Origin of the name RYENCE.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name RYENCE.
A giant king and enemy to Arthur. It is a variant
spelling of Welsh Rhyence
(q.v.), probably meaning "warrior." Also see Rience,
the King sat thus at feast lo! there came an herald-messenger from the
west-country. And the herald came and stood before the King, and
said: "Greeting to thee, King Arthur!"
Then the King said: "Speak, and tell me, what is
To which the herald made reply: "I come from
King Leodegrance of Cameliard, who is in sore trouble. For thus it
is: His enemy and thine of thee commanded thee to send him thy
beard for to trim his mantle), doth make sundry demands of my master,
King Leodegrance, which demands King Leodegrance is altogether loath to
fulfil. And King Ryence of North Wales threateneth to bring war
into Camliard because King Leodegrance doth not immediatley fulfil those
demands... (Story of King Arthur and His Knights, Pyle, 1909)