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Did you know that D.H. Lawrence and his wife Frieda were expelled from Zennor in 1916? He wrote much of Women in Love there. They first stayed in the local pub, then rented a cottage in spite of the writer’s instant and ignorant loathing for the Cornish. Their noisy rows, suspicions about Frieda (cousin to German flying-ace von Richthofen) which included a belief her red underwear drying on the line was signalling to U-Boats, and doubtless Lawrence’s nasty beard led the local rozzers to order them out in 1917.

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