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Origin of the name ANGHARAD.
Etymology of the name ANGHARAD.
Meaning of the baby name ANGHARAD.

  

ANGHARAD.  Welsh.  Arthurian Legend.  In the Mabinogion, Angharad Law-enrag, or with the hand of gold, is Perceval's ladye love.  The name means "free from shame, the undisgraced," from angharz. (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884).  Also spelled Angharat, and Angharawd.  
    Angharad Rees, a Welsh actress.  Angharad Tomos, a Welsh author and language activist. (Wiki)

    Angharad, daughter of Gwgan ab Meyric ab Dyvenwal, ab Arthen, ab Seisyllt, King of Cardigan, and Queen of Roderic the Great, King of all Wales and the Isle of Man.
    "Angharad, the fair queen of Roderic the great."
    On the death of Mervyn Vrych, A.D. 843, his son Roderic succeeded to his dignity, as sovereign prince of North Wales, Powys, and the Isle of Man.  Soon afterwards he espoused Angharad, daughter of Meyric ab Dyvenwal, by which marriage he united all South Wales to his other dominions, and became the sole sovereign of the whole, as one principality...
... It will be noticed, that on the death of Roderic, his three sons were placed to supersede the governors originally appointed by their father, and each became the future sovereign of his respective principality.  It is possible that Angharad, the subject of our memoir, was not altogether blameless in this preposterous arrangement;... (The Heroines of Welsh History, Prichard, 1854)

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