or Gwynn or Gwynne biographical name Eleanor 1650-1687 Nell English actress mistress of Charles II

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  • Gwyn — (or Gwynn) meaning white in Welsh, may refer to the following:People As given name *Gwyn ap Nudd, a mythical ruler of Annwn. *Gwyn Prosser, a British politician. *Gwyn Nicholls, a Welsh rugby union player. *Cynthia Gwyn Brown, an American model… …   Wikipedia

  • Gwyn — ist ein walisischer männlicher Vorname, abgeleitet von walis. gwyn mit der Bedeutung „weiß, blond, gesegnet“,[1] der auch als Familienname auftritt. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Namensträger 1.1 Vorname 1.2 Familienname …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gwyn — m. Welsh: originally a byname from Welsh gwyn white, fair, blessed, holy. See also WYN (SEE Wyn) …   First names dictionary

  • gwyn — gwyn·i·ad; gwyn·i·ard; …   English syllables

  • Gwyn — or Gwynne [gwin] Nell (born Eleanor Gwyn) 1650 87; Eng. actress: mistress of Charles II …   English World dictionary

  • Gwyn — Gwyn, Nell (?1650 87) an English actress who became the lover of King Charles II. She sold oranges on the streets of London, and is often shown in pictures carrying a basket of oranges …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Gwyn — This interesting surname is of Welsh origin, and was used as a nickname for a person with fair hair or a noticeably pale complexion. The name is derived from the Welsh gwyn , light, white, fair. The name was also used as a personal name in the… …   Surnames reference

  • Gwyn — /gwin/ n. Eleanor ( Nell ), 1650 87, English actress: mistress of Charles II. Also, Gwynne. * * * …   Universalium

  • Gwyn — or Gwynne [[t]gwɪn[/t]] n. big Eleanor (“Nell”), 1650–87, English actress: mistress of Charles II …   From formal English to slang

  • Gwyn — /gwɪn/ (say gwin) noun Nell (Eleanor Gwynne), 1650–87, English comic actress, mistress of Charles II …   Australian English dictionary

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