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St Marylebone Grammar School
ST MARYLEBONE GRAMMAR SCHOOL (SMGS) was a grammar school located in the London borough of the City of Westminster
City of Westminster
, from 1792 to 1981. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Philological School * 1.2 Grammar school * 1.3 Closure * 2 Current use of buildings * 3 Notable alumni * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYPHILOLOGICAL SCHOOLFounded as the PHILOLOGICAL SOCIETY by Thomas Collingwood, under the patronage of the Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany , its object was to help "the heads of families, who by unexpected misfortune, have been reduced from a station of comfort and respectability." Founded in Mary Street (later renamed Stanhope Street, N.W. 1), it moved to Marylebone Road in 1827. Its fortunes improved largely due to headmaster Edwin Abbott . After Abbott, the school's financial position deteriorated
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Loughborough University
Coordinates : 52°46′6″N 1°13′43″W / 52.76833°N 1.22861°W / 52.76833; -1.22861 Loughborough
Loughborough
University Coat of Arms
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Caithness (UK Parliament Constituency)
CAITHNESS was a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of Great Britain from 1708 to 1801 and of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1801 to 1918. From 1708 to 1832 Caithness and Buteshire were paired as alternating constituencies: one of the constituencies elected a Member of Parliament (MP) to one parliament, the other to the next. The areas which were covered by the two constituencies are quite remote from each other, Caithness in the northeast of Scotland and Buteshire in the southwest. From 1832 to 1918 Caithness was represented continuously by its own MP
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William Floyd
WILLIAM FLOYD (December 17, 1734 – August 4, 1821) was an American politician from New York , and a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence . CONTENTS * 1 Life and work * 2 Namesakes * 3 Sources * 4 References LIFE AND WORK This section NEEDS ADDITIONAL CITATIONS FOR VERIFICATION . Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources . Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (August 2016) (Learn how and when to remove this template message )Floyd was born in Brookhaven, New York
Brookhaven, New York
on Long Island
Long Island
, into a family of English and Welsh origins, and took over the family farm when his father Nicholl Floyd died. The William Floyd
William Floyd
Estate consists of the home, grounds and a cemetery of the Floyd family. Over the course of 200 years, eight generations of Floyds have managed the 25-room mansion and 613-acre property
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Grammar Schools In The United Kingdom
A GRAMMAR SCHOOL is one of several different types of school in the history of education in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and other English-speaking countries, originally a school teaching Latin
Latin
, but more recently an academically-oriented secondary school , differentiated in recent years from less academic Secondary Modern Schools . The original purpose of medieval grammar schools was the teaching of Latin. Over time the curriculum was broadened, first to include Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek
, and later English and other European languages , natural sciences , mathematics , history , geography , and other subjects. In the late Victorian era
Victorian era
grammar schools were reorganised to provide secondary education throughout England and Wales; Scotland had developed a different system
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Barry Blue
BARRY BLUE (born BARRY IAN GREEN, 4 December 1950) is an English singer, producer, and songwriter. As an artist he is best known for his hit songs "Dancin\' (on a Saturday Night) " and "Do You Wanna Dance" (both 1973). CONTENTS * 1 Early career * 2 Career * 3 Discography * 3.1 Singles * 3.2 Albums * 4 References * 5 External links EARLY CAREERAt the age of 14, Blue signed to record producer Norrie Paramor whose erstwhile assistant was Tim Rice – the producer of Blue's first song "Rainmaker Girl", which became a hit for Gene Pitney
Gene Pitney
in the United States. Later he became a bassist in the line-up of Spice , the precursor to the heavy rock band Uriah Heep . He followed this in 1966 with a two-year period in A&R at the Bee Gees ' publishing company Abigail Music. In 1970, Blue signed as a songwriter to ATV-Kirshner
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Association Of Commonwealth Universities
The ASSOCIATION OF COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITIES (ACU) was established in 1913, and has over 500 member institutions in over 50 countries across the Commonwealth. It is the world’s oldest international network of universities and its mission is to promote and support excellence in higher education for the benefit of individuals and societies throughout the commonwealth and beyond. While it is the oldest university network, it represents the future – it has a combined population of 3 billion, mainly under the age of 30. Commonwealth countries. Drawing on the collective experience and expertise, the ACU seeks to address issues in international higher education through a range of projects, networks, and events. The ACU administers scholarships, provides academic research and leadership on issues in the sector, and promotes inter-university cooperation and the sharing of good practice, helping universities serve their communities
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Caithness And Sutherland (UK Parliament Constituency)
CAITHNESS AND SUTHERLAND was a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1918 to 1997. It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. The constituency was created by merging the constituencies of Caithness and Sutherland and the Dornoch and Wick components of the Wick Burghs constituency. In 1997 the constituency was superseded by the creation of Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross , which merged Caithness and Sutherland and the Easter Ross area of Ross, Cromarty and Skye . Caithness and Sutherland was geographically the largest constituency in the United Kingdom
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John Price (England Cricketer)
