Old English name reinforced by its Norman cognate, from the Germanic elements Proto-Germanic*ermunaz (“all,whole”) + *gardaz (“enclosure”), "strong protection". Cognate with the German saint's name Irmgard.
In 1186 at Woodstock William married Ermengarde de Beaumont, a cousin of Henry II., and peace with England being assured three years later, he turned his arms against the turbulent chiefs in the outlying parts of his kingdom.
The Bearded, son of Geoffrey, count of Gatinais, and of Ermengarde, daughter of Fulk Nerra.
(1198-1249), king of Scotland, son of William the Lion and Ermengarde of Beaumont, was born at Haddington in 1198, and succeeded to the kingdom on the death of his father in 1214.
About 1134 he seized the countship of Narbonne, only restoring it to the Viscountess Ermengarde (d.
Elizabeth having died in 1000, Fulk married Hildegarde of Lorraine, by whom he had a son, Geoffrey Martel, and a daughter Ermengarde, who married Geoffrey, count of Gatinais, and was the mother of Geoffrey "le Barbu" (the Bearded) and of Fulk "le Rechin" (see ANJou).
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