Angharad (/əŋˈhɑːrəd/; Welsh pronunciation: [aˈŋ̊arad]) is a feminine given name in the Welsh language, having a long association with Welsh royalty, history and myth. It translates to English as much loved one.
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Mythology 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's court at Caerleon. History There have been a number of historical (or semi-historical) Angharads, most notably the daughter of 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, wife of Gruffudd ap Cynan, Prince of Gwynedd
Angharad ferch Meurig, wife of Rhodri the Great
Angharad ferch Llywelyn, daughter of Llywelyn the Great, Prince of
Angharad ferch Madog ap
Angharad is the daughter of Rhydderch Hael, a king in the Middle Ages
in the Welsh Triads. Rhydderch was one of the "Three Generous Men of
the Island of Britain", and his daughter
Angharad Ton Felen (Angharad
"Yellow Wave") appears as one of the Three Lively Maidens.
Angharad is the mother of
In Mad Max: Fury Road,
^ "Peredur the Son of Evrawc" (translation by Lady Charlotte Guest), The Camelot Project at the University of Rochester. Retrieved 2012-01-02. ^ "Peredur the Son of Evrawc". The Mabinogion, transl. Lady Charlotte Guest , sacred-texts.com, pp. 100, 105. Retrieved 2012-01-02. ^ Alexander, Lloyd (2006). The Foundling: And Other Tales of Prydain. Henry Holt and Company (BYR). ISBN 978-1-