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  2. Thomas Love Peacock - Wikipedia

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    Thomas Love Peacock (18 October 1785 – 23 January 1866) was an English novelist, poet, and official of the East India Company.He was a close friend of Percy Bysshe Shelley and they influenced each other's work.

  3. Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll - Wikipedia

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    Victoria settled an annuity on Louise shortly before her marriage. The ceremony was conducted at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle on 21 March 1871, [2] [28] and the crowd outside was so large that, for the first time, policemen had to form chain barriers to keep control. [29]

  4. Adam Duncan, 1st Viscount Duncan - Wikipedia

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    Admiral Adam Duncan, 1st Viscount Duncan, KB (1 July 1731 – 4 August 1804) was a British admiral who defeated the Dutch fleet off Camperdown on 11 October 1797. This victory is considered one of the most significant actions in naval history.

  5. Central limit theorem - Wikipedia

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    An important example of a log-concave density is a function constant inside a given convex body and vanishing outside; it corresponds to the uniform distribution on the convex body, which explains the term "central limit theorem for convex bodies". Another example: f(x 1, ..., x n) = const · exp(−(| x 1 | α + ⋯ + | x n | α) β) where α ...

  6. List of Latin words with English derivatives - Wikipedia

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    This is a list of Latin words with derivatives in English (and other modern languages).. Ancient orthography did not distinguish between i and j or between u and v. Many modern works distinguish u from v but not i from j.

  7. Elgin Cathedral - Wikipedia

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    Robert III granted Bur an annuity of £20 for the period of the bishop's lifetime, and the Pope provided income from the Scottish Church during the following decade. In 1400, Bur wrote to the Abbot of Arbroath complaining that the abbot's prebendary churches in the Moray diocese had not paid their dues towards the cathedral restoration. [28]

  8. List of slaves - Wikipedia

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    Lovisa von Burghausen (1698–1733), Swedish writer who published an account of being enslaved in Russia after being taken prisoner during the Great Northern War. Lucius Agermus, freedman of Agrippina the Elder. Lucius Aurelius Hermia, a freedman butcher whose tombstone glorifies his marriage with his fellow freedwoman Aurelia Philematium.

  9. History of the Knights of Columbus - Wikipedia

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    Over the same time period, annuity deposits rose 4.2%, compared to an 8% loss for the industry as a whole. Every day in 2012 more than $10 million was invested, for a total of $2.7 billion on the year, and an annual income of $905 million. The Order maintains a two prong investment strategy.