|Age||1700+ (presumed dead)|
Last in a line of benevolent rulers, Ehlissa the Enchantress lived in what is now the modern United Kingdom of Ahlissa some 1,700 years ago (approximately -1125 CY) and continued to reign in her prehistoric kingdom for several centuries more.
Queen Ehlissa had no issue, although the kingdom she founded lasted until the Great Migrations. She kept songbirds as pets, treating them as surrogate children. By all reports she was a competent queen - she treated everyone fairly, and there wasn't any problem with poverty-stricken refugees or the like - but she was ruthless, using her famed artifact, Queen Ehlissa's Marvelous Nightingale, to magically bend her subjects to her will.
She was inspired to create her Nightingale, it is said, when her flesh-and-blood pet nightingale died. Grief-stricken, she sent for the finest mages, bards, and artificers in the land. According to Mordenkainen, the bejeweled bird was created by Xagy and the goddess Joramy. The process is said to have taken a year to complete, but when it was done, Ehlissa had her bird.
Throughout the centuries of her reign, Ehlissa managed to prevent the force imprisoned within her artifact from escaping. How her reign ultimately ended, and how a successor was chosen for the Ahlissan throne, is not chronicled.
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