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Did you know that Brightling in Sussex contains many reminders of the extraordinary eccentric Mad Jack Fuller MP? They include his pyramidal tomb, in which legend had it he was buried sitting upright, hat on head with bottle to hand, and broken glass on the floor to keep the devil at bay; and an obelisk that was built as a memorial, but of what no inscription or record indicates.

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