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hiflier | 12:07 Thu 21st Aug 2014 | Books & Authors
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Where did the middle name Makepiece come from in William Thackeray's name?

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It sounds to be a Quaker name.
I thought it might have been his mother's maiden name but it wasn't.
supposedly a Protestant ancestor martyred by Mary Tudor, says DJ Taylor in a biography

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