E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Elidure (3 syl.).
A legendary king of Britain, advanced to the throne in place of his elder brother, Arthgallo, supposed by him to be dead. Arthgallo, after a long exile, returned to his country, and Elidure resigned to him the throne. Wordsworth has a poem on the subject.