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  • Whether, as alleged by some, Waynflete fled and hid himself during the period covered by the battle of Wakefield and Edward's fist parliament in 1461, is very doubtful.

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  • He unsuccessfully contested Blackburn in 1900 and Wakefield in 1902, and in 1903 he became chairman of the Independent Labour party.

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  • On the shores of the Gulf St Vincent, again, from 1835 to 1837, South Australia was created by another joint-stock company, as an experiment in the Wakefield scheme of colonization.

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  • EDWARD GIBBON WAKEFIELD (1796-1862), British colonial statesman, was born in London on the 10th of March 1796, of an originally Quaker family.

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  • His father, Edward Wakefield (1774-1854), author of Ireland, Statistical and Political (1812), was a surveyor and land agent in extensive practice; his grandmother, Priscilla Wakefield (1751-1832), was a popular author for the young, and one of the introducers of savings banks.

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  • Wakefield was for a short time at Westminster School, and was brought up to his father's profession, which he relinquished on occasion of his elopement at the age of twenty with Miss Pattle, the orphan daughter of an Indian civil servant.

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  • A disgrace which would have blasted the career of most men made Wakefield a practical statesman and a benefactor to his country.

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  • After his release Wakefield seemed disposed for a while to turn his attention to social questions at home, and produced a tract on the Punishment of Death, with a terribly graphic picture of the condemned sermon in Newgate, and another on incendiarism in the rural districts, with an equally powerful exhibition of the degraded condition of the agricultural labourer.

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  • In 1836 Wakefield published the first volume of an edition of Adam Smith, which he did not complete.

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  • For several years Wakefield continued to direct the New Zealand Company, fighting its battles with the colonial office and the missionary interest, and secretly inspiring and guiding many parliamentary committees on colonial subjects, especially on the abolition of transportation.

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  • In 1846 Wakefield, exhausted with labour, was struck down by apoplexy, and spent more than a year in complete retirement, writing during his gradual recovery his Art of Colonization.

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  • Wakefield seceded, and joined Lord Lyttelton and John Robert Godley in establishing the Canterbury settlement as a Church of England colony.

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  • His only son, Edward Jerningham Wakefield (1820-1879), was a New Zealand politician.

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  • Three of Wakefield's brothers were also interested in New Zealand.

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  • After serving in the Spanish army William Hayward Wakefield (1803-1848) emigrated to New Zealand in 1839.

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  • Arthur Wakefield (1799-1843), who was associated with his brother in these transactions about land, was killed during a fight with some natives at Wairau on the 17th of June 1843.

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  • The third brother was Felix Wakefield (1807-1875), an engineer.

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  • Wakefield was a man of large views and lofty aims, and in private life displayed the warmth of heart which commonly accompanies these qualities.

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  • For an impartial examination of the Wakefield system, see LeroyBeaulieu, De la colonisation chez les peuples modernes (3rd ed.

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  • Garnett's Life of Wakefield (1898).

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  • Gilbert Wakefield >>

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  • At the time of the Conquest Halifax formed part of the extensive manor of Wakefield, which belonged to the king, but in the 13th century was in the hands of John, earl Warrenne (c. 1245-1305).

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  • During the Wars of the Roses the town was loyal to Henry VI., and several of the Yorkist leaders were executed here after the battle of Wakefield.

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  • 2), Thomas Day (author of Sandford and Merton), Sterne, Warburton, Hutcheson, Beattie, John Wesley, Whitfield, Adam Smith, Millar, Robertson, Dr Johnson, Paley, Gregory, Gilbert Wakefield, Bishop Porteus, Dean Tucker.

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  • Once he had defended the monastic orders, advocating their reform and not their suppression, supported the rural clergy and idealized the village priest in his Parocho da Aldeia, after the manner of Goldsmith in the Vicar of Wakefield.

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  • JOHN POTTER (c. 1674-1747), archbishop of Canterbury, was the son of a linen-draper at Wakefield, Yorkshire, and was born about 1674.

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  • Fox's time at St Anne's was largely spent in gardening, in the enjoyment of the country, and in correspondence on literary subjects with his nephew, the 3rd Lord Holland, and with Gilbert Wakefield, the editor of Euripides.

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  • Wakefield's plans for colonization, and the various colonization societies of modern times).

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  • Garforth of Wakefield.

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  • 1495), also his son the earl of Rutland, who with Richard himself, fell at the battle of Wakefield in 1460, are buried in the church.

