Of or regarding St Bernard of Clairvaux or even to the Cistercian monks
- Of or with respect to St. Bernard of Clairvaux, or even to the Cistercian monks.
- A Cistercian monk.
Feminine form of Bernard: From an Old German chemical meaning bear-hard, or courageous as a bear.
Name Origin: German
Name Gender: Female
(a.) Of or regarding St. Bernard of Clairvaux, or even the Cistercian monks.
- (n.) A Cistercian monk.
Alarmed by the number of the sectaries and the extent of their influence, Pope Martin V., who had encouraged the Observants, and particularly Bernardine of Siena, fulminated two bulls (1418 and 1421) against the heretics, and entrusted different legates with the task of hunting them down.