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Bury St Edmunds

Bury St Edmunds shown within the United Kingdom
Population 35,015 (2001 Census)
OS grid reference TL855645
District St Edmundsbury
Shire county Suffolk
Region East
Constituent country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BURY ST EDMUNDS
Postcode district IP28-IP33
Dialling code 01284
Police Suffolk
Fire Suffolk
Ambulance East of England
UK Parliament Bury St Edmunds
European Parliament East of England
List of places: UKEnglandSuffolk

Coordinates: 52°14′51″N 0°43′06″E / 52.2474, 0.7183 Image File history File links Download high resolution version (600x800, 11 KB) Summary Description: A blank map of the United Kingdom, with country outline and coastline; contact the author for help with modifications or add-ons Source: Reference map provided by Demis Mapper 6 Date: 2006-21-06 Author: User... Image File history File links Red_pog2. ... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... St Edmundsbury is a borough in Suffolk, England. ... Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are one of the four levels of English administrative division used for the purposes of local government. ... Suffolk (pronounced ) is a large historic and modern non-metropolitan county in East Anglia, England. ... The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ... The East of England is one of the nine official regions of England. ... Constituent countries is a phrase used, often by official institutions, in contexts in which a number of countries make up a larger entity or grouping, concerning these countries; thus the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has used the phrase in reference to the parts of former Yugoslavia... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... A post town is a required part of all UK postal addresses. ... UK postal codes are known as postcodes. ... The IP postcode area, also known as the Ipswich postcode area[2], is a group of postal districts around part of the East Anglia area of England. ... +44 redirects here. ... Suffolk Constabulary is the Home Office police force responsible for policing Suffolk in the East of England, United Kingdom. ... A Fire Appliance belonging to the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service The fire service in the United Kingdom has undergone dramatic changes since the beginning of the 21st century, a process that has been propelled by a devolution of central government powers, new legislation and a change to operational... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Badge of the East of England Ambulance Service The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust is the authority responsible for providing NHS ambulance services in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Luton, Norfolk, Peterborough, Southend-on-Sea, Suffolk and Thurrock, in the East of England region. ... The United Kingdom House of Commons is made up of Members of Parliament (MPs). ... Bury St Edmunds is a constituency located in Suffolk and centred on the town of Bury St Edmunds. ... This is a list of Members of the European Parliament for the United Kingdom in the 2004 to 2009 session, ordered by name. ... East of England is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... List of cities in the United Kingdom List of towns in England Lists of places within counties List of places in Bedfordshire List of places in Berkshire List of places in Buckinghamshire List of places in Cambridgeshire List of places in Cheshire List of places in Cleveland List of places... This is a list of cities, towns and villages in the ceremonial county of Suffolk, England. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


Bury St Edmunds is a town in the county of Suffolk, England, and was formerly the county town of West Suffolk. It is also the seat of the East of England Regional Assembly. It is the main town in the borough of St Edmundsbury and is probably most famous for the ruined abbey that stands near the town centre. The town is closely associated with Magna Carta, in 1214 the barons of England met in the Abbey Church and swore that they would force King John to accept the Charter of Liberties, later known as Magna Carta. It was also the setting for two Witch trials, the first under the direction of the Witchfinder General the second used as a reference in the Salem Witch Trials of 1692 and 1693 . Suffolk (pronounced ) is a large historic and modern non-metropolitan county in East Anglia, England. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... A county town is the capital of a county in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland. ... West Suffolk was created along with East Suffolk in 1888 as an administrative county of England in its own right. ... East of England region The East of England Regional Assembly is the regional assembly for the East of England region of the United Kingdom. ... St Edmundsbury is a local government district and borough in Suffolk, England. ... Ury House, Aberdeenshire ruined by removal of the roof after the second world war to avoid taxation. ... Bold textTHIS IS THE PAGE THAT A.S. REALLY NEEDS!! THIS IS NOW MARKED!!! ] ps i like A.O. This article is about an abbey as a Christian monastic community. ... Magna Carta Magna Carta (Latin for Great Charter, literally Great Paper), also called Magna Carta Libertatum (Great Charter of Freedoms), is an English charter originally issued in 1215. ... Magna Carta Magna Carta (Latin for Great Charter, literally Great Paper), also called Magna Carta Libertatum (Great Charter of Freedoms), is an English charter originally issued in 1215. ... Witch Finder General. ... Witches disclose their familiar spirits to Matthew Hopkins. ... 1876 illustration of the courtroom; the central figure is usually identified as Mary Walcott The Salem witch trials were a series of hearings by local magistrates and county court trials to prosecute people alleged to have committed acts of witchcraft in Essex, Suffolk and Middlesex Counties of Massachusetts in 1692... Events February 13 - Massacre of Glencoe March 1 - The Salem witch trials begin in Salem Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony with the charging of three women with witchcraft. ... Events January 11 - Eruption of Mt. ...

