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Grantham

(grăn`təm, –thəm), town (1991 pop. 30,700), in the Parts of Kesteven, Lincolnshire, E central England, on the Witham River. Grantham is an agricultural center and railroad junction. Mechanical engineering works produce diesel engines and road rollers. Landmarks include St. Wulfram's Church, with its 280-ft (85-m) steeple; Angel Inn, where in 1483 Richard III condemned the duke of Buckingham to death; a bronze statue (on St. Peter's Hill) of Sir Isaac Newton, who attended King's School in Grantham; and George Hotel, described by Dickens in Nicholas Nickleby. At Grantham in 1643, 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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 won his first victory over the royalists.

Grantham

a town in E England, in Lincolnshire: birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton and Margaret Thatcher. Pop.: 34 592 (2001)
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EastEnders' cast, crew and the soap's thousands of fans were outraged after a sting by a newspaper exposed married Grantham using a computer in his BBC dressing room to have sex over the internet with a blonde known as 'Amanda'.
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The disease process helps you identify a normal part of the [kidney's] hardware," Grantham says, adding that the gene could play a role in regulating the growth of the epithelial, or skinlike, cells that make up the wall of the kidney tubule.
We're thrilled to receive this award from the Economic Development Corporation," said Tom Macon, chairman of Grantham University.
But the pace of that regression, which historically took seven years throughout most of the last century, will now take about 20 years, and the regression will be only about two-thirds back from the "old normal," writes Grantham.
BLYTH Spartans head to the scene of their biggest win last season when they take on third-bottom Grantham Town at the South Kesteven Stadium today.
Meanwhile, Rob Grantham of Wirral-based Pensby Runners continued his impressive recent form when he won last Wednesday's Hotfoot Up Famau in Denbighshire.
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Thomas Grantham (1633-1692) and General Baptist Theology.