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Michal

in the satire of Absalom and Achitophel, by Dryden and Tate, is meant for Queen Catherine, wife of Charles II. As Charles II. is called David in the satire, and Michal was David's wife, the name is appropriate.

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