Philoclea

in Sidney's Arcadia, is Lady Penelope Devereux, with whom he was in love; but the lady married another, and Sir Philip transferred his affections to Frances, eldest daughter of Sir Francis Walsingham.

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