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Mitton

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The Chapter of Mitton. So the battle of Mitton was called, because so many priests took part therein. Hailes says thatthree hundred ecclesiastics fell in this battle, which was fought September 20th, 1319.”

“So many priests took part in the fight that the Scots called it the Chapter of Mitton—a meeting of the clergymen belonging to a cathedral being called a chapter”—Sir Walter Scott: Tales of a Grandfather, x.

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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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