief of Clan MacArdry and Earl of Transha until his death in 1123; succeeded by Dhugal; believed to be Dhugal’s father until Duncan proved otherwise; Dhugal’s maternal grandfather. (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC)
  • CECILE, Sister—companion to Queen Jehana. (KKB)
  • CENTULE, Prince—younger son of Centule V Grand Duc du Vézaire, and a representative of his father to the Court of Torenth. (KKB)
  • CERYS Devane—a student at Arc-en-Ciel, Alyce’s original roommate, who later takes the veil as Sister Iris Cerys. (ITKS)
  • CHARIS, Princess—wife of Marek of Festil and mother of his sone and heir. (BP)
  • CHARISSA of Tolan—daughter and only child of Hogan Gwernach (The Marluk); Duchess of Tolan and and late Festillic Pretender to the Throne of Gwynedd, responsible for the death of King Brion; killed by King Kelson in a duel arcane in 1120, at his coronation, at which time her pretensions passed to King Wencit. (DR) (DC) (HD) (TBH) (KKB) (L)
  • CHARLAN Kai Morgan, Sir—formerly squire to Prince Javan and now his aide. (HG) (KJY) (BP) (BP)—distant cousin of Sir Kenneth Morgan, loyal knight in the service of King Javan Haldane, with whom he died in battle. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • CHARLAN Peter Chandos—second son of Lady Zoë Morgan and Sir Jovett Chandos. CHARLES—a squire at Rhemuth. (TKD)
  • CHARLES FitzMichael, Father—young priest ordained with Denis Arilan in 1105. (PA)
  • CHARLES, Brother—a Servant of Saint Camber at Dolban; formerly a baker in village at Caerrorie. (CC) (SC)
  • CHRISTOPHLE, Brother—younger son of Sir Jolyon Ramsay of Meara and Lady Oksana. (KKB)
  • CIARÁN MacRae—page at court, son of Sir Tiernán MacRae. (TKD)
  • CIARD O Ruane—Dhugal’s faithful old gillie. (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC)
  • CIERAN, Brother—lay brother at Saint Piran’s Priory. (CC)
  • CILLIAN, Master—a royal physician at Rhemuth Castle. (CM) (TKD)
  • CINHIL I Donal Ifor Haldane, King—first restored Haldane King of Gwynedd, reigning 904–917, and ancestor of all the later kings of Gwynedd; formerly a priest of the Ordo Verbi Dei under the name of Benedict; kidnapped from his monastery by Joram and Rhys; father of Alroy, Javan, and Rhys Michael; 860–917. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP) (KKB)
  • CIRALA, Duke—anagram for Alaric, in an anti-Deryni ballad sung by the troubadour Gwydion. (DC)
  • CLAARA Morgan Winslow, Lady—widowed younger sister of Sir Kenneth Morgan. (CM) (TKD)
  • CLARICE Fraser—granddaughter of Claara, and grandniece of Sir Kenneth Morgan, sister of Kian Fraser. (CM) (TKD)
  • CLARICE, Lady—lady-in-waiting to Queen Richeldis. (ITKS)
  • CLAUD de Saeva, Sir—a newly made knight, son of Sir Robert, castellan of Rhemuth Castle. (TKD)
  • CLEMENCE, Sister—a sister brought from Bremagne by Queen Jehana. (TKD)
  • CLORIS, Lady—wife of Morian, Deryni. (TKD)
  • CLOYCE de Clarendon, Sir—a Custodes knight. (BP)
  • CLUIM Haldane, King—great-grandfather of King Donal. (CM)
  • COCKLEBURR—a retired warhorse selected by Sir Llion as a first training mount for Alaric Morgan. (CM) (TKD)
  • COEL Howell, Lord—brother of Elinor, Cathan’s wife; member of Imre’s council; executed by King Cinhil in 905. (CC) (SC)
  • COLIN of Fianna—eighteen-year-old son of the Count of Fianna, a renowned vintner; killed in ambush with Lord Ralson near Valoret. (DR)
  • COLLIER, Lord—a lord captured with Duke Jared at Rengarth. (HD)
  • COLLOS—alleged brother of Dimitri, Deryni. (KJY)
  • COLMAN I, King—deceased King of Howicce and Llannedd, father of Illan II of Howice and Llannadd, and Queen Richeldis, and husband of Queen Gwenael. (ITKS)
  • COLMAN II Rodrick Aodh Domnic MacFaolan-Gruffud, King—ruler of the United Kingdoms of Howicce and Llannedd; formerly betrothed to Janniver Princess of Pardiac; his heirs are his half-sister, Princess Gwenlian (in Llannedd) and his cousin, Prince Cuan (in Howicce). (KKB)
  • COLUMCILLE, Father—a priest at Lochalyn. (BP)
  • CONALL Haldane, Prince—late eldest son of Duke Nigel and Lady Meraude, husband of Princess Rothana, father of Prince Albin and Conalline; executed by Kelson for treason in 1125. (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • CONCANNON, Father Marcus—see Marcus Concannon, Father. (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • CONLAN, Bishop—one of the twelve itinerant bishops of Gwynedd with no fixed see; initially sided with Loris in the Interdict schism; later went over to Cardiel and Arilan; later Bishop of Stavenham. (HD) (TBH) (QSC)
  • CONNOR—a guard at Valoret Castle in the service of the regents. (HG)
  • CONSTANCE, Sister—nun at St. Brigid’s, killed in attack by Ithel’s men. (TKJ)
  • CONSTANTIN Furstán-Arkadia, Count—a younger son of the Torenthi Duke of Arkadia. (TKD)
  • CORAM, Stefan—coadjutor of the Camberian Council; full Deryni. (HD) (TBH) (TKJ)
  • CORBAN Howell, Lord—husband of Stacia of Eastmarch and Earl of Eastmarch (928–968). (BP)
  • CORBAN Howell II, Sir—deceased Earl of Eastmarch (?-1088). (ITKS)
  • CORDAN—chief surgeon to Bran Coris. (HD)
  • CORMAC Hamberlyn—border chieftain and brigand who defected to Caitrin’s service; all but outlawed in Brion’s day. (TKJ)
  • CORMAC, Prince—youngest son of Illann King of Howicce and Llannedd, a new page at Rhemuth court. (TKD)
  • CORNELIUS Seaton—a page at court, son of Sir Errol Seaton and Merlise de Nore; nephew of Bishop Oliver de Nore. (TKD)
  • CORRIGAN Patrick, Bishop—Archbishop of Rhemuth and leader, with Loris, of the anti-Morgan faction of the Gwynedd clergy. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD) (DR) (DC) (HD) (TBH)
  • CORUND—guard assigned to the service of Princes Javan and Rhys Michael; killed in hunting ambush. (CH) (KJY)
  • COSIM—Miklos’ personal physicial/Healer. (BP)
  • COSMO Murray, Bishop—Bishop of Nyford; dies during the synod convened to elect a successor to Archbishop William MacCartney in 1096. (CM)
  • CRAWFORD, Master—a guard at Rhemuth Castle. (ITKS)
  • CREODA, Bishop—a scholar attached to the court at Rhemuth; later Bishop of Carbury; initially sided with Archbishops Loris and Corrigan in the Interdict schism but later became neutral; later, Bishop of Culdi after dissolution of his former See of Carbury, and a conniver in Loris’ return to power; suspended for his part in the Mearan rebellion of 1123/24. (TKD) (DC) (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC)
  • CRESCENCE de Naverie, Sir—special counsel to the Regents of Corwyn. (CM) (TKD)
  • CREVAN Allyn—human Vicar General of the Order of Saint Michael after Alister Cullen. (CC) (SC) (CH)
  • CRINAN—Cathan’s squire; doubled for Rhys under a shape-changing spell. (CC) (SC) (CH)
  • CRONIN, Brother—Abbot of St. Mary’s in the Hills. (HG)
  • CUAN, Prince—a cousin of Colman II King of Howicce and Llannedd, and his Heir Presumptive to the Throne of Howicce; presumed suitor for the hand of Princess Araxie Haldane. (KKB)
  • CUSTODES FIDEI—Ordo Custodum Fidei, the Guardians of the Faith; religious Order founded by Paulin of Ramos to replace the Michaelines and reform ecclesiastical education in Gwynedd for the exclusion of Deryni. Mandate later extended to ferret out and eliminate Deryni by whatever means. (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • CYNFYN of Lendour—deceased son of Keryell Earl of Lendour by his first marriage. (ITKS)
  • CYRIC von Horthy, Prince—eldest son and heir of Létald Hort of Orsal and Prince of Tralia. (KKB)

D

  • DAFYDD Leslie, Lord—nephew of Lord Jowerth Leslie; died during interrogation by Tavis O’Neill. (CH)
  • DAÍTHI, Father—a Custodes priest at Rhemuth; official King’s Chaplain after Father Faelan. (KJY) (BP)
  • DAMIAN Cathcart—a general/tactician of the past. (ITKS)
  • DAMON—a guard of Rhys’s and Evaine’s household. (CH)
  • DANIEL Draper—as Prince Aidan Haldane, only surviving son of King Ifor; grandfather of Cinhil. (CC) (CH)
  • DANOC, Earl of—one of Kelson’s lords present at the Dhassa war council. (HD) (TBH)
  • DARBY, Father Alexander—newly appointed paster of St. Mark's Church, near Arc Fidei, in 1104. His treatise on Deryni, written when he was a seminarian at Grecotha, because required study for all aspiring clergy. Trained as a physician. (PA)
  • DARRELL—late husband of the witch-woman Bethane; a teacher of mathematics in Grecotha and secretly Deryni; killed rescuing Barret de Laney. (DC) (B)
  • DAVET Nevan, Bishop—one of Gwynedd’s six itinerant bishops before the Council of Ramos. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG)
  • DAVIN Elathan MacRorie, Lord—elder son of Cathan, older brother of Ansel; Earl of Culdi after his grandfather’s death. (CC) (SC) (CH) (KJY)
  • DAVIS—one of Cardiel’s men-at-arms; assisted in the capture of Morgan and Duncan at Dhassa. (HD)
  • DAVORAN—a squire to King Kelson. (KKB)
  • DAWKIN—a master cobbler questioned by Morgan and Duncan on the Dhassa road. (HD)
  • DE LACEY, Bishop—one of the bishops who originally sided with Loris in the Interdict schism. (DC)
  • DE VALI, Aurnaud, the Sieur—vassal of Morgan, knighted with Derry in 1115; burned out by Warin’s raiders. (DC) (KD)
  • DECLAN Carmody—Deryni in service of the regents; he and his wife and two sons slain at regents’ orders after he refused to misuse his powers. (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • DEEGAN—one of Wencit’s retainers at Esgair Ddu. (HD)
  • DEFOREST, Michael—guard used as a medium by Lord Ian and then killed to implicate Morgan. (DR)
  • DEINIOL, Brother—assistant to Brother Polidorus. (BP)
  • DEINOL Hartmann, Sir—seneschal at Castle Cynfyn. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • DELACEY, Bishop—one of the bishops who originally sided with Archbishops Loris and Corrigan in the Interdict schism; later went over to Cardiel and Arilan. (HD) (TBH)
  • DELDOUR, Lord—a lord of Carthane, and one of the ring-leaders of an anti-Deryni lay group centered on the ministry of Bishop Oliver de Nore; Father Septimus becomes his chaplain. (ITKS)
  • DELPHINE Morgan—unmarried older sister of Sir Kenneth Morgan, chatelaine of Morganhall in his absence; an accomplished poet and painter. (CM) (TKD)
  • DELRAE, Sir—captain of Jehana’s Bremagni honor guard. (TKJ)
  • DENIT, Father—queen’s chaplain in 1088. (ITKS)
  • DENZIL Carmichael, Lord—Deryni bowman involved in assassination attempt on Princes Javan and Rhys Michael; died during interrogation. (CH)
  • DERFEL, Father—chaplain at Lochalyn Castle. (BP)
  • DERMOT O’Beirne, Bishop—human Bishop of Cashien, later exiled and outlawed. (CC) (SC) (CH) (BP)
  • DERRY, Sean Lord—Marcher Earl of Derry knighted by King Brion in spring 1115, former military aide to Morgan and now his lieutenant for Corwyn, Deputy Regent of Marley; occasional member of the Privy Council of Gwynedd after the death of Lord Ralson. (DR) (DC) (HD) (TBH) (QSC) (KKB) (KD) (T)
  • DERVERGUILLE, Lady—woman of legend associated with a ballad bearing her name, which was composed by the Lord Llewelyn; slain by the cruel Lord Gerent in the ninth century. (DC)
  • DERYNI (Der-in-ee)—Racial group gifted with paranormal/supernatural powers and abilities feared by many humans.
  • DESMOND MacCartney, Archbishop—Archbishop of Rhemuth, brother of Archbishop William. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • DEVERIL, Lord—seneschal to Jared McLain Duke of Cassan. (DC) (B)
  • DEVLIN—gleeman of Clan MacArdry. (TBH)
  • DHUGAL Ardry MacArdry McLain, Lord—foster brother to King Kelson and member of the Privy Council of Gwynedd; Duke of Cassan, Earl of Kierney and Transha, Chief of Clan MacArdry; son of Duncan McLain by Maryse MacArdry; Deryni. (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • DICKON Kirby—eight-year-old son of Captain Henry Kirby, master of Morgan’s ship Rhafallia. (DC)
  • DILYS—a steady and reliable mare belonging to Sir Calix Howard, occasionally ridden by Alaric at Morganhall. (TKD)
  • DIMITRI, Master—a Deryni agent in Paulin’s service. (KJY) (BP)
  • DOBBS—an advance scout in Kelson’s army. (HD)
  • DOLFIN—Kelson’s senior squire; only survivor of accident at High Greldour Pass that nearly claimed the lives of Kelson and Dhugal in 1125. (QSC) (KKB)
  • DOMINIC du Joux, Sieur—son of Richard du Joux, a follower of Prince Festil of Torenth, and Princess Tayce Furstána, a first cousin of the new Festillic king; first Duke of Corwyn. (CM) (TKD)
  • DOMINIC, Brother—infirmarian at Saint Mary’s in the Hills, Kierney. (CH)
  • DOMINIC, Duke—first Duke of Corwyn and ancestor of Morgan. (DC)
  • DOMINIC, Father—priest at Saint Liam’s Abbey; former teacher of Joram and Rhys. (CC)
  • DOMINY de Laney—sister of Barrett, member of the Camberian Council. (ITKS) (CM)
  • DONAL Blaine II Aidan Cinhil Haldane, King—King of Gwynedd (1074–1095), Prince of Meara, and Lord of the Purple March, father of Brion, Nigel, Xenia, and Silke, grandfather of Kelson; died 1095. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD) (DR) (DC) (TBH) (KKB)
  • DONAL, Master—a scribe at Rhemuth Castle. (BP)
  • DONATUS, Father—an alias of Dom Queeron Kinevan. (BP)
  • DONNARD, Master—Duke Richard’s battle-surgeon in 1086. (ITKS) (TKD)
  • DORN—squire to Prince Javan; killed in hunting ambush. (CH)
  • DOTHAN of Erne, Lord—former Festillic minister imprisoned by Cinhil for trial; son and daughter killed in assassination attempt on Cinhil. (CC) (SC)
  • DOV, Lord—Healer slain at Saint Neot’s. (CH)
  • DROGO de Palance, Sir—Rhun’s castellan at Sheele. (BP)
  • DRUMMOND—see Cathan, Elinor, James, and Michaela Drummond. (KJY)
  • DUALTA Jarriot, Lord—a Michaeline knight. (CC) (SC) (HG)
  • DUCHAD Mor—Torenthi Deryni general who unsuccessfully attempted to invade Gwynedd in 985 on behalf of the Festillic Pretender of the day. (CM) (TKD)
  • DULCHESSE, Queen—childless first queen of Donal Haldane. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • DUNCAN Howard McLain, Lord—son of Jared Earl of Kierney and Vera Howard, cousin of Alaric and Bronwyn, confessor to Prince Kelson; secretly Deryni. (CM) (TKD) (DR) (DC) (HD)—Duke of Cassan and Earl of Kierney, following the deaths of his father and elder brother, which titles he resigned to his son, Dhugal MacArdry McLain; Auxiliary Bishop of Rhemuth under Archbishop Cardiel; father of Dhugal MacArdry. (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • DURIN, Master—a Healer at Iomaire. (SC)
  • DUVESSA (Sinclair), Princess—dowager Princess of Cassan and mother of Anne Quinnell. (KJY)
  • DYLAN ap Thomas, Lord—Deryni assassin killed in ambush of Princes Javan and Rhys Michael. (CH)

