British - Mother of Orddu, the Black Witch. In some references, identified as Orwen, White Witch or White Witch.
Welsh - Daughter of Caradoc. Sister of Meriadoc. Wife of Urien. In some accounts, Caswallawn caused the death of her father, Caradoc, but others say that Griffith killed Caradoc and usurped his throne, sending Orwen and her brother, Meriadoc, to be killed in the woods. They were spared by the executioners and Orwen was abducted by Urien who married her. When Meriadoc later deposed Griffith with the help of King Arthur, she and her husband became rulers of Wales. Sometimes called Orwen, White Witch or White Witch.

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