JOHN SIDNEY ERNEST PRICE (born 22 July 1937) is a former English cricketer , who played in fifteen Tests for England from 1964 to 1972. Distinctive for his extremely long angled run up and elaborate, though graceful, upright bowling action, Price could bowl outswingers at genuine pace, but his international career was hampered by a succession of injuries. He possessed an excellent arm in the deep, but seldom troubled the opposition with a bat in his hand. He took 734 wickets for Middlesex in 242 matches at just 22.39 each, carrying their attack in the late 1960s, having only established himself in the first team in 1963 at the age of 25, after playing club cricket with Wembley Cricket Club. He also took 192 wickets in limited overs games . LIFE AND CAREERPrice was born in Harrow , Middlesex . He took 83 wickets at 22 in his first full season, earning a touring berth to India , where he took fourteen wickets in his first four Tests
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Max Planck Institute For Molecular Cell Biology And Genetics
The MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE OF MOLECULAR CELL BIOLOGY AND GENETICS (MPI-CBG) is a biology research institute located in Dresden
Dresden
, Germany . It was founded in 1998 and was fully operational in 2001. Twenty-four research groups work in molecular biology , cell biology , and developmental biology , supported by various facilities. RESEARCHThe research in the institute encompasses many topics from molecular , cellular , and developmental biology as well as from biophysics . An incomplete list of individual topics follows: molecular motors , neural development , cell division , lipid rafts , endocytosis , embryogenesis , regeneration . ORGANISATIONThe MPI-CBG is headed by five tenured directors or group leaders - Wieland Huttner (Germany) as Managing Director, Anthony Hyman (UK), Elisabeth Knust (Germany), Eugene Myers (USA), Marino Zerial (Italy), - and a chief operating officer (Ivan Baines)
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Bishop Of Oxford
The BISHOP OF OXFORD is the diocesan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Oxford in the Province of Canterbury ; his seat is at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford . The current bishop is Steven Croft , following the confirmation of his election to the See on 6 July 2016. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Modern bishopric * 3 List of bishops * 4 See also * 5 Notes * 6 References HISTORYThe origins of Christianity in this part of England go back at least to the 7th century, when Saint Birinus brought his mission to the West Saxons in 634. The West Saxon King Cynegils was baptised in the River Thames near the present site of Dorchester Abbey , where the original See was established
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Anthony A. Hyman
ANTHONY ARIE HYMAN (born 27 May 1962) FRS is a British scientist and professor at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics . CONTENTS * 1 Education * 2 Research * 3 Awards and honours * 4 References * 5 External links * 6 Video EDUCATIONHyman was educated at University College London and King\'s College, Cambridge where he was awarded a PhD in 1987. RESEARCHHyman has focused his career on examining microtubules and how these structures of the cytoskeleton control: cell division , mitotic spindle position, and cell polarity . Hyman's research has identified how microtubules are made into cellular structures and how they are broken down. While at King\'s College, Cambridge , Hyman worked under the supervision of John White and was a key researcher in Sydney Brenner 's C. elegans group. Using microscopy and microsurgery, he examined the placement of cell axes during early cell division of C.elegans embryos
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The Wrekin (historic UK Parliament Constituency)
Coordinates : 52°42′58″N 2°27′14″W / 52.716°N 2.454°W / 52.716; -2.454 THE WREKIN County constituency for the House of Commons Boundary of The Wrekin in Shropshire. Location of Shropshire within England. COUNTY Shropshire ELECTORATE 66,111 (December 2010) CURRENT CONSTITUENCY CREATED 1918 MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT Mark Pritchard (Conservative ) NUMBER OF MEMBERS One CREATED FROM Wellington , Newport and Ludlow OVERLAPS EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT CONSTITUENCY West Midlands THE WREKIN is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2005 by Mark Pritchard of the Conservative Party
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Bishop Of St Andrews, Dunkeld And Dunblane
The BISHOP OF ST ANDREWS, DUNKELD AND DUNBLANE is the Ordinary of the Scottish Episcopal Diocese of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane . The see is located at St Ninian\'s Cathedral in Perth , Scotland. Following the Glorious Revolution , the Church of Scotland abolished the Episcopacy in 1689 and adopted a Presbyterian government. The Episcopalian remnant slowly formed the independent Scottish Episcopal Church . In the 19th century, the three dioceses were gradually merged to become the present Diocese of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane. The current bishop of the united diocese is the Right Reverend David Chillingworth , formerly of the Church of Ireland , who signs David St Andrews
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Wellington (Shropshire) (UK Parliament Constituency)
WELLINGTON (SHROPSHIRE) is a former United Kingdom Parliamentary constituency , formally known as THE MID (OR WELLINGTON) DIVISION OF SHROPSHIRE. It was a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1885 to 1918. It elected one Member of Parliament . CONTENTS * 1 Members of Parliament * 2 Elections * 2.1 Elections in the 1880s * 2.2 Elections in the 1890s * 2.3 Elections in the 1900s * 2.4 Elections in the 1910s * 3 References * 4 See also MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT ELECTION MEMBER PARTY 1885 Alexander Brown Liberal 1886 Alexander Brown Liberal Unionist 1906 Charles Solomon Henry Liberal 1918 Constituency abolishedELECTIONSELECTIONS IN THE 1880S A.H
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Marshal Of The Royal Air Force
Marshal
Marshal
of the Royal Air Force
Royal Air Force
Sir Hugh Trenchard . MARSHAL OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE (MRAF) is the highest rank in the British Royal Air Force
Royal Air Force
(RAF). In peacetime it was granted to RAF officers in the appointment of Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), and to retired Chiefs of the Air Staff (CAS), who were promoted to it on their last day of service. While surviving marshals of the RAF retain the rank for life, the highest rank to which officers on active service are promoted is now air chief marshal
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