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Born 5/12/1803, 213 years ago
Ship-owner and philanthropist. Probably born in the family house in Blackwall Yard, Poplar, the son of shipbuilder George Green. After completing his studies, he entered the business which speciali...
Died 5/12/1945, 71 years ago
Born in the Fyvie Manse, Aberdeen. Archbishop of Canterbury, 1928-1942, during which he played a key role in the 1936 crisis surrounding the abdication of King Edward VIII, going on to crown Georg...
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