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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Was the Romano‐British civitas‐capital of Ratae Corieltavorum (formerly Coritanorum). In the reign of Hadrian a forum/basilica complex was constructed, and slightly later a set of public...

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Leicester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

May 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Reference Entry. 284 words.

For this title name see entries Beaumont, Robert de, count of Meulan and first earl of Leicester (1118); Robert, second earl of Leicester (1104–1168); Breteuil, Robert de, third earl of...

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Leicester

Noel Witts.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 281 words.

In the centre of the UK and only an hour from London, Leicester has taken some time to develop a

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Leicester

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 95 words.

also known as red Leicester, is the reddest of all English cheeses, simply because the vegetable dye annatto is added

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Leicester

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 395 words.

Roman settlement, manufacturing city, and county town. Shakespeare's Richard III stays in Leicester before the battle of Bosworth. Shakespeare's company

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Leicester

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 155 words.

CBE 2005

Born 6 May 1936; er s of 6th Earl of Leicester and his 1st wife, Moyra Joan (d 1987), d of Douglas Crossley; ...

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Leicester

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 77 words.

Born 6 July 1965; er s of 7th Earl of Leicester, CBE and Valeria Phyllis Coke (née Potter); m 1996, Polly, y d of David Whately; one ...

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Leicester

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Romantic tragedy by William Dunlap, produced in 1794 as The Fatal Deception and published under the present title (1807).

Matilda persuades her paramour, Henry Cecil, to murder his...

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Leicester

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Was the Romano‐British civitas‐capital of Ratae Corieltavorum (formerly Coritanorum). In the reign of Hadrian a forum/basilica complex was constructed, and slightly later a set of public...

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Leicester n

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 5 words.

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Leicester Square

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of London Place-Names

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 82 words.

Westminster. Marked thus on a map of 1708, but earlier known as Leicester Fields 1682 because they adjoined Leicester

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Leicester Galleries

Ian Chilvers and John Glaves-Smith.

in A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 180 words.

London Commercial gallery founded in premises off Leicester Square in 1902 by the brothers Wilfred and Cecil Phillips. They

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Leicester's Men

Edited by GORDON CAMPBELL.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 113 words.

Formed in 1559, Leicester's Men were the earliest Elizabethan acting company, formed, as their name suggests, under the patronage

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Leicester Galleries

Ian Chilvers and John Glaves-Smith.

in A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 188 words.

London Commercial gallery founded in premises off Leicester Square in 1902 by the brothers Wilfred and Cecil Phillips. They were joined in ...

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Leicester's Men

Andrew Gurr.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 153 words.

The Earl of Leicester ran a company of touring players from the late 1550s, using them to advertise his rising

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Leicester, James

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 109 words.

MSc, MScTech, PhD, FRIC

Born 23 Dec. 1915; o s of late James Leicester, Lancs; m 1943, Doris Waugh; two s; died 11 Nov. 1976

Deputy Director,...

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Leicester Galleries

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

London Commercial gallery founded in premises off Leicester Square in 1902 by the brothers Wilfred and Cecil Phillips. They were joined in 1903 by Ernest Brown, a dealer of long experience,...

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Leicester, Bishop of

in Who's Who

November 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. 14 words.

Leicester, Bishop of (), no new appointment at time of going to press)

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Leicester House opposition

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 86 words.

Leicester House, built in the 1630s, was leased in 1718 by George, prince of Wales, and became a focus

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Leicester House opposition

J. A. Cannon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 119 words.

Leicester House, built in the 1630s, was leased in 1718 by George, prince of Wales, and became a focus

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Leicester House opposition

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 120 words.

Leicester House, built in the 1630s, was leased in 1718 by George, prince of Wales, and became a focus

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