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  • Adsullata (Balkans) - River goddess
  • Agrona (Proto-Celtic) - Goddess strife and war
  • Cernunos (pan-Celtic) - Horned god of nature
  • Dea Caelistis (Roman name) - high goddess; possibly Brigid
  • Erecura/Aeracura (Austrian) - goddess of underworld; associated with Dispater
  • Gefion - chthonic goddess (Norse?)

Breton/Gaulish

British

  • Abanidus - Local British god
  • Aerten/Aeron (Cornish) - war/fate goddess
  • Albion - Giant, original ruler Albion; killed by Hercules
  • Andraste - Goddess fought against Roman (Andante?)
  • Anextiomarus - Sun god (Apollo)
  • Arnemetia - river goddess
  • Ascapard/Ascapart - giant, enemy Bevis
  • Awd Goggie - bogie
  • Bede/Beda - goddess of victory (Alaisiagae), along with Fimmilena
  • Belatucadros - War god (Mars?), Belenus?
  • Bell - giantess; wife of Wade
  • Bistern dragon - dragon
  • Black Vaughan - black dog
  • Baudihillie - An Alaisiagae; Rule of Battle; British; possibly a valkyrie
  • Blunderbore - Giant Jack kills
  • Brigantia - Tutelary goddess in Britain
  • Buckland Shag - water horse demon
  • Capelthwaite - a black dog
  • Carn Galver (Cornwall) - giant
  • Churnmilk Peg - nature spirit, protects hazelnuts, female goblin
  • Clim - imp, bogie
  • Cocidius/Segomo - War/hunter god
  • Coleman Gray (Cornwall) - a pisky
  • Condatis (also Gaulish) - River god
  • Cormelian - giantess
  • Cormoran - Giant; builds island
  • Coventina - Goddess of wells and springs
  • Damara - Fertility goddess
  • Fimmilena - goddess of victory (Alaisiagae), along with Bede
  • Friagabi/Friagabis (Frisian) - Alaisiagae; giver of freedom; war goddess
  • Garmangabi - goddess
  • Goemagot - giant; Gogmagog
  • Gourmaillon - giant
  • Gull - an incubus
  • Habonde/Abundia/Abonde - fairy consort of Hobany, beautiful, dark hair
  • Harry-Ca-Nab - Spirit, huntsman fiend
  • Helith - Sun god
  • Hen Wen - Pig; her offspring cause trouble in Britain
  • Hooper of Sennen Cove (Cornwall)- spirit of cove, roiling mist
  • Ina Pic Winna - spirit of good catch of fish
  • Ingcel Caech - giant; son of British king
  • Lambton Worm - dragon
  • Lodona - nymph, river (London)
  • Long Meg (Cumbrian) - giantess
  • Lull - fairy nurse
  • Maponos (also Gaulish) - God of youth (Apollo?)
  • Maul - giant
  • Micol - fairy queen
  • Nodens (also Gaulish) - God of sea, healing, hunting; Nuada
  • Senua - Goddess of ritual spring
  • Sheela-na-Gig - hideous female demon; naked hag; goddess of sexuality
  • Spurn/Spoorn - malevolent sprite
  • Sulis - Goddess of divine springs, wisdom; Minerva?
  • Tamesis - Goddess of fresh water; goddess of river Thames
  • Verbeia - River goddess of the Wharfe (northern England)

Irish

  • Abac mac Bicelmois - Danann harper
  • Abartach/Abarta/Giolla Deacair - Danann, foe of Fionn; magician; escapes a fine with magic
  • Abhartach - vampire; sorcerer king that died and rises from grave
  • Abhean - Danann poet of Lugh, killed by Oengus
  • Achtland - Daughter Doel; leads Cu Chulainn to island; wife Connla
  • Aed/Hugh/Aedh - weather god?; Son Dagda, killed by Concheann; turned into swan
  • Aed Abrat - Father Li Ban, Fand, Oenghus
  • Aeda - Dwarf or a prince betrothed to giantess
  • Aeife - Sister Cliodna, Edaein, eloped from Tir Tairngiri
  • Aengaba - Danann; fought firbolg
  • Aengus - Love god, Danann, control time
  • Aesar - druid god of fire and intelligence, possibly destruction
  • Ai - Danann Fili
  • Aibell - Fairy queen of Munster
  • Aillen mac Midhna - Danann, in Mag Mell, music, fiery breath
  • Aimend - Daughter King Corcu Loigde; sun goddess?
  • Aine - Goddess of love, growth, cattle, Danann
  • Ainge - Daughter of Dagda, helps create forest
  • Airmed - Danann, healer, daughter of Dian Cecht
  • Alchad - King of Tir Tairngiri, father Abartach
  • Alloit - Mysterious deity; father Manannan?; sea god?
  • Amadan - Sidhe trickster, punishes with curses
  • Anann - War goddess, Morrigan
  • An Ghlas Ghaibhlean - Cow of Goibhniu
  • Aobh/Aebh - goddess of mist; Daughter of Bodb, wife Lir; mother of two sets of twins (Aodh and Fionnghuala) and (Fiachra and Conn); dies in childbirth
  • Aonghus - son of Aedh Abrat; tells CuChulainn that Fand loves him
  • Aodh - Son Lir & Aobh; turned into swan
  • Aoibhinn - Fairy queen of Munster, serves Finvarra & Onagh
  • Aoi Mac Ollamain - Danann poet saved by Olloman (father)
  • Aoife - Daughter Bodb; second wife Lir; jealous of sister’s children; cursed by Lir into form of the Morrigan (bloody raven)
  • Aonbarr/Aonbharr - fabled horse, horse Manannan
  • Asal - Owned seven magic swine given to/taken by Lugh
  • Aynia - fairy queen of Ulster; possibly same as Aine
  • Badb - War goddess, crow
  • Balor - King of fomorians; son of Buarainench; slays Nuada and Macha
  • Banba - Daughter Emmas, Danann; sister of Fotla and Eire; greets conquering Milesians with her sisters; each wants Ireland named after her
  • Bave - Shape-shifting daughter of Calatin; draws Cuchulain to death
  • Beag - Danann, has magic well
  • Bebhionn - giantess; daughter Treon; slain by betrothed Aeda despite Finn’s protection
  • Bebinn - Goddess of birth, marries Idath (mortal), giant?
  • Bebinn - giant
  • Bebo - Queen of Faylinn; wife Iubdan
  • Becuille - Danann, helps defeat Carman, banished for adultery
  • Befind - Sidhe woman, guardian of childbirth
  • Bersa - Husband Mair
  • Blathnad - Otherworld maiden; marries Cu Roi
  • Boann - a queen of Dananns, wife Dagda; mother Oenghus; river goddess
  • Bodb Derg - Son Eochaid Garb, successor of Dagda
  • Brea - Danann
  • Bregia - Giant; his herdsmen attack Cuchulain
  • Bres - Half-fomorian that becomes king of Dananns after Nuada but treats them poorly; son of Elatha and Eriu
  • Brian - Son Tuirenn; kills Cian, so Lugh imposes a high fine on the sons of Tuirenn
  • Brigid - Danann, daughter Dagda, wife Tuireann, flames; possibly born from acorn of Bile along with the Dagda
  • Bronach - Manifestation of Cailleach, cliffs
  • Buarainech - fomorian; father of Balor
  • Caibell - Supernatural king; has beautiful daughter
  • Cailleach - Hag Queen
  • Caireen - Mother goddess; protector of children
  • Canola - Inventor of harp
  • Caoranach - female devil
  • Cascorach - Danann minstrel
  • Cearas - fire god
  • Cenchos - fomorian; footless
  • Cethlenn - Wife of Balor (Cethlionn)
  • Cian/Kian - Son Dian Cecht; father Lug; killed by Brian; bard/druid
  • Cichol - fomorian leader
  • Ciudach - cave giant in love w/ Grainne
  • Cliodhna/Cleena - Fairy goddess of love/beauty; most beautiful woman; colored birds; banshee queen?