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  • In vain Edward Gibbon Wakefield, organizer of colonizing associations, prayed and intrigued for permission to repeat in New Zealand the experiment tried by him in South Australia.

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  • Lord Glenelg, the colonial minister, had the support of the missionaries in withstanding Wakefield's New Zealand Company, which at length resolved in desperation to send an agent to buy land wholesale in New Zealand and despatch a shipload of settlers thither without official permission.

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  • Before, however, the "Tory" had thus sailed for Cook Strait, it had become known to the English government that a French colonizing company - La Compagnie Nanto-Bordelaise - was forming, under the auspices of Louis Philippe, to anticipate or oust Wakefield.

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  • Meanwhile, a week after Hobson's arrival, Wakefield's colonists had sailed into Port Nicholson, and proposed to take possession of immense tracts which the New Zealand Company claimed to have bought from the natives, and for which colonists had in good faith paid the company.

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  • Grey, much the best of the absolute governors, held the balance fairly between the white and brown races, and bought large tracts of land for colonization, including the whole South Island, where the Presbyterian settlement of Otago and the Anglican settlement of Canterbury were established by the persevering Wakefield.

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  • Wakefield, Adventure in New Zealand (new ed., New Zealand, 1908); Hon.

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  • of Wakefield, on the Great Northern and (Horbury and Ossett.

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  • Richard of York's death at Wakefield (Dec. 29, 1460), and the queen's victory at St Albans (Feb.

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  • of Wakefield on the Lancashire & Yorkshire railway.

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  • Richard, the son of Richard and Anne Mortimer, became third duke of York (1425), and was made protector of the realm 1 4541 455, being finally declared heir to the throne on the triumph of his side in 1460; but he was slain at the battle of Wakefield (Dec. 31, 1460).

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  • within three months of his death; Edmund, the second, was slain with his father at Wakefield; George, the third, duke of Clarence, was put to death in 1478; and Richard, the fourth, duke of Gloucester, became king as Richard III.

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  • Bright married, in June 1847, Miss Margaret Elizabeth Leatham, of Wakefield, by whom he had seven children, Mr John Albert Bright being the eldest.

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  • Pentonville was available for the first phase; Millbank was also pressed into the service, and accommodation was hired in some of the best provincial prisons, as at Wakefield and Leicester.

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  • Of all his singular opinions the best known is his advocacy of clerical monogamy, immortalized in the Vicar of Wakefield.

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  • See Wakefield (disambiguation) for articles sharing the title Wakefield.

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  • WAKEFIELD, a city and municipal and parliamentary borough in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England, 1 752 m.

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  • Its endowment is attributed to Edward IV., in memory of his father Richard, duke of York, who fell at the battle of Wakefield (1460).

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  • In 1888 the bishopric of Wakefield was formed, almost entirely from that of Ripon, having been sanctioned in 1878.

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  • Formerly Wakefield was the great emporium of the cloth manufacture in Yorkshire, but in the 19th century it was superseded in this respect by Leeds.

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  • Foreign weavers of cloth were established at Wakefield by Henry VII.; and Leland, writing in the time of Henry VIII., states that its "whole profit standeth by coarse drapery."

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  • Wakefield is the chief agricultural town in the West Riding, and has one of the largest corn markets in the north of England.

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  • In the vicinity of Wakefield is Walton Hall, the residence of the famous naturalist Charles Waterton (1782-1865).

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  • In the reign of Edward the Confessor, Wakefield (Wacheeld) was the chief place in a large district belonging to the king and was still a royal manor in 1086.

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  • In1203-1204William Earl Warenne received a grant of a fair at Wakefield on the vigil, day and morrow of All Saints' day.

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  • The battle of Wakefield was fought in 1460 on the banks of the river Calder just outside the town.

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  • Leland gives an interesting account of the town in the 16th century, and while showing that the manufacture of clothing was the chief industry, says also that Wakefield is "a very quik market town and meatly large, well served of flesh and fish both from sea and by rivers ...

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  • There be plenti of se coal in the quarters about Wakefield."

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  • The town was enfranchised in 1832, and was incorporated in 1848 under the title of the mayor, aldermen and councillors of the borough of Wakefield.

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  • Banks, History of Wakefield (1871); E.

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  • Taylor, History of Wakefield (1886).

