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Llew Llaw Gyffes

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(bright one of the steady hand). Welsh. The Cymric equivalent of Lugh. In the Mabinogion, he is portrayed as a youth who struggles against a series of malign geases cast by his mother, Arianrhod, and is assisted by Gwydion. He is later severely injured out of circumstances arising from his wife Blodeuedd's infidelity. In all of this he displays a rather feckless naivete, and does not appear as a pantheon Chieftain.

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