E

  • EDGAR of Mathelwaite—Baron of Mathelwaite, vassal of Morgan; one of three Morgan vassals persuaded by Ian that Morgan should be assassinated; killed himself rather than reveal Ian’s part in the plot against King Kelson. (TKD) (DR)
  • EDMOND—a former Archbishop of Valoret. (CH)
  • EDOUARD, Dom—Deryni author of Haut Arcanum. (HG)
  • EDULF—ostler to Camber at Caerrorie; one of fifty peasants executed at Imre’s command in retribution for death of Lord Rannulf. (CC)
  • EDWARD MacInnis of Arnham, Bishop—itinerant bishop and later Bishop of Grecotha; son of Earl Manfred and nephew to Archbishop Hubert. (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • EDWARD Ramsay, Lord—a younger son of the Earl of Cloome in Meara and ancestor of the current representatives of the House of Quinnell through his marriage with Princess Magrette of Meara; died 1078. (KKB)
  • EDWARD—a carpenter at Rhemuth Castle. (ITKS)
  • EDWARD, Father—priest who baptized Nicholas Draper. (CC)
  • EDWINA—Zoë’s original roommate at Arc-en-Ciel, from Llannedd. (ITKS)
  • EGBERT, Brother—monk at Saint Jarlath’s Monastery. (CC)
  • EIDIARD of Clure—soldier replaced by Davin MacRorie; assigned to guard Princes Javan and Rhys Michael. (CH)
  • EIRIAN Elspeth Sidana Haldane, Princess—daughter of Nigel Duke of Carthmoor and Lady Meraude, born June, 1124. (QSC) (KKB)
  • EITHNE—a maid at Rhemuth Castle. (BP)
  • EKATERINA, Princess—daughter of Rotrou, Hereditary Prince of Jáca. (KKB)
  • ELAINE de Fintan, Lady—Murdoch’s wife, and Countess of Carthane. (KJY)
  • ELAINE MacInnis, Lady—daughter of Manfred MacInnis and Signe Calder of Sheele; first wife of Jared Earl of Kierney, and mother of Kevin McLain; died in childbirth. (CM) (ITKS) (DC)
  • ELAS, Lord—one of Kelson’s generals present at the Dhassa war council. (HD) (TBH)
  • ELGIN—an Eastmarch captain. (BP)
  • ELGIN de Torres—junior seminarian at Arc Fidei in 1105. (PA)
  • ELINOR MacRorie Drummond—widow of Cathan MacRorie and mother of Ansel and Davin by him; wife of James Drummond, by whom she bore Michaela and Cathan. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • ELISABET (REZZA), Lady—eldest daughter of the Hort of Orsal and Princess Husniyya.
  • ELROY, Father—Archbishop Bradene’s chamberlain. (QSC)
  • ELSPETH—a maid at Rhemuth Castle. (BP)
  • ELSWORTH, John of—second guard used by Ian as a medium. (DR)
  • ELVIRA, Lady—lady-in-waiting to Queen Jehana. (DR)
  • EMBERT, Brother—a Custodes monk-physician. (BP)
  • EMRYS, Dom— renowned Gabrilite adept and Healer; Abbot of the Order of Saint Gabriel at St. Neot’s; slain there while closing the Portal. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG)
  • EQUITES CUSTODUM FIDEI—Knights of the Guardians of the Faith; military arm of the Custodes Fidei; intended to replace the Michaelines. (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • ERCON, Saint—scholar and historian flourishing shortly after Saint Bearand Haldane; elder brother of Saint Willim; martyred during his attempt to find his brother’s murderers; patron of the Little Brothers of Saint Ercon, founded by Paulin of Ramos. (CH) (HG)
  • ERDIC, Father—chaplain to the d'Eirial family in the 960s. (V)
  • ERDÖDY, Duke—Deryni Duke of Jándrich in Torenth. (KKB)
  • ERENA—Willimite disciple whose sick child was “cured” by Revan and Queron. (HG)
  • ERIC—a page to Bran Coris. (HD)
  • ERMENGARD, Sister—gatekeeper at the Abbey of St. Brigid. (TKD)
  • ERROL Seaton, Sir—father of Cornelius, in service to his brother-in-law, Bishop Oliver de Nore. (TKD)
  • ESMÉ Harris, Bishop—Bishop of Coroth, and member of Corwyn’s council of regents. (CM) (TKD)
  • ESTELLAN MacInnis, Lady—as Manfred’s wife, Countess of Culdi. (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • ESTÈPHE de Courcy, Sir—a young cousin of Michon de Courcy. (CM) (TKD)
  • ESTHER, Lady—another lady-in-waiting to Queen Jehana. (DR)
  • ETHELBURGA, Saint—patroness of a shrine at the holy city of Dhassa. (DC)
  • ETIENNE de Courcy, Baron—a southern lord, secretly Deryni, sent by Joram to infiltrate the Haldane Court in preparation for Javan’s accession; a law lord. (KJY) (BP)
  • EUGEN van Roslov—a herald in service of Prince Miklos of Torenth. (BP)
  • EULALIA HOWELL, LADY—daughter of Rorik Earl of Eastmarch, married to Sir Rhydon Sasillion Baron of Coldoire. (TKD)
  • EUSTACE of Fairleigh, Bishop—one of Gwynedd’s six itinerant bishops before the Council of Ramos. (CC) (SC) (CH)
  • EVAINE MacRorie Thuryn, Lady—Deryni adept daughter of Camber, sister of Joram; widow of the Healer Rhys Thuryn, mother of Rhysel and Tieg; died 918 attempting to restore her father from a suspension spell; a founding member of the Camberian Council. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP) (C) (HS)
  • EVAN Sullivan, Sir—father of Paget, a neighbor of and human buyer of horses for Oisín Adair at Arkella, near Ratharkin and the Mearan border. (ITKS) (TKD)
  • EVANS, Father—secretary to Bishop Cardiel. (DC)
  • EWAN de Traherne, Sir—Earl of Rhendall, father of Meraude and Saer. (CM) (TKD)
  • EWAN I MacEwan of Rhendall, Lord—Earl of Rhendall and eldest son of Duke Sighere; a regent of Gwynedd; later, second Duke of Claibourne and Earl Marshal of Gwynedd, treacherously deposed from power as one of original five regents of young King Alroy and slain; brother of Sighere and Hrorik, father of Graham. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • EWAN III Kenzie MacEwan, Duke—Duke of Claibourne and hereditary Lord Marshal of the Gwynedd Crown Council; in command of the northernmost of Kelson’s three border armies; father of Earl Graham, grandfather of Sir Angus. (CM) (TKD) (DR) (DC) (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)

F

  • FAAS of Glyndour—a local baron near Cloome and Castel Edain. (TKD)
  • FABIUS, Brother—a Custodes monk at Saint Cassian’s. (BP)
  • FAELAN, Father—young Custodes priest from Arx Fidei who becomes Javan’s confessor; later murdered. (KJY) (BP)
  • FANE Fitz-Arthur, Lord—eldest son of Earl Tammaron, and husband of Princess Anne Quinnell. (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • FANTON Murchison—a squire at Rhemuth. (TKD)
  • FARIAN, Father—a young clark at Rhemuth. (ITKS)
  • FARNHAM, Lord and Lady—parents of Megan de Cameron. (CC)
  • FAXON Howard, Bishop—an itinerant bishop, kin to Vera Howard McLain. (CM) (TKD)
  • FERGUS, Lord—a vassal of Duke Jared. (DC)
  • FERRIS—swordsmith from Eistenfalla; makes a sword for Morgan 1118-9. (T)
  • FERROL Howard, Sir—slain 1025 at Killingford with King Urien and buried in crypt beneath Rhemuth Cathedral. (ITKS)
  • FESTIL I, King—first of the Interregnum kings of Gwynedd, a younger son of the King of Torenth who engineered the Festillic Coup of 822, established the Deryni Interregnum in Gwynedd, and founded the Festillic dynasty; reigned 822–839. (CH) (CM) (TKD) (L)
  • FESTIL II Augustus, King—second Festillic king, son of Festil; reigned 839–851. (CH) (CM)
  • FESTIL III, King—third Festillic king; grandfather of Imre; reigned 851–885. (CH)
  • FINELLA—Revan’s “love.” (CH)
  • FINTAN, Lord—human earl on Cinhil’s council. (CC) (SC)
  • FIONA MacLean—younger sister of the slain Adrian MacLean and granddaughter of Camber’s sister Aislinn. (HG)
  • FIONA MacLean, Lady—sister of Adrian and granddaughter of Camber’s sister Aislinn. (CH)
  • FISKEN Cromarty, Bishop—itinerant bishop elected Bishop of Marbury in 1096, in succession to Paul Tollendal. (CM) (TKD)
  • FITZ-ARTHUR—see Fane, Fulk, Nieve, Quiric, and Tammaron. (KJY) (BP)
  • FITZWILLIAM, Baron Fulk—a lord of the Kheldish Riding, father of Richard. (DC)
  • FITZWILLIAM, Richard—a squire to Kelson; killed while warding off an assassination attempt against Morgan aboard the Rhafallia. (DR) (DC)
  • FLANN—a Willimite disciple of Revan. (HG)
  • FRANCIS Delaney—a Mearan rebel. (ITKS)
  • FROILÁN Lacelles, Sir—a young knight of Kierney in Jared’s service. (TKD)
  • FULBERT de Morrisey, Lord—Deryni assassin involved in ambush of Princes Javan and Rhys Michael; later executed by regents. (CH)
  • FULK Fitz-Arthur—son of Tammaron, and a junior squire at Court. (KJY) (BP)
  • FULK—a boyhood friend and blood-brother of Michael MacArdry. (TBH)
  • FULK—soldier under command of Coel Howell. (CC)
  • FURSTÁN I von Furstán, King of Torenth—Deryni founder of the House of Furstán, and first King of Torenth (537–566). (KKB)
  • FURSTÁN—dynastic name of the ruling House of Torenth; Deryni. (KJY) (BP) (HD)

