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List of Gods   : "British"

NameOriginDescription
God name "Abandinus" Roman / Celtic / British God of unknown affinities. The name appears in an inscription at Godmanchester, Cambridge, England....
Demon name "Addanc aka adanc" Welsh Addane, afanc, avanc, abhac, abac, a lake monster that also appears in Celtic and British folklore. It is described alternately as resembling a crocodile, beaver or dwarf, and is sometimes said to be a demon. The lake in which it dwells also varies; it is variously said to live in Llyn Llion, Llyn Barfog, near Brynberian Bridge or in Llyn yr Afanc, a lake in Betws-y-Coed that was named after the creature. Welsh
"Adrastea" British An alternative name for Nemesis. British
God name "Alaisiagae" British Early British house and altar god.
Goddess name "Alaisiagae" Roman / Celtic / British Minor goddesses. They are identified at houseteads (Northumberland) in a shrine to Mars Thincsus....
Goddess name "Alaisiagae the" Celtic / British / Roman They are minor goddess
God name "Alk'unta'm" Bella Coola Indian / British Columbia, Canada Sun god. Linked closely with SENX, both are of equal significance. His mother is a cannibal woman, Nunuso' mikeeqone'im, who can turn into a mosquito....
Goddess name "Anaulikutsai'x" Bella Coola Indian / British Columbia, Canada River goddess. Said to oversee the arrival and departure of the salmon in the rivers. She lives in a cave called Nuskesiu'tsta....
Goddess name "Ancasta" Britain / British A Goddess who survives only in her name through an inscription on a stone in Hampshire. It is a possibility she is related to Andraste. Britain
Goddess name "Ancasta" British warrior Goddess, may be taken to be a local goddess, associated with the River Itchen.
"Andescociuoucus" British Early British equivilent to the Roman Mercury.
Goddess name "Andrasta" Roman / Celtic / British Goddess of war. The patron goddess of the Iceni tribe. The warrior queen Boudicca is reported to have prayed to her before battle and she was the recipient of human sacrifice. Andrasta does not appear in Celtic Gaul, though a deity called Andraste is mentioned by the...
God name "Anextiomarus" Roman / British A Celtic epithet of the Sun-god Apollo recorded in a Romano-British inscription from South Shields, England. The form is a variant of Anextlomarus 'Great protector', a Divine style or name attested in a fragmentary Gallo-Roman dedication from Le Mans, France. Anextlomarus is also attested as a Gaulish man's father's name at Langres, and a feminine Divine form, Anextlomara, appears in two other Gallo-Roman dedications from Avenches, Switzerland. Roman / British
God name "Anextiomarus" Roman / Celtic / British Local tribal deity. God of uncertain affinities but linked with APOLLO....
"Annwn" Celtic The British Hades, represented as a sea-girdled, revolving fortress. Celtic
Goddess name "Ardwinna" British Celtic Goddess of the wildwood. Ardwinna demands a fine of money for every animal killed in her wood British
Goddess name "Argante" British Silver One goddess queen of Avalon who is known for her healing powers. British
Goddess name "Arnamentia" British Goddess of spring waters. British
Goddess name "Arnemetia" Roman / British A water goddess known from inscriptions
Goddess name "Arnemetia" Roman / Celtic / British water goddess. A deity known only from inscriptions....
God name "Belatucadros" Celtic / British war god. According to some authors he is the horned god of the north equating to CERNUNNOS. The Romans syncretized him with the god MARS....
Goddess name "Borvo" British / Gaul God of hot springs equated with Apollo and has similarities to the goddess Sirona, who was also a healing deity associated with mineral springs. British / Gaul
Goddess name "Brigantia" British A goddess in Britain and Europe. She was the tutelary goddess of the Brigantes in northern Britain (modern Yorkshire) and of the Brigantes on lake Constance in Austria. British
Goddess name "Brigantia" Roman / Celtic / British Tutelary goddess. The goddess of the Brigantes in the West Riding of Yorkshire. She became identified with CAELESTIS. At Corbridge, Northumberland, there is an altar inscribed to various deities, including Caelestis Brigantia. In a carved stone relief at Birrens, on the Antonine Wall in Scotland, she is depicted with the attributes of MINERVA. She may also bear links with the goddess BRIGIT. She is frequently associated with water and herding....
