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worshipped by the Early Saxons.

As with the Romans, there were lots of pagan Saxon gods. We don't know that much about them. However, gods of very similar names were worshipped in Northern Europe. The Vikings wrote down lots of stories about many of them. The same stories were probably told in Saxon England. Click on a name to find out more.

GOD VIKING NAME GOD OF WHAT? MALE OR FEMALE?
Bealdor Balder Light Male
Eostre Uncertain Spring Female
Freo Freya Love Female
Frige Frigg Home Female
Hell Hel Death Female
Hretha Uncertain Fame Female
Ingui Yngvi-Freyr Fertility Male
Uncertain Loki Deceit Male
Seaxneat Saxnot Family Male
Thunor Thor Thunder Male
Tiw Tyr War Male
Wade Vadi Sea Male
Wayland Volundr Metalworking Male
Woden Odin Chief Male

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