G

  • GABRIEL, Archangel—guardian of the element of water. (CM) (TKD)
  • GABRILITES—priests and Healers of the Order of Saint Gabriel, an all-Deryni esoteric brotherhood founded in 745 and based at Saint Neot’s Abbey until 917, when the Order was suppressed and many of its brethren slain; especially noted for the training of Healers. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • GAETAN—a servant at Horthánthy. (KKB)
  • GALLARD de Breffni, Sir—a Custodes knight. (BP)
  • GARETH—a guard in the service of Bishop Oliver de Nore. (TKD)
  • GARISH de Brey—Torenthi agent killed by Derry in Fathane. (DC)
  • GARON—body squire to Wencit of Torenth. (HD)
  • GAVIN—Prince Alroy’s squire, later knighted. (CH) (KJY)
  • GEILL de Morgan Lithgow—middle daughter of Sir Kenneth Morgan by his first wife, married to Sir Walter Lithgow, a knight of Kierney. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • GELLIS de Cleary, Father—acting Percentor of the Michaelines. (CC)(SC).
  • GELRIC, Brother—monk who guided Kelson and his party toward the High Grelder Pass above Saint Bearand’s Abbey. (QSC)
  • GENDON—a sergeant in service to Brice of Trurill. (TBH)
  • GEOFFREY de Main, Sir—a young knight of Gwynedd, non-identical twin to Thomas. (CM) (TKD)
  • GEOFFREY MacLean, Lord—younger brother of Iain and father of Richeldis and Giesele. (HG)
  • GEORDAN, Father—Duchess Vera’s chaplain at Culdi. (TKD)
  • GEORDIE—a Willimite reformed Deryni and disciple of Revan. (HG)
  • GEORGIUS, Brother—a dying monk at Arx Fidei. (KJY)
  • GERALD Ralson, Lord—a squire in the service of King Donal; present (as Haldane lancer) at Brion’s assumption of power.(ITKS) (TKD)
  • GERENT, Lord—despotic baron of Interregnum times, responsible for the death of Mathurin and Derverguille. (DC)
  • GEZELIN, Count—ruler of county of Fianna. (TKD)
  • GIDEON, Sir—Richard Murdoch’s castellan at Nyford. (KJY)
  • GIESELE MacLean, Lady—Co-Heiress of Kierney; sister of Richeldis; smothered to death at age 12, at orders of regents. (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • GIFFORD—manservant to Rhys. (CC)
  • GILBERT Desmond, Bishop—one of the twelve itinerant bishops of Gwynedd; sided with Bishops Cardiel and Arilan in the Interdict schism; later suspended for his part in the Mearan rebellion of 1123/24. (DC) (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC)
  • GILBERT, Master—d'eireal battle-surgeon. (V)
  • GILBERT, Master—a silversmith. (CH)
  • GILES—a groom at Coroth. (TKD)
  • GILES—stuffy chief body squire to Kelson. (DR) (TBH)
  • GILLEBERT—a Willimite reformed Deryni. (HG)
  • GILLES Chopard, Sir—son of Sir Miles Chopard, a Corwyn regent; knighted by Kenneth. (TKD)
  • GILLIS, Brother—Gabrilite brother slain at Saint Neot’s. (CH)
  • GILRAE d'Eirial, Sir—heir to the Barony d'Eirial who wants to be a priest; elder half-brother of Caprus d'Eirial. (V)
  • GLODDRUTH, General—one of Duke Jared’s generals who escaped the slaughter at Rengarth; later an aide to Kelson. (HD) (TBH) (TKJ)
  • GODREDD Colbertson, Captain—an officer of the Marley heavy cavalry, father of Godwin. (TKD)
  • GODWIN Godreddson—a senior squire at Rhemuth, budding tactician, knighted by King Brion at Rhemuth. (TKD)
  • GODWIN—one of Kelson’s generals present at the Dhassa war council. (HD) (TBH) (TKJ)
  • GORONY, Father (Monsignor) Lawrence—chaplain to Bishop Oliver de Nore. (TKD)—aide to Archbishops Loris and Corrigan; aided Warin in the capture of Morgan at Saint Torin’s. (DC) (HD) executed by Kelson in 1124 for treason. (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (PA)
  • GRAHAM I Donal Angus MacEwan, Duke—Third Duke of Claibourne; son of Ewan and nephew of Earls Hrorik and Sighere. (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • GRAHAM III Nectan MacEwan, Lord—eldest son and heir of Duke Ewan (and Earl of Kheldour by courtesy), father of Sir Angus. (CM) (TKD) (KKB)
  • GRAHAM—a sergeant in the service of Bran Coris. (HD)
  • GRANIA de Corwyn, Lady—mother of Stevana and grandmother of Alyce, Marie, Ahern, and Vera. (ITKS)
  • GREGORY of Arden, Father—Abbot of Saint Jarlath’s Abbey. (CC)
  • GREGORY of Ebor, Lord—Deryni former Earl of Ebor (title now attainted and in abeyance); father of Jesse; original member of the Camberian Council. (CH) (HG) (KJY)
  • GRIGOR of Dunlea—a neighbor baron of Brice of Trurill, gone over to Caitrin. (TKJ)
  • GRON, Duke—Grand Duke of Calam in the Connait, and representative to the Court of Torenth from the Connaiti Council of Sovereign Princes. (KKB)
  • GRYPHON—a sleek Corwyn cargo cog. (TKD)
  • GUAIRE of Arliss, Lord—friend of Cathan; former aide to Camber and Alister Cullen; finally, a founding Servant of Saint Camber. (CC) (SC) (HG)
  • GUISCARD de Courcy, Sir—son of Baron Etienne, secretly Deryni; sent by Joram to infiltrate the Haldane Court in preparation for accession of Javan; aide to Javan and slain with him in 922. (KJY) (BP)
  • GUTHRIE—sergeant of Bishop Cullen’s household guard. (CH)
  • GWENAËL, Queen—Queen of Llannedd and mother of Queen Richeldis. (ITKS)
  • GWENLIAN, Princess—half-sister of Colman II King of Howicce and Llannedd and his heir presumptive for Llannedd. (KKB)
  • GWYDION ap Plenneth—renowned troubadour sometimes resident at Morgan’s court. (DC)
  • GWYLLIM—a captain in the service of Bran Coris, his personal companion. (HD)

H

  • HAKIM—Emir of Nur Hallaj, Rothana’s father. (TKD) (TKJ)
  • HALDANE—dynastic name of the ruling family of Gwynedd. (CC) (KJY) (BP) (HD) (KKB)
  • HALEX, Father—Custodes Abbot of Arx Fidei Abbey. (KJY) (BP)
  • HALLORAN du Joux, Sir—eldest son and heir of Morian, Deryni. (TKD)
  • HAMBERT Hamilton, sir—seneschal of Coroth. (ITKS)
  • HAMILTON, Lord—seneschal of Coroth Castle. (CM) (TKD) (DC) (HD) (TBH) (QSC)
  • HARKNESS, Lord—one of Duke Jared’s retainers. (HD)
  • HARKNESS, Lord—visiting lord put to sleep by Jamyl Arilan. (CM)
  • HAROLD Fitzmartin, Lord—one of three Morgan vassals persuaded by Ian that their lord should be assassinated. (DR)
  • HARRY—a squire at Rhemuth. (TKD)
  • HASSAN—Hogan Gwernach's Moorish Deryni tactician, and bodyguard for him and Charissa. (L)
  • HELOISE, Mother—Abbess of Saint Brigid’s Abbey. (TKJ) (QSC)
  • HENRY Kirby—first mate aboard the Gryphon, an avid cardounet player. (TKD)
  • HENRY of Rutherford, Sir—a knight in Rhun’s service. (BP)
  • HENRY, Father—a chaplain at Rhemuth. (TKD)
  • HILDRED, Lord—human baron on Cinhil’s council; Master of Horse, loyal to Javan. (CC) (SC) (CH) (KJY)
  • HILLARY, Lord—commander of Morgan’s castle garrison at Coroth. (DC) (HD) (TBH) (QSC)
  • HIRAM—a page from Llannedd, a shirttail relative of King Ronan. (TKD)
  • HOAG—a Haldane lancer. (TKJ)
  • HOGAN Gwernach, sometimes Hogan Furstan, Prince—Festillic pretender to the throne of Gwynedd, posthumous son of Prince Marcus (nephew of Princess Camille/Sister Serafina) and Jonelle Heiress of Gwernach, by which right he was sometimes known in later life as Hogan Gwernach. (CM) (TKD)
  • HOMBARD of Tarkent—Toronthi envoy in service of Prince Miklos. (BP)
  • HONORIA Carmody—wife of the Deryni Declan Carmody; slain with her young sons at orders of the regents. (HG) (KJY)
  • HOWICCAN, Pargan—classic Deryni lyric poet. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG)
  • HRORIK of Eastmarch, Lord—middle son of Duke Sighere (younger brother of Ewan, elder of Sighere); uncle of Duke Graham; Earl of Eastmarch. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • HUBERT MacInnis, Bishop—a regent of Gwynedd and Auxiliary Bishop of Rhemuth; later, Archbishop of Valoret and Primate of All Gwynedd; one of Alroy’s former regents; younger brother of Earl Manfred and uncle of Bishop Edward. (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • HUGH de Berry, Bishop—former secretary to Archbishop Corrigan and longtime colleague of Duncan, now one of the twelve itinerant bishops of Gwynedd; elected Bishop of Ballymar by the Synod of Valoret in 1125. (DC) (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC)
  • HUMPHREY of Gallareaux, Father—Deryni Michaeline priest killed by Cinhil after poisoning Cinhil’s firstborn son. (CC) (SC) (KJY)
  • HURD de Blake, Sir—vassal of Morgan whose lands were burned out by Morgan’s men. (DC)
  • HUSNIYYA (Niyya), Princess—wife of Létald Hort of Orsal and Prince of Tralia, mother of Prince Cyric, Rezza Elisabet, Rogan, Marcel and Marcelline, Aynbeth, and Oswin. (KKB)

I

  • IAIN MacLean, Lord—Earl of Kierny; father of the slain Adrian MacLean; nephew of Camber.
  • IAN Howell—son and heir of Arban Howell Baron of Iomaire and squire to him; later, traitorous former Earl of Eastmarch who allied with Charisa, who gave him the coup de grâce after Morgan defeated him. (TKD) (DR) (TBH)
  • IDDIN de Vesca—an officer of the guard in the service of the Hort of Orsal. (KKB)
  • IERY—Marie’s roommate at Arc-en-Ciel. (ITKS)
  • IFOR, Bishop—Bishop of Marbury, originally siding with Archbishops Loris and Corrigan in the Interdict schism; later became neutral. (DC) (HD) (TBH)
  • IFOR, King—last pre-Interregnum King of Gwynedd; reigned 794–822; father of Prince Aidan. (Daniel Draper). (CC)
  • ILLAN, Lord—a Michaeline knight. (CC) (SC)
  • ILLANN, King—King of Howicce and, after the death of his mother, Queen Gwenaël, King of Llannedd; brother of Queen Richeldis and uncle of Brion and Nigel. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • IMRE I Istvan Ingwar Furstan-Festil, King—fifth and last King of Gwynedd of the House of Furstán-Festil (reigned 900–904); died after defeat by King Cinhil I Haldane; father of Mark of Festil by his sister Ariella. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP) (CM) (TKD) (KKB) (L)
  • IMRE II Nimur Tamas Furstan-Festil, Prince—son of Marek and Princess Charis of Torenth. (BP)
  • INNIS de Pirek (Pirek-Haldane), Sir—a senior squire at Rhemuth, knighted by King Brion. (TKD)
  • IOLO Melandry, Sir—royal governor of Ratharkin, hanged by rebels. (ITKS) (TKD)
  • IOSEF—a guard at Rhemuth Castle. (BP)
  • IRENAEUS, Father—Orthodox Torenthi chaplain to young King Liam-Lajos. (KKB)
  • IRIS ALTHEA, Sister—mistress of scriptorium at Arc-en-Ciel. (ITKS)
  • IRIS ANTHONY, Sister—professed nun at Arc-en-Ciel. (ITKS)
  • IRIS CERYS, Sister—a professed nun at Arc-en-Ciel, formerly Cerys Devane, former roommate to Alyce de Corwyn. (CM)(TKD)
  • IRIS JESSILDE, Sister—second daughter of Jessamy MacAthan, a professed nun at Arc-en-Ciel. (ITKS) (CM)
  • IRIS JUDIANA, Mother—Superior at Arc-en-Ciel; daughter of a Bremagni duke, educated at Rhanamé. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • IRIS MARY, Sister—a professed nun at Arc-en-Ciel. (ITKS)
  • IRIS ROSE, Sister—a professed nun at Arc-en-Ciel. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • ISAIYA, Master—a Master of the Deryni Inner Order at the University of Rhanamé. (CM)
  • ISAN Fitzmartin—a page in the household of King Donal, son of Lady Megory Fitzmartin. (ITKS)
  • ISARN, Prince—Prince/sovereign ruler of Logréine, one of the Forcinn States. (TKD) (KKB)
  • ISTELYN, Bishop—one of the twelve itinerant bishops of Gwynedd with no fixed see; not present at the Interdict schism, but later attached himself to Kelson’s army to minister to his men; assistant to Archbishop Bradene; briefly Bishop of Meara; hanged, drawn, and quartered at order of Archbishop Loris in 1123; sainthood is being discussed at the Synod of Valoret in 1125. (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC)
  • ITHEL Quinnell, Prince—Hereditary Prince of Meara, son of Caitrin Pretender of Meara and Lord Sicard MacArdry, brother of Queen Sidana and Prince Llewell, executed by King Kelson for treason in 1124. (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • IVER MacInnis—son of Manfred; Earl of Kierney by right of his wife, Lady Richeldis MacLean. (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • IVO Hepburn—a squire to King Kelson. (QSC) (KKB)
  • IVO Lovat, Lord—Deryni executed by regents following assassination attempt on Princes Javan and Rhys Michael; youngest son of Baron Frizell. (CH)
  • IVONE—a squire to King Donal in 1086. (ITKS)

