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Lady of Mercy (Our)

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An order of knighthood in Spain, instituted in 1218 by James I. of Aragon, for the deliverance of Christian captives amongst the Moors. Within the first six years, as many as 400 captives were rescued by these knights.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Lady
Ladybird, Ladyfly, Ladycow
Lady Bountiful
Lady Chapel
Lady Day
Lady Isabella
Lady Magistrate
Lady Margaret Professor
Lady in the Sacque
Lady of England
Lady of Mercy (Our)
Lady of Shallott
Lady of the Bleeding Heart
Lady of the Broom (The)
Lady of the Haystack
Lady of the Lake
Lady of the Rock (Our)
Ladies Mile (The)
Ladies Plate (The)
Ladies Smocks
Ladies and Gentlemen