"Britannia" British Genia Lord of British British
Goddess name "Britannia" Roman / Celtic / British Tutelary goddess. The genia loci of Britain who first appears on the coinage of Antoninus Pius in the second century AD. She became the symbol of the British Empire after being partly syncretized with the Roman war goddess MINERVA....
Spirit name "Bugarit" British The spirit found on building sites and invoked as the cause of minor accidents. British
Goddess name "COVENTINA" Roman / Celtic / British Tutelary and water goddess of uncertain affinities. Little is known of Coventina other than that she was a purely local British goddess of some importance. She is best observed from the period of the Roman occupation, at which time she shows a classical influence but is clearly Celtic in origin....
God name "Camulos" Celtic / British war god. Probably the deity from which the name of Camulodunum [Colchester, England] derives. Known from inscriptions and coinage bearing the symbol of a boar....
Goddess name "Carravogue" British / Ireland Local Crone Goddess from County Meath who was transformed into a huge snake for eating forbidden berries. Her original purpose is basically lost in modern times because her stories became so absorbed by Christian legends which attempt to make her a Celtic Eve. British / Ireland
Goddess name "Cerridwen" British Goddess of mountains British
Goddess name "Clota" British Goddess and namesake of the River Clyde British / Welsh / Scotland
Goddess name "Cocidius" Celtic / British Hunting goddess. Northern British deity depicted in stone relief at Risingham (Yorkshire)....
Goddess name "Cocidus" British Goddess of hunting British
God name "Condatis" Roman / British God of confluence whose sacred places were wherever two rivers or bodies of water met. Roman / British
God name "Condatis" Celtic / British River god. Northern British deity with stone votive inscriptions located in County Durham....
God name "Contrebis" Roman / Celtic / British Local god. Identified from an inscription at Lancaster in conjunction with another deity, IALONUS....
Hero name "Corineus" British A hero in the employ of Brute, who conquered the giant Goem'agot, for which achievement the whole western horn of England was allotted him. He called it Corinea, and the people Corineans, from his own name. British
"Cormoran" British The cornish giant who fell into a pit twenty feet deep, dug by Jack the Giant-killer, and filmed over with grass and gravel. British fairy tale
King name "Cymochles" British A man of prodigious might, brother of Pyrochles, son of Malice (Acrates) and Despite, and husband of Acrasia, the enchantress. He sets out to encounter Sir Guyen, but is ferried over the idle lake by Wantonness (Ph?'dria), and forgets himself; he is slain by king Arthur. British
Goddess name "Dahud Ahes" British Goddess of debauchery British
Goddess name "Damara" British Goddess of fertility associated with Beltane. British
Goddess name "Dea Matrona / Deae Matres Deae Matrones" British Dea Matrona aka Deae Matres Deae Matrones, Mother goddesses, who in many areas was worshipped as a triple goddess. British
Deity name "Dylan" British / Welsh Guardian deity of the mouth of the River Conway. British / Welsh
Goddess name "Elaine" British Maiden aspect of the goddess British / Welsh
God name "Fuyengeni" British The powerful and only god of the Kom. British Cameroon
Goddess name "Garmangabis" British Goddess known from a single inscription found at Lanchester, Durham. British
Goddess name "Geofon" British Goddess of the ocean British
Goddess name "Gillian" British Goddess spring. British
Ghost name "Guinevere" British Legendary queen consort of king Arthur. The Welsh form Gwenhwyfar can be translated as The White Fay or White ghost. British
Goddess name "Hel" Germanic / Nordic / Icelandic Chthonic underworld goddess. The daughter of LOKI and the giantess Angrboda, and the sibling of both the Midgard worm who will cause the sea to flood the world with the lashings of his tail, and of Fenrir, the phantom wolf who will swallow the Sun, at Ragnarok. She is queen of the otherworld, also known as Hell, and she takes command of all who die, except for heroes slain in battle, who ascend to Valhalla. In some mythologies she is depicted as half black and half white. She was adopted into British mythology....
