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Did you know that the largest parish church in England is Holy Trinity in Hull? At least the largest by area – the lovely St Nicholas’s in Great Yarmouth claims to be the largest such building. The vast Holy Trinity, now Grade I listed, dates from about 1300. At the other end of the dimensional scale, it contains woodwork including his trademark mice-carvings by Robert ‘Mousey’ Thompson.

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Adrian Haworth
Amy Johnson
Edward Milne
Ian Carmichael
J Arthur Rank
Jean Rook
Luke Campbell
Maureen Lipman
Sir Tom Courtenay
Stevie Smith
William Wilberforce

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New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without anyother reason but because they are not already common. - John Locke
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On this day:
Battle of Ancrum Moor - 1545, Formation of the Labour Party - 1900, Old Bailey Opens - 1907, Burning of the Reichstag - 1933, Rowan Williams becomes 104th Archbishop of Canterbury - 2003
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