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  • Dorothy Osborne, Lady Temple (1627 - 1695)
    From the English Wikipedia page on Dorothy Osborne: Dorothy Osborne, Lady Temple (1627–1695) was a British writer of letters and wife of Sir William Temple, 1st Baronet. Osborne was born a...
  • John Mordaunt, 1st Baron Mordaunt (1480 - 1562)
    He was the son of John Mordaunt of Turvey, Bedfordshire, who was MP and speaker of the house. He was admitted to the Middle temple in 1503 to be trained as a lawyer. He was made a Knight of the Bath ...
  • Harold Maurice Abrahams (1899 - 1978)
    Harold Maurice Abrahams, CBE, (15 December 1899 – 14 January 1978) was a British athlete of Jewish origin. He was Olympic champion in 1924 in the 100 metres sprint, a feat depicted in the 1981 m...
  • Margaret Beaufort (1443 - 1509)
    "Margaret Beaufort (Br [ˈbɛʊfɨt]), Countess of Richmond and Derby (31 May 1443 or 1441 – 29 June 1509) was the mother of King Henry VII and paternal grandmother of Ki...

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  • Harold Maurice Abrahams, CBE, (15 December 1899 – 14 January 1978)[1] was a British athlete of Jewish origin. He was Olympic champion in 1924 in the 100 metres sprint, a feat depicted in the 1981 movie Chariots of Fire.

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  • Margaret Beaufort Countess of Richmond and Derby (31 May 1443 or 1441 – 29 June 1509) -the mother of King Henry VII and paternal grandmother of King Henry VIII of England.
  • John Bunyan (Harrowden, near Bedford, 28 November 1628 – London, 31 August 1688) was an English tinker, preacher and writer. He wrote The Pilgrim's Progress

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  • Sir William Harpur, philanthropist
  • John Winston Howard (born 26 July 1939) was the 25th Prime Minister of Australia

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  • Sir Joseph Paxton (3 August 1803 – 8 June 1865) was an English gardener, architect and Member of Parliament, best known for designing The Crystal Palace.

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