Finch, Heneage

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Finch, Heneage:

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, 1621–82, lord chancellor of England. He took no part in the politics of the English civil war, but in 1660 he entered Parliament and became solicitor general, serving as
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West Midland oddities featured include the Boy Bishop of Hereford, who is installed in the Lord Bishop's throne at Christmas as a lesson in humility, reviving a practice dating back to the 13th century, the gathering of the Court Leet and Court baron at Alcester Town Hall and the Woodmen of Arden, the country's most exclusive society of longbow enthusiasts founded at the Bulls Head in Meriden on November 15, 1785, by Heneage Finch, the 4th Earl of Aylesford.