E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
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 Roundhead; and William Peveril, natural son of William the Conqueror, ancestor of Sir Geoffrey. (Sir Walter Scott: Peveril of the Peak.)