E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
The Queens Royal West Surrey. Called Kirke from Piercy Kirke, their colonel, 16821691; and Lambs from their badge, the Paschal Lamb the crest of the house of Braganza, in compliment to Queen Catharine, to whom they were a guard of honour in her progress to London.