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  • Wakefield, Massachusetts >>

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  • He kept Christmas at Sandal Castle near Wakefield.

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  • Edmund, earl of Rutland, his second son, was killed at Wakefield.

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  • Margaret was still in Scotland at the date of Wakefield, so was not, as alleged by hostile writers, responsible for the barbarous treatment of York's body.

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  • Main line - Manchester, Rochdale, Tormorden, Wakefield and Normanton, with branches to Halifax, Bradford, Leeds, Huddersfield and other centres of the West Riding.

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  • The Demon of Tedworth, the Black Dog of Winchester and the Padfoot of Wakefield all shared the characteristics of the Barghest of York.

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  • After the acceptance of Richard of York as heir to the crown, Edward returned to the Welsh marches, where early in the new' year he heard of his father's defeat and death at Wakefield.

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  • But the act was repudiated by Margaret of Anjou and her followers, and the duke was slain at Wakefield fighting against them.

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  • Marching with a trifling Battle of force to expel her from the north, he was surprised and Wakefield.

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  • slain at Wakefield (Dec. 30, 1460).

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  • The revenge taken by the new king and his cousin Richard of Warwick for the slaughter at Wakefield and StAlbans was prompt and dreadful.

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  • His party triumphed in England, but he himself fell at Wakefield.

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  • WAKEFIELD, a township of Middlesex county, Massachusetts, U.S.A., about 10 m.

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  • Wakefield is served by three branches of the Boston & Maine railway and by electric interurban railway to neighbouring towns and cities.

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  • It contains the outlying villages of Greenwood, Montrose and Boyntonville; and, larger than these, Wakefield, near the centre of the township. In this village is the town hall, the gift of Cyrus Wakefield (1811-1873), and the Beebe Town Library, founded in 1856 as the Public Library of South Reading, and later renamed in honour of Lucius Beebe, a generous patron.

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  • In the township is the Wakefield Home for Aged Women, and a Y.M.C.A.

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  • Within the present limits of Wakefield the first settlement was made, in 1639, in that part of the old township`of Lynn which in 1644 was incorporated as Reading.

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  • In 1868 the present name was adopted in honour of Cyrus Wakefield, who established the rattan works here.

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  • A portion of Stoneham was annexed to Wakefield in 1889.

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  • Eaton, "Wakefield," in S.

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  • chuckle brother all the way to London from Wakefield Westgate.

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  • The 110m hurdles drew only two athletes - both from Wakefield.

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  • incarcerated in a cell at Category A Wakefield Prison for six years, deserted by your wife and children, your life entirely destroyed.

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  • As built the engines had Wakefield mechanical lubricators but Maunsell soon changed these for a sight feed lubricator.

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  • He was, in turn, replaced by Frank Wakefield, another great bluegrass mandolin master.

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  • The original mulberry bush, of ' Here we go around a mulberry bush ' fame is inside Wakefield High Security Prison.

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  • Mrs Lingard was a former senior prison officer at Wakefield high-security prison in West Yorkshire.

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  • prosaic title of " Wakefield Morris Dancers " and this is the name that has stayed.

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  • registry of deeds (**) or by contacting the Wakefield Headquarters.

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  • The well-known sculptress, Barbara Hepworth was born in Wakefield.

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  • By road from M1 southbound: Leave the M1 at junction 41 and join the A650 toward Wakefield.

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  • Wakefield, N.H., Newman, S.J. and Wilson, P.A. (2002) Helicopter flight around a ship's superstructure.

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  • Wakefield's combined total was 51 mins 50 secs.

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  • unison's head of local government Heather Wakefield said she believed he was taking an open-minded approach.

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  • Whether, as alleged by some, Waynflete fled and hid himself during the period covered by the battle of Wakefield and Edward's fist parliament in 1461, is very doubtful.

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  • He unsuccessfully contested Blackburn in 1900 and Wakefield in 1902, and in 1903 he became chairman of the Independent Labour party.

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  • On the shores of the Gulf St Vincent, again, from 1835 to 1837, South Australia was created by another joint-stock company, as an experiment in the Wakefield scheme of colonization.

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  • EDWARD GIBBON WAKEFIELD (1796-1862), British colonial statesman, was born in London on the 10th of March 1796, of an originally Quaker family.

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  • His father, Edward Wakefield (1774-1854), author of Ireland, Statistical and Political (1812), was a surveyor and land agent in extensive practice; his grandmother, Priscilla Wakefield (1751-1832), was a popular author for the young, and one of the introducers of savings banks.

