Notorious character. Theatre performer. Women's rights activist.
Nominated by: Oliver
Connection to the City: Born near the Barbican. Lived and performed theatre in the City of London.
Mary Frith, alias Moll (or Mal) Cutpurse, was a notorious pickpocket and fence of the London underworld during the 17th century. She was a famous figure at the time for tackling gender stereotypes and the patriarchy. She also performed in theatre productions.
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