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Peveril of the Peak

Sir Geoffrey the Cavalier, and Lady Margaret his wife; Julian Peveril, their son, in love with Alice Bridgenorth, daughter of Major Bridgenorth, a Boundhead, and William Peveril, natural son of William the Conqueror, ancestor of Sir Geoffrey. (Sir Walter Scott: Peveril of the Peak.)

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