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Martyr King (The), Henry VI., buried at Windsor beside Edward IV.
And fast beside him once-feared Edward [IV.] sleeps;
The grave unites where een the grave finds rest,
And mingled lie the oppressor and th opprest.
Martyr King (The), Charles I. of England (1600, 16251649).
Louis XVI. of France is also called Louis the Martyr (1754, 17741793).
Martyr of Antioch (The), a dramatic poem by dean Milman (1822).
Claude Louis count Berthollet, who tested on himself the effects of carbonic acid on the human frame, and died under the experiment (17481822).
Giordano Bruno, who was burnt alive for maintaining that matter is the mother of all things (15501600).
Galileo, who was imprisoned twice by the Inquisition for maintaining that the earth moved round the sun and not the sun round the earth (15641642).
And scores of others.
Marvellous Boy (The), Thomas Chatterton (17521770).
The sleepless soul that perished in his pride.
Marwood (Alice), daughter of an old woman who called herself Mrs. Brown. When a mere girl, she was concerned in a burglary and was transported. Carker, manager in the firm of Dombey and Son, seduced her, and both she and her mother determined on revenge. Alice bore a striking resemblance to Edith (Mr. Dombeys second wife), and in fact they were cousins, for Mrs. Brown was wife of the brother-in-law of the Hon. Mrs. Skewton (Ediths mother).Dickens: Dombey and Son (1846).
Marwood (Mistress), jilted by Fainall and soured against the whole male sex. She says, I have done hating those vipersmen, and am now come to despise them; but she thinks of marrying, to keep her husband on the rack of fear and jealousy.Congreve: The Way of the World (1700).
Mary, the pretty housemaid of the worshipful the mayor of Ipswich (Nupkins). When Arabella Allen marries Mr. Winkle, Maw enters her service, but eventually marries Sam Weller, and lives at Dulwich as Mr. Pickwicks housekeeper.Dickens: The Pickwick Papers (1836).
Mary, niece of Valentine and his sister Alice. In love with Mons. Thomas.Fletcher: Mons. Thomas (1619).
Mary. The queens Marys, four young ladies of quality, of the same age as Mary afterwards queen of Scots. They embarked with her in 1548, on board the French galleys, and were destined to be her playmates in childhood, and her companions when she grew up. Their names were Mary Beaton (or Bethune), Mary Livingstone (or Leuison), Fleming (or Flemyng), and Mary Seaton (Seton or Seyton).
Mary Carmichael has no place in authentic history, although an old ballad says
This night shell hae but three:
There was Mary Beaton, and Mary Seaton,
And Mary Carmichael, and me.
(One of Whyte Melvilles novels is called The Queens Marys.)
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