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Briganti

Name Meaning

The High One

Alternative Names and local interpretations

Brigantia, Bridget, Bridged, Bride, Brid, Mary, (The Maid) Marian

Relationship with local area

Briganti was the Patron Goddess of the Brythonic Brigantes tribe. The area local to the Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire boarder made up the boarder lands between the Brigantes and the Coreltauvi. There is also local evidence in Blidworth.

Associated sites

St Mary’s of the Purification, Blidworth

Associated Festivals

Imbolc (2nd Febuary)

External Reading

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

https://www.maryjones.us/jce/brigit.html

http://www.dunbrython.org/briganti.html