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white mare, high queen, enchantments, goddess


Author: The Troth

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("Great, or Divine, Queen") Welsh fertility, enchantments and Otherworld Goddess. Goddess of birds and horses. Her name means "Great High Queen", and she rode a beautiful white mare, which symbolized power and rulership. Birds which accompanied her on rides were said to sing so sweetly that listeners could sit entranced for years. She was known to grant the wishes of those who could ask what they want, and scorn those who could not.

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