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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 pleaded guilty to culpable homicide last year but prosecutors rejected his offer of a plea and he went on trial with murder.
From the start Morley got their pacey backs into the game at every opportunity and in the third minute the visitors took the lead when lock Ollie Flegg charged through the home defence to score by the posts and Stevenson added the goal.
The first 10 minutes saw Morley with the territorial advantage but they could not breach Wirral's outstanding defence.
Morley, who previously used the same word in the presence of singer Alexander O'Neal, was booted off the show at 2.
But back in his native Lancashire Morley also goes down as the guy who scored the last time Burnley beat Blackburn Rovers a staggering 35 years ago.
The 25-page police affidavit details the allegations that served as the basis for the criminal charges against Morley.
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.
Cut off by his father when Morley lost his faith and refused to comply with his father's wishes that he take Holy Orders in the Anglican Church, Morley fils left Oxford with a pass degree and launched himself into the world of metropolitan journalism.
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.
Morley, 58, is the first former minister to be jailed for fiddling his expenses.
Morley, the most high profile of a string of convictions since the expenses revelations rocked Westminster, pocketed pounds 30,428 by claiming for a phantom mortgage and inflating the amount he was previously paying.
Although both sides have an influx of new players, Morley began stronger and Simon Bradshaw kicked an early penalty.