Origin of the name ETHELHEARD.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name ETHELHEARD.
same as Anglo-Saxon Æthelheard
(q.v.), meaning "nobly
stern." (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884). The modern English form is Adlard.
... The professions of
obedience made by Bishops Eadulf, Denebert, Wulfhard, and Tidfrith to
Archbishop Ethelheard are extant; and as these were made,
according to the regular usage, during the office of consecration, it is
possible that all these were consecrated by Ethelheard... (Councils
and Ecclesiastical Documents Relating to G.B. & Ire., Haddan-Stubbs,