  • Clothra - fertility goddess; a wife of Conchobar after Medb
  • Coinchenn - dog-headed woman
  • Coirbre - Danann Fili; satirizes Bres
  • Conan - servant of Aoife that she asks to kill her sister’s children
  • Conann - Fomorian king during time of Nemhedh
  • Conaran - Danann King; punishes Finn for hunting
  • Conchenn - Daughter Bodb
  • Connla - Husband Achtland; giant
  • Corb - Fomorian
  • Creidhne/Credne - Danann artificer, son Brigid & Tuireann; aids Goibhniu in building forge
  • Cridenbel - lampooner; tortured by Bres
  • Crom Cruach/Cenn Cruiach - God that require human sacrifice
  • Crom Crumh Chomnail - giant, breathes fire
  • Crom Dubh - Sinister fertility god
  • Cualann - Divine smith of Ulster
  • Culdub - mischievious supernatural
  • Curcog - Daughter of Manannan
  • Dagda, The - Supreme god; born from an acorn from Bile (sacred oak) along with Brigid
  • Daman - Firbolg; father Ferdia
  • Damona - Cow goddess (Boand?), consort of Borvo
  • Danu - Mother of Dananns
  • Decair - From Tir Tairngiri; magic steed; helped Finn
  • Delbaeth - Bro Dagda
  • Delbchaem - Mysterious female being; Otherworldly
  • Dian Cecht/Cainte - Danann, healer, father Cian, Cu, Cethen, well Slane; makes Nuada hand of silver; husband Ethne (daughter of Balor)
  • Domnu - sister of Danu; her children are enemies of Dananns; prophesies that Dananns will be driven underground like her own children
  • Eire/Eriu - Danann; wife of Greine; greets conquering Milesians with her sisters; each wants Ireland named after her; she becomes patroness of Ireland
  • Donn of Cualgne - bull
  • Dubsainglu - Black of Saingliu; a horse
  • Ebhlinne - daughter Guaire; married king of Cashel
  • Eisirt - King of Faylinn; Fili
  • Eithne - daughter of Tuirenn; dies of grief when her brothers die
  • Eladu - Father Dagda
  • Elatha - Fomorian king; father of Bres
  • Embarr - Magic horse that crosses ocean
  • Eochaid mac Eirc - king of firbolg; defeated when druids hide all water from him
  • Eolus - Companion of Ciabhan & Lodan; from Tir Tairngiri
  • Ernmas - mother goddess; mother of Eire, Banba, and Fotla
  • Esias - Wizard of Gorias
  • Esras - Danann druid/magician; gave Lug magic spear Gae Assail
  • Ethniu/Ethlinn/Ethne - Daughter Balor; marries Dian Cecht; mother of Lugh
  • Fachea - poetry goddess
  • Fachtna - giant King of Ulster; lover Nessa
  • Fand - Sea goddess, fairy queen, confronts Cuchulain; consort Manannan
  • Fea - Red ox loved by Dil
  • Fer Caille - wood spirit; cyclops
  • Fernea - Black ox of Dil
  • Fiachtra - Daughter Lir & Aobh; sister Fionuala, Hugh, Conn; cursed into swan
  • Finnbennach - White-horned bull of Ailill
  • Finnegas - Leprechaun that Fionn meets
  • Finvarra/Fionnbharr/Finn Bheara - High King of Daoine Sidhe
  • Fionnuala/Fionnghuala - Turned into a swan; daughter Lir
  • Fir Darring/Fear Dearc - elf or fairy, wizened gnome, visits human homes
  • Flidais - Danann; mother Arden, Becuille; forest goddess
  • Fotla/Fodla - sister of Banba and Eire; daughter Ernmas; greets conquering Milesians with her sisters; each wants Ireland named after her
  • Gan Ceanach - elf, little man, no shadow, unlucky to meet
  • Girle Guairle - a fairy like Rumpelstiltskin
  • Glas Gaibleanir - cow
  • Gogmagog - One of original inhabitants of Ireland
  • Goibhniu/Gobban Saer - wondrous Danann smith god; same as Welsh Govannan
  • Goll Mac Carbada - Cyclops
  • Indech - fomorian that learns how Dananns revive from death; co-ruler fomorians with Elatha & Tethra; killed by Ogmos
  • Ildathach - Tir Tairngiri man that Manannan drowns
  • Irusan - giant cat
  • Iubdan - elf/leprechaun king of Faylinn; captured by Fergus mac Leda
  • Iuchar - son of Tuirenn
  • Iucharba - son of Tuirenn
  • Keevan - Ciabhan
  • Labhraidh - Bro Li Ban & Fand OR husband of Li Ban?
  • Liath - Danann prince; loved Bri but her father drives him away
