|“||The dead are to be honoured; not kept as the play things of alchemists!||”|
Peregrin was the king of Gallowmere in the 13th century. He liked stories of heroism and Dan was good at telling such stories, which is why he eventually appointed Dan a knight and the head of the royal battalion. Some time after this, Zarok's terrific experiments on the dead were revealed. The King had Zarok banished because of this. Zarok soon built an army of demons, which he wanted to use to take over Gallowmere. The King sent his militia led by Dan to defeat this army. Daniel, however, was the first to fall in battle. Realising his subjects needed to feel safe and to honour Dan's memory, Peregrin declared that Daniel had defeated Zarok before his demise. A hero's tomb was soon erected to Dan, the history books inscribed with tales of his valour.
Daniel encounters King Peregrin's ghost while traveling through the Haunted Ruins. After obtaining his crown from a room below the Throne Room and placing it on the throne, his ghost suddenly appears. The King is surprised to see Dan and tells him he must release the lava behind the floodgates to defeat the Shadow Demons that overran the castle ruins.
King Peregrin is a friendly, chatty, old gentleman with a military background. He enjoys playing croquet, philosophy, literature, and pictures of kittens in bonnets according to the narration.
- (to Dan) "Sir Fortesque, noblest of my courtiers, bravest of my captains! Oh that we should meet at such a dark hour, with the fate of this realm lying once again in your hands."
- (to Dan) "Sir Daniel Fortesque, noblest of my courtiers, bravest of my captains, clumsiest of my croquet team! Oh, that we should meet at such a dark hour, with the fate of this realm lying once again in your hands! Good lord, Fortesque! What happened to your jaw?"
- His name might come from the bird, the peregrine falcon.