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Hilda Murrell

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Hilda Murrell (3 February 1906 – 23? March 1984) was a British rose grower, naturalist, diarist and campaigner against nuclear power and nuclear weapons. [1]

69 relations: Achilles' heel, Anti-nuclear movement, Anti-nuclear movement in the United Kingdom, ARA General Belgrano, Argentina, Arthritis, Attacco Decente, Berwyn range, Birdwatching, Botanical illustration, Campaign to Protect Rural England, Chelsea Flower Show, Conspiracy theory, Cremation, David C.H. Austin, David Peace, Diary, DNA profiling, Emstrey, Falklands War, Foster care, Hypothermia, Jelly d'Arányi, John Bunyan, Judith Cook, Karen Silkwood, Kidnapping, Life imprisonment, List of Rosa species, Llanymynech, Maggie Gee (novelist), Margaret Thatcher, Megalith, Michael Mansfield, Mountaineering, Myra Hess, Natural history, New Statesman, Newnham College, Cambridge, Nuclear power, Nuclear weapon, Oi Polloi, Organic horticulture, Oswestry, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Radioactive waste, Renault 5, Rock climbing, Rose, Sexual assault, ..., Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury Flower Show, Shropshire, Shropshire Wildlife Trust, Sissinghurst Castle Garden, Sizewell nuclear power stations, Soil Association, Southport Flower Show, Tam Dalyell, The Baby Within Us Marches On, Three Mile Island accident, Vita Sackville-West, Wales, Welsh Marches, West Mercia Police, White paper, Winston Churchill, World War II, 1973 oil crisis. Expand index (19 more) »

Achilles' heel

An Achilles' heel is a weakness in spite of overall strength, which can lead to downfall.

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Anti-nuclear movement

The anti-nuclear movement is a social movement that opposes various nuclear technologies.

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Anti-nuclear movement in the United Kingdom

The anti-nuclear movement in the United Kingdom consists of groups who oppose nuclear technologies such as nuclear power and nuclear weapons.

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ARA General Belgrano

ARA General Belgrano was an Argentine Navy light cruiser in service from 1951 until 1982.

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Argentina

Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located mostly in the southern half of South America.

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Arthritis

Arthritis is a term often used to mean any disorder that affects joints.

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Attacco Decente

Attacco Decente were a musical group from Brighton, England, active from 1984 to 1996.

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Berwyn range

The Berwyn range (Welsh: Y Berwyn or Mynydd y Berwyn) is an isolated and sparsely populated area of moorland in the northeast of Wales, roughly bounded by Llangollen in the northeast, Corwen in the northwest, Bala in the southwest, and Oswestry in the southeast.

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Birdwatching

Birdwatching, or birding, is a form of wildlife observation in which the observation of birds is a recreational activity or citizen science.

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Botanical illustration

Botanical illustration is the art of depicting the form, color, and details of plant species, frequently in watercolor paintings.

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Campaign to Protect Rural England

The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) is a registered charity in England with over 40,000 members and supporters.

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Chelsea Flower Show

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show, formally known as the Great Spring Show, is a garden show held for five days in May by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in Chelsea, London.

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Conspiracy theory

A conspiracy theory is an explanation of an event or situation that invokes an unwarranted conspiracy, generally one involving an illegal or harmful act carried out by government or other powerful actors.

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Cremation

Cremation is the combustion, vaporization, and oxidation of cadavers to basic chemical compounds, such as gases, ashes and mineral fragments retaining the appearance of dry bone.

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David C.H. Austin

David Charles Henshaw Austin OBE (born 16 February 1926) is a rose breeder and writer who lives in Shropshire, England.

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David Peace

David Peace (born 1967) is an English writer.

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Diary

A diary is a record (originally in handwritten format) with discrete entries arranged by date reporting on what has happened over the course of a day or other period.

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DNA profiling

DNA profiling (also called DNA fingerprinting, DNA testing, or DNA typing) is the process of determining an individual's DNA characteristics, which are as unique as fingerprints.

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Emstrey

Emstrey is a dispersed hamlet on the outskirts of Shrewsbury, in the English county of Shropshire.

