“Druid” is an English translation of the Irish draoí and the equivalent from other Celtic cultures. But the druids were also in large part the intellectual class in Celtic societies. “Druids” included doctors, lawyers, the equivalent of modern college professors, and other non-religious educated elites, both male and female.
Blodeuwedd. by Winter Cymraes. A Note On The Celts Within the Celtic Tradition, storytelling has long been a favoured occupation and, generally speaking, the longer and more intricate the story, the more revered the legend and the teller. Long held as the embodiment of most ancient Welsh legends is the Mabinogion. The story of Branwen is contained therein, as is the legend of Blodeuwedd.