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The town

Near to the gardens stands Britain's first internally illuminated street sign, the pillar of salt. When built, it had to be granted special permission because it did not conform to regulations. Bury St Edmunds is the terminus of the A1101, Great Britain's lowest road. Missing image Image:pillarofsaltangel. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


There is an extensive network of tunnels which are evidence of chalk-workings, but there is no evidence of an extensive network of tunnels under the centre. Some buildings have inter-communicating cellars. Due to their unsafe nature the chalk-workings are not open to the public, although special viewing has been granted to individuals in the past. Some have caused subsidence in living history.


Moyse's Hall Museum is one of the oldest c. 1180 domestic building in East Anglia open to the public. It has collections of fine art, e.g. Mary Beale , costume, e.g. Charles Frederick Worth , horology, local and social history; including Red Barn Murder and Witchcraft. [1]. Amongst the other noteworthy buildings is St Mary's Church. The Tudor King Henry VIII's sister, Mary Tudor, was re-buried in Bury's St Mary's Church, after being moved from the Abbey after her brother's dissolution of the Church six year after her death. Queen Victoria had a stained glass window fitted into the church to commemorate Mary's interment. Events April 13 - Frederick Barbarossa issues the Gelnhausen Charter November 18 - France Emperor Antoku succeds Emperor Takakura as emperor of Japan Afonso I of Portugal is taken prisoner by Ferdinand II of Leon Artois is annexed by France Prince Mochihito amasses a large army and instigates the Genpei War between... Mary Beale (née Cradock) (March 26, 1633 - 1699) was an English portrait painter. ... Charles Frederick Worth (October 13, 1826 – March 10, 1895), widely considered the Father of Haute Couture, was an English-born fashion designer of the 19th century. ... Horology is the study of the science and art of timekeeping devices. ... The Red Barn, scene of the murder, so called because of its half red-tiled roof, which can be seen to the left of the door in this sketch. ... “Witch” redirects here. ... Tudor usually relates to the Tudor period in English history, which refers to the period of time between 1485 and 1558/1603 when the Tudor dynasty held the English throne. ... Look up king in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England and Lord of Ireland (later King of Ireland) from 22 April 1509 until his death. ... Mary Tudor can refer to any of the following: Mary Tudor (queen consort of France) Mary I of England Category: ... Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Empress of India Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) (24 May 1819–22 January 1901) was a Queen of the United Kingdom, reigning from 20 June 1837 until her death. ...


On 3 March 1974 a Turkish Airlines DC10 jet crashed near Paris killing all 346 people on board. Among the victims were 17 members of the Bury St Edmunds rugby club, returning from a trip to Paris. is the 62nd day of the year (63rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Turkish Airlines (Turkish Türk Hava Yolları) (THY) is the national airline of Turkey based in Istanbul. ... Biman Bangladesh Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-10 The McDonnell Douglas DC-10 is a three-engined long-range airliner, with two engines mounted on underwing pylons and a third engine at the base of the vertical stabilizer. ... Turkish Airlines Flight 981, registration TC-JAV, was a McDonnell Douglas DC-10 which crashed just outside of Senlis, France on March 3, 1974. ...


The town holds an annual festival in May. This including concerts, plays, dance, and lecturers culminating in fireworks. Bury St Edmunds is home to Englands oldest Scout Group, 1st Bury St Edmunds (Mayors Own). The Town Council election on 3 May 2007 was won by the "Abolish Bury Town Council" party. Map of the UK highlighting the location of Suffolk Suffolk is a Scout County and part of the Scout Association of the United Kingdom. ...


