E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
or rather Frank Hayston, lord of Bucklaw, a wealthy nobleman, who marries Lucia di Lammermoor (Lucy Ashton), who had pledged her troth to Edgar, master of Ravenswood. On the wedding-night Lucy murders him, goes mad, and dies. (Donizettis opera of Lucia di Lammermoor. Sir Walter Scotts Bride of Lammermoor.)