  • Li Ban/Liban - daughter Aed Abrat, sister of Fand; turned into mermaid
  • Liber - wife of Rudraige
  • Lir - Sea god, father Manannan (Welsh Llyr)
  • Lodan - A son of Lir; father Sinend
  • Lothar - Bro Bres, Nar, Ethne
  • Lugh/Lug - God of Light (same as pan-Celtic Lugus and Welsh Lleu Llaw Gyffes)
  • Luchtaine - Danann carpenter, son Brigid; divine smith; dwarf?; aids Goibhniu
  • Macha - wife of Nuada; slain by Balor; goddess of horses, battle, and ruler; aspect of the Morrigan
  • Mac Cecht - Danann king; married to Fotla; helped kill Lug; slain by Eremon
  • Mac Cuill - son of Ogma; bro Mac Greine and Mac Cecht; married Banba; slain by Eber
  • Mac Erc - Firbolg leader; killed by Dananns
  • Mac Greine/Mac Grene - Danann king that fights Mil Espaine; bro Mac Greine and Mac Cecht; married to Eire; slain by druid Amairgen
  • Mac Mhaol - giant Cuchulain fights in single combat for front teeth of King of Greece
  • Mac Moineanta - Danann king; deposed by Finvarra
  • Maeve/Medb/Medhbha - Faerie queen; consort Ailill; enemy Conchobar mac Nessa
  • Manannan mac Lir - Sea god, son Lir, psychopomp, Danann; bro King Vran
  • Maol - Fomorian; killed by Goibhniu
  • Mathgen - Danann wizard
  • Mesca - Daughter Bodb; abducted by Garman
  • Miach - son of Dian Cecht; makes Nuada a hand of flesh to replace the silver one his father made; father kills him in jealousy
  • Medar - Bro Dagda
  • Meiche - Son of Morrigan; killed by Dian Cecht
  • Midir/Mider - Danann, son of Dagda, husband Fuamnach; god of Tir Tairngiri
  • Miodhchaoin - giant?; friend of Cian; couldn’t allowed anyone to shout from his hill
  • Mochaen - vicious giant
  • Mod - Friend Manannan
  • Morc - ruler fomorians with Conann
  • Morfessa - wizard of Falias
  • Morrigan - Figure of war and death; red-haired battle goddess
  • Mullogue - fomorians warrior killed by Goibhniu
  • Nechtain - river god or Danann king of Munster
  • Neit - War god, husband Nemain; Danann king; killed by fomorians
  • Nemain - Spirit of havoc, Morrigan
  • Nemglan - King of Birds; father Conaire Mor
  • Net - Fomorian war god, father Balor
  • Niamh - daughter of Bodb Dearg and Aillil
  • Niamh - Daughter Manannan, Queen Tir Nan Og takes Oisin
  • Nuada - First Danann king; loses hand
  • Octriallach - fomorian; son of Indech; sent by Bres to learn source of Danann's endless weapons and rebirths
  • Oenghus mac Og/Angus Og - (Maponos/Mabon); trickster
  • Ogma - Danann warrior, Lugh’s champion
  • Oilipheist/Oillepheist - lake dragon
  • Onagh - queen of Sidhe
  • Oenghus - Son Aed Abrat; bro Liban & Fand
  • Peiste - water serpent
  • Red Etin - 3-headed ogre
  • Ruardan/Ruadan - Son Bres & Brig; fomorian; killed by Goibhniu; sent by Bres to learn source of Danann's endless weapons and rebirths
  • Rudraige - firbolg; son of Dela; high king of Ireland, after his brother Slaine (five sons of Dela divided Ireland amongst themselves)
  • Saingliu - horse Cuchulain
  • Sainred - son of Lir
  • Seachran - Giant friend of Finn; killed by his own brother for befriending human
  • Searbhan Lochlannach - fomorians; one-eyed giant; guarded magic rowan tree
  • Sinainn - Goddess of river Shannon
  • Sreng - giant firbolg champion; parlayed with Dananns; cuts off Nuada's hand
  • Stariat - Father Semion; firbolg ancestor
  • Tailtiu - wife of Eochaid mac Eirc; foster mother of Lug
  • Tasha - Supernatural maiden who loved Finn; marries him
  • Tethra - Fomorian that rules Mag Mell after dying
  • Torc Triath - (Twrch Trwyth) King of Boars
  • Torna Eices - Fili in Ulster
  • Trefuilngid - Elder giant
  • Treon - Father Bebhionn; betrothes her against her will to Aeda
  • Tuireann/Tuirill Biccreo/Tuirenn - Son of Oghma; father Brian, Iuchar, & Iucharba on Danand; father of Creidhne, Luchtaine and Giobhniu by Brigid; related to Taranis?; dies of grief when his sons die
  • Uscias - wizard of Finias

