William and Margaret

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CARNEGIE, William Hartley (1860 - 1936), Rector of St Margaret and Canon of Westminster since 1913; Sub-dean of Westminster Abbey, 1919

HARDCASTLE, William John (born 1943), Professor of Speech Sciences and Director, Speech Science Research Centre (formerly Scottish Centre for Speech and Communication Science Research), Queen Margaret University (formerly Queen Margaret University College), Edinburgh, 2003–10, now Professor Emeritus

COYLE, William Thomas (died 1951), District Court Judge and Chairman of Quarter Sessions, 1927–39; son of late Patrick and Margaret Coyle, Enniskillen, North Ireland

HUTTON, William Kilpatrick (1870 - 1937), Lecturer in Anatomy, Queen Margaret College, University of Glasgow, 1909; retired, 1926; Member of Anatomical Society Great Britain and Ireland; Fellow of the Royal Physical Society, Edinburgh

SPOONER, William Archibald (1844 - 1930), Warden, 1903–24; and Honorary Fellow since 1925, of New College, Oxford; Hon. Canon of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford; Hon. Fellow Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, 1927

SANDAY, William (1843 - 1920), Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity and Canon of Christ Church, Oxford, 1895–1919; Chaplain in Ordinary to His Majesty since 1903

DAVIES, Frederick William Samuel (died 1919), Senior Anæsthetist to King Edward VII Hospital, Cardiff; MO Llwynarthan Auxiliary Hospital; Acting MO HM Priory, Cardiff; Hon. Medical Attendant Queen’s Nurses in Cardiff; Medical Officer St Margaret’s House of Mercy and Children’s Home; Physician French Consulate, Cardiff; late Clinical Assistant Evelina Hospital for Sick Children; Medical Officer and Anæsthetist Glamorgan and Monmouth Hospital for French wounded, Berckplage


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A ballad by Mallet, published 1724 in A. Hill's Plain Dealer; in Percy's Reliques it appears as ‘Margaret's Ghost’. Margaret's ‘grimly ghost’ visits her faithless lover William and summons him to her grave; he lays his cheek upon her grave ‘and word spake never more’.

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