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  • Wakefield was for a short time at Westminster School, and was brought up to his father's profession, which he relinquished on occasion of his elopement at the age of twenty with Miss Pattle, the orphan daughter of an Indian civil servant.

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  • Miss Turner was decoyed from school by means of a forged letter, and made to believe that she could only save her father from ruin by marrying Wakefield, whom she accordingly accompanied to Gretna Green.

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  • A disgrace which would have blasted the career of most men made Wakefield a practical statesman and a benefactor to his country.

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  • After his release Wakefield seemed disposed for a while to turn his attention to social questions at home, and produced a tract on the Punishment of Death, with a terribly graphic picture of the condemned sermon in Newgate, and another on incendiarism in the rural districts, with an equally powerful exhibition of the degraded condition of the agricultural labourer.

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  • In 1836 Wakefield published the first volume of an edition of Adam Smith, which he did not complete.

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  • The Durham Report, the charter of constitutional government in the colonies, though drawn up by Charles Buller, embodied the ideas of Wakefield, and the latter was the means of its being given prematurely to the public through The Times, to prevent its being tampered with by the government.

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  • For several years Wakefield continued to direct the New Zealand Company, fighting its battles with the colonial office and the missionary interest, and secretly inspiring and guiding many parliamentary committees on colonial subjects, especially on the abolition of transportation.

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  • In 1846 Wakefield, exhausted with labour, was struck down by apoplexy, and spent more than a year in complete retirement, writing during his gradual recovery his Art of Colonization.

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  • Wakefield seceded, and joined Lord Lyttelton and John Robert Godley in establishing the Canterbury settlement as a Church of England colony.

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  • His only son, Edward Jerningham Wakefield (1820-1879), was a New Zealand politician.

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  • Three of Wakefield's brothers were also interested in New Zealand.

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  • After serving in the Spanish army William Hayward Wakefield (1803-1848) emigrated to New Zealand in 1839.

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  • Arthur Wakefield (1799-1843), who was associated with his brother in these transactions about land, was killed during a fight with some natives at Wairau on the 17th of June 1843.

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  • The third brother was Felix Wakefield (1807-1875), an engineer.

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  • Wakefield was a man of large views and lofty aims, and in private life displayed the warmth of heart which commonly accompanies these qualities.

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  • For an impartial examination of the Wakefield system, see LeroyBeaulieu, De la colonisation chez les peuples modernes (3rd ed.

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  • Garnett's Life of Wakefield (1898).

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  • Gilbert Wakefield >>

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  • At the time of the Conquest Halifax formed part of the extensive manor of Wakefield, which belonged to the king, but in the 13th century was in the hands of John, earl Warrenne (c. 1245-1305).

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  • This scholar in a brochure published in 1852 produced evidence from the exchequer accounts and the court rolls of the manor of Wakefield showing that a "Robyn Hod" and a "Robertus Hood" were living in this reign.

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  • During the Wars of the Roses the town was loyal to Henry VI., and several of the Yorkist leaders were executed here after the battle of Wakefield.

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  • 2), Thomas Day (author of Sandford and Merton), Sterne, Warburton, Hutcheson, Beattie, John Wesley, Whitfield, Adam Smith, Millar, Robertson, Dr Johnson, Paley, Gregory, Gilbert Wakefield, Bishop Porteus, Dean Tucker.

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  • Once he had defended the monastic orders, advocating their reform and not their suppression, supported the rural clergy and idealized the village priest in his Parocho da Aldeia, after the manner of Goldsmith in the Vicar of Wakefield.

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  • JOHN POTTER (c. 1674-1747), archbishop of Canterbury, was the son of a linen-draper at Wakefield, Yorkshire, and was born about 1674.

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  • Fox's time at St Anne's was largely spent in gardening, in the enjoyment of the country, and in correspondence on literary subjects with his nephew, the 3rd Lord Holland, and with Gilbert Wakefield, the editor of Euripides.

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  • Wakefield's plans for colonization, and the various colonization societies of modern times).

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  • Garforth of Wakefield.

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  • 1495), also his son the earl of Rutland, who with Richard himself, fell at the battle of Wakefield in 1460, are buried in the church.

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  • In vain Edward Gibbon Wakefield, organizer of colonizing associations, prayed and intrigued for permission to repeat in New Zealand the experiment tried by him in South Australia.

