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 Guy.Guy, Earl of Warwick. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Guy (Thomas).
 
Miser and philanthropist. He amassed an immense fortune in 1720 by speculations in the South Sea Stock, and gave £238,292 to found and endow Guy’s Hospital.   1
   Guy Fawkes, or Guido Fawkes, went under the name of John Johnstone, the servant of Mr. Percy.   2
 


 Guy.Guy, Earl of Warwick. 

 
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