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Morley,

town (1991 pop. 44,652), Leeds metropolitan district, N England. Woolen textiles and many other products are made. Coal is mined in the area. The town was besieged by royalists in the English civil war. Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st earl of Oxford and AsquithOxford and Asquith, Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st earl of,
1852–1928, British statesman. Of a middle-class family, he attended Oxford, became a barrister in London in 1876, and was elected to Parliament as a Liberal
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, was born in Morley.

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1. Edward Williams. 1838--1923, US chemist who collaborated with A. A. Michelson in the Michelson-Morley experiment
2. John, Viscount Morley of Blackburn. 1838--1923, British Liberal statesman and writer; secretary of state for India (1905--10)
3. Robert. 1908--92, British actor. His many films include Major Barbara (1940), Oscar Wilde (1960), and The Blue Bird (1976)
4. Thomas. ?1557--?1603, English composer and organist, noted for his madrigals and his textbook on music, A Plaine and Easie Introduction to Practicall Musicke (1597)

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an industrial town in N England, in Leeds unitary authority, West Yorkshire. Pop.: 54 051 (2001)
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Morley, whose tally of 53 international appearances is a British record, suffered the latest injury in the third match of the season against Catalan in February.
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Salford-born Morley played for Leeds from 1996-2000 and, after enjoying a successful six-year spell in Australia with Sydney Roosters, joined Warrington in 2006.
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