Griffin was the king of Temeria known for his major reforms which included plans to reorganize the army, administration, education, commerce, industry, in a word, everything. He actually managed to carry out very little of that, however he did make educational reforms. His parents were Cedric and Berengaria.

Griffin's wife, the queen, was the famous Clarissa of Toussaint. Griffin was succeeded to the throne by his only daughter, Bienvenu after he died suddenly of a heart attack at the age of 41.