Guenivere is one of the most loved and hated characters in Arthurian lore. Her name literally translates to "white phantom". In Welsh, she is known as Gwenhwyvar which translates to "First lady of Herse Islands". In Germany, Guenivere was known as Cunneware which translates to "Female wisdom"
According to Mallory, Guenivere was said to be the daughter of King Leondergrance of Cameliard. In the Welsh tradition, she was the daughter of King Gogrvan (Ocvran). In Thelwall's play Fairy of the Lake, she was said to be the daughter of King Vortigan. Regardless of which literary source you read, Guenivere was a Princess, therefore and excellent choice for the young Arthur to take as a bride.
Guenivere was said to have embodied the Sovereinty of Britain. No man could be king without her at his side. Arthur was said to have had his faeries abduct Guenivere. Arthur ruled the faerie kingdom and her abduction and wedding to Arthur took place in May (the fae month). She was also said to have been abducted by Modred, Melwas, Meleagent, and Lancelot; all