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Manservant of Dr. Jeddler. He later marries Clemency Newcome and together they run the comfortable Nutmeg-Grater and Thimble Inn.
Ward of Dr. Jeddler who loves the doctor's youngest daughter, Marion. Marion runs away that her sister, Grace, may marry Alfred. Alfred becomes a doctor for the poor.
Country doctor whose view of life is altered by the sacrifices made by his youngest daughter, Marion, for her sister, Grace.
Older daughter of Dr. Jeddler. She is the recipient of the sacrifice of her younger sister Marion, who runs away that Grace may marry her beau Alfred Heathfield.
Younger daughter of Dr. Jeddler. She runs away to live with her Aunt Martha that her sister Grace may marry Alfred Heathfield.
Maiden sister of Dr. Jeddler. The doctor's younger daughter, Marion, runs away and secretly lives lives with Martha.
Lovable, awkward, and clumsy servant of Dr. Jeddler. She later marries Benjamin Britain and together they run the comfortable Nutmeg-Grater and Thimble Inn.
Country lawyers who handle the legal affairs of Dr. Jeddler and Michael Warden.
Spendthrift lover of Marion Jeddler. Marion supposedly runs away with Warden which, in the end, turns out to be untrue. Later the reformed Warden marries Marion.
soldier, brother to the Queen Mother British
athlete, 400m gold medallist at 1908 Olympic Games Scottish
General, established British rule over Canada English
Lord Nelson defeats the French/Spanish fleet
Napoleon is defeated by Wellington's army. Napoleon is forced into exile.
Oct. 25. During the Crimean War and famous for the Charge of the Light Brigade, subject of the famous poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
One of the most important battles in Irish history
1615; oil on panel, Munich: Alte Pinakothek
Commissioned March 1919 -- BB-42
Commissioned April 1942 -- BB-58
Commissioned May 1918 -- BB-40
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred Jack Gwillim, Bernard Lee & Lionel Murton
Director: Charles Crichton. Also starred Jameson Clark, Ernest Thesiger & Donald Pleasence
The Irish defeat the Vikings but Brian Boru is killed.
The army of James II is defeated.
The battle took place between 2 secret societies, the Catholic Defenders and the Protestant Peep O'Day boys. The Defenders are severely defeated.
In 1460 during the Wars of the Roses between the house of York & the house of Lancaster, the Duke of York & his army marched to his castle at Sandal where Richard took up a defensive position against the Lancastrian army. The Castle was built on top of the site of an old motte and bailey fortress ("he marched them up to the top of the hill"). In a moment of madness he left his castle & went down to attack the Lancastrians (" he marched them down again"). His army was overwhelmed & the Duke of York was killed.
1959 - inducted in 2002; 6 weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; 10 weeks as #1 on the C&W chart
"Ladies and gentlemen, the World of History is proud to present the premiere of the Batley Townswomen's Guild's re-enactment of 'The Battle of Pearl Harbour' ... the two sides set about each other with handbags etc., speeded up 50% just to give it a bit of edge."
Invading Scots are defeated by Henry VIII's forces.
Popular Tales of the West Highlands, 1890
1806-08; oil on canvas; Tate Britain, London
C. 1572, oil on canvas; Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice
1966. Dir. Gillo Pontecorvo. Banned in France for five years after its release, it depicts events of the Algerian war for independence, both sides being shown to be brutal and misguided.