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Lady Agnew of Lochnaw (painting)

Oil on canvas portrait of Lady Agnew by John Singer Sargent completed during 1892. Commissioned by her husband Sir Andrew Noel Agnew, 9th Baronet.

Lady Emily Gordon Cathcart

Heiress known for her stance against Catholicism and her leading role in the Highland Clearances

Lady Lovibond

Perhaps the best-known of the ghost ships that reportedly haunt British waters.

Lady Rachel Workman MacRobert

Geologist, cattle breeder, an active feminist and creator of the MacRobert Trust, a charity that supports the RAF and others

Lancashire and Cheshire Coalfield

The Lancashire and Cheshire Coalfield in North West England was one of the most important British coalfields. Its coal seams were formed from the vegetation of tropical swampy forests in the Carboniferous period more than 300 million years ago.

Lancashire and Cheshire Miners Permanent Relief Society

Form of friendly society started in 1872 to provide financial assistance to miners who were unable to work after being injured in industrial accidents in collieries on the Lancashire Coalfield.

Lancashire and Cheshire Miners’ Federation

Trade union founded in the aftermath of a bitter and violent seven-week strike in 1881.

Lancashire Witch locomotive

The Lancashire Witch was built by Robert Stephenson and Company, and was a development of George Stephenson and Timothy Hackworth’s Locomotion No. 1.

Lancet window

Tall, narrow window typically associated with the Gothic architectural style.


Structure close to the refectory of a monastery, providing washing facilities.