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 Her’megyld or Hermyngyld.Her’mes (2 syl.). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Her’mensul or Ermensul.
A Saxon deity, worshipped in Westpha’lia. Charlemagne broke the idol, and converted its temple into a Christian church. The statue stood on a column, holding a standard in one hand, and a balance in the other. On its breast was the figure of a bear, and on its shield a lion. Probably it was a war-god.   1

 Her’megyld or Hermyngyld.Her’mes (2 syl.). 


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