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Grantham is a town in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. [1]

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A1 road (Great Britain)

The A1 is the longest numbered road in the UK, at.

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A52 road

The A52 is a major road in the East Midlands, England.

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A607 road

The A607 is an A road in England that starts in Leicester and heads northeastwards through Leicestershire and the town of Grantham, Lincolnshire, terminating at Bracebridge Heath, a village on the outskirts of Lincoln.

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Administration (law)

As a legal concept, administration is a procedure under the insolvency laws of a number of common law jurisdictions, similar to bankruptcy in the United States.

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African bee

The African honey bee (Apis mellifera scutellata) is a subspecies of the Western honey bee.

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Alastair McCorquodale

Alastair McCorquodale (5 December 1925 in Hillhead, Glasgow – 27 February 2009 in Grantham) was a Scottish athlete and cricketer.

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Alfred Roberts

Alfred Roberts (18 April 1892 – 10 February 1970), known as Alderman Roberts, was an English grocer, local preacher, and politician.

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Algernon Markham

Algernon Augustus Markham (15 May 186927 June 1949) was an Anglican bishop, the fifth Bishop of Grantham (a suffragan bishop in the Diocese of Lincoln).

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American Can Company

The American Can Company was a manufacturer of tin cans.

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Angel and Royal

The Angel and Royal is a hotel in Grantham, Lincolnshire which has been in operation since 1203, making it one of the oldest hotels in the world.

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Anglican Diocese of Brisbane

The Anglican Diocese of Brisbane is based in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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Anthony Otter

Anthony Otter (8 September 18969 March 1986) was an Anglican bishop who served as the sixth Bishop of Grantham (a suffragan bishop of the Diocese of Lincoln), from 1949 to 1965.

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An antiquarian or antiquary (from the Latin: antiquarius, meaning pertaining to ancient times) is an aficionado or student of antiquities or things of the past.

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Antonio Berardi

Antonio Berardi (born 1968, Grantham, Lincolnshire, England), Lincolnshire Echo 19 March 2009; retrieved 30 April 2011 is a British fashion designer of Sicilian descent, known especially for his dresses.

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Archbishop of Armagh

The Archbishop of Armagh is an archiepiscopacy in both the Church of Ireland and the Roman Catholic Church, two of the main Christian churches in Ireland.

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Army Reserve (United Kingdom)

The Army Reserve is the active-duty volunteer reserve force and integrated element of the British Army.

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Arnold Rylott

Arnold Rylott (18 February 1839 – 17 April 1914) was an English cricketer who played for Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) from 1872 to 1888 and for pre-first-class Leicestershire between 1875 and 1890.

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Arthur Greaves

Arthur Ivan Greaves was an Anglican bishop in the mid 20th century.

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Arthur Green (footballer, born 1885)

Arthur Green (1885 – after 1911) was an English professional footballer who played in the Football League for Birmingham.

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Arthur Priestley

Sir Arthur Alexander Priestley (9 November 1865 – 10 April 1933) was an English Liberal Party politician and cricketer.

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Ashley Wright (cricketer)

Ashley Spencer Wright (born 21 October 1980) is a former English cricketer.

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Atelier One

Atelier One is a British structural engineering company, established in 1989 with offices in London and Brighton.

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Austropotamobius pallipes

Austropotamobius pallipes is an endangered European freshwater crayfish, and the only species of crayfish native to the British Isles.

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Aveling and Porter

Aveling and Porter was a British agricultural engine and steam-roller manufacturer.

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Aveling-Barford was a large engineering company making road rollers, motorgraders, front loaders, sitedumpers, dump trucks and articulated dumptrucks or ADTs in Grantham, Lincolnshire.

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B roads in Zone 1 of the Great Britain numbering scheme

B roads are numbered routes in Great Britain of lesser importance than A roads.

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B roads in Zone 6 of the Great Britain numbering scheme

B roads are numbered routes in Great Britain of lesser importance than A roads.

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Ball bearing

A ball bearing is a type of rolling-element bearing that uses balls to maintain the separation between the bearing races.

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Banded demoiselle

The banded demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens) is a species of damselfly belonging to the family Calopterygidae.

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Baptists are Christians distinguished by baptizing professing believers only (believer's baptism, as opposed to infant baptism), and doing so by complete immersion (as opposed to affusion or sprinkling).

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Barrowby is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Barton Transport

Barton Transport Bartons Public Limited Company formerly Barton Transport plc was a bus company that operated in Nottinghamshire from 1908 until 1989.

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Battle of Flers–Courcelette

The Battle of Flers–Courcelette was fought during the Battle of the Somme in France, by the French Sixth Army and the British Fourth Army and Reserve Army, against the German 1st Army, during the First World War.

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BBC Radio Lincolnshire

BBC Radio Lincolnshire is the BBC Local Radio service for the major part of the English county of Lincolnshire (northern parts of the county are served by BBC Radio Humberside, and southern parts of the county are not served by BBC Local Radio).

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Bed and breakfast

A bed and breakfast (typically shortened to B&B or BnB) is a small lodging establishment that offers overnight accommodation and breakfast.

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Bell tower

A bell tower is a tower that contains one or more bells, or that is designed to hold bells even if it has none.

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Belmont transmitting station

The Belmont transmitting station is a broadcasting and telecommunications facility next to the B1225, one mile west of the village of Donington on Bain in the civil parish of South Willingham, near Market Rasen and Louth in Lincolnshire, England.

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Belton and Manthorpe

Belton and Manthorpe is a civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England, consisting of Belton and Manthorpe, just north of Grantham.

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Belton House

Belton House is a Grade I listed country house in Belton near Grantham, Lincolnshire, England.

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Belvoir Castle

Belvoir Castle is a stately home in the English county of Leicestershire, overlooking the Vale of Belvoir.

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Benjamin Holt

Benjamin Leroy Holt (January 1, 1849 – December 5, 1920) was an American inventor who patented and manufactured the first practical crawler-type tread tractor.

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Beverley Allitt

Beverley Gail Allitt (born 4 October 1968) is an English serial child killer who was convicted of murdering four children, attempting to murder three other children, and causing grievous bodily harm to a further six.

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Bingham, Nottinghamshire

Bingham is a market town in the Rushcliffe borough of Nottinghamshire, England, nine miles (14.5 km) east of Nottingham and 11.7 miles (18.8 km) south-west of Newark-on-Trent.

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Bishop of Bath and Wells

The Bishop of Bath and Wells heads the Church of England Diocese of Bath and Wells in the Province of Canterbury in England.

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Bishop of Grantham

The Bishop of Grantham is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Lincoln, in the Province of Canterbury, England.

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Bishop of London

The Bishop of London is the ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of London in the Province of Canterbury.

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BMARC (British Manufacture and Research Company) was a UK-based firm designing and producing defence products, particularly aircraft cannon and naval anti-aircraft cannon.

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The Federal City of Bonn is a city on the banks of the Rhine in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, with a population of over 300,000.