J

  • JAFFRAY of Carbury, Archbishop—Deryni and former Gabrilite; successor to Anscom of Trevas as Archbishop of Valoret and Primate of All Gwynedd; an original member of the Camberian Council. (CC)(SC) (CH) (HG)
  • JAMES (Jamie) Drummond, Lord—grand-nephew of Camber and second husband to the widowed Elinor; father of Michaela and Cathan Drummond. (CC) (SC) (CH) (KJY) (BP)
  • JAMES of Tendal, Sir—hereditary Chancellor of Corwyn. (CM) (TKD)
  • JAMES the Blacksmith—blacksmith at Castle Coroth. (DC)
  • JAMES—one of Warin’s sergeants. (HD)
  • JAMES, Brother—a clerk in Archbishop Corrigan’s chancery. (DC)
  • JAMES, Master—a court physician. (KJY) (BP)
  • JAMYL Arilan, Sir—nephew of Sir Seisyll Arilan and elder brother of Denis Arilan, Deryni; a squire to King Donal and favored companion of King Brion; member of the Cambrian Council;; died 1107 from injuries incurred in service to King Brion. (CM) (TKD) (KKB) (PA)
  • JANNIVER, Princess—daughter of Pons Prince of Pardiac in the Connait; formerly betrothed to Colman II King of Llannedd and Howicce. (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • JÁNOS Sokrat, Count—blind Deryni advisor to the Court of Torenth; a master of the Moving Ward. (CM) (TKD) (KKB)
  • JARDINE Howard, Sir—a knight of Lendour, one of Duchess Vera’s uncles. (TKD)
  • JARED McLain, Earl of Kierney—only son and heir of Andrew Duke of Cassan; husband of Vera, father of Kevin and Duncan; later, Duke of Cassan and father of Duncan and Kevin; captured at Rengarth and executed by Wencit at Llyndruth Meadows, 1121. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD) (DR) (DC) (HD) (TBH) (QSC)
  • JARLATH, Saint—sixth century Bishop of Meara and abbot; founder of the Ordo Verbi Dei. (CC) (SC) (CH)
  • JASHER Haldane, King—younger brother of King Nygel and elder of King Cluim, who helped repel the armored infantry of Duchad Mor in 985. (CM)
  • JASKA Collins, Sir—a young knight of Gwynedd, known for his horsemanship, in Kenneth’s service. (CM) (TKD)
  • JASON Brown—apprentice to Daniel Draper; inherited the business. (CC)
  • JASON, Sir—knight assigned to guard the Princes Javan and Rhys Michael, loyal to King Javan. (CH) (KJY)
  • JASPER Miller, Father—a Michaeline priest. (CC) (SC)
  • JASS MacArdry—a young MacArdry retainer knighted by Kelson in 1125. (TKJ) (QSC)
  • JATHAM Kilshane, Sir—former squire to King Kelson, enamored of the Princess Janniver. (KKB)
  • JATHAM—a royal page under the tutelage of Duke Nigel; former squire to Kelson, knighted by him in 1125. (DR) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC)
  • JATHAN Joachim Richard Urien, Prince—youngest son of King Donal and Queen Richeldis. (TKD) (CM)
  • JAVAN Jashan Urien Haldane, King—clubfooted younger twin of King Alroy, whom he succeeded; reigned 921–922; succeeded by his younger brother, Prince Rhys Michael. (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • JEBEDIAH of Alcara, Lord—Deryni Grand Master of the Order of Saint Michael, knight, and Earl Marshal of Gwynedd under Cinhil; an original member of the Camberian Council. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (HS)
  • JEHANA Julienne Adélaïde de Besançon, Princess—eldest daughter of Ryol King of Bremagne; full-Deryni mother of Kelson and widow of King Brion; Dowager Queen of Gwynedd. (TKD) (DR) (DC) (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB) (KD)
  • JEMET—a Haldane scout. (TKJ)
  • JENAS, Earl of—one of the lords captured with Duke Jared at Rengarth. (HD)
  • JENAS, Earl of—son of the Earl of Jenas who fell with Jared McLain at Candor Rhea. (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC)
  • JEPPE Lascelles—one of the Gwynedd generals at Killingford. (ITKS)
  • JERNIAN Kushannan, Master—a page at Coroth, heir to Airlie Earl of Airnis, two years older than Alaric; an avid cardounet enthusiast, but with poor vision. (TKD)
  • JERNIAN, Duke—fifth Duke of Corwyn, a comrade of Kings Nygel, Jasher, and Cluim; father of Stíofan Anthony. (CM) (TKD)
  • JEROBOAM—preacher monk responsible for helping Loris escape from Saint Iveagh’s. (TBH)
  • JEROME, Brother—elderly sacristan at Cathedral of Saint George in Rhemuth. (DR) (TBH)
  • JEROWEN Reynolds, Lord—a law lord and member of Javan’s council. (KJY)
  • JERUSHA Evaine Thuryn—infant daughter of Evaine and Rhys; a future healer. (CH) (HG)
  • JERVIS—household steward at Lochalyn Castle. (BP)
  • JESIANA MacAthan—a daughter of Jessamy and Sief MacAthan. (ITKS)
  • JESSAMY Ferch Lewys MacAthan—daughter of Lewys ap Norfal and Lady Ilde; wife of Sief MacAthan. Mother of four living daughters and Krispin MacAthan. (ITKS) (CM)
  • JESSE MacGregor, Sir—a Deryni adept, eldest son and heir of Gregory of Ebor, though the Ebor title is now attainted; part of Joram’s underground. (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • JESSILDE MacAthan—see Iris Jessilde, sister. (ITKS)
  • JILYAN, Mother—ban-aba (abbess) of the hill folk of Saint Kyriell’s. (QSC) (KKB)
  • JIRI Redfearn, Sir—an aide to King Donal, father of twin pages Airey and Prys. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • JOACHIM, Brother—Revan’s chief Willimite disciple. (HG)
  • JOCELYN, Lady—Camber's countess; Deryni mother of Cathan, Joram, and Evaine. (C)
  • JODOC d’Armaine, Father—a candidate being considered as an itinerant bishop. (QSC)
  • JODOTHA of Carnedd—legendary Deryni adept and disciple of the Great Orin of the seventh century. (HG) (ITKS)
  • JODRELL, Lord—a young baron in Kelson’s entourage, holding lands in Kierney, one of Duncan’s lieutenants in Kierney. (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC)
  • JOHANNES, Brother—lay Michaeline monk, servant of Vicar General Alister Cullen. (CC) (SC)
  • JOHN Nivard, Father—Deryni priest ordained by Bishop Denis Arilan. (QSC) (KKB)
  • JOHN—Duncan’s alias as a royal courier to Arilan at Valoret. (QSC)
  • JOHN—factor who bought Dolban for the Servants of Saint Camber. (CC) (SC)
  • JOHN, Brother—an alias of Evaine. (CC) (SC) (HG)
  • JOHN, son of Daniel—the first “Benedict” at Saint Piran’s Priory. (CC)
  • JOKAL of Tyndour—early Deryni Healer, scholar, and poet. (HG) (KKB)
  • JOLYON Edward Archambald Ramsay-Quinnell, Sir—titular Prince of Meara, husband of Oksana, father of Brecon, Noelie, and Christophle. (KKB)
  • JOLYON II Justinian Jedediah Quinnell, Prince—last sovereign Prince of Meara, husband of Urracca, father of the twin princesses Roisian and Annalind and a younger daughter. (TBH) (TKJ) (ITKS)
  • JONAS, Father—old parish priest at Caerrorie. (CC)
  • JORAM MacRorie, Father—Deryni adept and youngest son of Camber; brother of Evaine; priest and Knight of the Order of Saint Michael; confidential secretary to Bishop Alister Cullen; an original member of the Camberian Council; now coordinating resistance to the former regents and assisting Prince Javan to realize his full powers and keep his throne and restoring independence of the Haldane crown. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP) (C) (HS)
  • JOREVIN of Cashel—a Deryni adept-auther. (HG)
  • JORIAN de Courcy, Father—Deryni priest, close friend of Arilan, discovered by the Church hierarchy and burned at the stake before Arilan’s ordination; from the mountain region bordering the Connait. (TKD) (QSC) (PA)
  • JORIS Talbot, Sir—eldest son of Sir Lucien Talbot, royal governor of Meara at Ratharkin. (CM) (TKD)
  • JOSCERAND, Prince—uncle to Crown Prince Ryol of Bremagne, half-brother to King Meyric. (TKD)
  • JOSEPH—a clerk to Bran Coris. (HD)
  • JOSEPH—one of Earl Maldred’s men. (CC)
  • JOSHUA Delacroix, Lord—a Custodes captain at Arx Fidei Abbey and later as a captain-general at Ramos. (KJY) (BP)
  • JOSQUIN Gramercy—a scout in the service of King Donal. (ITKS)
  • JOVETT Chandos, Sir—former squire in the service of Keryell Earl of Lendour, childhood friend of Alyce and Marie de Corwyn, secretly Deryni; close friend of Sir Sé Trelawney and knighted with him at Twelfth Night court, 1082; husband of Lady Zoë Morgan. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • JOWAN—late squire to Prince Conall. (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • JOWERTH Leslie, Lord—Deryni uncle of Dafydd Leslie; formerly a Festillic minister; on Cinhil’s staff until his death in 915. (CC) (SC) (CH)
  • JUBAL, Brother—monk at Saint Foillan’s Abbey. (CC)
  • JUDHAEL, Prince—soi-distant Prince of Meara, first cousin to King Donal, son of Annalind, Princess of Meara. (ITKS)
  • JUDHAEL Michael Richard Jolyon MacDonald Quinnell, Prince of Meara—priest-nephew of Caitrin of Meara; illegally made Bishop of Ratharkin by Loris and executed for treason at age thirty-eight by Kelson in 1124. (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • JUDIANA, Mother—see Iris Judiana, Mother. (CM) (TKD)
  • JULIAN Talbot, Sir—second son of Sir Lucien Talbot, royal governor of Meara at Ratharkin. (CM) (TKD)
  • JULIANA of Horthness, Lady—elder daughter of Rhun; formerly being groomed for marriage to Alroy, now slated for Javan. (KJY)
  • JULIUS—a horse dealer at the Rhelled horse fair in 1115. (KD)
  • JURIJ Orkény—great Torenthi battle genius, author of Failed Battle Tactics. (TKD)
  • JURIS, Dom—a fugitive Gabrilite Healer-priest temporarily in Bishop Niallan’s household. (CH) (HG)
  • JUSTIS Berringer—page at Rhemuth, then squire, finally a knight. (TKD)

K

  • KAI Descantor, Bishop—Deryni, one of Gwynedd’s six itinerant bishops; died destroying the Portal in Valoret Cathedral’s sacristy. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG)
  • KAILAN Peter Chandos—son of Zoë Morgan and Sir Jovett Chandos. (CM) (TKD)
  • KAMIL, Prince—eldest son and heir of Princess Sofiana of Andelon and Lord Reyhan. (KKB)
  • KARIS d’Oriel—Deryni daughter of Oriel. (KJY)
  • KÁROLY Furstán, Prince—third son of King Nimur of Torenth; Crown Prince of Torenth. (CM) (TKD)
  • KÁROLY, Father—Torenthi Orthodox priest. (KKB)
  • KÁSPÁR, Duke—Deryni Duke of Truvorsk in Torenth. (KKB)
  • KELRIC Alain Morgan—son and heir of Alaric Morgan, Duke of Corwyn and Lady Richenda, Deryni, born spring 1125. (QSC) (KKB)
  • KELSON Cinhil Rhys Anthony Haldane, King—ruler of Gwynedd (1120–) and Overlord of Torenth, son of King Brion and Queen Jehana, formerly married to Sidana (died 1124); Deryni. (DR) (DC) (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB) (KD)
  • KENNET Howell—son of Stacia of Eastmarch and Corban Howell, husband of Tanya Lady Marley. (BP)
  • KENNET Howell, Sir—son and heir of Rorik Howell Earl of Eastmarch and Virgilia Lady MacEwan; killed in 1105 by his cousin Arban Howell. (TKD)
  • KENNET Furstan-Kheldour of Rhorau, Sir—son of Kemal Furstan-Kheldour, nephew of Termod of Rhorau and brother of Sudrey; killed with Duke Ewan’s party in 918. (KJY) (BP)
  • KENNETH Kai Morgan, Sir—an aide to King Donal; husband of Lady Alyce de Corwyn, father of Alaric and Bronwyn, plus Zoë and two more daughters by a first marriage; created Earl of Lendour for life, in right of his wife. (DR) (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • KENRIC, Dom—originally a Healer at Saint Neot’s; later, a fugitive Gabrilite temporarily in Bishop Niallan’s household. (HG)
  • KERENSA Alathea, Princess—niece of Alberic King of Fallon. (TKD)
  • KERYELL of Lendour, Earl—Deryni Earl of Lendour and husband of Stevana de Corwyn, Heiress of Corwyn; father of Alyce, Vera, and Ahern. (CM) (TKD)
  • KETHEVAN von Soslán, Lady—morganatic wife of Hogan Gwernach, created Countess of Soslán. (TKD)
  • KEVIN Douglas McLain, Master—son of Jared Earl of Kierney by his first wife, Elaine MacInnis; Earl of Kierney and half-brother to Duncan; betrothed of Morgan’s sister Bronwyn, with whom he was slain by illicit magic at Culdi in 1121. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD) (DR) (DC) (HD) (TBH) (QSC)
  • KHOREN Vastouni, Prince—brother of the Prince of Andelon, member of the Camberian Council. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • KIAN Fraser—grandson of Claara Morgan, son of Sir Paxon Fraser and brother of Clarice; page to Earl of Rhendall. (TKD)
  • KILSHANE, Earl of—known as the “Bonnie Earl,” subject of border ballads. (QSC)
  • KIMBALL, Father—Custodes abbot of Saint Cassian’s. (BP)
  • KINEVAN, Dom Queron—see Queron Kinevan, Dom. (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • KINKELLYAN—clan bard at Castle Transha. (TBH)
  • KIPRIAN, King—a Torenthi ruler. (TKD)
  • KIRBY, Captain Henry—master of Morgan’s ship Rhafallia, father of Dickon. (DC)
  • KIRILL Furstán, Prince—a duke of Arkadia, patron of Ulger de Brinsi, a cardounet master. (TKD)
  • KIRKON—a R’Kassan scout in Kelson’s service. (TKJ)
  • KITRON—ancient Deryni mage-scholar; author of Principia Magica. (HG) (CM) (KKB)
  • KOLTAN, Count—a cardounet master. (TKD)
  • KRISPIN Sief MacAthan—murdered son of the Deryni Jessamy MacAthan and King Donal, secretly sired to be a Deryni protector for the royal princes. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • KYLA, Lady—a poet. (BP)
  • KYLAN—an archer at Saint Kyriell’s. (QSC)
  • KYRI, Lady—Deryni, around thirty, known as “Kyri of the Flame”; one-time member of the Camberian Council. (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • KYRIELL—Camber’s name in religion. (CC) (SC) (HG)

L

  • LACHLAN de Quarles, Bishop—Bishop of Ballymar, in Cassan; suspended for his part in the Mearan rebellion of 1123/24. (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC)
  • LAEL, Father—Archbishop Cardiel’s chaplain and battle-surgeon. (TKJ) (QSC)
  • LAMBERT MacArdry—one of Dhugal’s retainers. (TKJ) (QSC)
  • LARAN ap Pardyce, Lord—Deryni physician, 16th Baron Pardyce; member of the Camberian Council. (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB) (PA)
  • LARISSA de Marluk, Lady—second wife of Hogan Gwernach, and mother of Charissa. (TKD)
  • LÁSZLÓ, Count—Deryni Count of Czalsky in Torenth. (KKB)
  • LAUGHLIN, Father—a priest with Kelson’s army. (TKJ)
  • LAURELA Howard—“mother” of Vera (de Corwyn) Howard. (ITKS)
  • LAUREN, Sir—a Michaeline knight. (CC) (SC)
  • LAURENZ Udaut, Sir—father of Sir Trevor and special counsel to the Duchy of Corwyn. (CM) (TKD)
  • LAWRENCE, Lord—one of three Morgan vassals subverted by Ian and charged to attempt their lord’s assassination. (DR)
  • LEONARD—a guard in the service of King Donal, who accompanied him to Morganhall. (CM)
  • LEOPOLD, Master—steward of Morganhall. (CM) (TKD)
  • LESTER, Lord—one of King Brion’s captains on the expedition to Eastmarch; later captured with Duke Jared at Rengarth. (TKD) (HD)
  • LÉTALD Sobbon Jubal Josse von Horthy, Hort of Orsal and Prince of Tralia—sovereign ruler of Orsal and Tralia (1101–), Overlord of the Forcinn States, husband of Princess Husniyya, father of Cyric, Rezza Elisabet, Rogan, Marcel and Marcelline, Aynbeth, and Oswin; brother of Sivorn and uncle of Princesses Araxie and Richelle; ally of Morgan. (CM) (TKD) (DR) (DC) (KKB)
  • LEUTIERN—a Deryni adept-author. (HG)
  • LEWYS ap Norfal—infamous Deryni who defied the Camberian Council and died in a forbidden magical experiment; father of Jessamy and Morian. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD) (TBH) (TKJ)
  • LIAM-LAJOS II Lionel László Furstán d’Arjenol, King (called “Laje”)—Deryni ruler of Torenth (1123–), middle son of Lionel Duke d’Arjenol and Princess Morag, brother of King Alroy Arion II, whom he succeeded; hostage of King Kelson. (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • LICKEN, General—one of Wencit’s generals. (HD)
  • LIESEL—alias used by Rhysel Thuryn. (BP)
  • Lillas—betrothed of Stalker, a King's Ranger; raped and killed in Kiltuin in 1117. (T)
  • LIONEL, Duke—Deryni Duke d’Arjenol in Torenth (1100–1121); husband of Princess Morag and father of the late King Alroy Arion II, King Liam-Lajos II, Prince Ronal Rurik, and Princess Stanisha; half-brother of Mahael II Duke d’Arjenol (his successor), Count Teymuraz, and Count Mátyás; killed by King Kelson at Llyndruth Meadows in 1121; brother-in-law to Wencit of Torenth: Lionel’s three sons are direct heirs to the throne. (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (KKB)
  • LIOR, Father—a senior priest of the Custodes Fidei; assistant to the Inquisitor General and later Inqisitor-General. (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • LIREL, Dame—former nurse to the princes. (CH)
  • LIRIN Udaut, Lady—daughter of Constable Udaut; wife of Richard Murdoch and Countess of Carthane. (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • LLEW—a guard of Bishop Cullen’s household. (CH)
  • LLEWELL Quinnell, Prince—late second son of Caitrin Pretender of Meara and Sicard MacArdry; brother of Prince Ithel and Queen Sidana; executed by King Kelson in 1124 for the murder of his sister. (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • LLEWELYN, Lord—fabled troubadour of the ninth century who composed the “Ballad of Mathurin and Derverguille.” (DC)
  • LLION Farquahar, Sir—a young knight of Corwyn, knighted by Kenneth Morgan Earl of Lendour and selected to be Alaric’s governor and companion. (CM) (TKD)
  • LÓRÁNT, Duke—late Duke of Truvorsk in Torenth (1105–1122), a Deryni master who trained Count Mátyás; father of Duke Káspár. (KKB)
  • LORCAN, Sir—d'Eirial seneschal in 977. (V)
  • LORCAN, Brother—Ansel MacRorie’s alias as a Michaeline lay brother. (CH)
  • LORENZO, Brother—a bookbinder. (BP)
  • LORIS, Archbishop Edmund—fanatically anti-Deryni Bishop of Stavenham, later Archbishop of Valoret and Primate of All Gwynedd; leader, with Corrigan, of the anti-Morgan faction of the Gwynedd clergy; stripped of his offices and sent into forced seclusion at Saint Iveagh’s Abbey by his fellow bishops in 1121, but escaped in 1124; executed for his part in rebellion led by Caitrin of Meara. (TKD) (DR) (DC) (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KD)
  • LOYALL, Father—abbot's chaplain at Arc Fidei in 1104-5. (PA)
  • LUCIEN Talbot, Baron—a baron of the Purple March, permanent royal governor of Meara at Ratharkin replacing the murdered Iolo Melandry. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • LUDOLPHUS—Azim’s peddler alias. (TKJ)
  • LUKE, sister—a nun assigned from Bishop Cardiel’s staff to assist the Countess Richenda. (HD)
  • LURIC—a soldier of the guard in the service of the Hort of Orsal. (KKB)
  • LYLE, Edmund—a Torenthi agent killed by Derry in Fathane. (DC)

