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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Englishman’s Castle.
 
His house is so called, because so long as a man shuts himself up in his own house, no bailiff can break through the door to arrest him or seize his goods. It is not so in Scotland.   1
 


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