Manx

  • Babban Ny Mheillea - spirit of corn at harvest
  • Berrey Dhane - giantess
  • Blaanid - mermaid that draws Mac Cecht (reborn as thief) underwater to her realm where the gods now dwell
  • Caillagh Ny Groamagh - weather spirit; Old Woman of Gloom
  • Goayr Heddagh - evil goat
  • Hamingja - household guardian spirit (f), luck, good fortune
  • Howlaa - invisible weather spirit
  • Imshee - dwarf prince of Fingal
  • Kikil - princess; sister of Vorgell
  • Urmen - King of the Golden Land; father of Vorgell
  • Vorgell - princess; daughter of King Urmen of the Golden Land
  • Y Chadee - daughter of Yn Shelgeyr Mooar; princess; the Everlasting Pearl
  • Yn Shelgeyr Mooar - father of Y Chadee
  • Ysball - princess; sister of Vorgell

Orkney

  • Finis - spirit son of trow and sorceress, appears in form of person about to die
  • Luridan - Orkney brownie, friendly
  • Wilkie - fairy in Orkney

Scottish

  • Affric - water nymph
  • Aiken Drum - a brownie
  • Baobh - fairy woman that helps Crintheanach
  • Beira - Goddess of winter, creation
  • Ben Baynac - goblin, husband of Clashnichd Aulniac
  • Biasd Bheulach (Skye) - demon spirit, greyhound or one-legged man, howling
  • Biasd na Srognig (Skye) - kelpie
  • Brownie Clod - a stupid brownie; son of Mieg Moulach
  • Cearb - evil spirit, kills
  • Cirein Croin - sea serpent
  • Coluinn gun Cheann - headless monster; bauchan
  • Cuachag - evil water spirit
  • Fideal - evil water demon, killed by Ewen
  • Fir Chreig - giant
  • Gentle Annis - blue hag, brings storms
  • Green Lady - a gruagach, long-haired woman, protects humans
  • Gyre-Carlin - Faerie queen
  • Hind Etin - a Hillman/dwarf
  • Klippe - brown-faced fairy
  • Lasair - Goddess of flame, agriculture
  • Latiaran - Sister Lasair, death bringer harvest goddess
  • Linton Worm - A dragon slain by Somerville
  • Luideag - demoness dressed in rags, causes death
  • Maree/Mari /Mouri - goddess of wells
  • Mhorag - lake mermaid; reveals herself when death is near
  • Muilearteach/Muireartach - hag sea giantess
  • Muirgen - fomorii princess under the sea
  • Nickneven - hag or ogress; sprite, dark elf
  • Ron Ghlas Mor - Great Grey Seal; friend of the kelpie (both coming from seal-folk)
  • Seonaidh - Scottish water spirit
  • Shoney - ancient sea spirit
  • Stoorworm - great serpent
  • Tighearna Dubh - Dark lord; son of Tighearna Ban of Sciatha Ruaidh