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Brake Bros

Brakes (also Brake Bros Ltd) is a food and distribution company supplying food, drink and other products mainly to the catering industry in the UK through more than 20 distribution centres.

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British Aerospace

British Aerospace plc (BAe) was a British aircraft, munitions and defence-systems manufacturer.

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British Army

The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.

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British Book Awards

The British Book Awards or Nibbies are literary awards for the best UK writers and their works, administered by The Bookseller.

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British Museum

The British Museum, located in the Bloomsbury area of London, United Kingdom, is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and culture.

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British Telecom microwave network

The British Telecom microwave network was a network of point-to-point microwave radio links in the United Kingdom, operated at first by the General Post Office, and subsequently by its successor BT plc.

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Bronze Age

The Bronze Age is a historical period characterized by the use of bronze, and in some areas proto-writing, and other early features of urban civilization.

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Brown hawker

The brown hawker (Aeshna grandis) is a large dragonfly about long.

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Brownlow baronets

There have been two baronetcies created for members of the Brownlow family, both in the Baronetage of England.

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Buckminster is a village and civil parish within the Melton district of Leicestershire, England, which includes the two villages of Buckminster and Sewstern.

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The carucate or carrucate (carrūcāta or carūcāta)Oxford English Dictionary, 1st ed.

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Caterpillar Inc.

Caterpillar Inc. is an American Fortune 100 corporation which designs, develops, engineers, manufactures, markets and sells machinery, engines, financial products and insurance to customers via a worldwide dealer network.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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The term Cavalier was first used by Roundheads as a term of abuse for the wealthier Royalist supporters of King Charles I and his son Charles II of England during the English Civil War, the Interregnum, and the Restoration (1642 – c. 1679).

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Central Technology and Sports College

Central Technology & Sports College was a secondary school located in the north of Grantham in Lincolnshire, England.

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Chained library

A chained library is a library where the books are attached to their bookcase by a chain, which is sufficiently long to allow the books to be taken from their shelves and read, but not removed from the library itself.

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Charles Bell (British architect)

Charles Bell FRIBA (1846–99) was a British architect who designed buildings in the United Kingdom, including over 60 Wesleyan Methodist chapels.

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Charles Dickens

Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.

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Charles I of England

Charles I (19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649) was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649.

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Charles P. Dixon

Charles Percy Dixon (7 February 1873 – 29 April 1939) was a male tennis player from Great Britain.

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A charter is the grant of authority or rights, stating that the granter formally recognizes the prerogative of the recipient to exercise the rights specified.

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Chatto & Windus

Chatto & Windus was an important publisher of books in London, founded in the Victorian era.

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Cheadle Hulme

Cheadle Hulme is a suburb in the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England.

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Cholmeley baronets

There have been two baronetcies created for people with the surname Cholmeley, one in the Baronetage of England and one in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom.

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Christian Salvesen

Christian Salvesen was a Scottish whaling, transport and logistics company with a long and varied history, employing 13,000 staff and operating in seven countries in western Europe.

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Civil parish

In England, a civil parish is a territorial designation which is the lowest tier of local government below districts and counties, or their combined form, the unitary authority.

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Clare Tomlinson

Clare Louise Tomlinson (born 6 September 1968) is an anchorwoman for the British satellite broadcast sports network Sky Sports.

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Clement Cotterell (MP)

Sir Clement Cotterell (died 1631) was an English courtier and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1621 to 1624.

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Coaching inn

The coaching inn (also coaching house or staging inn) was a vital part of Europe's inland transport infrastructure until the development of the railway, providing a resting point for people and horses.

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Coat of arms

A coat of arms is a heraldic visual design on an escutcheon (i.e., shield), surcoat, or tabard.

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College-preparatory school

A college-preparatory school (shortened to preparatory school, prep school, or college prep) is a type of secondary school.

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Colley Cibber

Colley Cibber (6 November 1671 – 11 December 1757) was an English actor-manager, playwright and Poet Laureate.

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Colsterworth is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Commonwealth of England

The Commonwealth was the period from 1649 to 1660 when England and Wales, later along with Ireland and Scotland, was ruled as a republic following the end of the Second English Civil War and the trial and execution of Charles I. The republic's existence was declared through "An Act declaring England to be a Commonwealth", adopted by the Rump Parliament on 19 May 1649.

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Conroy Ryder, 8th Earl of Harrowby

Dudley Adrian Conroy Ryder, 8th Earl of Harrowby, DL (known as Conroy born 18 March 1951) is a British peer.

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Conscription in the United Kingdom

Conscription in the United Kingdom has existed for two periods in modern times.

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Conservative Party (UK)

The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.

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Continuous track

Continuous track, also called tank tread or caterpillar track, is a system of vehicle propulsion in which a continuous band of treads or track plates is driven by two or more wheels.

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County town

A county town in Great Britain or Ireland is usually, but not always, the location of administrative or judicial functions within the county.

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Cranford, New Jersey

Cranford is a township in Union County, New Jersey, United States.

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Cyril Hatton

Cyril Hatton (born Grantham, Lincolnshire, 14 September 1918, died 3 July 1987) was a footballer with QPR.

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Dactylorhiza praetermissa

Dactylorhiza praetermissa, the southern marsh orchid or leopard marsh orchid, is a commonly occurring species of European orchid.

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Dave Gilbert (footballer)

David James Gilbert (born 22 June 1963) is an English former professional footballer who played as a midfielder from 1981 until 2009.

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David Manners, 11th Duke of Rutland

David Charles Robert Manners, 11th Duke of Rutland (born 8 May 1959), is a British peer and landowner.

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David Wood (journalist)

David Bowne Wood is a journalist who has reported on war and conflict around the world for 35 years.

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De Vere (hotel operator)

De Vere is a hotels and leisure business which until the late 1990s was a brewing company known as Greenall's.

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Denis Kendall

William Denis Kendall, known as Denis Kendall, (27 May 1903 - 19 July 1995), was an engineer, businessman, and politician.

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Dennis Hawker

Dennis Gascoyne Hawker (8 February 1921 – 31 January 2003) was the eighth Bishop of Grantham.

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Dereham, also known as East Dereham, is a town and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk.

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Dickie Joynes

Richard Albert Joynes (16 August 1877 – 1949) was an English professional footballer who made 70 appearances in the Football League playing for Notts County and Leeds City.

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Diesel engine

The diesel engine (also known as a compression-ignition or CI engine), named after Rudolf Diesel, is an internal combustion engine in which ignition of the fuel which is injected into the combustion chamber is caused by the elevated temperature of the air in the cylinder due to mechanical compression (adiabatic compression).

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Diocese of Lincoln

The Diocese of Lincoln forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England.

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Domesday Book

Domesday Book (or; Latin: Liber de Wintonia "Book of Winchester") is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in 1086 by order of King William the Conqueror.

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Doris Stokes

Doris May Fisher Stokes (6 January 1920 – 8 May 1987), born Doris Sutton, was a British spiritualist and professional medium.

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Douglas Hogg

Douglas Martin Hogg, 3rd Viscount Hailsham, (born 5 February 1945) is a British politician and barrister.

