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Charles Dickens
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Christopher Hitchens
Clare Balding
Claude Grahame-White
Craig David
Cyril Garbett
Dani King
Edmund Ironside
Edward Abraham
Edward Hargraves
Edward Miall
Ethelred II (the unready)
Frederick Bridell
George Balfour
George Kenneth Younger
George Meredith
George Saintsbury
George Wither
Gilbert White
Henry III
Henry Liddon
Howard Brenton
Howard Jones
Iain Percy
Ian McEwan
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
James Foad
Jane Austen
Jim Callaghan
John Arlott
John Everett Millais
John Gilpin
John Gurdon
John Jellicoe
John Pounds
John Stonehouse
Jon Schofield
Keith Harris
Ken Russell
King Harold
Kirstie Allsopp
Lancelot Hogben
Liz Hurley
Martin Freeman
Mary Mitford
Mary Warnock
Max Nicholson
Myrtle Simpson
Neil Gaiman
Nicholas Lyndhurst
Olivia Manning
Pam Gems
Peter Sellers
Reginald Revans
Robert Lowth
Roger Black
Samuel Gardiner
Simon Gray
Terry Hands
Thomas Warton
Tom Cleverley
Walter Besant
Wayne Bridge
William Gilbert
William Lilye
William Petty

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In the end Americans always end up doing the right thing, after they have eliminated all the other possibilities - Winston Churchill
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Battle of Blore Heath - 1459, Chaplin Returns to England - 1952, 1st British woman News reader - 1955, BBC launches the world's first Ceefax teletext service. - 1974, Steve Redgrave wins 5th Olympic Gold Medal - 2000
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