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Forfar

(fôr`fər), town (1991 pop. 12,652), Angus, E Scotland. Textiles, processed foods, iron goods, and farm tools are produced. Royalist in the civil wars, Forfar had its charter destroyed by Oliver CromwellCromwell, Oliver
, 1599–1658, lord protector of England. Parliamentary General

The son of a gentry family, he entered Cambridge in 1616 but probably left the next year.
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 in 1651. It was reissued in 1665 by Charles II, who gave the town a tower that still stands.

Forfar

a market town in E Scotland, the administrative centre of Angus: site of a castle, residence of Scottish kings between the 11th and 14th centuries. Pop.: 13 206 (2001)
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