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 Guen’dolen (3 syl.).Guenever. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Guendolœ’na,
 
daughter of Corin’eus and wife of Locrin, son of Brute, the legendary king of Britain. She was divorced, and Locrin married Estrildis, by whom he already had a daughter named Sabri’na. Guendolœ’na, greatly indignant, got together a large army, and near the river Stour a battle was fought, in which Locrin was slain. Guendolœ’na now assumed the government, and one of her first acts was to throw both Estrildis and Sabri’na into the river Severn. (Geoffrey. Brit. Hist., ii. chaps. 4, 5.)   1
 


 Guen’dolen (3 syl.).Guenever. 

 
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