E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
A noble house in Verona, the rival of that of Montague (3 syl.); Juliet is of the former, and Romeo of the latter Lady Capulet is the beauideal of a proud Italian matron of the fifteenth century. The expression so familiar, the tomb of all the Capulets, is from Burke. (Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet.)