English civil engineer and landscape architect
English Jesuit priest executed for his complicity in the Gunpowder Plot of 1605.
Chaplain of Newgate Prison and author of criminal biographies, the most important of which is that of Elizabeth Sawyer.
English comedian and actor who appeared in music hall, burlesques and musical comedies during the Victorian era.
Feudal form of inheritance tax that persisted until 1922.
Watercolour painting created in 1870 by the English illustrator and miniature portrait painter John Simmons.
Women and girls who travelled across Scotland to gut and pack fish in the fishing ports on the east coast of Britain.
English nursery rhyme the earliest known version of which appears in 1784, probably a counting rhyme.
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A local nature reserve and ancient common in York