Bury St Edmunds has officially been pronouncedthe center of the universe by Professor Dom Lyne of da Bury Boys


The name

The name borough is an etymological derivative of Bury , which has cognates in other Germanic languages such as the Old Norse "borg" meaning "wall, castle"; and Gothic "baurgs" meaning "city". They all derive from Proto-Germanic *burgs meaning "fortress". This in turn derives from the Proto-Indo-European root *bhrgh meaning "fortified elevation", with cognates including Welsh "bera", "stack" and Sanskrit bhrant- "high, elevated building". Look up Borough in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Etymology is the study of the origins of words. ... Look up cognate in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Old Norse is the Germanic language spoken by the inhabitants of Scandinavia and their overseas settlements during the Viking Age, until about 1300. ... Gothic is an extinct Germanic language that was spoken by the Goths. ... Map of the Pre-Roman Iron Age culture(s) associated with Proto-Germanic, c. ... The Proto-Indo-European language (PIE) is the hypothetical common ancestor of the Indo-European languages, spoken by the Proto-Indo-Europeans. ... Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ... Sanskrit ( , for short ) is a classical language of India, a liturgical language of Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, and Jainism, and one of the 23 official languages of India. ...


The Abbey

In the centre of Bury St Edmunds lies the remains of an abbey, surrounded by the Abbey Gardens, a park. The abbey is a shrine to Saint Edmund, the Saxon King of the East Angles, who was killed by the Danes in 869 AD. The town initially grew around Bury St Edmunds Abbey, a site of pilgrimage, and developed into a flourishing cloth making town by the 14th century. Bury St. ... Bold textTHIS IS THE PAGE THAT A.S. REALLY NEEDS!! THIS IS NOW MARKED!!! ] ps i like A.O. This article is about an abbey as a Christian monastic community. ... Edmund the Martyr (841–20 November 869) was a King of East Anglia. ... Events Western Emperor Louis II allies with eastern Emperor Basil I against the Saracens. ... Bury St. ... This 14th-century statue from south India depicts the gods Shiva (on the left) and Uma (on the right). ...


The abbey was largely destroyed during the 16th century with the dissolution of the monasteries but Bury remained a prosperous town throughout the 17th and 18th centuries. As would be expected of a town in such a rural area, Bury fell into relative decline with the onset of the industrial revolution and accordingly remains an attractive market town. (15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ... For other uses of the term dissolution see Dissolution. ... A Watt steam engine, the steam engine that propelled the Industrial Revolution in Britain and the world. ...


The Abbey Gardens which surround the ruins had an Internet bench installed in the late 1990s, which allowed anyone to plug in a portable computing device and connect to the Internet. It was the first bench of its kind, though within the first week of it being there, two teenagers discovered a flaw: that one could also make free telephone calls from the bench. They phoned the Borough Council (owners of the bench) to notify them, then they attempted to contact Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, in person to tell him about this problem. [1] For the band, see 1990s (band). ... A borough is an administrative division used in the Canadian province of Quebec, in some states of the United States, and formerly in New Zealand. ... For other persons named Bill Gates, see Bill Gates (disambiguation). ... Microsoft Corporation, (NASDAQ: MSFT, HKSE: 4338) is a multinational computer technology corporation with global annual revenue of US$44. ...


The Cathedral

St Edmundsbury Cathedral from the east.

Bury St Edmunds Cathedral was created when the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich was formed in 1914. The cathedral was extended with a new eastern end in the 1960s, commemorated by Benjamin Britten's Fanfare for St Edmundsbury, and a completely new Gothic revival cathedral tower was built as part of a major millennium project running from 2000 to 2005. The opening celebration for the new tower took place in July 2005, and included a brass band concert and fireworks display. Despite this there are still parts of the cathedral that remain uncompleted, including the cloisters Many areas of the cathedral remain inaccessible to the general public due to ongoing building work. The tower makes St Edmundsbury the only recently completed Anglican cathedral in the UK, no other is being built or extended and, indeed, only a handful of Gothic revival cathedrals are currently being built worldwide. The tower was constructed using original fabrication techniques. Six highly skilled masons placed the machine pre-cut stone individually, as they arrived on site. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1280x960, 356 KB) Summary I took this picture myself. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1280x960, 356 KB) Summary I took this picture myself. ... Bury St Edmunds Cathedral or St Edmunsbury Cathedral is the cathedral for the Church of Englands Diocese of Saint Edmundsbury and Ipswich and is the seat of the Bishop of Saint Edmundsbury and Ipswich and is in Bury St Edmunds. ... Bury St Edmunds Cathedral or St Edmunsbury Cathedral is the cathedral for the Church of Englands Diocese of Saint Edmundsbury and Ipswich and is the seat of the Bishop of Saint Edmundsbury and Ipswich and is in Bury St Edmunds. ... The Diocese of Saint Edmundsbury and Ipswich is a Church of England diocese based in St Edmundsbury, covering Suffolk (including Ipswich). ... Year 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969. ... Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten, OM CH (November 22, 1913 Lowestoft, Suffolk - December 4, 1976 Aldeburgh, Suffolk) was a British composer, conductor, and pianist. ... The Fanfare for St Edmundsbury is a piece of music written by the British composer Benjamin Britten for a Pageant of Magna Carta in the grounds of the young cathedral at Bury St Edmunds in 1959. ... Victoria Tower at the Palace of Westminster, London: Gothic details provided by A.W.N. Pugin The Gothic revival was a European architectural movement with origins in mid-18th century England. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A brass band a musical group consisting mostly or entirely of brass instruments, often with a percussion section. ... Cloister of Saint Trophimus, in Arles, France A Cloister is part of cathedrals and abbeys architecture. ...


