[sij-is-muh nd, sig-is-; German zee-gis-moo nt]
- 1368–1437, Holy Roman emperor 1411–37.
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Their acknowledgment of him came after Sigismund's, after—long after—my denunciation.
Would Sigismund of Poland have acknowledged him had he been what you say?
Sigismund swore that nothing should induce him to abandon the unhappy ladies.Two Penniless Princesses
Charlotte M. Yonge
King Sigismund sat on the throne, Princes flanking him on either side.
At those words, said the story in later years, King Sigismund blushed.
- 1368–1437, king of Hungary (1387–1437) and of Bohemia (1419–37); Holy Roman Emperor (1411–37). He helped to end the Great Schism in the Church; implicated in the death of Huss
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