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Margaret Roper

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Margaret Roper

Person  Female  Born /10/1505  Died 1544

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Daughter of Sir Thomas More. After her executed father’s parboiled head had been displayed on a pike at London bridge for the required month, she bribed the keeper to give it to her. She pickled it in spices and after her death, her husband took charge of it. It was eventually buried with him.

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Roper's Garden

We originally transcribed the year of the attack as "1944" but we now believe...

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