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Crichton

James. 1560--82, Scottish scholar and writer, called the Admirable Crichton because of his talents
(John) Michael. born 1942, US novelist, screenwriter, and film director; his thrillers, many of which have been filmed, include The Andromeda Strain (1969), Jurassic Park (1990), and Disclosure (1994)
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Crichton

resourceful servant proves more than equal to his employers when household is marooned. [Br. Lit.: The Admirable Crichton]
See: Butler

Crichton

resourceful butler who leads master and his family through difficulties on deserted island. [Br. Lit.: Admirable Crichton]
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Crichton, of Marsh Lane, Preston, failed to turn up to a trial at South Sefton Magistrates' Court yesterday and was found guilty in her absence.
Following the alumni pledge, the university dedicated a room in the new academic building in honor of the Crichton's legacy.
Wallsend BC wth the David Crichton Junior Memorial Cup after their victory over Cramlington Juniors and (below left and below right) action from the game.
The investment package is being made in partnership with the William Pears Group and in conjunction with the Crichton Trust to be used to deliver a range of projects within the region with the aim of providing enduring public and community benefit.
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