in Jerusalem Delivered, Count of Vermandois, brother of
Philippe I. of France, leader of the Franks. He died before Godfrey was
appointed leader of the united armies (book i.), but his spirit was
seen by Godfrey amongst the angels who came to aid in taking Jerusalem
natural son of Azo, Marquis of Estë who fell in love with Parisina,
his father's young wife. Azo discovered the intrigue, and condemned
Hugo to be beheaded. (Byron: Parisina.)
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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