- Arnold von (ˈarnɔlt fɔn). died ?1386, Swiss hero of the battle of Sempach (1386) against the Austrians
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But Winkelried is no myth, whatever may be the case with the other great Swiss hero, Tell.
Mother, is not Uncle Winkelried a Swiss, and is he not a good man?Chronicles of the Schonberg-Cotta Family
Elizabeth Rundle Charles
We shall not separate, though the Winkelried rot where she lies.The Headsman
James Fenimore Cooper
There is proof that a family of the name of Winkelried lived at Unterwalden at the time of the battle.
Then said Arnold of Winkelried, "I'll make a way for you, comrades; take care of my wife and children!"Switzerland