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December 2018: A West Country Christmas – Dorset in December

Thomas Hardy’s celebration of Christmas in Dorset in his early novel Under the Greenwood Tree is perhaps second only to A Christmas Carol (a version ...More
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Alan Carr
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Anthony Blunt
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David Croft
David Mellor
Edmund Henderson
Ethelbald
Hubert Parry
James Meade
James Thornhill
John Gould
John Le Carre
Mary Anning
Matthew Prior
Percy Gilchrist
Peter Wilson
Radclyffe Hall
Richard van der Riet Woolley
Samuel Hood
Thomas Bell
Thomas Hardy
Thomas Peacock
Thomas Sydenham
Verney Cameron
Virginia Wade
William Fox Talbot

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