The Info List - Angharad

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ANGHARAD (/əŋˈhɑːrəd/ ; Welsh pronunciation: ) is a feminine given name in the Welsh language
Welsh language
, having a long association with Welsh royalty , history and myth . It translates to English as much loved one.


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ANGHARAD, also sometimes known as Angharad Golden-Hand, is the lover of Peredur in the Welsh myth cycle The Mabinogion
. In some versions of the story, Peredur meets her at King Arthur
King Arthur
's court at Caerleon .


There have been a number of historical (or semi-historical) Angharads, most notably the daughter of Owain Gwynedd
Owain Gwynedd
, King of Gwynedd , who married Gruffydd Maelor . Other historical Angharads include:

* Angharad ferch Owain , daughter of Owain ab Edwin of Tegeingl , mother of Owain Gwynedd
Owain Gwynedd
, wife of Gruffudd ap Cynan , Prince of Gwynedd * Angharad ferch Meurig , wife of Rhodri the Great
Rhodri the Great
* Angharad ferch Llywelyn , daughter of Llywelyn the Great
Llywelyn the Great
, Prince of Wales * Angharad ferch Madog ap Gruffydd Maelor and sister to Gruffydd II ap Madog, Lord of Dinas Bran * Angharad ferch Maredudd ab Owain