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John Powys
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Richard Roberts
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Robert Robinson
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Thomas Cook
Tim Brooke-Taylor
Vivienne Westwood
William Abney
William Roache
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Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do. - Thomas Carlyle
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Edward VI succeeds to throne - 1547, Pall Mall First Street Lit with Gas - 1807, William Burke is hanged - 1829, First Speeding Fine in Britain - 1896, Derek Bentley Hanged - 1953
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