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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In addition to her husband Tony, Lucretia is survived by four sons, Ronald Keith Beal of Irvine, California; Steve Bruce Beal of Harrisburg; Donald William Beal and wife Laura of Hillsboro, Missouri; and Daniel Paul Beal of Harrisburg; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two brothers, Frank Henry Winters of Springfield and Robert Edward Winters of Springfield; and numerous nieces and nephews.
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When Lucretia Gillett moved to Saline in 1858 with her parents, two younger sisters, and brother, she was 38 years old and considered an old maid.
Sinister cousins Pickering and Humphrey are fighting over whether the beetles in Humphrey's bedroom should be reported to the council, until shady Lucretia Cutter offers them thousands of pounds for the bugs, which allegedly escaped from her laboratory several years ago.
Sextus Tarquinius, son of Tarquinius Superbus, last King of Rome (traditionally 534-510 B.C.), inflamed by the beauty and virtue of Lucretia, compelled her to submit to his desires by the threat to kill her and make the murder appear an act of retribution for adultery with a servant.
The confrontation between Tarquinius and Lucretia was convincing, though the violence of its conclusion was perhaps somewhat underplayed.
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The Pope, Borgia and his sister Lucretia looked on as the guests stripped and got down to business.
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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.
Stewart said several college staff members participated in the grant application process, including Teresa Houston, vice president for instruction; Stacey Hollingsworth, executive director for foundation and alumni affairs; David Case, vice president for institutional research and effectiveness; Derek Pace, dean of information technology; Lucretia Williams, director of workforce development; and Wayne Eason, director of workforce education.