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Francis Palgrave
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James Edward Smith
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James Paget
John Caius
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John Lindley
Josephine Barnes
Julian of Norwich
Luke Hansard
Margery Kempe
Martin Brundle
Mary Lyon
Matthew Parker
Myleene Klass
Nick Dempsey
Paul Nurse
Peter Barlow
Philip Pullman
Robert Greene
Robert Hinde
Robert Southwell
Robert Walpole
Roger L'Estrange
Roger Taylor
Rupert Everett
Samuel Clarke
Sir John Mason
Tom Paine
William Hooker
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On this day:
Vesuvius Erupts - 0079, Battle of Sandwich - 1217, Heworth Moor Skirmish - 1453, Last Traitor Hanged, Drawn and Quartered - 1772, British Cleric Patents Corkscrew - 1795, British Burn Washington - 1814, Factory Act - 1833, Hull Airship Disaster - 1921, Huxley Finishes Brave New World - 1931, First Edinburgh International Festival - 1947
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