poohcarrot wrote:Of course TP may not have got the Lady Hermione from Harry Potter, but maybe from;
Hermione (mythology), only daughter of Menelaus and Helen in Greek mythology and original bearer of the name
HMS Hermione, seven ships of the Royal Navy
French frigate Hermione (1779), a French frigate
I believe that in a discussion elsewhere, the famous actress Hermione Gingold was mentioned as a possible source of the name.