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Hengist

and Horsa. German, hengst (a stallion), and Horsa is connected with our Anglo-Saxon word hors (horse). If the names of two brothers, probably they were given them from the devices borne on their arms. According to tradition, they landed in Pegwell Bay, Kent.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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