Origin of the name ANGHARAD.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name 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,"
(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)
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
"Angharad, the fair queen of Roderic the
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)