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whom Thursday was dedicated under the name of Thor's-day, and more expressively of his qualities under that of Thunres-deag, and in the Netherlands in more modern times Dunders-dagh.
A very curious coin, or perhaps amulet, was discovered in the beginning of this century, which fully shews the form in which this Deity was figured. It has, on one side, his head with the Glory around, and a sceptre in his hand: on the reverse are Runic characters, Thur gut Laetis, i.e. The Face of the God Thor: it was of silver, and the size of a silver groat. Such pieces it was customary for the northern nations to strike, with their Gods represented on them in form of a human face; and these they kept by them as tutelar deities, and preservatives from all ills*.
roman fort, Burwens A place of still greater antiquity was till of late years discoverable in its neighbourhood, the Roman Brovonacae, which retains its sound in Burwens, the present name of its site. Whelp's-castle was another appellation, which was derived from the first Lord of this manor, Whelp, who lived in the reign of King Stephen, or that of Henry II. It remained in his posterity some centuries: in the time of Henry VI.John Wharton, supposed to have been a cadet of BURWENS.
* See Camden, 11, 992. Thoresby's Hist. Leeds, 339.

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