Tichborne


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Tichborne

case false claimant to the Tichborne baronetcy sentenced to fourteen years’ imprisonment. [Br. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 898]
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The director David Yates is an example of this, having filmed Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and his debut feature The Tichborne Claimant in Liverpool previously - we're delighted to welcome him and the team back.
1874: Arthur Orton, claimant to the Tichborne estate, was found guilty of perjury and sentenced to 14 years' hard labour.
The case of the Tichborne Claimant, when a butcher claimed to be the long lost heir to a Hampshire estate, revealed a working class that could simultaneously embrace nostalgia for hierarchy and anti-aristocratic libertarianism at the same moment.
In December of 2012, a lady named Bethan Tichborne was beaten and arrested for climbing a fence and waving a banner at a public event in Witney, England.
There is a 1919 film of the mummer's play from Tichborne, Hampshire, apparently filmed in front of a cricket sight-screen; as well as several post-war documentaries in which Peter Kennedy is the common link: London children's games; the Padstow Oss; the Svmondsbury, Dorset, mummers; and Dartmoor traditions.
Bethan Tichborne, 28, also attempted to threaten the Prime Minister verbally, it is claimed.
Bethan Tichborne, 28, of Campbell Road, Oxford, has been charged with one count of obstructing/resisting a constable in the execution of their duty and one count of using threatening words/behaviour to cause harassment alarm or distress.
55) is not one for the faint-hearted punter, but The Tichborne must carry some of my money after an eyecatching display when third in the Britannia at Royal Ascot, where he shaped as if this drop back from 1m would spark further improvement.
The tale of the disappearance of the real Viscount Lascelles, and the theft of his identity by the swindler John Dow, is reminiscent of the saga of the Tichborne claimant which was played out 30 years later.
In this case the fat man was a butcher from Wagga Wagga in Australia who ballooned to nearly thirty stone in the course of his long campaign to prove himself Sir Roger Tichborne, a slim dandyish aristocrat and heir to the Tichborne estate, presumed to have died at sea many years previous to the Claimant's appearance on the public stage in 1865.
Mysteries like the Pyjama Girl, and the Shark Arm Killing are aired; notable bushrangers investigated; John Price, the man in charge of the Norfolk Island convicts described; the Tichborne claimant examined; and even Tony Mokbel appears.
Also completing their terms on the committee and honoured for their service were John Morel, Anne Piper and Te Runanga representative Sharon Tichborne.