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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gilderoy’ (3 syl., g hard).
 
A famous robber, who robbed Cardinal Richelieu and Oliver Cromwell. There was a Scotch robber of the same name in the reign of Queen Mary. Both were noted for their handsome persons, and both were hanged.   1
 


 Gilded Chamber (The).Gilderoy’s Kite. 

 
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