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Robert Charleton (justice)

Robert Charleton (justice): “ Ironholds: done ”’His Worship Sir Robert Charleton”’ [[Serjeant-at-law|SL]] [[Justice of the Peace|JP]] (d. 1395/6) was a British justice. He is first recorded in July 1375, when he was made a commissioner of the peace for [[Wiltshire]] and [[Somerset]]; from here on his appointments were spread over much of England, including a […]

Anthony Miller (murderer)

Anthony Miller (murderer): “ ”’Anthony Miller”’ became the second-last criminal to be executed in Scotland on December 22, 1960 when he was hanged at Glasgow’s [[Barlinnie Prison]] by [[Robert Leslie Stewart]] for the murder of John Cremin on Queen’s Park Recreation Ground (near [[Hampden Park]]) on April 6, 1960. At 19 years of age, […]

Dunsfold Aerodrome

Dunsfold Aerodrome: “ 58apr18: typo Dunsfold Aerodrome was built by the Royal Canadian Army and civilian contractors as a A Class Bomber Airfield for Army Co-Operation Command. It was commanded by the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1942-1944 and was entitled Royal Canadian Air Force Station Dunsfold. First squadrons based on the aerodrome were 400, […]

Sigebert Buckley

Sigebert Buckley: “ Fruiteatingbear: {{copyedit|date=October 2008}} {{unreferenced|date=October 2008}} {{wikify|date=October 2008}} Sigebert Buckley was instrumental in the survival of the [[Benedictine]] Community in England. Although the English Benedictines had been dissolved by Henry VIII in the 1530s, one solitary monastery was re-established in Westminster Abbey by the Catholic Queen, Mary Tudor, 20 years later. After only […]

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