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Mary Fletcher

Mary Fletcher

Methodist deaconess. Born Mary Bosanquet at Leytonstone Manor (or Forest House, depending on source), Leytonstone, Essex. A close friend of John Wesley, her house served as a meeting place for pray...

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The Cedars

The Cedars

Former house owned by Lord Castleton. The home of Mary Fletcher from 1763 - 1768.

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King Caedwalla of Wessex

King Caedwalla of Wessex

King of Wessex c.685 - 688 when he abdicated. Through battle he won the territories of Sussex, the Isle of Wight, Surrey and Kent. Probably prompted by a wound, he abdicated and travelled to Rome f...

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Saint Ethelburga / Aethelburh

Saint Ethelburga / Aethelburh

Founder and Abbess of Barking. Probably used the manor in what is now Battersea Park. Sister of Saint Erkenwald. Died after 686.

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Sir Astley Paston Cooper

Sir Astley Paston Cooper

Surgeon and anatomist. Born Norfolk. Studied at St Thomas's. 1800 he was appointed surgeon to Guy's Hospital. Fellow of the Royal Society. Professor of comparative anatomy to the Royal College of S...

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