Detail: Eulalie is the French feminine form of Latin Eulalius, meaning “well-spoken.”
“Eulalie” is a poem written by Edgar Allan Poe. The poem is a bridal song about a man who overcomes his sadness by marrying the beautiful Eulalie. The woman’s love has a transformative effect on the narrator, taking him from a “world of moan” to one of happiness.
Eulalia (English, Italian, and Spanish)
Eulalie (English and French) [Eng (YOO-lah-lee); Fre (OO-lah-lee)]
Meaning: debated “She of Great Desire.” “Idol; image.”
Eluned derived from Welsh -el “greatly, much” + (i)uned “wish, desire.” Or from Welsh eilun “image, idol.”
Pronunciation: Eng (eh-LOON-ed); Welsh (el-EEN-ed)
Detail: Eluned was a handmaiden of the Lady of the Fountain in the Welsh Arthurian romance Owein. She had a magic ring which rendered the wearer invisible – one of the Thirteen Treasures of the Island of Britain. Eluned’s beauty and intelligence were legendary. This was also the name of a 5th-century Welsh saint.
Detail: King Arthur is a legendary British leader who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against the Saxon invaders in the early 6th century.
LuciusArtoriusCastus was a Roman officer who lived in the late second century.
St. Arzhel was born in Wales in 482, founded a monastery in the Forest of Broceliande in Brittany. Famed as a magician, Arzhel was summoned to King Childebert’s court in Paris. After his death, Arzhel’s name was invoked to end droughts.