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Dudley Ryder, 1st Earl of Harrowby

Dudley Ryder, 1st Earl of Harrowby, PC, FSA (22 December 176226 December 1847) was a prominent British politician of the Pittite faction and the Tory party.

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Dump truck

A dump truck (known in the UK as a dumper/tipper truck) is a truck used for transporting loose material (such as sand, gravel, or demolition waste) for construction.

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A dumper is a vehicle designed for carrying bulk material, often on building sites.

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Earl of Dysart

Earl of Dysart (pronounced) is a title in the Peerage of Scotland.

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Earl of Harrowby

Earl of Harrowby, in the County of Lincoln, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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East Coast Main Line

The East Coast Main Line (ECML) is a major railway link between London and Edinburgh via Peterborough, Doncaster, York, Darlington, Durham and Newcastle; it is presently electrified along the whole route.

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East Lincolnshire Railway

The East Lincolnshire Railway was a main line railway linking the towns of Boston, Louth and Grimsby in Lincolnshire, England.

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Easton, Lincolnshire

Easton is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.

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Edith of Wessex

Edith of Wessex (1025 – 18 December 1075) was a Queen of England.

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Edith Smith (police officer)

Edith Smith (1880-1924) was the first female police officer in the United Kingdom with full power of arrest.

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Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York

Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, KG (5 June 1341 – 1 August 1402) was the fourth surviving son of King Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault.

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Edward III of England

Edward III (13 November 1312 – 21 June 1377) was King of England and Lord of Ireland from January 1327 until his death; he is noted for his military success and for restoring royal authority after the disastrous and unorthodox reign of his father, Edward II.

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Edward IV of England

Edward IV (28 April 1442 – 9 April 1483) was the King of England from 4 March 1461 to 3 October 1470, and again from 11 April 1471 until his death.

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Edward VII

Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Emperor of India from 22 January 1901 until his death in 1910.

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Eleanor cross

The Eleanor crosses were a series of twelve lavishly decorated stone monuments topped with tall crosses, of which three survive nearly intact, in a line down part of the east of England.

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Eleanor of Castile

Eleanor of Castile (1241 – 28 November 1290) was an English queen, the first wife of Edward I, whom she married as part of a political deal to affirm English sovereignty over Gascony.

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Electromagnetic interference

Electromagnetic interference (EMI), also called radio-frequency interference (RFI) when in the radio frequency spectrum, is a disturbance generated by an external source that affects an electrical circuit by electromagnetic induction, electrostatic coupling, or conduction.

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Emperor (dragonfly)

The emperor dragonfly or blue emperor (Anax imperator) is a large species of hawker dragonfly of the family Aeshnidae, averaging in length.

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English Civil War

The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") over, principally, the manner of England's governance.

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Eric Chappell

Eric Chappell (born 1933, Grantham, Lincolnshire) is an English comedy writer who wrote and co-wrote a number of the UK's biggest sitcom hits during the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s.

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Ermine Street

Ermine Street is the name of a major Roman road in England that ran from London (Londinium) to Lincoln (Lindum Colonia) and York (Eboracum).

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Ernest Swinton

Major-General Sir Ernest Dunlop Swinton, (21 October 1868 – 15 January 1951) was a British Army officer who was active in the development and adoption of the tank during the First World War.

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European water vole

The European water vole or northern water vole (Arvicola amphibius, included in synonymy: A. terrestris), is a semiaquatic rodent.

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Finkin Street Methodist Church

Finkin Street Chapel is a Grade II listed building in Grantham, Lincolnshire.

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Forte Group

Forte Group plc was a British hotel and restaurant company.

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Four-spotted chaser

The four-spotted chaser (Libellula quadrimaculata), known in North America as the four-spotted skimmer, is a dragonfly of the family Libellulidae found widely throughout Europe, Asia, and North America.

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Francis Trigge Chained Library

The Francis Trigge Chained Library is a library in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England which was founded in 1598.

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Frederic Barker

Frederic Barker (17 March 1808 – 6 April 1882) was the second Anglican bishop of Sydney.

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Frozen food

Freezing food preserves it from the time it is prepared to the time it is eaten.

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Further education

Further education (often abbreviated FE) in the United Kingdom and Ireland is education in addition to that received at secondary school, that is distinct from the higher education (HE) offered in universities and other academic institutions.

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Gala Bingo

Gala Bingo is a chain of bingo shops in Great Britain, owned by Caledonia Investments.

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Galium verum

Galium verum (lady's bedstraw or yellow bedstraw) is a herbaceous perennial plant of the family Rubiaceae.

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Gallipoli Campaign

The Gallipoli Campaign, also known as the Dardanelles Campaign, the Battle of Gallipoli, or the Battle of Çanakkale (Çanakkale Savaşı), was a campaign of the First World War that took place on the Gallipoli peninsula (Gelibolu in modern Turkey) in the Ottoman Empire between 17 February 1915 and 9 January 1916.

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Gas lighting

Gas lighting is production of artificial light from combustion of a gaseous fuel, such as hydrogen, methane, carbon monoxide, propane, butane, acetylene, ethylene, or natural gas.

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George IV of the United Kingdom

George IV (George Augustus Frederick; 12 August 1762 – 26 June 1830) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and King of Hanover following the death of his father, King George III, on 29 January 1820, until his own death ten years later.

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Gorbonianus (Welsh: Gorviniaw map Morydd) was a legendary king of the Britons as recounted by Geoffrey of Monmouth.

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Graham (given name)

Graham is a masculine given name in the English language.

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Graham Fellows

Graham David Fellows (born 22 May 1959 in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England) is an English comedy actor and musician, best known for creating the characters of John Shuttleworth and Jilted John.

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Grammar school

A grammar school is one of several different types of school in the history of education in the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries, originally a school teaching Latin, but more recently an academically-oriented secondary school, differentiated in recent years from less academic Secondary Modern Schools.

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Grantham and District Hospital

Grantham and District Hospital, is an NHS hospital located in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England.

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Grantham and Stamford (UK Parliament constituency)

Grantham and Stamford is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Nick Boles, a Conservative.

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Grantham Canal

The Grantham Canal is a canal that runs for 33 miles (53 km) from Grantham, falling through 18 locks to West Bridgford where it joins the River Trent.

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Grantham College

Grantham College is a further education and Sixth Form college located in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England.

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Grantham House

Grantham House is a town house, built in 1380, which is owned by the National Trust.

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Grantham Museum

Grantham Museum is located at St Peter's Hill, Grantham, Lincolnshire, England in the building provided for it in 1926.

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Grantham North services

Grantham North Services is a service area operated by Moto located on the A1 at Gonerby Moor Roundabout, four miles north of Grantham in Lincolnshire, England.

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Grantham Preparatory School

Grantham Preparatory School is an independent preparatory school in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England.

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Grantham rail accident

The Grantham rail accident occurred on 19 September 1906.

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Grantham railway station

Grantham railway station is on the East Coast Main Line in the United Kingdom, serving the town of Grantham, Lincolnshire.

