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*In reality, Saint Mungo is the commonly used name for [[Wikipedia:Saint Mungo|Saint Kentigern]] of the [[Wikipedia:Catholic|Catholic church]] who lived in the sixth century [[Scotland]] and [[England]]. He was also known as a founder of the [[Wikipedia:Glasgow Cathedral|Glasgow Cathedral]]. A Feast day for St. Mungo, also known as St. Mungo's Day,<ref>'''[http://www.the-leaky-cauldron.org/myleaky/events/503 The-Leaky-Cauldron.org]''': ''St. Mungo's Day''</ref> is observed on the [[13 January|13th of January]] every year after he was canonised.
 
*In reality, Saint Mungo is the commonly used name for [[Wikipedia:Saint Mungo|Saint Kentigern]] of the [[Wikipedia:Catholic|Catholic church]] who lived in the sixth century [[Scotland]] and [[England]]. He was also known as a founder of the [[Wikipedia:Glasgow Cathedral|Glasgow Cathedral]]. A Feast day for St. Mungo, also known as St. Mungo's Day,<ref>'''[http://www.the-leaky-cauldron.org/myleaky/events/503 The-Leaky-Cauldron.org]''': ''St. Mungo's Day''</ref> is observed on the [[13 January|13th of January]] every year after he was canonised.
*Mungo also shares part of his name with [[Helena Bonham Carter]], the actress who portrays [[Bellatrix Lestrange]] in the ''Harry Potter'' films.
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*Mungo also shares part of his name with [[Helena Bonham Carter]], the actress who portrays [[Bellatrix Lestrange]] in the [[Harry Potter films]].
   
 
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Revision as of 16:34, December 21, 2012

Mungo Bonham
Mungo Bonham
Biographical information
Born

1560

Died

1659 (aged 99)

Physical information
Species

Human

Gender

Male

Hair colour

Brown

Skin colour

Dark

Affiliation
Occupation

Healer

Loyalty

St. Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries

St. Mungo Bonham (1560 - 1659) was the wizard who founded St. Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries. Before founding the Hospital he was a Healer himself.

Behind the scenes

Etymology

The name "Mungo" is possibly derived from Welsh mwyn "gentle, kind". This was a nickname of the 6th-century Saint Kentigern.

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. The-Leaky-Cauldron.org: St. Mungo's Day


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