M

  • MACAIRE—a scout in Kelson’s warband. (TBH)
  • MACANTER, Lord—a northern border lord formerly associated with Ian Howell. (HD)
  • MACDARA, Eamonn—a Mearan Deryni poet, author of “The Ghosting of Ardal L’Estrange.” (HG)
  • MACGREGOR—surname adopted by Jesse, son of Gregory of Ebor. (KJY) (BP)
  • MACGREGOR, Bisop Ailin—Hubert’s Auxiliary Bishop at Valoret. (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • MACLYN—horse trader employed by Julius at the Rhelled horse fair of 1115. (KD)
  • MACON—Jared’s retired battle-surgeon. (TKD) (B)
  • MACRORIE—surname of Camber’s family. See Ansel, Camber, Cathan, Davin, Evaine, and Joram. (KJY)
  • MAGAN, Father—a young Custodes priest, assistant to Lior. (BP)
  • MAGRETTE, Princess—third daughter of Prince Jolyon II, last sovereign Prince of Meara; wife of Lord Edward Ramsay, a younger son of the Earl of Cloome; her descendants include the last representatives of the princely House of Quinnell. (KKB)
  • MAHAEL Furstán d’Arjenol, Duke—Deryni co-regent of Torenth with his sister-in-law, Princess Morag; half-brother of Lionel late Duke d’Arjenol (whom he succeeded), full brother of Count Teymuraz and Count Mátyás, uncle of the late King Alroy Arion II, King Liam Lajos II, Prince Ronal Rurik, and Princess Stanisha; second in the line to the Torenthi throne. (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • MAHAEL—ancient Deryni historian, author of History of Kheldour. (CH)
  • MAIRI MacLean, Lady—wife to Adrian MacLean and mother of Camber Allin MacLean. (CH)
  • MALACHI de Bruyn—junior seminarian at Arc Fidei in 1105. (PA)
  • MALCOLM Donalson—a peasant healed by Morgan and Duncan at Jennan Vale. (HD)
  • MALCOLM Haldane, King—grandfather of King Brion, great-grandfather of Kelson who married Roisian, the eldest daughter of the last Mearan Prince, intending by that union to join the Mearan Coronet permanently and peacefully to Gwynedd; died 1074. (DR) (TBH) (TKJ)
  • MALDRED, Earl—one of Imre’s warlords; assassinated by Coel Howell’s hireling. (CC)
  • MALGAR de Firenza, Father—new chaplain and music master at Arc-en-Ciel after Septimus de Nore. (ITKS)
  • MANFRED MacInnis, Lord—Baron of Marlor, and Earl of Culdi after Davin’s attainder; elder brother of Bishop Hubert and father of Ivor and Bishop Edward MacInnis of Arnham. (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • MARCEL—son of Létald Hort of Orsal and Princess Husniyya, twin to Lady Marcelline. (KKB)
  • MARCELLINE—daughter of Létald Hort of Orsal and Princess Husniyya, twin to Lord Marcel. (KKB)
  • MARCUS Concannon, Father—Chancellor General of the Ordo Custodem Fidei, in charge of all seminaries and other institutions of education in Gwynedd. (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • MARCUS Furstán, Prince—father of Prince Hogan and brother to Camille. (CM) (TKD)
  • MARCUS—one of Warin’s lieutenants. (HD)
  • MARGARET, Duchess—third wife of Jared McLain Duke of Cassan; stepmother to Kevin and Duncan. (DC)
  • MARIE Stephania de Corwyn—younger daughter of Keryell Earl of Lendour and Stevana de Corwyn; murdered younger sister of Alyce and twin to Ahern de Corwyn. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • MARIN Alyce Farquahar—daughter of Llion and Alazais. (TKD)
  • MARIS—maidservant to Princess Ariella. (CC)
  • MARK of Festil, Prince—Deryni posthumous son of Imre and his sister Ariella, and carrier of the Festillic line after his parents’ deaths (ancestor of Charissa); also known as Prince Marek, the Torenthi form of his name. (CC) (SC) (HG) (KJY) (L)
  • MARLUK, The—Hogan Gwernach, father of Charissa; scion of the Festillic line claiming the throne of Gwynedd; Deryni; killed by King Brion in magical battle with Morgan’s aid, June 21 1105. (DR) (TBH) (L)
  • MARTHA, Lady—a lady-in-waiting to Bronwyn. (DC)
  • MARTHAM, Harold—a vassal of Morgan, fined for allowing his animals to graze on another’s lands.
  • MARTIN of Greystoke—master of the clerk Thierry. (HD)
  • MARTIN—a Warin man healed by Warin at the Royal Tabard Inn in Kingslake. (DC)
  • MARY Elizabeth, Lady—a lady-in-waiting to Bronwyn. (DC)
  • MARYSE MacArdry—eldest daughter of Caulay MacArdry; died 1108, age seventeen; wife of Duncan and mother of Dhugal. (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC)
  • MATHILDE, Sister—a sister brought from Bremagne by Queen Jehana. (TKD)
  • MATHURIN, Lord—legendary lord associated with the “Ballad of Mathurin and Derverguille,” composed by the troubadour Llewelyn; slain by the cruel Lord Gerent in the ninth century. (DC)
  • MATTHIAS MacArdry—one of Dhugal’s retainers; thirtyish. (TKJ) (QSC)
  • MÁTYÁS Furstán-Komnénë, Count—half-brother of Lionel late Duke d’Arjenol and full brother of Duke Mahael and Count Teymuraz, uncle of the late King Alroy Arion II, King Liam-Lajos II, Prince Ronal Rurik, and Princess Stanisha; Count of Komnénë in Torenth, and fourth in line to the Torenthi throne; Deryni. (KKB)
  • MAXEN of Coldoire—a squire at Rhemuth, from Marley. (TKD)
  • MAYA, Princess—widow of Prince Sobbon, mother of Létald and Sivorn, Princess of Tralia. (TKD)
  • MEGAN de Cameron, Queen—wife and queen to Cinhil; mother of Alroy, Javan, and Rhys Michael; formerly Camber’s ward; lived 888–907. (CC) (SC) (CH)
  • MEGORY Fitzmartin—a principal lady-in-waiting to Queen Richeldis. (ITKS)
  • MEGORY, Lady—lady-in-waiting to Queen Richeldis. (TKD)
  • MELISSA Howard, Lady—former maid to Alyce, now married to Sir Calix Howard. (CM) (TKD)
  • MELISSA Howell, Lady—sister of Coel Howell; brought to court to tempt Imre. (CC)
  • MELWAS, Father—young priest ordained with Denis Arilan in 1105. (PA)
  • MERAUDE de Traherne, Lady—Duchess of Carthmoor, wife of Duke Nigel, mother of the late Prince Conall, Prince Rory, Prince Payne, and Princess Eirian; sister of Lord Saer de Traherne. (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • MERRITT of Reider—one of Wencit’s barons. (HD)
  • MEYRIC, KING—sovereign of Bremagne, father of Jehana et al. (TKD)
  • MICAH, Brother—a Servant of Saint Camber. (CH)
  • MICHAEL MacArdry—second son of Caulay; died in 1119, age twenty-nine, leaving Dhugal the heir. (TBH)(QSC)
  • MICHAEL MacDonald, Sir—husband of Princess Onora of Meara. (ITKS)
  • MICHAEL O’Flynn, Earl of Derry—special counsel to the Duchy of Corwyn; father of Sir Seamus O’Flynn. (CM) (TKD)
  • MICHAEL of Kheldour, Archbishop—Archbishop of Valoret and Primate of All Gwynedd. (ITKS)
  • MICHAEL Pirek-Haldane, Sir—elder son and heir of Quentin Pirek-Haldane Earl of Carthane, brother of Innis de Pirek. (TKD)
  • MICHAEL—a child apprehended trying to steal Morgan’s horse. (HD)
  • MICHAEL—one of Warin’s lieutenants. (HD)
  • MICHAEL, ARCHANGEL—guardian of the element of fire. (CM) (TKD)
  • MICHAEL, Brother—coisrigte or member of the priestly caste of the hill folk of Saint Kyriell’s.(QSC) (KKB)
  • MICHAELA Drummond—daughter of Elinor and James, sister of Cathan; eventually, wife of Prince Rhys Michael Haldane and mother of Prince Owain Haldane. (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • MICHAELINES—priests, knights, and lay brothers of the Order of Saint Michael, a militant fighting and teaching Order, predominantly Deryni, formed during the reign of King Bearand Haldane to hold the Anvil of the Lord against Moorish incursions and defend the sea-lanes; suppressed under the Regency of King Alroy and outlawed thereafter. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • MICHENDRA Vastouni, Princess—younger daughter of Prince Mikhail of Andelon. (ITKS)
  • MICHON de Courcy, Lord—member of the Camberian Council died 1098. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD) (KKB)
  • MIKHAIL Count of Sankt-Irakli—bookish younger son of Prince Hogan by Kethevan von Soslán, disallowed from the succession. (TKD)
  • MIKHAIL Vastouni, Prince—sovereign Prince of Andelon, father of Sofiana, brother of Khoren; Deryni. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • MIKLOS von Furstan, Prince—Deryni younger brother of King Arion of Torenth; ally of Marek of Festil. (KJY) (BP)
  • MILES Chopard, Sir—secretary to Corwyn’s council of regents. (CM) (TKD)
  • MILES the Falconer—mute falconer to Duke Alaric Morgan at Coroth Castle. (DC)
  • MILO Guthrie—Haldane lancer killed in Valoret. (CM)
  • MIR de Kierney, Bishop—one of the twelve itinerant bishops of Gwynedd, suspended for his part in the Mearan rebellion of 1123/24. (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC)
  • MIRANDA, Lady—a lady-in-waiting to Queen Richeldis. (ITKS)
  • MOIRA—mistress to Thorne Hagen. (HD)
  • MORAG Furstána, Princess—Deryni daughter of the King of Torenth, sister of Princes Károly, Wencit, Festil, and Torval; wife of Duke Lionel; titular Festillic Queen of Gwynedd; co-regent of Torenth with her brother-in-law, Duke Mahael; mother of Alroy Arion II late King of Torenth, Liam-Lajos II King of Torenth, Prince Ronal Rurik (the Heir Presumptive), and Princess Stanisha. (CM) (TKD) (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • MORIAN du Joux (ap Lewys), Sir—in Meara, husband of Lady Cloris, son of Lewys ap Norfal and brother of Jessamy, and Deryni. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • MORRIS, Bishop—one of the twelve itinerant bishops of Gwynedd with no fixed see; initially sided with Archbishops Loris and Corrigan in the Interdict schism. (HD) (TBH)
  • MORTIMER, Lord—one of Kelson’s generals present at the Dhassa war council. (HD) (TBH)
  • MUNGO, Father—a chaplain in the royal household. (ITKS)
  • MURCHISON, Baron—holder of a manor house two days north of Rhemuth. (TKD)
  • MURDOCH of Carthane, Lord—human Earl of Carthane of an ancient human family in power before the Festillic Interregnum. (CC); one of King Alroy’s regents; father of Agnes, Cashel, and Richard; responsible for deaths of Duke Ewan of Claibourne and Declan Carmody. (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • MURIELLA, Lady—a lady-in-waiting to Queen Richeldis. (ITKS)
  • MURRAY—an Eastmarach captain. (BP)
  • MUSTAFA—a Moorish emir, one of Charissa’s bodyguards. (DR)

