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  • Edmund Cartwright (1743 - 1823)
    Wikipedia Biographical Summary Edmund Cartwright was an English inventor. He graduated from Oxford University very early and went on to invent the power loom. Married to local Elizabeth McMac at 19, ...
  • Michelle Dotrice
    Michelle Dotrice From Wikipedia: Michele Dotrice (born 27 September 1948) is an English actress, best known for her portrayal of Betty, the long-suffering wife of Frank Spencer, played by Michael C...
  • John Alderton
    John Alderton (born 27 November 1940) is an English actor who is best known for his roles in Upstairs, Downstairs, Thomas & Sarah, Please Sir!, and Fireman Sam. Alderton has often starred alongside his...
  • Margaret Thatcher (1925 - 2013)
    "Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, LG, OM, PC, FRS, née Roberts (13 October 1925 - 8 April 2013), was a British politician, the longest-serving (1979–1990) Prime Minister of the...
  • Henry IV, King of England (1367 - 1413)
    a short summary from Wikipedia: Henry IV Reign: 30 September 1399 – 20 March 1413 Coronation: 13 October 1399 Predecessor : Richard II Successor: Henry V Spouse: Mary de Bohun J...

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  • Captain Matthew Flinders RN He was the first to circumnavigate Australia and realise it was a continent.
  • Rear-Admiral Sir John Franklin KCH FRGS RN a British Royal Navy officer and Arctic explorer. Franklin also served as governor of Tasmania for several years. He disappeared on his last expedition, attempting to chart and navigate a section of the Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic.

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  • Montague Russell Page (1906 – 1985) British landscape architect and garden designer born in Lincolnshire.

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  • Sir John Smith c. January 1580 – 21 June 1631. An explorer, soldier and author. He was leader of the Jamestown settlement, Virginia.

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