Template:Did you know nominations/Margaret Macpherson Grant

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The following is an archived discussion of the DYK nomination of the article below. Please do not modify this page. Subsequent comments should be made on the appropriate discussion page (such as this nomination's talk page, the article's talk page or Wikipedia talk:Did you know), unless there is consensus to re-open the discussion at this page. No further edits should be made to this page.

The result was: promoted by Yoninah (talk) 19:33, 9 October 2019 (UTC)

Margaret Macpherson Grant

Margaret Macpherson Grant
Margaret Macpherson Grant
  • ... that the nineteenth-century Scottish heiress Margaret Macpherson Grant (pictured) gave a ring to her female companion Charlotte Temple, and lived with her as if they were married? Source: "Something like a marriage had taken place between them. Each pledged herself to celibacy; Miss Grant ‘married’ Miss Temple, placing on the latter’s marriage-finger a suitable ring" Source - there are various other sources in the article confirming this.
    • ALT1:... that the nineteenth-century Scottish heiress and philanthropist Margaret Macpherson Grant (pictured) died, aged 42, shortly after her female partner had abandoned her to marry a man? Source: "Margaret suffered from paralysis in her legs and died in April 1877, just two weeks before her 43rd birthday." - same source as above, the content about her partner having recently left her is supported by various other sources in the article.

Improved to Good Article status by Girth Summit (talk). Self-nominated at 19:17, 26 September 2019 (UTC).

  • Reviewing
  • Article is new enough, Long enough, neutral and well cited
  • Hooks are short enough, formatted correctly and of general interest. Both supported by inline citations I prefer ALT1
  • Image is PD, has rollover text, is in article
  • QPQ done
  • Symbol confirmed.svg Overall a well written, detailed and informative article. Good to go. Papamac (talk) 11:46, 28 September 2019 (UTC)