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Origin of the name PELLINORE.
Etymology of the name PELLINORE.
Meaning of the baby name PELLINORE.


PELLINORE.  Arthurian.  Knight of the Stranger Beast.  Also see Pellehem.

Pellinore (Sir), one of the knights of the Round Table, and called the "Knight of the Stranger Beast."  Sir Pellinore slew king Lot of Orkeney, but was himself slain ten years afterwards by sir Gawaine one of Lot's sons (pt. i. 35).  Sir Pellinore (3 syl.) had, by the wife of Aries the cowherd, a son named sir Tor, who was the first knight of the Round Table created by king Arthur (pt. i. 47, 48); one daughter, Elein, by the Lady of Rule (pt. iii. 10); and three sons in lawful wedlock: viz. sir Aglouale (sometimes called Aglavale, probably a clerical error), sir Lamorake Dornar (also called sir Lamorake de Galis), and sir Percivale de Galis (pt. ii. 108).  The widow succeeded to the throne (pt. iii. 10).Sir T. Malory: History of Prince Arthur (1470).
    Milton calls the name "Pellenore" (2 syl.).  In fact each of the names in the last line of the following quotation is a dissyllable: Lance-lot, or Pelle-as, or Pelle-nore. 
"Fair damsels, met in forests wide / By knights of Logres or of Lyones, / Lancelot, or Pelleas, or Pellenore."Milton. (The Reader's Handbook of Famous Names in Fiction, &c., Brewer, 1910)


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