Lucretia


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Lucretia

model of virtue; raped by son of Tarquin, she kills herself. [Rom. Legend: Daniel, 152]

Lucretia

blackmailed into sex by despicable Sextus; commits suicide afterwards. [Rom. Lit.: Fasti; Livy; Br. Lit.: “The Rape of Lucrece”; Art: Hall, 259]
See: Rape
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He is also survived by his two daughters, Erica Mancuso and her husband Peter of East Longmeadow and Joy Durand and her husband Daniel of Pomfret, CT; three grandchildren, Harrison, Lucia and Penelope Durand; a sister Lucretia Palumbo of West Brookfield; brothers, Michael Palumbo and his wife Elaine of Spencer, Samuel Palumbo of Spencer and Timothy Palumbo and his wife Roseanne of Oxford; several nieces and nephews.
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