Long Meg of Westminster

Long Meg of Westminster

; 16th-century giantess. [Br. Hist.: Espy, 337]
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Long Meg of Westminster, heroine of the jest-biography that bears her name, was one of the best-loved figures in the popular literature of Renaissance England.