Saint Hildegund

Also known as

  • Hilda



Born to the 12th-century German nobility, the daughter of Count Herman of Lidtberg. Countess, married to Count Lothair. Mother of three, one of whom died in his youth; mother Blessed Herman Joseph. Widowed, in 1178 she turned her castle at Meer, Germany, a former fortress, into a Premonstratensian convent. Against strong family opposition, she and her daughter joined the Order. Prioress of the convent.


Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint Hildegund“. 29 January 2014. Web. 20 October 2014. <>