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I, for one, would really like to know what Grandma Mary Ball Munroe was thinking of, having anything to do with Michael Bacon, after all that had passed between them. Unless somebody knows a source I haven’t checked, I’ll likely continue wondering.

HERE LYES THE
BODY OF MARY
MUNROO WIFE
TO WILLIAM
MUNROO AGED
41 YEARS
DIED AUGUST
1692

Ah well,* God rest her all road ever she offended!


* …with a tip of the hat to the incomparable Hopkins, Gerard Manley. Poems. “Felix Randal.” London: Humphrey Milford, 1918; Bartleby.com, 1999.

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