England

University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield is a public research university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. Its history traces back to the foundation of Sheffield Medical School in 1828, Firth College in 1879 and Sheffield Technical School in 1884. University College of Sheffield was subsequently formed by the amalgamation of the three institutions in 1897 and was …

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Julia Fox (author)

Julia Fox is a former teacher and novelist, as well as a historical researcher. She currently resides in London with her spouse, Tudor historian John Guy. Her first book, Jane Boleyn: The Infamous Lady Rochford, was a biography of the lady-in-waiting at the court of Henry VIII of England and Anne Boleyn’s sister-in-law.

Ripley Ville

Ripley Ville or Ripleyville was an estate of model houses for the working classes in Broomfields in the West Bowling ward of the City of Bradford in West Yorkshire, England.

Little Coxwell

Little Coxwell is a village and civil parish in South East England, about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) south of Faringdon and 0.8 miles (1.3 km) east of Great Coxwell. Little Coxwell was part of Berkshire until the 1974 local government boundary changes transferred the Vale of White Horse to Oxfordshire. Cistercian monks of Beaulieu Abbey built the Church of England parish church of Saint Mary in the 12th century as a chapel of ease. Little Coxwell was a dependent chapelry of …

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Mathew Baker

Mathew Baker was one of the most renowned Tudor shipwrights, and the first to put the practice of shipbuilding down on paper. The first list of ‘Master Shipwrights’ appointed ‘by Patent’ by Henry VIII of England included ‘John Smyth, Robert Holborn, Richard Bull and James Baker,’ in 1537. James Baker was responsible for many of the designs and the construction of King Henry’s …

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John Glen (director)

Born 15 May 1932 (age 89)Sunbury-on-Thames, England Occupation Film director, Film editor Years active 1948–2015 John Glen is an English retired film director and editor. He is best known for his work on the James Bond series, editing the films On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, The Spy Who Loved Me, and Moonraker, and directing the films For Your Eyes Only , Octopussy, A View to a Kill, The …

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Bedford

Bedford is a large market town in Bedfordshire, England. Bedford was founded at a ford on the River Great Ouse, and is thought to have been the burial place of King Offa of Mercia, who is remembered for building Offa’s Dyke on the Welsh border. Bedford Castle was built by Henry I, although it was destroyed in 1224. Bedford was granted borough status in 1165 and has …

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Cam Newton

Cameron Jerrell Newton (born May 11, 1989) is an American football quarterback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). Nicknamed “Super Cam”, he is the NFL career leader in quarterback rushing touchdowns at 70. Newton had college football stints at Florida and Blinn before joining Auburn, where he won the Bowl Champion …

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