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Orton

Joe (Kingsley). 1933--67, British dramatist, noted for his black comedies: these include Entertaining Mr Sloane (1964), Loot (1966), and What the Butler Saw (1969)
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1874: Arthur Orton, claimant to the Tichborne estate, was found guilty of perjury and sentenced to 14 years' hard labour.
ANOBODY called Arthur Orton looked nothing like missing heir Sir Roger Titchborne - but he even managed to convince Sir Roger's MOTHER that he was genuine in the 1800s.
In late 1863, at the time of their publication, Tom Castro, aka Arthur Orton, was working on the 'Yarra Yarra' station on Billabong Creek near Holbrook north of Albury.
Finally John Duke Coleridge acting for the Tichborne family was able to convince the court that the Claimant, was not Sir Roger Tichborne, but Arthur Orton, the son of a butcher from Wapping in London.