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Lowestoft

(lō`stôft, –stəf), city (1991 pop. 55,231), Suffolk, the easternmost city in England. It is a popular seaside resort and has fishing, shipbuilding, food processing, and other light industries. The resort area is separated from Old Lowestoft by Lake Lothing and the harbor. Oliver CromwellCromwell, Oliver
, 1599–1658, lord protector of England. Parliamentary General

The son of a gentry family, he entered Cambridge in 1616 but probably left the next year.
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 took the old town in 1643, and in 1665 the coastal waters were the scene of a naval victory of the English under the duke of York (later James II) over the Dutch. Most of the old houses were destroyed by a fire in the 17th cent. St. Margaret's Church, from the 15th cent., has an ancient tower. Fine bone china was produced in Lowestoft from about 1750 to 1800. Lowestoft was the birthplace of the satirist Thomas NasheNashe or Nash, Thomas
, 1567–1601, English satirist. Very little is known of his life. Although his first publications appeared in 1589, it was not until Pierce Penniless His Supplication to the Devil
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Lowestoft

a fishing port and resort in E England, in NE Suffolk on the North Sea. Pop.: 68 340 (2001)
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LOWESTOFT have seen their Ryman Premier title challenge slip in recent weeks but tonight's trip to Hastings should help to stop the rot, writes Phil Agius.
Outside court, Howard Marjoram, 66, a BNP member from Lowestoft, said the party would be lending her their support.
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Lowestoft boss Ady Gallagher said: "We've done ourselves proud."
The Dragons piled the pressure on minnows Lowestoft from the first whistle and should have taken a lead into the break.
Junior Brown had fired the Royals in front on 44 minutes but Ryman North League leaders Lowestoft struck back in the second half thanks to a couple of goals from Matt Nolan.
"I think it should have been Lowestoft and us in the final.
The tie already had plenty of bite after a keenly-fought first leg and last season's narrow win for Lowestoft who triumphed 4-3 to reach Wembley.
For more information about rats, breeders and the society, log onto www.nfrs.org.: KING RAT:BEST IN SHOW Halcyon Stud, Lisa Grove, Lowestoft (adult rats).
The new state-of-the-art research ship CEFAS Endeavour has been named at a ceremony in Lowestoft attended by the newly appointed Fisheries Minister, Ben Bradshaw.
They gathered on the beach at Lowestoft, Suffolk, to watch the sun rising over the North Sea at 8.04am.
Mrs Brabben, 35, of Lowestoft, Suffolk, said: "He's sick - what he did was despicable.