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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Montgomery,
 
in North Wales; so called from Roger de Montgomery, Earl of Shrewsbury, who won the castle of Baldwyn, lieutenant of the marches to William the Conqueror. Before this time it was called “Tre Faldwyn.”   1
   Montgomery’s division, all on one side. This is a French proverb, and refers to the Free Companies of the sixteenth century, of which Montgomery was a noted chief. The booty he took was all given to his banditti, and nothing was left to the victims. (See LION’S SHARE.)   2
 


 Montfaucon Watch (A).Month of Sundays (A). 

 
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