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  • Lord Glenelg, the colonial minister, had the support of the missionaries in withstanding Wakefield's New Zealand Company, which at length resolved in desperation to send an agent to buy land wholesale in New Zealand and despatch a shipload of settlers thither without official permission.

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  • Before, however, the "Tory" had thus sailed for Cook Strait, it had become known to the English government that a French colonizing company - La Compagnie Nanto-Bordelaise - was forming, under the auspices of Louis Philippe, to anticipate or oust Wakefield.

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  • Meanwhile, a week after Hobson's arrival, Wakefield's colonists had sailed into Port Nicholson, and proposed to take possession of immense tracts which the New Zealand Company claimed to have bought from the natives, and for which colonists had in good faith paid the company.

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  • Grey, much the best of the absolute governors, held the balance fairly between the white and brown races, and bought large tracts of land for colonization, including the whole South Island, where the Presbyterian settlement of Otago and the Anglican settlement of Canterbury were established by the persevering Wakefield.

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  • Wakefield, Adventure in New Zealand (new ed., New Zealand, 1908); Hon.

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  • of Wakefield, on the Great Northern and (Horbury and Ossett.

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  • Richard of York's death at Wakefield (Dec. 29, 1460), and the queen's victory at St Albans (Feb.

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  • of Wakefield on the Lancashire & Yorkshire railway.

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  • Richard, the son of Richard and Anne Mortimer, became third duke of York (1425), and was made protector of the realm 1 4541 455, being finally declared heir to the throne on the triumph of his side in 1460; but he was slain at the battle of Wakefield (Dec. 31, 1460).

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  • within three months of his death; Edmund, the second, was slain with his father at Wakefield; George, the third, duke of Clarence, was put to death in 1478; and Richard, the fourth, duke of Gloucester, became king as Richard III.

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  • Bright married, in June 1847, Miss Margaret Elizabeth Leatham, of Wakefield, by whom he had seven children, Mr John Albert Bright being the eldest.

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  • Pentonville was available for the first phase; Millbank was also pressed into the service, and accommodation was hired in some of the best provincial prisons, as at Wakefield and Leicester.

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  • Of all his singular opinions the best known is his advocacy of clerical monogamy, immortalized in the Vicar of Wakefield.

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  • See Wakefield (disambiguation) for articles sharing the title Wakefield.

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  • WAKEFIELD, a city and municipal and parliamentary borough in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England, 1 752 m.

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  • Its endowment is attributed to Edward IV., in memory of his father Richard, duke of York, who fell at the battle of Wakefield (1460).

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  • In 1888 the bishopric of Wakefield was formed, almost entirely from that of Ripon, having been sanctioned in 1878.

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  • Formerly Wakefield was the great emporium of the cloth manufacture in Yorkshire, but in the 19th century it was superseded in this respect by Leeds.

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  • Foreign weavers of cloth were established at Wakefield by Henry VII.; and Leland, writing in the time of Henry VIII., states that its "whole profit standeth by coarse drapery."

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  • Wakefield is the chief agricultural town in the West Riding, and has one of the largest corn markets in the north of England.

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  • In the vicinity of Wakefield is Walton Hall, the residence of the famous naturalist Charles Waterton (1782-1865).

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  • In the reign of Edward the Confessor, Wakefield (Wacheeld) was the chief place in a large district belonging to the king and was still a royal manor in 1086.

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  • In1203-1204William Earl Warenne received a grant of a fair at Wakefield on the vigil, day and morrow of All Saints' day.

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  • The battle of Wakefield was fought in 1460 on the banks of the river Calder just outside the town.

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  • Leland gives an interesting account of the town in the 16th century, and while showing that the manufacture of clothing was the chief industry, says also that Wakefield is "a very quik market town and meatly large, well served of flesh and fish both from sea and by rivers ...

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  • There be plenti of se coal in the quarters about Wakefield."

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  • The town was enfranchised in 1832, and was incorporated in 1848 under the title of the mayor, aldermen and councillors of the borough of Wakefield.

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  • Banks, History of Wakefield (1871); E.

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  • Taylor, History of Wakefield (1886).

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  • Wakefield, Massachusetts >>

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  • He kept Christmas at Sandal Castle near Wakefield.

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  • Edmund, earl of Rutland, his second son, was killed at Wakefield.