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Grantham Town F.C.

Grantham Town Football Club is a football club, based in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England.

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Gravel is a loose aggregation of rock fragments.

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Gravity FM

Gravity FM is a community radio station based in Grantham, Lincolnshire.

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Great Gonerby

Great Gonerby is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Great North Road (Great Britain)

The Great North Road was the main highway between London and Scotland.

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Great Northern Railway (Great Britain)

The Great Northern Railway (GNR) was a British railway company established by the Great Northern Railway Act of 1846.

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Great Seal of the Realm

The Great Seal of the Realm or Great Seal of the United Kingdom (known prior to the Treaty of Union of 1707 as the Great Seal of England; and from then until the Union of 1801 as the Great Seal of Great Britain and Ireland) is a seal that is used to symbolise the Sovereign's approval of important state documents.

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Gregory Hascard

Gregory Hascard DD (died 15 November 1708) was a Canon of Windsor from 1671 to 1684 and then Dean of Windsor from 1684 until 1708, but he was also a noted pluralist.

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Grimsby, also known as Great Grimsby, is a large coastal English town and seaport in North East Lincolnshire, of which it is the administrative centre.

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Hackleton is a village located in the south of the English shire county of Northamptonshire (Northants) in the district of South Northamptonshire, just north of Buckinghamshire.

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Harlaxton Manor

Harlaxton Manor, built in 1837, is a manor house located in Harlaxton, Lincolnshire, England.

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Harrowby Hall

Harrowby Hall is a Grade II* listed building in Harrowby, Lincolnshire, England.

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Harrowby, Lincolnshire

Harrowby is a hamlet in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Harry Pringle

Henry "Harry" Pringle (8 April 1900 – 8 January 1965) Access individual season statistics via Season Stats dropdown menu.

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A hatchery is a facility where eggs are hatched under artificial conditions, especially those of fish or poultry.

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Hawker Hurricane

The Hawker Hurricane is a British single-seat fighter aircraft of the 1930s–1940s that was designed and predominantly built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd.

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Henry More

Henry More (12 October 1614 – 1 September 1687) was an English philosopher of the Cambridge Platonist school.

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Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham

Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, KG (4 September 1454 – 2 November 1483) was an English nobleman known as the namesake of Buckingham's rebellion, a failed but significant collection of uprisings in England and parts of Wales against Richard III of England in October 1483.

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Henry VI of England

Henry VI (6 December 1421 – 21 May 1471) was King of England from 1422 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471, and disputed King of France from 1422 to 1453.

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Herbert Akroyd Stuart

Herbert Akroyd-Stuart (28 January 1864, Halifax, Yorkshire, England – 19 February 1927, Halifax) was an English inventor who is noted for his invention of the hot bulb engine, or heavy oil engine.

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The herons are the long-legged freshwater and coastal birds in the family Ardeidae, with 64 recognised species, some of which are referred to as egrets or bitterns rather than herons.

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High Dyke (road)

High Dyke is a minor road following a length of the Roman Road Ermine Street in the English county of Lincolnshire, between Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth and Ancaster, and onwards nearly to Bracebridge Heath.

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Hispano-Suiza HS.404

The HS.404 is an autocannon originally designed and produced by Hispano-Suiza in the mid-1930s.

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HM Revenue and Customs

Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HM Revenue and Customs or HMRC) is a non-ministerial department of the UK Government responsible for the collection of taxes, the payment of some forms of state support and the administration of other regulatory regimes including the national minimum wage.

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Hornsby-Akroyd oil engine

The Hornsby-Akroyd oil engine was the first successful design of internal combustion engine using "heavy oil" as a fuel.

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Hot-bulb engine

The hot-bulb engine is a type of internal combustion engine in which fuel ignites by coming in contact with a red-hot metal surface inside a bulb, followed by the introduction of air (oxygen) compressed into the hot-bulb chamber by the rising piston.

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House of Commons of the United Kingdom

The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Hundred (county division)

A hundred is an administrative division that is geographically part of a larger region.

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Ian Bowyer

Ian Bowyer (born 6 June 1951 in Little Sutton, Cheshire) is an English former footballer who played mostly as a midfielder.

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Invicta (motto)

Invicta (meaning "undefeated" or "unconquered") was used in Roma invicta meaning "Unconquered Rome" and is the motto of the county of Kent, England.

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Irnham is a village and civil parish in South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, England.

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Isaac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton (25 December 1642 – 20 March 1726/27) was an English mathematician, astronomer, theologian, author and physicist (described in his own day as a "natural philosopher") who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time, and a key figure in the scientific revolution.

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IslamThere are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster).

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IX Troop Carrier Command

The IX Troop Carrier Command was a United States Army Air Forces unit.

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James Heathcote-Drummond-Willoughby, 3rd Earl of Ancaster

Gilbert James Heathcote-Drummond-Willoughby, 3rd Earl of Ancaster, (8 December 1907 – 29 March 1983), styled Lord Willoughby de Eresby from 1910 to 1951, was a British Conservative politician.

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James McCann (bishop)

The Most Rev James McCann was a 20th-century Anglican Bishop.

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Jessie Lipscomb

Jessie Lipscomb (13 June 1861 – 12 January 1952) was an English sculptor.

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John Broughton (cricketer)

John Jarvis Broughton (8 September 1873 – 3 April 1952) was an English cricketer active from 1901 to 1914 who played for Lancashire.

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John Hine (bishop of Grantham)

John Edward Hine (1857 – 9 April 1934) was an Anglican bishop in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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John Mordaunt (speaker)

Sir John Mordaunt (died c.1505) was an English politician of the Tudor period and Speaker of the House of Commons.

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John Still

John Still (c. 1543 – 26 February 1607/8), bishop of Bath and Wells, enjoyed considerable fame as a preacher and disputant.

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John, King of England

John (24 December 1166 – 19 October 1216), also known as John Lackland (Norman French: Johan sanz Terre), was King of England from 1199 until his death in 1216.

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Johnny Haddon Downes

Johnny (Haddon) Downes DFC (26 June 1920 – 28 December 2004) was an English Royal Air Force flyer and television producer.

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Johnny Leach

John Alfred Leach MBE (20 November 1922 – 5 June 2014) was a British table tennis player, coach, and author.

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Johnston Press

Johnston Press plc is a multimedia company based in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Jonathan Cape

Jonathan Cape is a London publishing firm founded in 1921 by Herbert Jonathan Cape, who was head of the firm until his death in 1960.

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Joseph Godber

Joseph Bradshaw Godber, Baron Godber of Willington, (17 March 1914 – 25 August 1980) was a British Conservative Party politician and cabinet minister.

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Judy Campbell

Judy Campbell (born Judith Mary Gamble; 31 May 1916 – 6 June 2004) was an English actress and playwright, widely known to be Noël Coward's muse.

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Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.

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The Parts of Kesteven are a traditional subdivision of Lincolnshire, England.

