Gwenhwyfar, King Arthur's Third Wife, Early Welsh Texts

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Gwenhwyfar . verch Gogyrfan Gawr, {Fictitious}

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Daughter of Gorgrfan Fawr, the Giant, Early Welsh Texts
Wife of King Arthur, Early Welsh Texts
Sister of Gwenhwyach, Guinevere's Sister, Early Welsh Texts

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About Gwenhwyfar, King Arthur's Third Wife, Early Welsh Texts

This version of King Arthur's wife Guinevere comes from the Middle Welsh and Latin poetry written before Geoffrey of Monmouth; Culhwch and Owain, for instance, and the Vita Iltuti.

Culhwch and Owain is included in the Mabinogion, and can be read in English in the translation by Gwyn Jones and Thomas Jones, published in 1949.

Vita Iltuti has most recently been published by Brepols, 2011.

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