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Becky Sharp

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The main character of William Makepeace Thackeray's satirical novel Vanity Fair. A cynical, but delightful, social climber who uses her charms to fascinate and seduce upper-class men.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Chiswick Square

The houses each side were built about 1680. Boston House built in 1740, on th...

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