April 28, 2021

Freyr

Sometimes anglicized as Frey, his name means “lord” and he is described as the King of Elfheim/Alfheim (Grímnismál 5). Freyr is associated with sacral kingship, virility, peace and prosperity, with sunshine and fair weather, and with good harvest. He is a Lord of Earth and Sea, invoked for weather conditions and plant growth, and it is said that he bestows frith and pleasure to all men (Wright, 2016). Freyr is associated with the rune Ingwaz.

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