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  • Margaret was still in Scotland at the date of Wakefield, so was not, as alleged by hostile writers, responsible for the barbarous treatment of York's body.

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  • Main line - Manchester, Rochdale, Tormorden, Wakefield and Normanton, with branches to Halifax, Bradford, Leeds, Huddersfield and other centres of the West Riding.

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  • The Demon of Tedworth, the Black Dog of Winchester and the Padfoot of Wakefield all shared the characteristics of the Barghest of York.

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  • After the acceptance of Richard of York as heir to the crown, Edward returned to the Welsh marches, where early in the new' year he heard of his father's defeat and death at Wakefield.

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  • But the act was repudiated by Margaret of Anjou and her followers, and the duke was slain at Wakefield fighting against them.

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  • Marching with a trifling Battle of force to expel her from the north, he was surprised and Wakefield.

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  • slain at Wakefield (Dec. 30, 1460).

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  • The revenge taken by the new king and his cousin Richard of Warwick for the slaughter at Wakefield and StAlbans was prompt and dreadful.

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  • His party triumphed in England, but he himself fell at Wakefield.

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  • WAKEFIELD, a township of Middlesex county, Massachusetts, U.S.A., about 10 m.

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  • Wakefield is served by three branches of the Boston & Maine railway and by electric interurban railway to neighbouring towns and cities.

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  • It contains the outlying villages of Greenwood, Montrose and Boyntonville; and, larger than these, Wakefield, near the centre of the township. In this village is the town hall, the gift of Cyrus Wakefield (1811-1873), and the Beebe Town Library, founded in 1856 as the Public Library of South Reading, and later renamed in honour of Lucius Beebe, a generous patron.

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  • In the township is the Wakefield Home for Aged Women, and a Y.M.C.A.

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  • Within the present limits of Wakefield the first settlement was made, in 1639, in that part of the old township`of Lynn which in 1644 was incorporated as Reading.

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  • In 1868 the present name was adopted in honour of Cyrus Wakefield, who established the rattan works here.

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  • A portion of Stoneham was annexed to Wakefield in 1889.

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  • Eaton, "Wakefield," in S.

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  • More information can be obtained from the registry of deeds (**) or by contacting the Wakefield Headquarters.

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  • The Wakefield pair were right behind clocking identical times of 10.7 secs with Lockwood being awarded the runners-up berth by the judges.

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  • The well-known sculptress, Barbara Hepworth was born in Wakefield.

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  • By road from M1 Southbound: Leave the M1 at junction 41 and join the A650 toward Wakefield.

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  • Wakefield, N.H., Newman, S.J. and Wilson, P.A. (2002) Helicopter flight around a ship 's superstructure.

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  • Wakefield 's combined total was 51 mins 50 secs.

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  • Unison 's head of local government Heather Wakefield said she believed he was taking an open-minded approach.

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  • The certification program at Spirit Tree Yoga in Wakefield, Rhode Island, is currently taught by Cathy Cesario over the course of several weekends and intensives throughout an eight-month period.

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  • Autism communities all over the world took notice when Dr. Andrew Wakefield, published a study of children afflicted with both autism and gastrointestinal problems in The Lancet, a British medical journal.

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  • Wakefield's study found that some children with autism also have a specific type of gastrointestinal ailment.

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  • Yet, the validity of Wakefield's study was soon challenged by other members of the medical community.

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  • The UK's General Medical Council, which provides British medical licenses and safeguards medical ethics, is investigating the inaccurate data charges against Wakefield and a number of his colleagues who were involved in the study.

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  • Wakefield, who continues his research at Thoughtful House, stands by his study.

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  • In the 1998 Lancet study, Dr. Wakefield studied a group of autistic children who also suffered from a gastrointestinal condition.

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  • The accusation of inaccurate data led the UK's General Medical Council (GMC), the authority over medical licensing and ethics, to launch an investigation of Wakefield and study co-authors that lasted from 2007 to 2010.

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  • Yet, when Dr. Andrew Wakefield published a 1998 study in the British medical journal The Lancet that suggested a link between MMR vaccines and autism, parents around the world began to question the safety of the MMR vaccine.

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  • Wakefield's team of researchers studied autistic children with gastrointestinal problems whose autism symptoms suggested a possible link between autism and their MMR vaccination.

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  • Despite the widespread support of the study findings in the autism community, a number of autism experts questioned the study's credibility and Wakefield's research techniques.