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Falklands War

The Falklands War (Guerra de las Malvinas), also known as the Falklands Conflict, Falklands Crisis, Malvinas War, South Atlantic Conflict, and the Guerra del Atlántico Sur (Spanish for "South Atlantic War"), was a ten-week war between Argentina and the United Kingdom over two British dependent territories in the South Atlantic: the Falkland Islands, and its territorial dependency, the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

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Foster care

Foster care is a system in which a minor has been placed into a ward, group home (residential child care community, treatment center,...), or private home of a state-certified caregiver, referred to as a "foster parent" or with a family member approved by the state.

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Hypothermia

Hypothermia is reduced body temperature that happens when a body dissipates more heat than it absorbs.

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Jelly d'Arányi

Jelly d'Aranyi, fully Jelly Aranyi de Hunyadvár (Hunyadvári Aranyi Jelly (30 May 189330 March 1966) was a Hungarian violinist who made her home in London. She was born in Budapest, the grand-niece of Joseph Joachim, and sister of the violinist Adila Fachiri. She began her studies as a pianist, but switched to violin at the Music Academy in Budapest when Jenő Hubay accepted her as a student. After concert tours of Europe and America as a soloist and chamber musician she settled in London. On memorable occasions, she and Béla Bartók gave sonata recitals together in London and Paris. His two sonatas for violin and piano were dedicated to her, Jelly and Bartók presented them in London in March 1922 (No. 1) and May 1923 (No. 2). She was an excellent interpreter of Classical, Romantic and modern music. After d'Aranyi had, at his request, played "gypsy" violin music to him one evening, Maurice Ravel dedicated his popular violin-and-piano composition Tzigane to her. Ralph Vaughan Williams dedicated his Concerto Academico to her. Gustav Holst's Double Concerto for Two Violins was written for Jelly and Adila. The D'Aranyi String Quartet is named after her. She played a curious role in the emergence and 1937 world premiere of Robert Schumann's Violin Concerto. On the basis of messages she received at a 1933 séance, allegedly from Schumann himself, about this concerto of which she had never previously heard, she claimed the right to perform it publicly for the first time. That was not to be, but she did perform it at the London premiere. From her 20s, Jelly d'Aranyi was a lifelong friend of Georgie Hyde-Lees, the wife of W. B. Yeats. She died in Florence in 1966 aged 72.

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John Bunyan

John Bunyan (baptised November 30, 1628August 31, 1688) was an English writer and Puritan preacher best remembered as the author of the Christian allegory The Pilgrim's Progress.

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Judith Cook

Judith Cook (9 July 1933 – 12 May 2004) was an anti-nuclear campaigner, historical novelist, journalist and lecturer in theatre at the University of Exeter.

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Karen Silkwood

Karen Gay Silkwood (February 19, 1946 – November 13, 1974) was an American chemical technician and labor union activist known for raising concerns about corporate practices related to health and safety of workers in a nuclear facility.

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Kidnapping

In criminal law, kidnapping is the unlawful carrying away (asportation) and confinement of a person against his or her will.

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Life imprisonment

Life imprisonment (also known as imprisonment for life, life in prison, a life sentence, a life term, lifelong incarceration, life incarceration or simply life) is any sentence of imprisonment for a crime under which convicted persons are to remain in prison either for the rest of their natural life or until paroled.

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List of Rosa species

There is significant disagreement over the number of true rose species.

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Llanymynech

Llanymynech is a village straddling the border between Montgomeryshire/Powys, Wales, and Shropshire, England, about 9 miles (14 km) north of the Welsh town of Welshpool.

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Maggie Gee (novelist)

Maggie Mary Gee (born 1948) is an English novelist.

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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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Megalith

A megalith is a large stone that has been used to construct a structure or monument, either alone or together with other stones.

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Michael Mansfield

Michael Mansfield (born 12 October 1941) is an English barrister.

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Mountaineering

Mountaineering is the sport of mountain climbing.

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Myra Hess

Dame Julia Myra Hess, DBE (25 February 1890 – 25 November 1965) was a British pianist.

