- Freo was the Anglo-Saxon
goddess of Love. She should not be confused with Frige.
- She was the sister of Ingui.
- Her sacred animals are the cat and
the boar. Cats pulled her chariot, while she sometimes rode a
boar. She also had a magic cloak of falcon feathers.
- One story tells how her necklace
called 'Brisingamen' was stolen by Loki, the god of
cunning and deceit.
This is briefly mentioned in the Saxon poem, 'Beowulf'.
- A Viking
story tells how the King of the Giants wanted to marry her and Thunor
was forced to intervene.