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Margaret Roper, though she is still known to history primarily as her father's daughter, was celebrated during her early-sixteenth-century lifetime for her letters and her translation of a theological treatise by Desiderius Erasmus.
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Probably October 1505 Margaret More (later MR) was born, the eldest of her family.  Bibliographic Citation link.
After 1 October 1524 Margaret Roper's A Devout Treatise upon the Pater Noster (a translation of Precatio dominica in septem portiones distributa by Erasmus) appeared anonymously, in a first edition which seems not to survive. Bibliographic Citation link.
Summer 1544 MR died at not yet forty, probably in childbirth. She had been bearing children for more than twenty years. Bibliographic Citation link.
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