The Roman army that served in Britain in the first centuries after Christ had many nationalities in its ranks, from all over the Empire and beyond. One such group was a small contingent of Frisians from what in now the Netherlands, a region never properly subdued by the Romans. These Frisians were stationed on the bleak outpost of Hadrian’s Wall, and here they made small statues of their ancestral deities. These deities included three goddesses, regarded as the mothers of the human race. They were sisters, and their names were Lyda, Finda, and Frya. They were the daughters of Mother Earth (Irtha) and the World Serpent (Wr-alda). This is significant because the Frisians were the ancestors of the Water Witches. Read more