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Stralʹenheim (Count of)

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A feudal baron who hunted Werner like a partridge in order to obtain his inheritance. Ulric, Werner’s son, saved him from the Oder, but subsequently murdered him. (Byron: Werner.)

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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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