God name "Herne" Anglo-Saxon underworld god and leader phantom hunt British / Anglo-Saxon
Deities name "Herne" Celtic / British / or Anglo - Saxon Chthonic underworld god. Known locally from windsor Great Park, Berkshire, England, he equates with the Welsh deities GWYNN AP NUDD and ARAWN and is, according to legend, the leader of the phantom hunt. Depicted with stag-like antlers....
God name "Ialonus" Celtic / Continental / European / British God of meadows. Known from inscriptions at Lancaster (Ialonus Contrebis) and Nimes....
God name "Ku'nkunxuliga" Ma'malelegale Indian / British Columbia, Canada Tribal god. The personification of the thunderbird, known to many Indian tribes, who lives in a palace in the upper world. The noise of the thunder is the beating of its wings....
God name "Lalaia'il" Bella Coola Indian / British Columbia, Canada God of shamans. The deity who initiates into the shamanistic circle. He lives in the Forest and carries a wooden wand bound with cedar bark which he waves, creating a singing noise. He also frequents woodland lakes and ponds. When a woman meets him she is said to menstruate, while a man develops a nose bleed. Also Kle-klati-e'il....
Goddess name "Latis" British lake goddess who later became a goddess of ale and meade British
God name "Lendix-Tcux" Chilcotin Indian / British Columbia, Canada Tutelary god. The so-called transformer known by different names among many Indian tribes. He is a wanderer who can change shape from human to animal and who educates the human race. He often appears in the guise of a raven, or as a dog, and has three sons....
King name "Lud" Celtic / British London; so called from Lud, a mythical king of Britain. Ludgate is, by a similar tradition, said to be the gate where Lud was buried. Celtic / British
God name "Ludd" Celtic / British God of the ocean, war and light. Celtic / British
God name "Mabon ap Modron" Celtic Divine son, the son of Modron "divine mother"). Synonymous with the Ancient British god, Maponos. He was a hunter god who was stolen from his mother three days after his birth. He then lived in Annwn until he was rescued by Culhwch. Because of his time in Annwn, Mabon stayed a young adult forever. Celtic
Supreme god name "Makonaima" British Makunaima. The supreme god and creator who sent his son Sigu to rule over the earth. Among the Makushi he created the sky and earth, vegetation, animals and men. Among the Ackawoi and Caribs, he created birds, animals, and food plants, assisted by his son Sigu. British Guiana
God name "Manannan (Mac Lir)" Celtic / Irish / British Sea god. Extensively worshiped. From the name is derived the “Isle of Man” where, according to tradition, the god is buried. He rules the “Isle of the Blessed” and determines the weather at sea. Father of the Irish hero Mongan. Also Manawyddaw (Welsh)....
God name "Maponos" British Tribal god British
God name "Maponos" Celtic / Continental / European / British Tribal deity. A youthful god worshiped by the Brigantes tribe in Britain and probably assimilated with APOLLO in the Romano-Celtic period....
Goddess name "Marcia Proba" British warrior queen goddess British
Goddess name "Margawse" British Mother, aspect of the goddess British / Welsh
Goddess name "Morgay" British Harvest goddess British / Scotland
Goddess name "Morrigu" British Crone aspect of the goddesses who were a trinity responsible for war and ghosts British / Ireland / Welsh
God name "Mullo" British God of mules. He is known from inscriptions and is associated with the god Mars in the form of Mars Mullo Roman / British
Goddess name "Nehalennia" British A local goddess whose main function was the protection of travellers, especially seagoing travellers. British
Goddess name "Nemetona" British Guardian goddess of all sacred places, especially groves Roman / British
God name "Nuada" Irish Silver Arm a king of the Tuatha De Danann. He is cognate with the Gaulish and British god Nodens. His Welsh equivalent is Nudd or Lludd Llaw Eraint. Irish
Spirit name "O'meai" Na'kwaxdax Indian / British Columbia, Canada Tribal spirit. The chief of the ancients who lives in “Narrow Entrance at Open Plain” and whose siblings are the “myth people.”...