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Kesteven and Grantham Girls' School

Kesteven and Grantham Girls' School (KGGS) is a grammar school with academy status for girls in Grantham, Lincolnshire, established in 1910.

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Knights Templar

The Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon (Pauperes commilitones Christi Templique Salomonici), also known as the Order of Solomon's Temple, the Knights Templar or simply as Templars, were a Catholic military order recognised in 1139 by papal bull Omne Datum Optimum of the Holy See.

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Kolkata (also known as Calcutta, the official name until 2001) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.

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Land speed record for rail vehicles

Determination of the fastest rail vehicle in the world varies depending on the definition of "rail".

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Leadenham railway station

Leadenham railway station was a railway station in Leadenham, Lincolnshire.

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Leicestershire (abbreviation Leics.) is a landlocked county in the English Midlands.

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Les Routiers

Les Routiers is a company that provides travel guide books for eating out and hotels.

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Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrats may refer to.

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Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.

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Lincoln Central railway station

Lincoln Central railway station serves the city of Lincoln in Lincolnshire, England.

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Lincoln St. Marks railway station

Lincoln St.

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Lincoln, England

Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire in the East Midlands of England.

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Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in east central England.

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Lincs FM

Lincs FM is a UK Independent Local Radio radio station serving Lincolnshire and Newark, from the Humber to The Wash.

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List of tallest church buildings

From the Middle Ages until the advent of the skyscraper, Christian church buildings were often the world's tallest buildings.

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Little Ponton

Little Ponton is a village in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.

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LNER Class A4 4468 Mallard

London and North Eastern Railway locomotive numbered 4468 Mallard is a Class A4 4-6-2 Pacific steam locomotive built at Doncaster, England in 1938.

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Local ecumenical partnership

In England and Wales, a local ecumenical partnership (or project) is a partnership between churches of different denominations.

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London and North Eastern Railway

The London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) was the second largest (after LMS) of the "Big Four" railway companies created by the Railways Act 1921 in Britain.

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London King's Cross railway station

King's Cross railway station, also known as London King's Cross, is a Central London railway terminus on the northern edge of the city.

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Long barrow

A long barrow is a rectangular or trapezoidal tumulus; that is, a prehistoric mound of earth and stones built over a grave or group of graves.

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Long Bennington

Long Bennington is a linear village and civil parish in South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Lord-Lieutenant of Lincolnshire

The Lord-Lieutenant of Lincolnshire (/lɛfˈtɛnənt/) is the British monarch's personal representative in the county of Lincolnshire.

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Louth, Lincolnshire

Louth is a market town and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Loveden is a Deanery of the Diocese of Lincoln, England, and a former Wapentake.

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Luke Wright

Luke James Wright (born 7 March 1985) is an English cricketer.

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Machine Gun Corps

The Machine Gun Corps (MGC) was a corps of the British Army, formed in October 1915 in response to the need for more effective use of machine guns on the Western Front in the First World War.

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Malt is germinated cereal grains that have been dried in a process known as "malting".

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Manthorpe, Grantham

Manthorpe is a village in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Marfrig is the second largest Brazilian food processing company, after JBS.

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Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, (13 October 19258 April 2013) was a British stateswoman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990.

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Margot Parker

Margaret Lucille Jeanne Parker (born 24 July 1943) is a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the East Midlands region for the UK Independence Party.

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Mark A. O'Neill

Mark A. O'Neill is an English computational biologist with interests in artificial intelligence, systems biology, complex systems and image analysis.

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Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer Group plc (also known as M&S) is a major British multinational retailer headquartered in the City of Westminster, London.

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Marriott International

Marriott International is an American multinational diversified hospitality company that manages and franchises a broad portfolio of hotels and related lodging facilities.

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Marston, Lincolnshire

Marston is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Martin O'Neill

Martin Hugh Michael O'Neill (born 1 March 1952) is a professional football manager and former player, from Northern Ireland, who is manager of the Republic of Ireland national team.

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Mary Sophia Allen

Mary Sophia Allen OBE (12 March 1878 – 16 December 1964) was a British woman who worked for women's rights.

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Mathew Dowman

Mathew Peter Dowman (born 10 May 1974) is a retired English cricketer.

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Matilda II

The Infantry Tank Mark II, best known as the Matilda, was a British infantry tank of the Second World War.

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Max Fordham

Sigurd Max Fordham OBE RDI FREng MA FCIBSE Hon FRIBA (born 1933), known as Max Fordham, is a British designer, engineer and pioneer of sustainable design and environmentally friendly engineering.

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Maxwell Hutchinson

John Maxwell Hutchinson (born 3 December 1948) is an English architect, broadcaster, and Anglican deacon.

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McCain Foods

McCain Foods Limited is a Canadian multi-national privately owned company established in 1957 in Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Melton Mowbray

Melton Mowbray is a town in Leicestershire, England, northeast of Leicester, and southeast of Nottingham.

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Member of parliament

A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.

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Member of the European Parliament

A Member of the European Parliament (MEP) is a person who has been elected to serve as a popular representative in the European Parliament.

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In Old World archaeology, Mesolithic (Greek: μέσος, mesos "middle"; λίθος, lithos "stone") is the period between the Upper Paleolithic and the Neolithic.

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Methodism or the Methodist movement is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley, an Anglican minister in England.

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Michael Foot

Michael Mackintosh Foot (23 July 1913 – 3 March 2010) was a British Labour Party politician and man of letters.

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Michael Garner

Michael Gordon Garner (born 3 October 1954 in Edmonton, London) is an English theatre and television actor who is best known for playing Leading Firefighter/Sub Officer Geoffrey "Poison" Pearce in London's Burning between 1993 and 2002.

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Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food was a United Kingdom cabinet position, responsible for the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.

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Moy Park

Moy Park is the largest poultry meat producer in Northern Ireland (also produces poultry in England and one of the 15 biggest food companies in the United Kingdom. Moy Park is the largest employer in Northern Ireland, with 6,300 employees and a further 5,400 in Great Britain, 800 in France, 100 in the Netherlands and around 50 in the Republic of Ireland. The company was founded in 1943 in the village of Moygashel near Dungannon; it continues to have a factory in Dungannon.> The company supplies supermarkets like Asda and fast food restaurants such as McDonald's and Burger King. Brands include.

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Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor

Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Viscountess Astor, CH (19 May 18792 May 1964) was the first female Member of Parliament to take her seat.

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Nathaniel Ryder, 1st Baron Harrowby

Nathaniel Ryder, 1st Baron Harrowby (3 July 1735 – 20 June 1803) was a British politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1756 to 1776 when he was raised to the peerage as Baron Harrowby.

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National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty

The National Trust, formally the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, is a conservation organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and the largest membership organisation in the United Kingdom.

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National Union of Teachers

The National Union of Teachers (NUT) was a trade union for school teachers in England, Wales, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man.

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The Neolithic was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of Western Asia, and later in other parts of the world and ending between 4500 and 2000 BC.

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Newark North Gate railway station

| Newark North Gate railway station is on the East Coast Main Line in the United Kingdom, serving the town of Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire.