N

  • NATHAN, Father—a Michaeline priest. (CC) (SC)
  • NED—a farrier at the Michaeline sanctuary. (KJY)
  • NED—a gardener at Rhemuth Castle. (ITKS)
  • NESTA McLain, Lady—sister of Sir Kenneth Morgan’s first wife, and aunt to his three daughters. (CM) (TKD)
  • NESTA—Deryni seeress who foretold the doom of Caeriesse. (CH)
  • NEVAN d’Estrelldas, Bishop—a chaplain serving as Duke Jared’s battle-surgeon, from Bremagne; later, one of the twelve itinerant bishops of Gwynedd, captured in arms and suspended for his part in the Mearan rebellion of 1123/24. (TKD) (TBH) (QSC)
  • NEVELL—soldier of Rhemuth garrison who “attacks” Oriel. (KJY)
  • NIALL—a page to King Kelson. (KKB)
  • NIALLAN Trey, Bishop—outlawed Deryni Bishop of Dhassa; formerly of the Order of Saint Michael; a confidant of Father Joram MacRorie and founding member of the Camberian Council. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • NICARET—Deryni widow engaged as a wet nurse for Evain’s infant daughter Jerusha. (HG)
  • NICHOLAS Draper—the third “Benedict”; grandson of Daniel; see Cinhil.
  • NICHOLAS—a retainer at Lochlyn Castle. (BP)
  • NIDIAN ap Pedr—a citizen of Ratharkin. (ITKS)
  • NIEVE Fitz-Arthur, Lady—Tammaron’s countess and mother of four sons by him; widow of the late Earl of Tarleton, by whom she bore Peter (later known as Lord Albertus) and Paulin (of Ramos). (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • NIGEL Cluim Gwydion Rhys Haldane, Prince—Duke of Carthmoor, younger son of King Donal and Queen Richeldis and younger brother (and heir presuptive) to King Brion; uncle of King Kelson and Heir Presumptive to the throne of Gwynedd; husband of Lady Meraude and father of the late Prince Conall, Prince Rory, Prince Payne, and Princess Eirian, grandfather of Prince Albin. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD) (DR) (DC) (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB) (L) (KD)
  • NIKOLA, Prince—late younger brother of Arkady II King of Torenth, whose life he saved at Killingford (1025), at the cost of his own; Deryni. (KKB)
  • NIMUR I Zsigmond Furstan, King—“The Great” Deryni King of Torenth; connected to the Festils of Gwynedd through the female line. (SC) (CC)
  • NIMUR II Denes Kyprian Karoly (Nimouros Ho Phourstanos Padishah)—King of Torenth 1180–1106; father of Princes Carolus and Wencit. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD) (L)
  • NIMUR Miklos Ferencz Paval FURSTÁN, CROWN PRINCE—“The Younger” eldest son of Nimur II, King of Torenth. (CM) (TKD)
  • NINIAN de Piran, Sir—deputy to Duke Richard for training; heir to Earl of Jenas. (TKD)
  • NIVELON, Duke—Duke of Vezaire, a distant relative of the late Queen Dulchesse of Gwynedd. (TKD)
  • NOELIE, Lady—daughter of Sir Jolyon Ramsay and Lady Oksana, sister of Brecon and Christophle. (KKB)
  • NOLEN MacInnis—a squire at Rhemuth, friend of Cornelius Seaton. (TKD)
  • NORFAL—a Deryni master. (ITKS)
  • NORRIS—a guard at Valoret, in Rhun’s service. (HG)

O

  • O’BEIRNE, Bishop (Neil)—Bishop of Dhassa. (CM) (TKD)
  • OISÍN Adair—a horse breeder, member of the Camberian Council. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • OKSANA, Lady—wife of Sir Jolyon Ramsay and mother of Brecon, Noelie, and Christophle. (KKB)
  • OLIVER de Nore, Bishop—itinerant bishop in Carthane and later Bishop of Nyford; Archbishop of Valoret and Primate of All Gwynedd by (at latest) 1104; known to have burned Deryni in the south as an itinerant bishop; elder brother of the late Father Septimus; uncle of Cornelius Seaton. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD) (PA)
  • ONORA, Princess—daughter of Judhael of Meara, granddaughter of Annalind of Meara. (ITKS)
  • ORBAN Howard, Sir—“father” of Vera (de Corwyn) Howard. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • ORIOLT, Father—young priest ordained at Arx Fidei with Jorian de Courcy in 1104, age 21. (PA)
  • ORDO CUSTODUM FIDEI—see Custodes Fidei. (KJY)
  • ORDO VERBI DEI—Order of the Word of God. (HG) (KJY)
  • ORDO VOX DEI—Order of the Voice of God. (HG)
  • ORIEL, Master—a Healer in the forced service of the great lords, particularly Hubert and Tammaron; his wife and infant daughter held hostage for his good behavior; slain during the palace coup of 922. (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • ORIN—great Deryni mystic and scholar who died in 675; author of the Protocol of Orin (Codex Orini), a collection of four scrolls containing extremely potent spells of Deryni magic. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (ITKS) (KKB)
  • ORISS, Archbishop Robert—Archbishop of Rhemuth; formerly Vicar General of the Ordo Verbi Dei; boyhood friend of Anscom of Trevas; member of the royal council. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP).
  • OSWIN—youngest son of Létald Hort of Orsal and Princess Husniyya. (KKB)
  • OWAIN Javan Cinhil Haldane, Prince—crown prince of Gwynedd, son of Rhys and Michaela. (BP)
  • OWEN Mathisson—a Warin man whose crushed legs were healed by Warin at Coroth. (HD)

P

  • PADRIG Udaut—son of Trevor Udaut, Baron Varagh, and cousin of Sean O'Flynn, Earl Derry. (KD)
  • PAGET Sullivan—son of Sir Evan Sullivan and page, then squire and knight, at Rhemuth; friend of Alaric. (TKD)
  • PASCHAL Didier, Father—Deryni priest from Bremagne, chaplain to Keryell Earl of Lendour and tutor to Alyce and Ahern (and Vera Howard); Trained at Nur Sayyid and the R’Kassan seminary at Rhanamé. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • PATRICK, Brother—one of Revan’s reformed Deryni Willimite disciples. (HG)
  • PATRICK, Brother—Prior of Saint Foillan’s Abbey; later, Abbot. (CC)
  • PAUL de Gendas—a Warin lieutenant. (DC) (HD)
  • PAUL Tollendal, Bishop—Bishop of Marbury, elected Archbishop of Valoret in succession to William MacCartney; Primate of All Gwynedd. (CM)(TKD)
  • PAUL, Brother—monk at Saint Foillan’s Abbey. (CC)
  • PAULIN (Sinclair) of Ramos—younger son of the Earl of Tarleton and stepson of Earl Tammaron; briefly Bishop of Stavenham before his resignation to head the Ordo Custodem Fidei; founder of the Little Brothers of Saint Ercon (912), a teaching order; brother of Albertus (Peter Sinclair), the Order’s first Grand Master. (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • PAXON Fraser, Sir—son-in-law of Claara Morgan, father of Kian and Clarice; in service to the Earl of Rhendall. (TKD)
  • PAYNE Haldane, Prince—youngest son of Duke Nigel and Lady Meraude, brother to Rory and Eirian; squire to King Kelson.(DC) (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • PEDUR Chandos, Sir—a Lendouri knight, father of Sir Jovett. (CM) (TKD)
  • PERRIS, Lord—one of Kelson’s generals. (HD) (TBH)
  • PETER Davency—an Eastmarch soldier killed by Derry. (HD)
  • PHARAÏLDE Ní Padramos—author of a treatise on Deryni magic. (CM)
  • PHARES Donovan, Sir—a knight from Marley, former squire to Prince Brion, a keen archer. (CM) (TKD)
  • PHELIM—magical name given to Duncan McLain by his mother. (CM)
  • PHINEAS, Brother—gate-warder at Saint Foillan’s Abbey. (CC)
  • PIEDUR, Sir—knight assigned to guard the Princes Javan and Rhys Michael. (CH) (KJY)
  • POLIDORUS, Brother—Custodes infirmian and St. Cassian’s Abbey. (BP)
  • PORRIC Lunal, Father—a priest of the Order of Saint Michael and a candidate to succeed Alister Cullen as Vicar General. (CC) (SC)

Q

QUENTIN Pirek-Haldane, Sir

Earl of Carthane, father of Michael and Innis. (TKD)

QUERON Kinevan, Dom

Deryni Healer-priest and scholar, author of the Annales Queroni, formerly of Order of Saint Gabriel; a founder of the Servants of Saint Camber; later, a member of the Camberian Council replacing Jaffray; now working with the Master Revan as a “Baptizer”; died after 928. (SC) (CH) (CC) (HG) (KJY) (BP) (KKB)

QUILLAN Pargeter

a page at court, friend of Alaric. (TKD)

QUINNELL

family name of Caitrin, the Pretender of Meara. (TBH) (TKJ)

QUIRIC Fitz-Arthur

son of Tammaron and a squire at court. (KJY) (BP)

R

  • RADAN, Sir—a weapons master at Rhemuth Castle. (HG) (KJY)
  • RADULF d'Eirial, sir—Baron d'Eirial, father of Gilrae and Caprus. (V)
  • RADUSLAV, Lord—Torenthi courtier, grandson of Count Berrhones, Deryni. (KKB)
  • RAEDAN Des Champs, Sir—a legal expert brought to Bremagne to assist in negotiating the marriage contract between King Brion and Princess Jehane. (TKD)
  • RAFE Winslow, Captain—master of the Gryphon. (TKD)
  • RAIF—a Forcinn scout in Kelson’s service (and Sofiana’s); Deryni. (TKJ)
  • RALF Tolliver, Bishop—Bishop of Coroth in the Duchy of Corwyn. (KKB)
  • RALSON, Lord—Baron of Evering and former member of the Gwynedd Crown Council, replaced by Sean Lord Derry; killed in ambush near Valoret with Colin of Fianna. (DR) (HD)
  • RAMSAY of Cloome—a cadet branch of the Mearan royal line. (TKJ)
  • RAMSAY, Captain—one of Hubert’s men “baptized” by Revan. (HG)
  • RANALD Gilstrachan, Lord—Deryni assassin executed by the regents. (CH)
  • RANDOLPH of Fairhaven—one of Ithel’s officers. (TKJ)
  • RANDOLPH, Master—Morgan’s physician/battle surgeon at Castle Coroth. (DC) (QSC) (KD)
  • RANNULF, Lord—Deryni noble drawn and quartered by Willimite terrorists in 903. (CC) (CH)
  • RANNULF, SIR—along on the hunt at Martinmas. (ITKS)
  • RAPHAEL, Archangel—guardian of the element of Air. (CM) (TKD)
  • RASOUL ibn Tarik, Al—Moorish emissary of the Court of Torenth. (QSC)
  • RATHER de Corbie, Lord—Tralian baron and ambassador to the Duchy of Corwyn in Gwynedd; longtime friend of Morgan. (CM) (TKD) (DC) (KKB)
  • RATHOLD, Lord—Morgan’s chamberlain and master of wardrobe at Coroth. (CM) (TKD) (DC) (TBH) (QSC)
  • RAYMER de Valence, Bishop—one of the twelve itinerant bishops of Gwynedd, suspended for his part in the Mearan rebellion of 1123/24. (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC)
  • RAYMOND, Bishop—former Prince-Bishop of Dhassa and maternal uncle of Alister Cullen, whom he ordained to the priesthood. (CC) (SC)
  • REAMONN de Naverie, Sir—son of Sir Crescence, knighted by his father in Kenneth’s presence. (TKD)
  • RECHOL—a blade merchant. (TKJ)
  • REGINA, Sister—a nun at Saint Ostrythe’s. (BP)
  • REMIE, General—one of Kelson’s generals present at the Dhassa war council. (HD) (TBH) (TKJ)
  • REVAN—lame former carpenter’s apprentice saved by Cathan; clark and tutor to Rhys’s and Evaine’s children; later, charismatic preacher working with a Deryni faction to save Deryni by blocking their powers via a kind of “baptism”; slain in 922 by his own former followers. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • REYHAN of Jáca, Lord—consort of Sofiana Sovereign Princess of Andelon, and father of Prince Kamil and Prince Taher. (CM) (KKB)
  • REYNARD, Brother—infirmarian at Saint Foillan’s Abbey. (CC)
  • RHETICE—wife to Corwyn’s second duke. (CM)
  • RHIDIAN—young Deryni woman, member of the Quorial of Saint Kyriell’s. (QSC) (KKB)
  • RHODRI, Lord—royal chamberlain to the kings of Gwynedd, and friend of Morgan. (DR) (TBH) (QSC) (KD)
  • RHUN of Horthness, Lord—called The Ruthless; one of King Alroy’s regents; later, Earl of Sheele of second creation; husband of Agnes Murdoch; Vice-Marshall of Gwynedd. (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • RHUPERT Calder of Sheele, Sir—author of The Road to Killingford. (TKD)
  • RHUPERT MacInnis, sir—one of Jared’s knights, brother to his late first wife. (TKD)
  • RHYDON Sasillion of Eastmarch, Sir—one-time member of the Camberian Council; son-in-law to Rorik Howell Earl of Eastmarch and one-time Baron of Eastmarch; ally of Wencit. (CM) (TKD) (HD) (TBH) (TKJ)
  • RHYS Malachy Thuryn, Lord—Deryni physician and Healer; husband to Evain and son-in-law to Camber, father of Rhysel, Tieg, and Jerusha; a founding member of the Camberian Council; developer of the Thuryn technique of concentration. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (DR) (HD) (C) (HS)
  • RHYS MICHAEL Alister Haldane, Prince—youngest brother of King Alroy; succeeded his brother Javan as King Rhys (reigned 922–928); husband of Michaela Drummond. (CH) (HG) (KJY)
  • RHYSEL Jocelyn Thuryn—daughter of Rhys and Evaine; as “Liesel,” sent secretly to infiltrate Court as a maid to Queen Michaela at age 8. (CH) (HG) (BP)
  • RICHARD Bearand Rhupert Cinhil Haldane, Prince—half-brother of King Donal Blaine Haldane, uncle of King Brion, Prince Nigel, and the Princesses Xenia and Silke; husband of Lady Sivorn; father of Princesses Richelle and Araxie; Duke of Carthmoor and Earl of Culdi; died 1114. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD) (KKB)
  • RICHARD du Joux, Lord—father of Dominic, died fighting at the side of Prince Festil of Torenth in the conquest of Gwynedd; husband of Princess Tayce Furstána, a cousin of the new King of Gwynedd. (CM) (TKD)
  • RICHARD Murdoch—son of Murdoch; later, Earl of Carthane. (KJY) (BP)
  • RICHARD of Nyford, Bishop—one of the twelve itinerant bishops of Gwynedd with no fixed see; captured with Duke Jared at Rengarth. (HD)
  • RICHELDIS MacLean, Lady—Countess of Kierney in her own right; married to Iver MacInnis. (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • RICHELDIS, Queen—second wife of King Donal and mother of his children King Brion and Duke Nigel (princesses as well); princess of Howicce and Llannedd and sister to Illann King of Howicce and Llannedd; died 1118. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD) (KKB)
  • RICHELLE Haldane, Princess—elder daughter of Prince Richard Duke of Carthmoor and Princess Sivorn, sister of Araxie, niece of the Hort of Orsal. (KKB)
  • RICHENDA, Duchess—widow of Bran Coris Earl of Marley and mother of the current earl, their son Brendan; now wife of Alaric Morgan Duke of Corwyn, mother of Briony and Kelric; Deryni. (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • RICKART, Dom—Healer to Bishop Niallan and part of Joram’s staff. (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • RIMMELL, Master—court architect to Jared Duke of Cassan, executed at Culdi for his part in the deaths of Bronwyn and Kevin, 1121. (DC) (TBH)
  • RIORDAN, Father—Master of Novices at Arx Fidei Seminary in 1104-5. (PA)
  • RISTO of Glenmor, Sir—young emissary of Princess Caitrin. (TKD)
  • ROBARD Kincaid, Sir—a Mearan rebel. (ITKS)
  • ROBARD—a scout in Kelson’s warband. (TBH)
  • ROBEAR, Sir—a senior knight loyal to Javan. (CH) (KJY)
  • ROBERT de Saeva, Sir—castellan of Rhemuth Castle, father of Claud. (TKD)
  • ROBERT of Tendal, Sir—son of Sir James, the hereditary chancellor of Corwyn; later chancellor of Corwyn to Alaric Morgan. (CM) (TKD) (DC) (TBH) (QSC)
  • ROCAIL—Grand Master of the Knights of the Anvil at Djellarda. (TKJ)
  • RODDER Gillespie, Father—a priest of the Diocese of Nyford, and secretary to Bishop Oliver de Nore. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • ROGAN, Prince—second son (and third child) of the Hort of Orsal and Princess Husniyya; sent to Morgan’s court as a squire. (DC) (KKB)
  • ROGER, Earl of Jenas—one of Kelson’s retainers. (TKJ) (QSC)
  • ROGIER, Lord—Earl of Fallon; treacherously slain by Ian in the crypts beneath Rhemuth Cathedral. (DR)
  • ROISIAN of Meara—(Ro-sheén) eldest daughter of Jolyon, the last sovereign Prince of Meara, and Urracca; queen to King Malcolm Haldane; died 1055; firstborn twin sister to Princess Annalind of Meara. (ITKS) (TBH) (TKJ)
  • ROLAND, Bishop—Auxiliary Bishop of Valoret under Anscom; died 916. (CC)
  • ROLF MacPherson—Deryni Lord of the 10th century who rebelled against the authority of the Camberian Council. (TBH) (TKJ) (HD)
  • ROMARE—Derry's blacksmith. (KD)
  • RONAL Rurik, Prince—youngest son of the late Lionel Duke d’Arjenol and Princess Morag, brother of Liam-Lajos II King of Torenth and the late Alroy Arion II King of Torenth; Duke of Lorsöl and Heir Presumptive to the Throne of Torenth; Deryni. (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • RONAN, Prince—eldest son of Illann King of Howicce and Llannedd; brother of Prince Cormac. (TKD)
  • RONDEL—knight in the service of Manfred, Earl of Culdi. (CH) (HG) (BP)
  • RORIK Howell, Lord—Earl of Eastmarch, father of Kennet and Eulalia, son of the late Corban Howell. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • RORY Haldane, Prince, Sir—second son and designated heir of Nigel Duke of Carthmoor and Lady Meraude, brother of Payne and Eirian. (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • ROS—a Warin man, leader of the band that burned out the Sieur de Vali. (DC)
  • ROSANE Haldane, Princess—infant daughter of King Brion and Queen Jehana, who died a few hours after birth in 1108. (KKB)
  • ROSHANE of Fallon, Lady—third wife of Hogan Gwernach. (TKD)
  • ROSMERTA—third wife of Keryell of Lendour, and stepmother to Alyce, Marie, and Ahern, returned to her own family after Keryell’s death. (ITKS) (CM)
  • ROTHANA, Lady— Deryni daughter and Nabila (or Princess) of Emir Nur Hallaj and related to Richenda by marriage; initially a novice nun at Saint Brigid’s; later, widow of Conall Haldane, mother of Prince Albin; niece of Prince Azim. (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • ROTROU, Prince—Hereditary Prince of Jáca, father of Princess Ekaterina. (KKB)
  • ROYSTON John Draper—alias of Prince Alroy, who was father to Cinhil. (CC) (CH)
  • ROYSTON Richardson—a peasant boy, age ten; associated with healing of Malcolm Donalson. (HD)
  • RUADAN of Dhassa—Deryni author of the Liber Sancti Ruadan. (HG)
  • RUSLAN, Brother—a monk serving at the chapel royal of Rhemuth Castle. (ITKS)
  • RYAN Coris, Sir—Earl of Marley. (TKD)
  • RYOL, Prince—Crown Prince of Bremagne. (TKD)

