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Hengist and Horsa

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German, hengst (a stallion), and Horsa is connected with our Anglo-Saxon word hors (horse). If the names of two brothers, probably they were given them from the devices borne on their arms.

According to tradition, they landed in Pegwell Bay, Kent.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Hempen Caudle
Hempen Collar (A)
Hempen Fever
Hempen Widow
Hemus or Hæmus
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Hen and Chickens
Hen with one Chick
Henchman. Henchboy
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Henneberg (Countess)
Henricans or Henricians
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Henry Grace de Dieu
Hephæstos
Heptarchy (Greek for seven governments)
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Hengist and Horsa