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Newark-on-Trent or Newark is a market town and civil parish in the Newark and Sherwood district of the county of Nottinghamshire, in the East Midlands of England.

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Nicholas Chamberlain

Nicholas Alan "Nick" Chamberlain (born 25 November 1963) is a British Anglican bishop.

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Nicholas Maw

John Nicholas Maw (5 November 1935 – 19 May 2009) was a British composer.

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Nicholas Nickleby

Nicholas Nickleby; or, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby is a novel by Charles Dickens.

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Nicholas Parsons

Christopher Nicholas Parsons (born 10 October 1923) is an English radio and television presenter and actor.

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Nick Boles

Nicholas Edward Coleridge Boles (born 2 November 1965) is a British Conservative Party politician who is the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Grantham and Stamford constituency in Lincolnshire.

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Ninth Air Force

The Ninth Air Force (9 AF) is a numbered air force of the United States Air Force's Air Combat Command (ACC).

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No. 5 Group RAF


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Norman Shrapnel

Norman Shrapnel (5 October 1912 – 1 February 2004) was an English journalist, author, and parliamentary correspondent.

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Normandy landings

The Normandy landings were the landing operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II.

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North Rhine-Westphalia

North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen,, commonly shortened to NRW) is the most populous state of Germany, with a population of approximately 18 million, and the fourth largest by area.

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Northamptonshire (abbreviated Northants.), archaically known as the County of Northampton, is a county in the East Midlands of England.

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Northern Foods

Northern Foods Ltd is a British food manufacturer headquartered in Leeds, England.

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Northern Premier League

The Northern Premier League is an English football league that was founded in 1968.

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Northern Rhodesia

Northern Rhodesia was a protectorate in south central Africa, formed in 1911 by amalgamating the two earlier protectorates of Barotziland-North-Western Rhodesia and North-Eastern Rhodesia.

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Nottingham is a city and unitary authority area in Nottinghamshire, England, north of London, in the East Midlands.

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Nottingham–Grantham line

The Nottingham–Grantham line is a branch line between the towns of Nottingham and Grantham in the East Midlands of England.

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Nyasaland, or the Nyasaland Protectorate, was a British Protectorate located in Africa, which was established in 1907 when the former British Central Africa Protectorate changed its name.

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Office for National Statistics

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the executive office of the UK Statistics Authority, a non-ministerial department which reports directly to the UK Parliament.

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Old English

Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.

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Oliver Cromwell

Oliver Cromwell (25 April 15993 September 1658) was an English military and political leader.

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ONS coding system

In the United Kingdom, the Office for National Statistics maintains a series of codes to represent a wide range of geographical areas of the UK, for use in tabulating census and other statistical data.

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Operation Chastise

Operation Chastise was an attack on German dams carried out on 16–17 May 1943 by Royal Air Force No. 617 Squadron, later called the Dam Busters, using a purpose-built "bouncing bomb" developed by Barnes Wallis.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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The Paleolithic or Palaeolithic is a period in human prehistory distinguished by the original development of stone tools that covers c. 95% of human technological prehistory.

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Parker Hannifin

Parker Hannifin Corporation, originally Parker Appliance Company, usually referred to as just Parker, is an American corporation specializing in motion and control technologies.

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Patrick Bamford

Patrick James Bamford (born 5 September 1993) is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Middlesbrough.

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Pechiney SA was a major aluminium conglomerate based in France.

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Peregrine falcon

The peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus), also known as the peregrine, and historically as the duck hawk in North America, is a widespread bird of prey (raptor) in the family Falconidae.

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Peterborough is a cathedral city in Cambridgeshire, England, with a population of 183,631 in 2011.

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Peterborough railway station

Peterborough railway station serves the city of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England.

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Philip Knights, Baron Knights

Philip Douglas Knights, Baron Knights, CBE, QPM, DL (3 October 1920 – 11 December 2014) was an English police constable and the head of West Midlands Police as Chief Constable.

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Philip Pearson-Gregory

Philip John Sherwin Pearson-Gregory (26 March 1888 – 12 June 1955) was an English cricketer.

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Poacher Line

The Grantham–Skegness line, originally promoted as the "Poacher Line", runs for between Grantham and Skegness in Lincolnshire, England.

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Preston Deanery

Preston Deanery is a hamlet in the civil parish of Hackleton in South Northamptonshire, England.

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Primula veris

Primula veris (cowslip, common cowslip, cowslip primrose; syn. Primula officinalis Hill) is a herbaceous perennial flowering plant in the primrose family Primulaceae.

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Prince William of Gloucester

Prince William of Gloucester (William Henry Andrew Frederick; 18 December 1941 – 28 August 1972) was a grandson of King George V of the United Kingdom and paternal cousin of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Prince William of Gloucester Barracks

Prince William of Gloucester Barracks is a military installation near Grantham in Lincolnshire.

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A pub, or public house, is an establishment licensed to sell alcoholic drinks, which traditionally include beer (such as ale) and cider.

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Public limited company

A public limited company (legally abbreviated to plc) is a type of public company under the United Kingdom company law, some Commonwealth jurisdictions, and the Republic of Ireland.

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Queen's Royal Lancers

The Queen's Royal Lancers (QRL) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army.

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Radcliffe-on-Trent is a large village and civil parish in the Rushcliffe borough of Nottinghamshire.

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RAF Belton Park

RAF Belton Park was established in 1942 as the Royal Air Force Regiment Depot, for training RAF Regiment personnel in airfield defence.

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RAF Bomber Command

RAF Bomber Command controlled the RAF's bomber forces from 1936 to 1968.

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RAF Catterick

Marne Barracks, formerly RAF Catterick, is a former Royal Air Force airfield located near Catterick, North Yorkshire in England.

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RAF Credenhill

RAF Credenhill, also known as RAF Hereford, was a non-flying station of the Royal Air Force situated in the village of Credenhill near Hereford, United Kingdom.

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RAF Folkingham

Royal Air Force Station Folkingham or RAF Folkingham is a former Royal Air Force station located south west of Folkingham, Lincolnshire and about due south of county town Lincoln and north of London, England.

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RAF North Witham

RAF North Witham is a former World War II airfield in Lincolnshire, England.

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RAF Regiment

The Royal Air Force Regiment (RAF Regiment) is part of the Royal Air Force and functions as a specialist corps founded by Royal Warrant in 1942.

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RAF Spitalgate

RAF Spitalgate formerly known as RFC Station Grantham and RAF Station Grantham was a Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force station, located south east of the centre of Grantham, Lincolnshire, England fronting onto the main A52 road.

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RAF Wilmslow

RAF Wilmslow was a Royal Air Force station that existed from 1938 until 1962 in Wilmslow, Cheshire.

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Random House

Random House is an American book publisher and the largest general-interest paperback publisher in the world.

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Ransome & Marles

Ransome & Marles Bearing Company Limited was the owner of a business making ball and roller bearings founded during the First World War to make bearings for aircraft and other engines.

