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Minna Troil

Eldest daughter of Magnus Troil, the old Udaller of Zetland. Captain Clement Cleveland (Vaughan) the pirate loved her, and Minna reciprocated his affection, but Cleveland was killed by the Spaniards in an encounter on the Spanish main. (Sir Walter Scott The Piratc.)

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