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  • SAER de Traherne, Lord—Earl of Rhendall and brother of Meraude Duchess of Carthmoor. (TKJ) (KKB)
  • SAGART—dead coisrigte or member of the priestly caste at Saint Kyriell’s. (QSC)
  • SAM’L—loyal retainer of Camber at Caerrorie. (CC)
  • SANTARE, Lord—Earl of Grand-Tellie; one of Imre’s warlords. (CC)
  • SAVILE, Baron—husband of Lady Sivorn, father of Sivney, Sorley, Siany, and Savilla. (KKB)
  • SAVILLA—daughter of Lord Savile and Lady Sivorn. (KKB)
  • SAVION, Sir—a Knight of the Anvil, Deryni. (TKD)
  • SÉ Trelawney, Sir—childhood friend of Alyce, Marie, and Ahern, secretly Deryni; formerly in the service of Lendour; knighted at Twelfth Night Court 1082, a fully vowed Knight of the Anvil, Incus Domini, the Anvil of the Lord. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • SEABERT of Nyford—a bishop. (TKD)
  • SEAMUS O’Flynn, Sir—Earl of Derry, son of Michael O’Flynn, and a member of the Corwyn Regency Council; dies in 1108 of wounds sustained on Meara campaign with King Brion in 1107. (CM) (TKD) (KD)
  • SEAN Coris, Sir—son of Sighere, Earl of Marley. (BP)
  • SÉANDRYSÉANDRY, Uncle—Briony de Morgan’s pet-name for Séan, Lord Derry. (KKB)
  • SEANNA—younger sister of Jesse. (KJY)
  • SECORIM, Father—Abbot of the Valoret chapter of the Custodes Fidei; later at the Rhemuth chapter. (HG) (BP)
  • SEFFIRA MacAthan, Lady—a daughter of Jessamy and Sief MacAthan. (ITKS)
  • SEISYLL Arilan—member of King Donal’s council of state and also the Camberian Council; uncle of Jamyl and Denis Arilan. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • SELDEN—one of Cardiel’s soldiers who assisted in the capture of Morgan and Duncan at Dhassa. (HD)
  • SELKIRK, Master—an arms master to Imre. (CC)
  • SELLAR, Wat and Tim—among the fifty peasants executed at Imre’s command for the murder of Lord Rannulf. (CC)
  • SEPTIMUS (Sepp) de Nore, Father—late brother of Bishop Oliver de Nore, executed for his part in the murder of Krispin MacAthan, briefly a chaplain at Arc-en-Ciel. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • SERAFIN, Brother—Inquisitor General of the Custodes Fidei. (HG) (KJY)
  • SERELD, Dom—the King's Healer in 888. (C)
  • SERAFINA, Sister/Mother—see Camille, Princess. (CM) (TKD)
  • SERGEI Furstán-Arkadia, Count—Regent of Arkadia, and Count Constantin’s elder brother. (TKD)
  • SEVALLA—the bloodred R’Kassan mare acquired for Prince Brion for his coming of age by Master Oisín Adair. (CM)
  • SHANDON, Father—Duncan’s young priest assistant. (QSC)
  • SHAW Farquharson, Lord—Deryni assassin killed in ambush on princes. (CH)
  • SHOLTO MacDhugal, Lord—Deryni bowman who escaped from ambush/assassination attempt on Princes Javan and Rhys Michael. (CH)
  • SIANY—daughter of Lord Savile and Lady Sivorn,. (KKB)
  • SICARD MacArdry, Lord—younger brother of Caulay, Dhugal’s great-uncle, and husband to Caitrin, the Pretender of Meara; killed on the field at Dorna by Kelson. (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC)
  • SIDANA Quinnell, Lady—Princess of Meara and daughter of Caitrin and Sicard; first wife of King Kelson, murdered by her brother Llewell on her wedding day in 1124. (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • SIEF MacAthan, Junior—firstborn son of Jessamy and Sief, dead at one week of age. (ITKS)
  • SIEF MacAthan, Lord—husband of Jessamy; member of King Donal’s council of state and also the Camberian Council. (ITKS) (CM)
  • SIEFFANY MacAthan de Courcy—eldest daughter of Jessamy and Sief MacAthan, wife of Aurélien de Courcy. (ITKS)
  • SIGHERE of Marley, Lord—youngest son of Duke Sighere and later Earl of Marley; brother of Hrorik and uncle of Duke Graham, father of Sean Coris. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY)
  • SIGHERE, Duke—former independent Earl of Eastmarch; first Duke of Claibourne; technically a regent of King Alroy, but failing health never permitted him to assume his duties. (CC) (SC) (CH)
  • SIGISMUND Count von Golzcow—companion of Count Constantin, and seducer of Princess Xenia; later, her husband. (TKD)
  • SÍLE, Queen—second wife to King Malcolm Haldane, mother of Richard. (ITKS)
  • SILKE Anne Elizabeth Roisian Haldane, Princess—second daughter of Donal King of Gwynedd and Queen Richeldis. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • SIMONN—Healer student at Saint Neot’s; stayed on after the abbey was ruined and became a hermit. (CH) (V)
  • SINCLAIR—surname of the Earls of Tarleton. (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • SÍODA Kushannan, Lord—Earl of Airnis who served Duke Stíofan, Alyce’s grandfather; a Grecotha scholar, and special counsel to the Duchy of Corwyn; father of Airlie and grandfather of Jernian. (CM) (TKD)
  • SION Benét, Sir—Under-Chancellor to the Royal House of Llannedd and youngest member of the Camberian Council; a descendant of Sir Sion Benét, who was a cousin of Earl Jebediah and a friend and supporter of Saint Camber. (KKB)
  • SITRIC—Rhun’s second pet Deryni. (HG) (KJY)
  • SIVNEY—son and heir of Lord Savile and Lady Sivorn. (KKB)
  • SIVORN, Princess—younger sister of Létald Hort of Orsal; widow of Prince Richard Haldane Duke of Carthmoor and wife of Savile Baron Kishknock; mother of Princesses Richelle and Araxie by her first marriage, and Savilla, Sivney, Siany, and Sorley by her second. (TKD) (KKB)
  • SIWARD, Bishop—chaplain at Morganhall; later one of the twelve itinerant bishops of Gwynedd with no fixed see; sided with Bishops Cardiel and Arilan in the Interdict schism, now in charge of the new See of Cardosa. (TKD) (DC) (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC)
  • SIXTUS, Father—elderly priest in Hubert’s service. (KJY)
  • SMALF—a miller questioned by Morgan and Duncan on the Dhassa road. (HD)
  • SOBBON von Horthy, Prince—sovereign Prince of Tralia, also known as the Hort of Orsal; father of Létald. (CM) (TKD)
  • SOFFRID—an ancient Deryni sage. (CM) (TKD)
  • SOFIANA Vastouni, Princess—elder daughter of Prince Mikhail of Andelon and Princess Ysabeau; niece of Prince Khoren, Sovereign Princess of Andelon, wife of Lord Reyhan; mother of Princes Kamil and Taher; aunt of Lady Richenda; member of the Camberian Council. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • SOPHIE—maid to Queen Jehana. (KKB)
  • SORLE Dalriada, Sir—Cinhil’s squire; knighted by Cinhil at Twelfth Night, 917. (CC) (SC) (CH) (KJY)
  • SORLEY—son of Lord Savile and Lady Sivorn. (KKB)
  • STACIA, Lady—daughter of Hrorik and Sudrey; Heiress of Eastmarch; wife of Corban and mother of Kennet. (KJY) (BP)
  • STALKER—King's Ranger based at Kiltuin, a port town near the Torenthi border, in 1118. (T)
  • STANISHA, Princess—posthumous daughter of Lionel II late Duke d’Arjenol and Princess Morag, sister of Liam-Lajos and Ronal Rurik. (KKB)
  • STASHA, Princess—wife of Prince Khoren Vastouni of Andelon. (ITKS)
  • STEFAN Coram—a member of the Camberian Council, and Jamyl’s direct contact to that body; ally of Jamyl and Denis Arilan. (TKD) (PA)
  • STEPHAN, Father—Creoda’s secretary. (TBH)
  • STEPHEN de Longueville—a soldier of Bran Coris ordered to test Cordan’s sleeping potion. (HD)
  • STEPHEN—student at Saint Neot’s. (CH)
  • STEPHEN, Father—a priest at Valoret Cathedral. (HG)
  • STEVANA de Corwyn, Lady—deceased heiress of Corwyn, granddaughter of Stíofan Duke of Corwyn; second wife of Keryell Earl of Lendour, mother of Alyce, (Vera), Ahern, and Marie. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • STEVANUS, Master—Custodes battle surgeon at Culdi. (KJY) (BP)
  • STÍOFAN Anthony de Corwyn, DUKE—Duke of Corwyn, and Alyce’s great-grandfather. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • SUDREY of Rhorau, Lady—niece of Termod of Rhorau and therefore a distant cousin of Mark of Festil, mother of Stacia; as wife of Hrorik, Countess of Eastmarch. (KJY) (BP)
  • SULIEN of R’Kassi—ancient Deryny adept and scholar; author of Annales Sulieni. (CH) (HG) (TKJ) (KKB)
  • SUPREME of Howicce, the—emissary of the United Kingdoms of Howicce and Llannedd at Kelson’s coronation, escorted by Connaiti mercenaries. (DR)
  • SWITHUN, Father—chaplain at Morganhall. (CM) (TKD)
  • SYBAUD—one of Jared’s men. SYLVAN—a squire at Castle Coroth. (TKD)
  • SYLVAN O’Sullivan—former battle-surgeon/Healer in Gregory’s household; now part of Revan’s baptizer team; one of three known Deryni with ability to block Deryni powers. (HG) (KJY)
  • SYLVAN—a squire at Castle Coroth. (CM)
  • SYLVIE—Rothana’s Jacan maid. (QSC)