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Raphael Holinshed

Raphael Holinshed (1529–1580) was an English chronicler, whose work, commonly known as Holinshed's Chronicles, was one of the major sources used by William Shakespeare for a number of his plays.

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Rapier or espada ropera, is a loose term for a type of slender, sharply pointed sword.

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Register office (United Kingdom)

A register office, much more commonly registry office (except in official use), is a British government office where births, deaths and marriages are officially recorded and civil marriages take place.

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Retford (pronounced rɛt-fʌd, RET-fud) is a market town in Nottinghamshire in the East Midlands of England, from Nottingham, and west of Lincoln.

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Rheinmetall Air Defence

Rheinmetall Air Defence AG is a division of German armament manufacturer Rheinmetall, created when the company's Oerlikon Contraves unit was renamed on 1 January 2009 and integrated with Rheinmetall's other air-defence products.

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Richard Holmes (footballer)

Richard Holmes (born 7 November 1980 in Grantham, England) is a former footballer who played in The Football League for Notts County.

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Richard Hornsby

Richard Hornsby Elsham in Lincolnshire 4 June 1790 - 1864.was an inventor and founder of a major agricultural machinery firm that developed steam engines.

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Richard Hornsby & Sons

Richard Hornsby & Sons was an engine and machinery manufacturer in Lincolnshire, England from 1828 until 1918.

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Richard Howitt (cricketer, born 1977)

Richard William John Howitt (born 17 August 1977) is a former English cricketer.

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Richard III of England

Richard III (2 October 1452 – 22 August 1485) was King of England from 1483 until his death at the Battle of Bosworth Field.

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Richard Nauyokas

Richard Carlton Nauyokas (born 9 December 1962) is a former British Army soldier and television personality.

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Richard Todd

Richard Andrew Palethorpe Todd OBE (11 June 1919 – 3 December 2009) was an English actor.

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Ring ditch

In archaeology, a ring ditch is a trench of circular or penannular plan, cut into bedrock.

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River Witham

The River Witham is a river almost entirely in the county of Lincolnshire in the east of England.

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Road roller

A road roller (sometimes called a roller-compactor, or just roller) is a compactor type engineering vehicle used to compact soil, gravel, concrete, or asphalt in the construction of roads and foundations.

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Robert McGregor & Sons

Robert McGregor & Sons, also known just as Mc Gregor was a large civil engineering company based in Boothstown, in what is now Greater Manchester, England.

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Rochester, Kent

Rochester is a town and was a historic city in the unitary authority of Medway in Kent, England.

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Roderick Bradley

Rod Bradley (born 29 March 1983) is an English player of American football, as well an artist and entrepreneur.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal Armoured Corps

The Royal Armoured Corps (RAC) provides the armour capability of the British Army, with vehicles such as the Challenger 2 Tank and the Scimitar Reconnaissance Vehicle.

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Royal Flying Corps

The Royal Flying Corps (RFC) was the air arm of the British Army before and during the First World War, until it merged with the Royal Naval Air Service on 1 April 1918 to form the Royal Air Force.

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Royal Logistic Corps

The Royal Logistic Corps (RLC) provides logistic support functions to the British Army.

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Ruston (engine builder)

Ruston & Hornsby, later known as Ruston, was an industrial equipment manufacturer in Lincoln, England, the company's history going back to 1840.

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Sainsbury's is the second largest chain of supermarkets in the United Kingdom, with a 16.9% share of the supermarket sector in the United Kingdom.

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Saint Osmund

Osmund (died 3 December 1099), Count of Sées, was a Norman noble and clergyman.

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Sankt Augustin

Sankt Augustin is a town in the Rhein-Sieg district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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São Paulo

São Paulo is a municipality in the southeast region of Brazil.

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Scunthorpe is a large industrial town in North Lincolnshire, England.

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Secretary of State for Education

Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Education (frequently shortened to the Education Secretary) is the chief minister of the Department for Education in the United Kingdom government.

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Shilling (British coin)

The shilling (1/-) was a coin worth one twentieth of a pound sterling, or twelve pence.

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Simon Carves

Simon Carves Engineering Ltd is a British, full-service Process Engineering Contractor headquartered in Manchester, United Kingdom.

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Simon Terry

Simon Duncan Terry (born 27 March 1974) is a British archer from Grantham in Lincolnshire, England.

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Sir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet

Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Arthur Travers Harris, 1st Baronet, (13 April 1892 – 5 April 1984), commonly known as "Bomber" Harris by the press and often within the RAF as "Butcher" Harris, was Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C) RAF Bomber Command during the height of the Anglo-American strategic bombing campaign against Nazi Germany in the Second World War.

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Sir John Brownlow, 3rd Baronet

Sir John Brownlow, 3rd Baronet (26 June 1659 – 16 July 1697) was an English Member of Parliament.

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Sir John Cust, 3rd Baronet

Sir John Cust, 3rd Baronet PC (29 August 1718 – 24 January 1770) was a British politician.

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Sixth form college

A sixth form college is an educational institution in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Belize, the Caribbean, Malta, Norway, Brunei, and Malaysia, among others, where students aged 16 to 19 typically study for advanced school-level qualifications, such as A-levels, Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) and the International Baccalaureate Diploma, or school-level qualifications such as General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) examinations.

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Skegness is a seaside town and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England, on the Lincolnshire coast of the North Sea, east of Lincoln.

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Smith & Nephew

Smith & Nephew plc is a British multinational medical equipment manufacturing company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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South Kesteven

South Kesteven is a local government district in Lincolnshire, England, forming part of the traditional Kesteven division of the county.

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South Kesteven District Council elections

South Kesteven District Council in Lincolnshire, England is elected every four years.

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Speaker of the House of Commons

Speaker of the House of Commons is a political leadership position found in countries that have a House of Commons, where the membership of the body elects a Speaker to lead its proceedings.

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Special Air Service

The Special Air Service (SAS) is a special forces unit of the British Army.

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St James' Church, Louth


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St Vincents Hall

St Vincents Hall is a Gothic Revival mansion in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England, built in 1868 for the industrialist Richard Hornsby, who founded Richard Hornsby & Sons, engine and machinery manufacturer.

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Stamford, Lincolnshire

Stamford is a town on the River Welland in Lincolnshire, England, north of London on the A1.

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Steam locomotive

A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.

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Stoke Rochford Hall

Stoke Rochford Hall is a large house built in scenic grounds, with a nearby golf course, next to the A1 in south Lincolnshire, England.

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Suffragan bishop

A suffragan bishop is a bishop subordinate to a metropolitan bishop or diocesan bishop.

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Supermarine Spitfire

The Supermarine Spitfire is a British single-seat fighter aircraft used by the Royal Air Force and other Allied countries before, during and after World War II.

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A swineherd is a person who raises and herds pigs as livestock.

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Syd Cain

Sydney B. "Syd" Cain (16 April 1918 – 21 November 2011) was a British production designer who worked on more than 30 films, including four in the James Bond series in the 1960s and 1970s.

