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  2. Royal Mail - Wikipedia

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    Royal Mail Group plc is a British multinational postal service and courier company, originally established in 1516 as a department of the English government. The company's subsidiary Royal Mail Group Limited operates the brands Royal Mail (letters) and Parcelforce Worldwide (parcels).

  3. Royal Mail Steam Packet Company - Wikipedia

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    The Royal Mail Steam Packet Company was a British shipping company founded in London in 1839 by a Scot, James MacQueen. The line's motto was Per Mare Ubique (everywhere by sea). After good and bad times it became the largest shipping group in the world in 1927 when it took over the White Star Line . [1]

  4. Royal Mail Ship - Wikipedia

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    Royal Mail Ship (sometimes Steam-ship or Steamer), usually seen in its abbreviated form RMS, is the ship prefix used for seagoing vessels that carry mail under contract to the British Royal Mail. The designation dates back to 1840. [1]

  5. Royal - Wikipedia

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    Royal Tru, a soda brand owned by the Coca-Cola Company; Chrysler Royal, an automobile produced between 1937 and 1942 and 1946 to 1950; Dodge Royal, a style of the 1955 Dodge automobile; Royal Baking Powder Company; Royal Cinema, Toronto, Canada; Royal Opera House, London, UK, better known as Covent Garden; Royal Typewriter Company, a leading ...

  6. Mail coach - Wikipedia

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    Royal Mail coach services reached their peak in the later decades of the 19th century, operating over thousands of miles of eastern Australia. In 1870s Cobb & Co's Royal Mail coaches were operating some 6000 horses per day, and traveling 28,000 miles weekly carrying mail, gold, and general parcels. [citation needed]

  7. SS Royal William - Wikipedia

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    SS Royal William was a Canadian side-wheel paddle steamship that is sometimes credited with the first crossing of the Atlantic Ocean almost entirely under steam power, in 1833, using sails only during periods of boiler maintenance.

  8. Allan Leighton - Wikipedia

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    Allan Leighton (born 12 April 1953) is a British businessman, chairman of The Co-operative Group since February 2015, former CEO of Asda, former chief executive of Pandora, and former non-executive chairman of the Royal Mail.

  9. Royal Road - Wikipedia

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    The Royal Road was an ancient highway reorganized and rebuilt by the Persian king Darius the Great (Darius I) of the first Persian Empire in the 5th century BC. Darius built the road to facilitate rapid communication throughout his large empire from Susa to Sardis.