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 Giles (St.).Giles of Antwerp (g soft). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Giles Overreach (Sir).
 
A New Way to Pay Old Debts, by Massinger. The “Academy figure” of this character was Sir Giles Mompesson, a notorious usurer, banished the kingdom for his misdeeds.   1
 


 Giles (St.).Giles of Antwerp (g soft). 

 
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