This holiday was celebrated on the evening before Yule started (mostly the evening of December 20). During Mothernight (Old Norse: Modraniht) nightly sacrifices were made to the “mothers”, the word “mother” referred to female ancestors in this context Midwinter/Yule (*Jegwla = The Yelling): Midwinter, also known as Yule (Anglo-Saxon), Jól[…]

Mothernight: