Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
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Did you know that the future King George VI competed at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships ? He lost in the first round of the men’s doubles in 1926 when he was Duke of York. Another man you might not immediately think of as playing there is racing driver James Hunt who competed as a junior.

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Charlie Boorman
John Bratby
Oliver Reed
Raymond Briggs

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Authority has every reason to fear the skeptic, for authority can rarely survive in the face of doubt - Vita Sackville-West
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