The Theatre Royal

The town has the small but enormously significant Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds built by National Gallery architect William Wilkins in 1819. It is the sole surviving Regency Theatre left in the country and even after nearly 200 years remains a vital part of the town's cultural identity. The theatre, which is owned by the National Trust underwent a major restoration between 2005 and 2007. Appeal Patron Dame Judi Dench: "The Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds holds a unique place in the history of theatre in this country as well as a special place in my heart. The restoration of one of the last Georgian theatres in the country will ensure a vital part of our theatrical heritage will survive for future generations." It presents a full programme of performances and is also open for public tours. The Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is a restored Regency theatre in Suffolk. ... Londons National Gallery, founded in 1824, houses a rich collection of over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900 in its home on Trafalgar Square. ... William Wilkins (31 August 1778 — 31 August 1839) was an English architect, classicist and archaeologist. ... 1819 common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... The English Regency, or simply the Regency, is a name given to the period from 1811 to 1820 in the history of England. ... Many countries have an organisation called The National Trust or something similar. ... Dame Judith Olivia Dench, CH, DBE, FRSA, (born 9 December 1934), usually known as Dame Judi Dench, is an Academy Award, Golden Globe, Tony, three-time BAFTA, and six-time Laurence Olivier Award-winning English actress. ...


Brewing and beer

The Nutshell pub

The Greene King brewery is to be found in Bury. The other brewery in Bury St Edmunds is The Old Cannon Brewery and public house on Cannon Street near the railway station. The brewing vessels, which were made for an exhibition in Japan in 1997, can be seen in the front room. Just outside the town is Bartrums Brewery, which is situated on Rougham airfield but originally started in the village of Thurston. A photo of The Nutshell pub in Bury St Edmunds on the 17th May 2005. ... A photo of The Nutshell pub in Bury St Edmunds on the 17th May 2005. ... Greene King is a brewery in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, UK. There is a visitor centre next door to the brewery. ... The entrance of a brewery. ... The Old Cannon Brewery is an independent brewery based in Bury St. ... The station entrance Bury St Edmunds railway station serves the town of Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk. ...


Another famous beer-related landmark is Britain's smallest public house, The Nutshell, which is on The Traverse, just off the town's marketplace. Pub redirects here. ... The Nutshell in Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk, England is thought to be the smallest pub in Britain, although there are rival claims to the title. ...


The Sugar Beet factory

Bury's largest landmark is the British Sugar factory near the A14, which processes sugar beet into refined crystal sugar. It was built in 1925 and processes beet from around 1,300 local growers. 660 lorry loads of beet can be accepted each day during a processing "campaign", when beet is being harvested. Not all the beet can be crystallised immediately, and some is kept in solution in holding tanks until late spring and early summer, when the plant has spare crystallising capacity. The sugar is sold under the Silver Spoon brand name (the other major British sugar brand, Tate & Lyle, is made from imported sugar cane). By-products include molassed sugar beet feed for cattle and LimeX70, a soil improver. When the wind is in a certain direction a smell of burnt starch from the plant is very noticeable. As of September 2007, persistent local rumours and a report on BBC Radio Suffolk suggest that the site is to be sold in 2012 to Merlin Entertainments Group, the owners of the Staffordshire theme park Alton Towers, with a view to rebuilding half the site as a similar attraction, whilst the rest of the land would be developed into housing and amenities. British Sugar plc is a subsidiary of Associated British Foods and the sole British producer of sugar from sugar beet. ... The A14 is a major road in England, running from the Port of Felixstowe to the junction of the M1 and M6 motorways near Rugby. ... Two sugar beets - the one on the left has been cultivated to be smoother than the traditional beet, so that it traps less soil. ... A tin of Lyles Golden Syrup Tate & Lyle PLC is a UK based multinational food manufacturer and is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol TATE. It is a major producer of refined sugar, starches, animal feed and other food ingredients with global operations. ... Species Ref: ITIS 42058 as of 2004-05-05 Sugarcane is one of six species of a tall tropical southeast Asian grass (Family Poaceae) having stout fibrous jointed stalks whose sap at one time was the primary source of sugar. ... Merlin Entertainments is the biggest attractions operator in Europe and currently the second largest operating globally after Disney. ... Alton Towers is the United Kingdoms most famous theme park, attracting 2. ...


