Bulstrode Whitelocke was a chap around during the English Civil Wars. And doesn't he have a splendid name! Oddly, he seems to have been a moderating influence at the time, but I just think his name is excellent - it combines both verb and noun together into one, handy package. And it makes for great quotes! I've been thinking some up this morning:
Into the mouth of hell Bulstrode!
Boldly Bulstrode and well!
Bulstrode his horse, Bulstrode it into town!
There's a Bulstrode in the china shop!
What a load of Bulstrode dust!
As you can see, my mind has been moving on weighty matters lately.
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