Welsh

  • Addaon - Son Taliesin; wisdom; killed by Llongad
  • Amaethon - Agriculture god, son Don
  • Amathaon - son of Anu; bro Gwydion; taught wizardry; same as Amaethon?
  • Arawn - Lord of the Underworld
  • Aerten - goddess of Fate
  • Arianrhod - Goddess, daughter Don, sister Gwydion
  • Blackbird of Cilgwri - Ancient magic bird
  • Blodeuwedd/Blodeuedd/Bloddueuth - Woman made from flowers; goddess of spring; conjured to give Lleu Llaw Gyffes a wife; but she cheats on him with Goronwy Pebr; Gwydion curses her into owl form
  • Braciaca - Ale goddess
  • Bran/Bendigeid Vran - Otherworld hero; son Febal
  • Branwen - Daughter Lyr; wed for peace
  • Beli Mawr - Ancestor deity, consort Don; death god
  • Bendigeifran - hero giant; son Llyr; brother Branwen (Bran the Blessed)
  • Caridwen - corn/poetry goddess
  • Cath Palug - Monstrous cat
  • Clota - Goddess of river Clyde
  • Cyhyraeth, The - Spirit of death, foreboding
  • Cymidei Cymeinfoll - giantess
  • Cythraul/Cythrawl - evil spirit; a devil or the Devil
  • Dewi - God, red dragon
  • Dillus Farfog - giant
  • Dissull - giant whose beard Culhwch must pluck
  • Diwrnach Wyddel/Dyrnwch Wyddel - giant; owns cauldron
  • Don - Mother goddess, wife of Beli; mother of Gilvaethwy and Gwydyon
  • Du - horse of Gwyn ap Nudd
  • Dylan Ail Don/Dylan Eil Ton - Son Arianrhod, forsaken by her; leaps into sea
  • Eagle of Gwernabwy - Oldest creature in world
  • Evnissyen - Brother Branwen; quarrelsome
  • Febal - Father Bran
  • Gidolin - Dwarf; kept flasks of hags blood on hearth of hell
  • Gilfaethwy/Gilvaethwy - Son of Don; bro Gwydion; turned into animal for rape
  • Gofannon/Govannon - Smith god, son Don, kills Dylan; same as Goibhniu
  • Gorddu - Hag of Hell
  • Gwarwyn-a-throt - a bwca
  • Gwenhidwy - mermaid
  • Gwernach - Giant
  • Gwiber - white dragon
  • Gwiddanes the Hag - hag that Goleuddydd visits
  • Gwrach Y Rhibyn - hideous hag
  • Gwrgwnt - giant
  • Gwydion - Sorcerer, brother Arianrhod
  • Gwyllgi - giant dog
  • Gwyn ap Nudd - Ruler of dead (Fionn?)
  • Hafgan - Rival of Arawn, killed by Pwyll
  • Heidyn - murders Taliesin
  • Idris - giant; lives in mountain in Gwynedd; poet, philosopher
  • Jili Ffrwtan - fairy servant, Rumpelstiltskin-type
  • Joan the Wad - pixie queen
  • Kymideu Kymeinvoll - giantess wife of Llassar; expelled from Ireland
  • Llassar Llaes Gyfnewid - giant; husband Kymideu Kymeinvoll
  • Lluagor - horse of Caradoc Vreichvras
  • Llud Law Eraint - (Nuada) Son Beli Mawr
  • Llyr - sea god (as Irish Lir)
  • Lleu Llaw Gyffes - Lugh?; son of Gwydion and his sister Arianrhod; he tricks her into naming him
  • Manawydan ap Llyr - as Irish Manannan; bro Bran; survivor of war with Ireland
  • Math fab Mathonwy - God of increasing wealth; in human world a king that needed to rest his feet on virgin; lord Gwynedd; brother of Don
  • Math Hen - Ancient god; taught Gwydion magic
  • Mathowny - Father Math fab Mathonwy
  • Meldos - god; Father Mabon ap Modron
  • Modron - mother goddess of autumn; magic
  • Moll Walbee - giantess
  • Morgen - Druidic goddess on Avalon (Morgen le Fay); married Urien
  • Niwalen - road goddess; possibly same as Olwen
  • Nudd - Father Gwynn ap Nudd
  • Nwyvre - Child of Arianrhod by bro Gwydion
  • Olwen - Daughter giant Ysbaddaden, wife Kilwich
  • Owl of Cwn Cawlwyd - one of oldest animals; conversed with Gwrhyr
  • Penardun - Wife Llyr; daughter of Don; mother Bran and Branwen by Llyr; remarried to Eurosswydd and by him mother of Nisien and Efnisien
  • Rhita Gawr/Rhitta - giant lived on Yr Wyddfa Fawr; cloak of beards; killed by Arthur; turns Nynniaw and Peibiaw into oxen; Arthur teaches him wisdom; mountain becomes his tomb; father Llewelyn
  • Salmon of Llyn Llw - giant fish Cei & Gwrhyr ride
  • Shewri - road spirit (f)
  • Sili Ffrit - fairy
  • Stag of Rhedynfrc - Culhwch meets this animal, direct by Owl
  • Rhiannon - Horse goddess; Epona
  • Taliesin/Talyessin - Poet; magical being
  • Tegid Voel - giant?; husband Cerridwen; father Creirwy & Afagddu
  • Trwtyn-Tratyn - fairy woman; aids human girl
  • Twrch Trwyth - divine boar; guard Lleu while he is wounded eagle
  • Wrnach - giant; owns sword Culhwch needs; Kay kills giant for sword
  • Ysbaddaden - giant; father Olwen; cursed to die when she marries; one-eyed; tries to kill Culhwch with spears but his companions save him; sets impossible tasks for Culhwch