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; the other two were Blessed Herman Joseph and Blessed Hadewych. 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.
- “Saint Hildegund“. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 April 2010. Web. 22 January 2017. <>