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 Margate (Kent),Margin. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Margherit’a 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.)   1

 Margate (Kent),Margin. 

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