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  • Jane Lovell (1631 - 1709)
    ttp://gw.geneanet.org/tdowling?lang=en&p=john&n=lovell&oc=3 Geneanet Family Tree Tim DOWLING's Family Tree John Lovell Family Tree Born between 1627 and 1628 - Weymouth, Dorsetshire, Englan...
  • Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)
    Charles Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist ...
  • Lyonell Chilton (1536 - 1582)
    Lyonell/Lionel Chilton was a yeoman who owned large amounts of land. Lyonell Chilton - also known as: Spelling as Lionel - was born about 1526/1531 in St. Paul's, Canterbury, Kent, Eng and died on 15...
  • Peter Wilton Cushing, OBE (1913 - 1994)
    Peter Cushing OBE From Wikipedia Peter Wilton Cushing, OBE (26 May 1913 – 11 August 1994) was an English actor, known for his many appearances in Hammer Films, in which he played the distinguishe...
  • Geoffrey Chaucer (1343 - 1400)
    also some good info, stories and facts in here... Dictionary of National Biography, Volumes 1-20, 22 for Geoffrey Chaucer= Pgs 154-167 (his son Thomas is directly after it ) =====================...

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  • Thomas Becket (c. 1118–1170) – saint and Archbishop of Canterbury

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  • William Caxton (c. 1420–c. 1492) – first person to introduce a printing press into England
  • Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343–1400) – diplomat and author of The Canterbury Tales
  • Thomas Frederick Colby (1784–1852) – director of the Ordnance Survey
  • Sir Noel Pierce Coward born 16th December 1899 in Teddington and died 26th March 1973 in Jamaica was a well known playright, actor, composer and singer.
  • Nicholas Culpeper (18 October 1616 – 10 January 1654) was an English botanist, herbalist, physician, and astrologer.

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  • Charles Dickens (1812–1870) – foremost English novelist of the Victorian era

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  • Roger Filcock (Blessed) (c. 1553–1601) – executed for preaching Catholicism
  • John Frith (1503–1533) – Protestant priest and writer, executed for heresy

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  • Mick Jagger (born 1943) – singer and songwriter for the band The Rolling Stones

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  • E. Nesbit (1858–1924) – children's author and poet

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  • Mary Quant (born 1934) – fashion designer and inventor of the miniskirt and hot pants

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  • George W. M. Reynolds (1814–1879) – author
  • Keith Richards (born 1943) – guitarist and songwriter for the band The Rolling Stones

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  • Vita Sackville-West (1892–1962) - novelist,traveler and gardner
  • Malcolm Sargent (1895–1967) – leading conductor of choral works

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