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Robin of Bagshot

Noted for the number of his aliases (see Alias ); but Deeming had nine: viz. Williams, Ward, Swanston, Levey, Lord Dunn, Lawson, Mollatt, Drewe, and Baron Swanston.

“You have as many aliases as Robin of Bag shot.”

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