God name "Ocelus" British God of healing associated with the god Roman Mars. British
God name "Ocelus" Roman / Celtic / British God of healing. He becomes largely syncretized with the Roman god MARS, thus there is an inscription to Mars Ocelus at Carlisle....
Supreme god name "Qa'wadiliquala" Dza'wadeenox Indian / British Columbia, Canada Supreme god. The guardian of the tribe but also a river deity responsible for bringing the salmon each year. Said to live in the river Gwae. His eldest son is TEWI'XILAK, the god of goat hunters. His attributes include a headband of red cedar bark....
Goddess name "Qamai'ts" Bella Coola Indian / British Columbia, Canada Creator goddess. Said to live in the upper heaven, Atsa'axl, from where she controls the earth. According to tradition the mountains were once malevolent beings who made the world uninhabitable, until she conquered them and reduced them in size. She is never invoked or prayed to. Also Tsi Sisnaaxil (our woman); Ek Yakimtolsil (afraid of nothing)....
Goddess name "Qamaits" British A warrior goddess of the indigenous Nuxalk people. British Columbia, Canada.
"Quikinna'qu" British The first man. He was the only survivor of an island that had been transformed into a whale by the Thunderbird. Chuckchee, British Columbia
Goddess name "Ratis" British Goddess of luck and good fortune. British
God name "Rigonometis" British God of the Sacred Grove who also dabbles as a war god. British
Goddess name "Rosmerta (great provider)" Roman / Celtic / British / Gallic Fertility goddess. Consort to the god Mercury. Probably locally worshiped and often depicted carrying a basket of fruit, purse or cornucopia. She and Mercury frequently appear together. In addition to her purse, she may bear a twin-headed ax or, alternatively, she may carry Mercury's caduceus (snake-entwined wand).See also MERCURIUS....
God name "Rudiobus" British horse God and the personification of horsemanship. British
"Saint George" British Saint George Patron saint of England and the Christian adaptation of the dragon slaying legends of Bel and the dragon, Apollo and Python, Osiris and Typhon, etc. British
God name "Senx" Bella Coola Indian / British Columbia, Canada Sun god. The ruler of the lower heaven, Sonx, in which is situated the home of the gods, Nusmeta (the house of myths). The only deity to whom the Bella Coola pray and make offerings. Hunters throw small pieces of mountain goat or seal flesh into a sacrificial fire. Also Ta'ata (our father); Smai'yakila (sacred one)....
Goddess name "Sequana" British Goddess who lived beneath the rivers British
Goddess name "Tamara" British Goddess of the River Tamar. British
Goddess name "Tamesis" British Goddess of the River Thames. British
God name "Tannus" British Tinnus or Taranus, Thunder god equated with Thor, the Nordic God of thunder. British
God name "Teutates" Roman / Celtic / Gallic Local tribal deity. Known only from limited inscriptions. Teutates may be less the name of a deity than an epithet meaning “great.” According to the Roman writer Lucan, he is one of three Celtic gods encountered by Caesar's army in Gaul and the object of savage rites in which victims were drowned in sacrificial lakes. He may equate with a British god, Totatis. He becomes assimilated variously to Mercury or MARS. Also Teutatis....
Supreme god name "Tewi'xilak" Dza'wadeenox Indian / British Columbia, Canada God of goat-hunters. The eldest son of the supreme god QA'WADILIQALA . Said to kill goats with great ease and feed the tribe. Attributes include a head band of red cedar bark....
God name "Toa'lalit" Bella Coola Indian / British Columbia, Canada God of hunters. Oversees the hunting of mountain goats. He is invisible, but great hunters may catch a glimpse of his hat, moccasins or mountain staff moving about. His animals are the lynx and raven....
God name "Tsa'qamae" Qwe'gsotenox Indian / British Columbia, Canada God of salmon migration. The so-called “head Winter dancer,” his attributes include head ring and neck ring of bark to which heads are attached....
Goddess name "Verbeia" British Goddess of the Wharfe and Avon rivers. British