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Regan verch Leir

Also Known As: "Rhagaw"
Birthplace: Britain
Death: Died in Britain
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Daughter of Leir ap Bleiddud and Penarddun ferch Beli Mawr
Wife of Duke Henwyn . Ap Bleiddud, Duke of Cambria and Cornwall
Mother of King Cunedda ap Henwyn, Brenin Prydain
Sister of Cordelia verch Leir, Queen of Britain and Guneril verch Leir
Half sister of Nissyen ab Eurosswydd and Efnissyen ab Eurosswydd

Managed by: Juan Carlos Zambrano Zambrano, Ing
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Goneril, King Leir's eldest daughter, married Maglaurus, Duke of Albany. (By now Albany, Cambria and Cornwall were duchies subservient to the kingdom of Loegria.) Regan, Leir's second eldest daughter, married Henwinus, the Duke of Cornwall. With her sister Goneril, she was to depose Cordelia, the lawful Queen. After marrying Aganippus, King of the Franks, Cordelia became Queen of all Britain on her father's death. Five years later, she was deposed by her sister's sons, and committed suicide in prison.

[S000040] Ashley-1999, Ashley, Mike, (Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc. New York: 1999), p 713, 716. According to Geoffrey of Monmouth. (legendary)

[S000104] Cooper-Chron-2002, Cooper, Wm R, MA, PhD, Thd, translator, (England: 2002), p 13.

[S000090] Cooper-Nations, Cooper, Bill, ( England).

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