Peak

(The), Derbyshire. “The Queen of Scots' Pillar” is a column in the cave of the peak as clear as alabaster, and so called because Mary Queen of Scots proceeded thus far, and then returned.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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