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A tank is an armoured fighting vehicle designed for front-line combat, with heavy firepower, strong armour, tracks and a powerful engine providing good battlefield maneuverability.

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TaxPayers' Alliance

The TaxPayers' Alliance is a right-wing British pressure group and think tank formed in 2004 to campaign for a low tax society.

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Terry Bly

Terence Geoffrey Bly (22 October 1935 – 24 September 2009) was an English football striker.

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The Bodley Head

The Bodley Head is an English publishing house, founded in 1887 and existing as an independent entity until the 1970s.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The King's School, Grantham

The King's School is a British grammar school with academy status for boys, in the market town of Grantham, in Lincolnshire, England.

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The National Archives (United Kingdom)

The National Archives (TNA) is a non-ministerial government department.

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The Old Barracks, Grantham

The Old Barracks is a former military installation in Sandon Road, Grantham.

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The Priory Ruskin Academy

The Priory Ruskin Academy is a co-educational secondary school and sixth form with academy status, located in Grantham in the English county of Lincolnshire.

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The Queen's Award for Enterprise: International Trade (Export) (2009)

'The Queen's Award for Enterprise: International Trade (Export) (2009)' was awarded on 21 April.

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The Times

The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.

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Thomas James Smith

Thomas James Smith (1827−1896) was the founder of Smith & Nephew, one of the United Kingdom's largest medical devices businesses.

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Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine (born Thomas Pain; – In the contemporary record as noted by Conway, Paine's birth date is given as January 29, 1736–37. Common practice was to use a dash or a slash to separate the old-style year from the new-style year. In the old calendar, the new year began on March 25, not January 1. Paine's birth date, therefore, would have been before New Year, 1737. In the new style, his birth date advances by eleven days and his year increases by one to February 9, 1737. The O.S. link gives more detail if needed. – June 8, 1809) was an English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theorist and revolutionary.

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Thomas Witham

Thomas Witham (or Wytham; c. 1420 – 15 April 1489) was an English Chancellor of the Exchequer under Kings Henry VI and Edward IV.

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Tim Ellis (bishop)

Timothy William "Tim" Ellis (born 26 August 1953) is a British church of England bishop.

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Timothy Grubb

Timothy Grubb (30 May 1954 – 11 May 2010) was a British show jumping champion.

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Tom Wells (cricketer)

Thomas Joshua "Tom" Wells (born 15 March 1993) is a current English cricketer active from 2013 who plays for Leicestershire.

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Tudor architecture

The Tudor architectural style is the final development of Medieval architecture in England, during the Tudor period (1485–1603) and even beyond, and also the tentative introduction of Renaissance architecture to England.

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UK Independence Party

The UK Independence Party (UKIP) is a Eurosceptic and right-wing populist political party in the United Kingdom.

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United Reformed Church

The United Reformed Church (URC) is a Christian church in the United Kingdom.

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United States Army Air Forces

The United States Army Air Forces (USAAF or AAF), informally known as the Air Force, was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America during and immediately after World War II (1939/41–1945), successor to the previous United States Army Air Corps and the direct predecessor of the United States Air Force of today, one of the five uniformed military services.

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United States Patent and Trademark Office

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is an agency in the U.S. Department of Commerce that issues patents to inventors and businesses for their inventions, and trademark registration for product and intellectual property identification.

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University of Leicester

The University of Leicester is a public research university based in Leicester, England.

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An urn is a vase, often with a cover, that usually has a somewhat narrowed neck above a rounded body and a footed pedestal.

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Vale of Belvoir

The Vale of Belvoir is an area of natural beauty on the borders of Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire in England.

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Väderstad is a locality situated in Mjölby Municipality, Östergötland County, Sweden with 583 inhabitants in 2010.

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Vicia is a genus of about 140 species of flowering plants that are part of the legume family (Fabaceae), and which are commonly known as vetches.

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Victoria Cross

The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the British honours system.

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Vikki Hubbard

Vikki Hubbard (born 13 July 1989) is an English high jumper.

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Vince Eager

Vince Eager (born Roy Taylor, 4 June 1940, Grantham, Lincolnshire, England) is an English pop singer.

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W Boyes & Co

Boyes is a chain of department stores in the UK.

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Walter Richard Parker

Walter Richard Parker VC (20 September 1881 – 27 November 1936) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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Waltham transmitting station

Waltham on the Wolds transmitter The Waltham transmitting station is a broadcasting and telecommunications facility at Waltham-on-the-Wolds, 5 miles (8 km) north-east of Melton Mowbray.

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Walton Girls High School

Walton Girls' High School and Sixth Form is a secondary school with academy status for girls aged 11 to 16, with a mixed sixth form, in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England.

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Welbore MacCarthy

Welbore MacCarthy, DD was the inaugural Bishop of Grantham from 1905 until 1920.

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Welbourn is a village and civil parish in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England.

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Wesleyan Methodist Church (Great Britain)

The Wesleyan Methodist Church was the name used by the majority Methodist movement in Great Britain following its split from the Church of England after the death of John Wesley and the appearance of parallel Methodist movements.

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West Kesteven Rural District

West Kesteven was a rural district in Lincolnshire, Parts of Kesteven, England from 1931 to 1974.

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William Bury (Roundhead)

Sir William Bury (c. 1605–1669) fought for the Parliamentary causes during the English Civil War and was a colonel in the New Model Army during Interregnum.

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William Clarke (apothecary)

William Clarke (c. April, 1609 – 1682) was an apothecary who provided lodgings for a young Isaac Newton whilst he attended the King's School in Grantham.

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William Foster & Co.

William Foster & Co Ltd was an agricultural machinery company based in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England and usually just called "Fosters of Lincoln." The company can be traced back to 1846, when William Foster purchased a flour mill in Lincoln.

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William Haley

Sir William John Haley, KCMG (24 May 1901 – 6 September 1987) was a British newspaper editor and broadcasting administrator.

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William Stukeley

William Stukeley (7 November 1687 – 3 March 1765) was an English antiquarian, physician, and Anglican clergyman.

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William Wand

Sir John William Charles Wand, (25 January 1885 – 16 August 1977) was an English Anglican bishop.

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William Woof

William Albert Woof (9 July 1858 – 4 April 1937) was an English cricketer who played for Gloucestershire from 1878 to 1902 and for Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) between 1882 and 1885.

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Winnibriggs and Threo

Winnibriggs and Threo was an anciently established wapentake (hundred) in the Parts of Kesteven, the south-east division of the English county of Lincolnshire.

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Women's Royal Air Force

The Women's Royal Air Force (WRAF) was the women's branch of the Royal Air Force.

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Woodland Trust

The Woodland Trust is the largest woodland conservation charity in the United Kingdom concerned with the creation, protection, and restoration of native woodland heritage.

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Wulfram of Sens

Saint Wulfram of Fontenelle or Saint Wulfram of Sens (also Vuilfran, Wulfrann, Wolfran, Latin: Wulframnus Vulfran or Vulphran; c. 640–20 March 703) was the Archbishop of Sens.

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Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous region of Tanzania.

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