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Gwyn

or Gwynne  (gwĭn), Eleanor Known as "Nell." 1650?-1687.
English actress. She was the lover of Charles II after c. 1668.
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Gwyn

(ɡwɪn)
n
(Biography) Nell, original name Eleanor Gwynne. 1650–87, English actress; mistress of Charles II
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Gwyn

or Gwynne

(gwɪn)
n.
Eleanor (“Nell” ), 1650–87, English actress: mistress of Charles II.
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Noun1.Gwyn - Celtic underworld god
Cambria, Cymru, Wales - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria
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Oxford and Drury Lane itself dispute the dignity of giving birth to Nell Gwynne with Hereford, where a mean house is still pointed out as the first home of this mother of a line of dukes, whose great-grandson was to occupy the neighbouring palace as Bishop of Hereford for forty years.
Such transfigurations have been achieved by hundreds of resolutely ambitious young women since Nell Gwynne set them the example by playing queens and fascinating kings in the theatre in which she began by selling oranges.
The club's president Gwynne King Morgan started the collection by accident in a Cardiff hotel.
A Labour government would invite local councils to have a say in decisions made at Whitehall, according to Local Government Secretary Andrew Gwynne.
ALABOUR government would invite local councils to have a say in decisions made at Whitehall, according to Shadow Local Government Secretary Andrew Gwynne.
Planning officers at Tameside council had recommended that proposals to turn it into a 12-bed house of multiple occupation (HMO) be approved, but Tameside's Police Superintendent, Denton MP Andrew Gwynne and ward councillor Allison Gwynne opposed the plans.
Labour spokesman Andrew Gwynne said: "For too long, local government has been given short-term sticking plasters for a problem needing long-term solutions.
He added: "A wellestablished multi-agency response plan is in place which includes a prompt assessment and follow-up to any incident" Almost three years ago, Bailey Gwynne, 16, was stabbed to death at Aberdeen's Cults Academy by fellow pupil Daniel Stroud, who was later jailed for nine years.
Culminating a trilogy of books charting the progress of neo-Latin poetry in Rome from about 1480 to about 1580, Gwynne presents an edition, a translation, and commentary on Benci's (1542-94) epic Quinque martyres e Societate Iesu in India.