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Margaret Atwood

A prolific writer and a hit with literary critics, Canada's Margaret Atwood became internationally famous after the popular and critical success of her 1984 novel, The Handmaid's Tale (made into the…

Atwood, Margaret Eleanor

(Encyclopedia) Atwood, Margaret Eleanor, 1939–, Canadian novelist and poet. Atwood is a skilled and powerful storyteller whose novels, set mainly in the near future, sometimes make use…

Margaret I

(Encyclopedia) Margaret I, 1353–1412, queen of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, daughter of Waldemar IV of Denmark. She was married (1363) to King Haakon VI of Norway, son of Magnus…

Margaret

(Encyclopedia) Margaret, 1930–2002, British princess, second daughter of King George VI and sister of Queen Elizabeth II , b. Glamis, Scotland. In 1960 she married a…

Marshall, Samuel Lyman Atwood

(Encyclopedia) Marshall, Samuel Lyman Atwood (S. L. A. Marshall), 1900–1977, American author and military analyst, b. Catskill, N.Y. Having served in World War I, he embarked upon a…

Margaret Maultasch

(Encyclopedia) Margaret Maultasch moul´täsh [key] [Ger.,=pocket mouth], 1318–69, countess of Tyrol, called the Ugly Duchess, probably because of her unattractive appearance, especially…

Margaret Tudor

(Encyclopedia) Margaret Tudor, 1489–1541, queen consort of James IV of Scotland; daughter of Henry VII of England and sister of Henry VIII. Her marriage (1503) to James was…

Margaret of Navarre

(Encyclopedia) Margaret of Navarre nəvär´ [key] or Margaret of Angoulême äNgo͞olām´ [key], 1492–1549, queen consort of Navarre; sister of King Francis I of France. After the…