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Colin Report 10 Mar 2008 18:51

We have Bishop Walsham How; Of William Wycherley the dramist ;Of Tom Browne---Of Ambrose Pkillips the poet who gave us the saying namby pamby--Sir Archibald Alison--Lord Herbert
of Cherbury----Stanley Weyman andMary Chalmondeley----
the novelist----Admaril Benbow who fought the french---Lord
Rolland Hill Wellingtons right hand man at Waterloo ,Hill who
led the final charge that smashed Napoleans Old Guard .
Richard Corfield soldier of Somaliland----Sir Herbert Edwardes
hero of Multan of whome D H Lawrence wrote since the days of
clive no man has done what Edwardes did.and of course the spirit of A E Houseman the 'Shropshire Lad'-------------Then upon the
counties rolls of honour some 550 thousand soldiers who fought
for the county with the honour and prestige of their fore fathers
where-in its schools the spirit of Sir Philip Sidney will never die.

Colin F