Origin of the name HERMANGILD.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name HERMANGILD.
The same as Gothic Ermenigeld
(q.v.), meaning "public pledge." Also spelled Hermengild.
(History of Christian Names, Yonge)
course, the young Baron Rudolf, whose achievements had now earned for
him a wide-spread celebrity, was married to the Lady Hermangild,
and the marriage festivities, and bounteous doles and charities to the
poor on the occasion were only to be equaled by the munificence and
magnificence of our own Fifth Avenue in the like case.—"The Baron
of Raubersold." (Frank Leslie's Pleasant Hours, v.1, 1867)
Causes of every kind were decided by the bishops, who usurped absolute
authority, and even disposed of the crown. Leovigild was a
professor of Arianism, and put to death his own son Hermangild,
because he had become a Catholic. Jurgundis, the wife of Hermangild,
was the daughter of the famous Brunehilda; she was pious and gentle, and
zealously devoted to Catholicism, and after the death of her husband
attempted to escape to France, but fell into the hands of the Greeks,
and died in Africa. (Historić Sententić, London, 1857).