Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Muriel Roberts


NAME: Muriel Edith Roberts

SIBLING: Margaret Hilda Thatcher

CAREER: Home-maker / nurse / philanthropist

QUOTE: "Our mother was gentle and warm and didn't like the limelight, just like me."

"Didn't anyone tell you I was the short, dumpy one?"

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  1. Little-known sibling fact: Muriel Cullen (as she later became) stole her husband Billy Cullen from her elder sister, then Margaret Roberts, after the future PM took the old rogue to a Conservative Dance in Grantham.

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    1. Margaret didn't want Willie Cullen and recommended him to her older sister, Muriel.

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  3. Ah. So she had her eyes on the prize: Dennis.

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