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Arnold Bennett

Arnold Bennett

Died 27/3/1931, 86 years ago

Born 92 (then 90) Hope Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. The "Five Towns" in his novels are based on this area, "the Potteries" as it was in his youth. Some would have called him a "champagne s...

Person, Literature

3 memorials

Sir Arthur Bliss

Sir Arthur Bliss

Died 27/3/1975, 42 years ago

Composer. Born Queen's Ride, Barnes, son of an American businessman. Wrote the music for the 1936 film Things to Come. Died at home, 8 The Lane, Marlborough Place, St John's Wood.

Person, Music / songs, USA

1 memorial

John Bright

John Bright

Died 27/3/1889, 128 years ago

Politician.  Worked closely with Richard Cobden in the campaign for the repeal of the Corn Laws.  As a Quaker he was opposed to inequalities between individuals and groups; as a member of a mill-ow...

Person, Politics & Administration

1 memorial

Canterbury Association

Canterbury Association

Started 27/3/1848, 169 years ago

Formed to establish a colony in what is now the Canterbury region of New Zealand.

Group, Exploring, New Zealand

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Mrs Fitzherbert

Mrs Fitzherbert

Died 27/3/1837, 180 years ago

Mistress/wife of George, Prince of Wales, King George IV to be. Her first husband, Edward Weld, died three months after the wedding, falling off his horse, and before he had signed his new will, t...

Person, Royalty

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