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Natural history

Natural history is a domain of inquiry involving organisms including animals, fungi and plants in their environment; leaning more towards observational than experimental methods of study.

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New Statesman

The New Statesman is a British political and cultural magazine published in London.

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Newnham College, Cambridge

Newnham College is a women-only constituent college of the University of Cambridge.

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Nuclear power

Nuclear power is the use of nuclear reactions that release nuclear energy to generate heat, which most frequently is then used in steam turbines to produce electricity in a nuclear power plant.

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Nuclear weapon

A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb).

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Oi Polloi

Oi Polloi are a punk rock band from Scotland that formed around 1981.

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Organic horticulture

Organic horticulture is the science and art of growing fruits, vegetables, flowers, or ornamental plants by following the essential principles of organic agriculture in soil building and conservation, pest management, and heirloom variety preservation.

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Oswestry

Oswestry (Croesoswallt) is a large market town and civil parish in Shropshire, England, close to the Welsh border.

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Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother

Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon (4 August 1900 – 30 March 2002) was the wife of King George VI and the mother of Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon.

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Radioactive waste

Radioactive waste is waste that contains radioactive material.

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Renault 5

The Renault 5 is a supermini produced by French automaker Renault.

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Rock climbing

Rock climbing is an activity in which participants climb up, down or across natural rock formations or artificial rock walls.

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Rose

A rose is a woody perennial flowering plant of the genus Rosa, in the family Rosaceae, or the flower it bears.

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Sexual assault

Sexual assault is an act in which a person coerces or physically forces a person to engage in a sexual act against their will.

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Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury is the county town of Shropshire, England.

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Shrewsbury Flower Show

The Shrewsbury Flower Show is an annual event held in mid-August over two days (in recent times the second Friday and Saturday of the month) at The Quarry, the main park in the town of Shrewsbury, the county town of Shropshire, England.

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Shropshire

Shropshire (alternatively Salop; abbreviated, in print only, Shrops; demonym Salopian) is a county in the West Midlands of England, bordering Wales to the west, Cheshire to the north, Staffordshire to the east, and Worcestershire and Herefordshire to the south.

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Shropshire Wildlife Trust

The Shropshire Wildlife Trust is a wildlife trust covering the geographic county of Shropshire, England.

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Sissinghurst Castle Garden

The garden at Sissinghurst Castle in the Weald of Kent, in England at Sissinghurst village, is owned and maintained by the National Trust.

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Sizewell nuclear power stations

The Sizewell nuclear power stations are two nuclear power stations located near the small fishing village of Sizewell in Suffolk, England.

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Soil Association

The Soil Association is a charity based in the United Kingdom.

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Southport Flower Show

Southport Flower Show, held at Victoria Park in Southport, is the largest independent flower show in the United Kingdom.

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Tam Dalyell

Tam Dalyell (born Thomas Dalyell Loch;; 9 August 1932 – 26 January 2017) was a Scottish Labour Party politician who was a member of the House of Commons from 1962 to 2005.

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The Baby Within Us Marches On

The Baby Within Us Marches On is an album by Attacco Decente.

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Three Mile Island accident

The Three Mile Island accident occurred on March 28, 1979, in reactor number 2 of Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station (TMI-2) in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, near Harrisburg.

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Vita Sackville-West

Victoria Mary Sackville-West, Lady Nicolson, CH (9 March 1892 – 2 June 1962), usually known as Vita Sackville-West, was an English poet, novelist, and garden designer.

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Wales

Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.

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Welsh Marches

The Welsh Marches (Y Mers) is an imprecisely defined area along and around the border between England and Wales in the United Kingdom.

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West Mercia Police

West Mercia Police, formerly known as West Mercia Constabulary, is the territorial police force responsible for policing the counties of Herefordshire, Shropshire (including Telford and Wrekin) and Worcestershire in England.

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White paper

A white paper is an authoritative report or guide that informs readers concisely about a complex issue and presents the issuing body's philosophy on the matter.

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Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (30 November 187424 January 1965) was a British politician, army officer, and writer, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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1973 oil crisis

The 1973 oil crisis began in October 1973 when the members of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries proclaimed an oil embargo.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hilda_Murrell

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