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Origin of the name CLAUDUS.
Etymology of the name CLAUDUS.
Meaning of the baby name CLAUDUS.


CLAUDUS.  From the Latin vocabulary word claudus, meaning "lame."

... The painted windows in the cathedral of Strasburg, representing several kings and emperors, have inscribed within each nimbus the name of the person represented; thus, "Karolus-Magnus Rex," "Rex Bippinus pater Karoli," "Rex Henricus Claudus."*
    * This Henricus Claudus Rex is Henry, Duke of Bavaria, who became Emperor after the death of Otho III., in 1002, under the name of Henry II.  He died on the 13-14th July, 1024, and was canonised in 1152, by Pope Eugenius III.  St. Henry was one of the benefactos of the Cathedral at Strasbourg.  In the German Chronicles, the epithet Claudus is translated by "lahme" (lame.)... (Christian Iconography, Didron-Millington, v.1, 1851)


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