Notable residents

The Abbeygate, a local symbol of the town

Notable people from Bury St Edmunds include artist and printer Sybil Andrews, actor Bob Hoskins, author Maria Lousie de la Ramé (aka Ouida), World War II Canadian general Guy Simonds and the Eighteenth Century English landscape architect Humphry Repton. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1279x1696, 601 KB) Summary A picture of the Abbeygate in Bury St Edmunds that I took on a reasonably sunny day in April 2006. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1279x1696, 601 KB) Summary A picture of the Abbeygate in Bury St Edmunds that I took on a reasonably sunny day in April 2006. ... Sybil Andrews (1898 - 1993) was a British-born Canadian printmaker best known for her modernist linocuts. ... Robert William Bob Hoskins Jr. ... Caricature of Ouida (Punch, August 20, 1881) Ouida (January 7, 1839 – January 25, 1908) was the pen name of the English novelist Maria Louise Ramé (although she preferred to be known as Marie Louise de la Ramée). ... Lieutenant-General Guy Simonds inspecting II Canadian Corps in Meppen, Germany, May 31st, 1945. ... Notable gardeners Luis Barragán Geoffrey Bawa Lancelot Capability Brown Charles de lÉcluse Esther Dean Charlie Dimmock A. J. Downing Ian Hamilton Finlay Bob Flowerdew Pippa Greenwood C. Z. Guest Robert Hart Michael Heseltine Hotsukimaru Derek Jarman Thomas Jefferson Gertrude Jekyll William Kent André Le Nôtre Peter Joseph...


Notable bands from Bury St Edmunds include Jacob's Mouse, Miss Black America, The Dawn Parade and Kate Jackson (of The Long Blondes) Jacobs Mouse was a three-piece indie rock band from Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England. ... Miss Black America (MBA) are a rock band based in Suffolk, England. ... The Dawn Parade (TDP) are a rock band from Bury St Edmunds. ... Kate Jackson Kate Jackson, born 1979, is the lead-singer with British band The Long Blondes. ... The Long Blondes are a 5-piece English indie rock band from Sheffield. ...


Although not from Bury St Edmunds, the BBC Radio 1 DJ John Peel lived nearby in Stowmarket and on 12 November 2004, his funeral took place at the Cathedral. It was attended by over a thousand people including many of the artists he had championed throughout his career. During a peak of local musical activity in Bury St Edmunds in 2002, he referred to the town as 'The New Seattle'. BBC Radio 1 (commonly referred to as just Radio 1) is a British national radio station operated by the BBC, specialising in popular music and speech and is aimed primarily at the 14-29[1] age group. ... For other persons named John Peel, see John Peel (disambiguation). ... For the former Parliamentary constituency, see Stowmarket (UK Parliament constituency). ... is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Whilst not resident in the town, the actor Ian McShane was given Freedom of the Borough in 1996 after he played the title role in the popular television series Lovejoy, which was filmed in and around Bury, raising the profile of the town. Ian McShane (born 29 September 1942) is a Golden Globe-winning English actor. ... There are other articles with similar names; see Lovejoy (disambiguation). ...


Twin Towns

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Possible twinnings

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References

  1. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/1481783.stm

External links

Wikisource has the text of the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica article Bury St Edmunds.

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Edmund, having succeeded to the throne of East Anglia, was crowned at Bury on Christmas-day, 856, and in the 15th year of his age.
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Bury, the principal town in West Suffolk, is situated in an open and highly-cultivated country, on the banks of the river Larke, a branch of the Ouse, and is a place of very high antiquity.
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