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ÆscferðmAnglo-Saxon Mythology The first element of this name is Old English æsc "ash tree". The second element may be Old English ferhð "soul, spirit, mind, life" (compare Unferð) or a variant form of Old English friþ "peace" (in which case this is a variant of the attested Old English name Æscfrith)... [more]
ÆscheremAnglo-Saxon, Anglo-Saxon Mythology Derived from the Old English elements æsc "ash tree" and here "army". This name occurs in the 8th-century epic poem 'Beowulf' belonging to King Hroðgar's most trusted adviser; Æschere is killed by Grendel's mother in her attack on Heorot after Grendel's death.
BældægmAnglo-Saxon Mythology Anglo-Saxon equivalent of Balder. Made up of the Old English elements bæl, of disputed origin, and dæg, meaning "day." ‘The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle,’ written after the Christianization of the Anglo-Saxons, treats him as a historical figure, listing him among the legendary ancestors of the kings of Bernicia and Wessex.
IngeldmAnglo-Saxon, Anglo-Saxon Mythology Old English name, possibly derived from the Old English intensive prefix in- and geld, gield "payment, tribute". This was the name of a legendary prince of the Heathobards who appears in Anglo-Saxon tales, including the 8th-century epic poem Beowulf.
RhedafAnglo-Saxon Mythology (Latinized) Latinized form of Old English Hrêðe or Hrêða. Rheda is a goddess attested solely by Bede in his 8th-century work De temporum ratione, where she is connected with the month "Rhedmonth" (which is the equivalent of modern day March).
WealhþeowfAnglo-Saxon Mythology Composed of Old English wealh "foreigner, Celt, slave" and þeow "servant". Wealhþeow is a queen of the Danes as the wife of king Hroðgar in the anonymous 8th-century epic poem 'Beowulf'.