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Belenus

Name Meaning

Uncertain, possibilities include:
Shining one, Source or Well, or possibly associated with Henbane (bellenium)

Alternative Names

Beli, John, Jenny, Jenkin, Jack (Old/Winter King – Ancestor figure)

Relationship with local area

Belenus was well known across the Celtic lands, with well known sites in both the south and north of England. Locally Belenus may be remembered in places names such as Bolsover and in local Beltane solar alignments,

Associated sites

Bolsover, Belper?

Associated Festivals

Beltane (1st May)

External Links

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belenus

http://www.maryjones.us/jce/belenos.html