from Old French vergoignos (12th c., later French vergogneux,
= Italian vergognoso, Portuguese vergonhoso), from vergogne:—Latin verēcundia, from verēcundus verecund (adj. modest, bashful)
1483 - Geoffroi de la Tour I'Andri (The Knyght of the Toure), William Caxton;
see Example below
From: The Book of the Knight of La Tour-Landry
Translated from the original French into English in the Reign of Henry VI,
and edited for the first time from the unique manuscript in the British Museum.
By Thomas Wright, 1868
How the holy lady approuued the heremyte. Ca. Cxxxiv.