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  • The GMC ruling in January 28, 2010 discredited the Wakefield study results and The Lancet fully retracted the study from the journal in a February 2, 2010 statement.

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  • The discredit of the 1998 Wakefield Lancet study has now become a popular example in the argument against a connection between autism and vaccines, especially the MMR vaccine.

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  • Dr. Andrew Wakefield's high profile autism vaccine study retracted by The Lancet in 2010 remains a controversial issue in the autism vaccine debate.

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  • However, autism vaccine debate continues, and Wakefield's MMR study still provokes a concern over vaccine safety among many members of the autism community.

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  • Yet, Dr. Andrew Wakefield's 1998 MMR vaccine study provoked an unprecedented worldwide response.

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  • Wakefield's study linked autism and the MMR vaccine, which prompted thousands of parents across the world to delay or refuse childhood vaccinations.

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  • Wakefield studied a group of children with autism who also had gastrointestinal disorders.

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  • The response to the study was so large because of media coverage discussing links between autism and the MMR vaccine as well as Wakefield's vocal campaign to warn parents of the possible dangers of the MMR vaccine.

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  • A number of autism activist organizations joined Wakefield's campaign to caution parents about vaccine safety.

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  • From the beginning, Wakefield's study had critics who claimed that a study of 12 children was too small to have significant findings.

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  • Wakefield's detractors also accused him of inaccurate data collection and questionable ethical practices during the study.

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  • This prompted the UK's General Medical Council (GMC), the authority over medical ethics and licenses, to investigate Wakefield and the study co-authors to determine the study's credibility.

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  • After the GMC discredited Wakefield's study, The Lancet fully retracted the study.

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  • Despite the GMC rulings and The Lancet's retraction, Wakefield stands by his study.

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  • Wakefield founded Thoughtful House Center for Children in Austin, Texas in 2005 and worked as autism researcher in USA.

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  • After the GMC's February 2010 ruling, Wakefield stepped down from his position at Thoughtful House.

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  • According to a Boston Globe Magazine article, Wakefield vows to continue researching possible connections between autism and vaccines.

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  • In the article, Wakefield said, "My concern is for vaccine safety, for a safety-first vaccine policy…I have every intention of serving this population of children for a long as I can."

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  • There are members of the autism community who feel Wakefield was treated unfairly by the GMC and still support him.

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  • Actress Jenny McCarthy and her autism support organization, Generation Rescue, are among Wakefield's most vocal supporters.

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  • At the website, WeSupportAndyWakefield.com, there are lists of autism organizations and individuals who support Wakefield's work and question childhood vaccine safety.

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  • The Wakefield autism vaccine study retracted helps calm many parent's fears about MMR vaccine safety.

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  • The Wakefield study found a link between the vaccine and autistic disorders, although the study has been retracted.

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  • Andrew Wakefield, the author of the study, contends that there is a link between the MMR vaccine and autism.

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  • The latter is the case, according to the British Medical Journal when it comes to Wakefield's study that links the MMR vaccine to the development of autistic disorders.

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  • The British scientific community takes the retraction to a devastating level for Wakefield, as they suggest that the study is not only erroneous, it is fraudulent.

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  • Brian Deer's article, How the Case Against the MMR Vaccine was Fixed finds that the data collected in the Wakefield study was manufactured.

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  • An unnerving element to the Wakefield study is the way it recruited participants.

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  • After Wakefield's study was published in the Lancet in 1998, a campaign reeling against vaccines began, and many parents continue to deliberately avoid getting their children vaccinated against preventable diseases.

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  • Andrew Wakefield is no longer able to practice medicine in the United Kingdom.

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  • However, Wakefield contends that there is a connection, and he has supporters.

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  • Jenny McCarthy supports Wakefield in her blog on the Huffington Post, where she writes, that two parents from the Wakefield study suggest that there are problems with the BMJ's conclusions.

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  • The website, We Support Dr. Andrew Wakefield offers his response to the allegations and findings of fraud.

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  • The site links to Peer Reviewed Papers that support Wakefield's findings.

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  • The Cribs comprise of three strapping young lads from Wakefield, West Yorkshire: Ryan Jarman on guitar/vocals, with brothers Gary and Ross on bass/vocals and drums, respectively.

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  • The Kaiser Chiefs' close friendship with Wakefield indie-punksters The Cribs has instilled a sense of community into the music industry, both locally and nationally.

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