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Margheritʹa di Valois

married Henri the Béarnais, afterwards Henri IV. of France. During the wedding solemnities, Catherine de Medicis devised the massacre of the French Protestants, and Margherita was at a ball during the dreadful enactment of this device. (Meyerbeer: Gli Ugonotti, an opera.)

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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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Marfisa
Marforio
Margan Monastery (Register of)
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Margaret (St.)
Margaret
Margaret or Marguerite (petite)
Margarine Substitute (A)
Margate (Kent)
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Margin
Margītēs
Marguerite des Marguerites [the pearl of pearls]
Margutte
Maria
Maria Theresa
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Marigold
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