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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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==Etymology==

Revision as of 16:34, December 21, 2012

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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