Welsh - A virgin. Daughter of Pebin. She was one of the young girls who acted as footholders to Math, king of Gwynedd, and was seduced by Gilfaethwy when Math went off to do battle with Pryderi. When he returned, she had to tell him that she was no longer a virgin but the king nevertheless married her and punished Gilfaethwy and his brother Gwydion who had hatched the plot that resulted in the battle with Pryderi. In an alternative version, Math dismissed her from the court. Some accounts say that Llew was her son by Gilfaethwy and not the second son of Aranrhod. On occassion, called Goewen, Goewin or Goewin.

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