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  • TAGAS, Father—Morgan’s chaplain at Coroth. (QSC)
  • TAHER, Prince—second son of Sofiana Sovereign Princess of Andelon and Lord Reyhan, Deryni. (KKB)
  • TAMBERT Fitz-Arthur-Quinnell, Duke—First Duke of Cassan; son of Princess Anne and Fane Fitz-Arthur. (KJY) (BP)
  • TAMMARON Fitz-Arthur, Earl—Chancellor of Gwynedd after Alister Cullen and a former regent of King Alroy; father of Fane, Fulk, and Quiric and grandfather of Duke Tambert. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • TARLETON—guard captain who negotiated with Barrett de Laney for the release of Deryni children. (B)
  • TAVIS O’Neill—former Healer to Prince Javan; now a part of Revan’s baptizer team; one of three known Deryni with ability to block Deryni powers. (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • TAYCE Furstána, LADY—first cousin of Festil I King of Gwynedd, wife of Lord Richard du Joux; their son was Dominic du Joux, first Duke of Corwyn. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • TEGAN O Daire—a border chieftain and brigand won over to Caitrin’s support; all but outlawed in Brion’s day. (TKJ)
  • TERMOD of Rhorau, Lord—Deryni princeling, cousin of Imre, executed by Willimite terrorists in 903. (CC) (SC)
  • TESSELIN of Harkness, Sir—training knight in Duke Jared’s household, Llion’s counterpart. (TKD)
  • TEYMURAZ, Count—half-brother of Lionel late Duke d’Arjenol, full brother of Duke Mahael and Count Mátyás; uncle of the late King Alroy Arion II, King Liam-Lajos II, Prince Ronal Rurik, and Princess Stanisha; Count of Brustarkia and third in line to the Torenthi throne, Deryni. (KKB)
  • THIERRY, Master—a clerk to Lord Martin of Greystoke; detained and interrogated by Morgan and Duncan on the Dhassa road. (HD)
  • THOMAS de Main, Sir—a young knight of Gwynedd, non-identical twin to Geoffrey, noted for his swordsmanship. (CM) (TKD)
  • THOMAS Riordan, Sir—author of Essential Cavalry Tactics. (TKD)
  • THOMAS—a former Archbishop of Valoret. (CH)
  • THOMAS—a guard of Rhys’s and Evaine’s household. (CH)
  • THOMAS—bailiff at Dolban, for Servants of Saint Camber. (CC) (SC)
  • THOMAS, Earl of Carcashale—present holder of the lands of Caerrorie. (QSC)
  • THOMAS, Sir—a senior Kierney knight, captain of the guard escort that accompanied Countess Vera McLain to Zoë Morgan’s wedding in Cynfyn. (CM) (TKD)
  • THOMPSON, Dickon—a baker. (CH)
  • THORNE Hagen—one-time member of the Camberian Council; full Deryni. (HD) (TBH) (TKJ)
  • TIARNÁN MacRae, Sir—a senior aide to King Donal. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • TIBAL, Count—son of Lady Vivienne de Jordanet, now Count de Jordanet in Joux, Deryni. (KKB)
  • TIBALD MacErskine—a border chieftain and brigand won over to Caitrin; all but outlawed in Brion’s day. (TKJ)
  • TIEG Joram Thuryn—younger son of Rhys and Evaine; a future Healer. (CH) (HG) (BP) (HS)
  • TIERCEL de Claron—late member of the Camberian Council, who trained Prince Conall in the use of his Haldane potential. (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • TIERNAN, Brother—a monk at St. Mary’s in the Hills. (HG)
  • TIPHANE, Lady—a lady-in-waiting to Queen Richeldis. (ITKS)
  • TIVADAN, Father—Chancellor of the Exchequer of Corwyn. (CM) (TKD)
  • TIVAR, Dom—Gabrilite priest and weapons master at Saint Neot’s. (CH)
  • TOBAN—hospice page. (CC) (SC)
  • TOLLIVER, Bishop Ralf—Bishop of Corwyn at Coroth and Morgan’s prelate; holds Kitten town directly of Morgan. (DC) (HD) (TBH) (QSC) (TKJ) (T)
  • TOMAIS d’Edergoll, Sir—formerly squire to Prince Rhys Michael; slain during the coup of 922 at age 20. (CH) (KJY) (BP)
  • TOMAIS—a MacArdry scout. (TBH)
  • TORCUILL de la Marche, Lord—Deryni baron; formerly a Festillic minister; later on Cinhil’s staff but dismissed by the regents (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG)
  • TORIN—a guard of Bishop Cullen’s household. (CH)
  • TORIN, Saint—one of the patron saints of Dhassa, associated with forests. (DC) (HD)
  • TORVAL Furstán, Prince—second son of the King of Torenth. (CM) (TKD)
  • TORVAL of Netterhaven, Baron—a messenger sent by Wencit to Kelson’s camp as hostage; killed by Warin and Duncan. (HD)
  • TRAHERNE, Saer de—Earl of Rhenndall and brother of Meraude, Nigel’s duchess. (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC)
  • TREFOR of Morland, Lord—Deryni assassin killed in ambush on princes. (CH)
  • TRESHAM MacKenzie—a Claibourne squire at Rhemuth, cousin to Ewan Duke of Claibourne. (TKD)
  • TREVOR Udaut, Sir—son of Sir Laurenz Udaut and uncle of Earl Sean O'Flynn, father of Padrig; a squire in 1090, just raised from page at that Twelfth Night; later, a young knight of Corwyn, assigned to Sir Kenneth Morgan’s service. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD) (KD)
  • TREVOR, Prince—second son of Meyric King of Bremagne, brother of Jehana. (TKD)
  • TREY, Bishop Niallan—see Niallan Trey, Bishop.
  • TURLOUGH, Bishop—one of Gwynedd’s itinerant bishops; later, first Bishop of Marbury. (CC) (SC) (CH)
  • TURSTANE, Dom—Gabrilite Healer; a stonecutter’s apprentice before his Healer’s training; an original member of the Camberian Council. (CH)

U

  • UALTAR de Bryndisi, Sir—a young knight dubbed by King Brion at Cynfyn. (TKD)
  • UDAUT, Earl—human Constable of Gwynedd; father of Lirin. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG) (KJY) (BP)
  • ULF Carey, Sir—a young knight of Gwynedd, known for his keen horsemanship. (CM) (TKD)
  • ULGER de Brinsi—a Thurian cardounet master, author of Elements of Basic Strategy. (TKD)
  • ULLIAM ap Lugh, Bishop—human Bishop of Nyford. (CC) (SC) (CH)
  • ULRIC—novice Healer at Saint Neot’s who went berserk while Queron still taught there; killed by Dom Emrys. (CH)
  • UMPHRED—Camber’s bailiff at Caerrorie. (CC) (SC)
  • UNGNAD, Count—Deryni Count of Fajardô in Torenth. (KKB)
  • URIEL, Archangel—guardian of the element of Earth. (CM) (TKD)
  • URIEN, King—Haldane monarch who died at Killingford. (ITKS)
  • URRACCA, Princess—consort of the last sovereign Prince of Meara, mother of twin sisters Roisian and Annalind and also of Magrette.(ITKS)
  • URSIC, Duke—Duke of Claibourne. (ITKS)
  • URSIN O’Carroll—formerly Manfred’s pet Deryni; stripped of his powers by Revan; a failed Healer. (HG) (KJY)
  • URSULA, Lady—granddaughter of Braon, late Prince of Howicce. (KKB)
  • URSULINE, Princess—third daughter of Meyric King of Bremagne. (TKD)
  • UTHYR Haldane, King—King of Gwynedd 948–980. (v)

V

  • VALENTIN—Marek’s most senior captain. (BP)
  • VALERIAN, Brother—Latin master to the princes. (CH)
  • VANISSA—former mistress of Prince Conall, and mother of his natural daughter, Conalline Amelia. (QSC) (KKB)
  • VARAGH, Baron—see Trevor Udaut.
  • VARIAN Lemander, Sir—a newly made knight of Danoc. (TKD)
  • VARNARITES—Deryni adepts and scholars who founded a proto-university at Grecotha, late 7th-early 8th century; the Gabrilite Order broke off pre-745. (HG)
  • VASILLY Dimitriades—Chief Chamberlain to the Hort of Orsal. (KKB)
  • VERA Laurela (de Corwyn) Howard McLain, Countess—younger twin sister of Alyce, but raised by and believed to be the daughter of Lord Orban Howard and Lady Laurela; second wife of Jared Earl of Kierney and mother of Duncan. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD) (DC)
  • VILIAM de Souza—a squire at Coroth, heir of a baron; four years older than Alaric, a cardounet enthusiast. (TKD)
  • VIVIENNE de Jordanet, Lady—coadjutor of the Camberian Council; mother of Tibal Count de Jordanet in Joux. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD) (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB)
  • VOLMER, Lord—an agent of Wencit. (HD)

W

  • WALTER Lithgow, Sir—a knight of Kierney, husband of Geill Morgan. (CM) (TKD)
  • WARIN de Grey—self-appointed messiah who formerly believed himself divinely designated to destroy all Deryni; has healing power that does not seem to come from Deryni sources. (DC) (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC)
  • WAT—servant to Rhys. (CC)
  • WEAVER, Mary, and brother Will, and cousin Tom—among the fifty peasants executed at Imre’s command for the murder of Lord Rannulf. (CC).
  • WENCESLAUS, Brother—a monk of Saint Iveagh’s. (TBH)
  • WENCIT of Torenth, King—Deryni sorcerer-King of Torenth (1110–1121) and scion of the Festillic claim to the Gwynedd throne; fourth son of King Nimur II of Torenth, brother of Princess Morag, uncle of King Liam Lajos II; killed by King Kelson in a duel arcane in 1121. (CM) (TKD) (DR) (DC) (HD) (TBH) (TKJ) (QSC) (KKB) (L)
  • WILCE Melandry, Sir—nephew of Iolo, sheriff of Ratharkin. (ITKS) (TKD)
  • WILLIAM de Borgos, Lord—proprietor of the finest racing stud in the Eleven Kingdoms. (HG)
  • WILLIAM du Chantal—a neighbor baron of Brice of Trurill; gone over to Caitrin. (TKJ)
  • WILLIAM MacCartney, Archbishop—Archbishop of Rhemuth. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)
  • WILLIAM of Desse—Master of the Works, Rhemuth. (KJY)
  • WILLIAM—farrier at Grecotha. (CC) (SC)
  • WILLIAM—reeve of the ducal estates at Donneral, which are to be part of Bronwyn’s dowry. (DC)
  • WILLIM, Saint—child martyr to Deryni ill-use; patron saint of the Willimite movement; younger brother of Saint Ercon. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG)
  • WILLIMITES—anti-Deryni terrorist group sworn to punish Deryni who escape justice through normal legal channels; mostly suppressed in 904 under Imre, but resurging during the latter reign of King Cinhil as a fundamentalist religious sect bent on forcing Deryni to renounce their evil powers and take up a life of penance. (CC) (SC) (CH) (HG)
  • WILLOWEN, Father—Dean of Grecotha Cathedral and assistant to Bishop Cullen. (CC) (SC) (CH)
  • WINIFRED, Sister—a nun at Saint Ostrythe’s Convent. (BP)
  • WOLFRAM de Blanet, Bishop—senior of the twelve itinerant bishops of Gwynedd; sided with Bishops Cardiel and Arilan in the Interdict schism, now in charge of the See of Grecotha. (DC) (HD) (TBH) (QSC)
  • WULPHER, Master—Cathan’s steward at Tal Traeth; doubled for Joram under a shape-changing spell. (CC) (SC) (CH)

X

  • XANDER of Torrylin, Sir—a young knight of Lendour. (CM) (TKD)
  • XAVIER Howard—a new page at Coroth, a cousin of Duchess Vera. (TKD)
  • XENIA Nuala Jaroni Swynbeth Haldane, Princess—first daughter and third child of Donal King of Gwynedd and Richeldis. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)

Y

  • YOUSEF—Moorish emir and bodyguard of Charissa. (DR)
  • YSABEAU, Princess—late wife of Prince Mikhail of Andelon, mother of Sofiana and Michendra. (ITKS)
  • YSOMBARD, Prince—Prince of Thuria. (TKD)
  • YVES de Tremelan, Sir—a young knight of Lendour. (CM) (TKD)

Z

  • ZACHRIS Pomeroy—Deryni foster brother of Hogan Furstán, and also a student of Mother Serafina, holding lands adjacent to those of Rhydon’s father. (CM)
  • ZAIZIE—family pet-name of Alazais Morgan, Kenneth’s youngest daughter by his first marriage. (CM) (TKD)
  • ZEFIRYN—an ancient Deryni sage of Caeriesse. (CM) (TKD)
  • ZEPHRAM of Lorda, Bishop—former Abbot of Saint Foillan’s Abbey, a house of the Ordo Verbi Dei; briefly an itinerant bishop before the Council of Ramos; later, Bishop of Cashien. (CC) (SC) (CH).
  • ZIMAREK Count of Tarkhan—elder son of Prince Hogan by his morganatic wife, a tournament champion. (TKD)
  • ZIMRI Duke of Truvorsk—Torenthi author of a tactical work, A Betrayal at Killingford. (TKD)
  • ZOË Bronwyn de Morgan Chandos, Lady—eldest daughter of Sir Kenneth Morgan, a former student at Arc-en-Ciel; heart-sister and stepdaughter to Alyce de Corwyn; widow of Ahern Heir of Corwyn, wife to Sir Jovett Chandos, mother of Kailan Peter, Charlan, and Alyce Maria Chandos. (ITKS) (CM) (TKD)

Groups

  • CUSTODES FIDEI (KJY)—Ordo Custodum Fidei, the Guardians of the Faith; religious Order founded by Paulin of Ramos to replace the Michaelines and reform ecclesiastical education in Gwynedd for the exclusion of Deryni.
  • EQUITES CUSTODUM FIDEI (KJY)—Knights of the Guardians of the Faith; military arm of the Custodes Fidei; intended to replace the Michaelines.
  • GABRILITES (KJY)—priests and Healers of the Order of Saint Gabriel, an all-Deryni esoteric brotherhood founded in 745 and based at Saint Neot’s Abbey until 917, when the Order was suppressed and many of its brethren slain; especially noted for the training of Healers.*
  • * MICHAELINES (KJY)—priests, knights, and lay brothers of the Order of Saint Michael, a militant fighting and teaching Order, predominantly Deryni, formed during the reign of King Bearand Haldane to hold the Anvil of the Lord against Moorish incursions and defend the sea-lanes; suppressed under the Regency of King Alroy and outlawed thereafter.
  • * ORDO VERBI DEI (KJY)—Order of the Word of God. ORIEL, Master—a Healer in the forced service of the great lords, particularly Hubert and Tammaron; his wife and infant daughter held hostage for his good behavior.
  • WILLIMITES (CoC)—terrorist group sworn to punish Deryni who escape justice through normal legal channels; mostly suppressed in 904 under Imre.