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Brewer's: Tryanon

Daughter of the fairy king who lived on the island of Olron. ?She was as white as lily in May,? and married Sir Launfal, King Arthur's steward, whom she carried off to ?Oliroun her jolif isle,? and, as the romance says -

Since saw him in this land no man, Ne no more of him tell I n'can For sooth without lie.

ThomasChestre: Sir Launfal (15th century).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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