User comments for Gwendolen (Famous Bearer Only)

She was also a great character in Oscar Wilde's play, "The Importance of Being Ernest."
― Anonymous User  9/2/2005
Gwendolen Harleth is a character in George Eliot's novel Daniel Deronda.
Kate  6/4/2007
Gwendolen Chant is a character in Diana Wynne Jones' book Charmed Life, and she's horrible. There's also another horrible Gwendolen in Enid Blyton's Malory Towers series (actually Gwendoline Mary). Consequently, I don't like the name much.
― Anonymous User  11/16/2007
In Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia Regum Britanniae, Gwendolen is a queen who goes to war with her husband after he betrays her for another woman. She wins, buries her dead husband, kills the other woman and the woman's daughter, and proceeds to rule with wisdom and kindness. Some Arthurian legends also give Merlin a wife named Gwendolen. I love this name, though I prefer it spelled -lyn rather than -len. I'm a sucker for Gwen names.
britto08  11/22/2009
As stated before, there was a character named Gwendolen in Oscar Wilde's play 'The Importance Of Being Earnest'. Her full name was Gwendolen Fairfax.
― Anonymous User  7/31/2013

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