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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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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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A 2006 consent order against the Morleys found the couple violated state law in connection with their offer and sale of real estate investments based in Mexico.Both were permanently barred from engaging in securities and investment advising in Maryland and ordered to pay fines, which they did, according to the state's complaint for an injunction.
The securities commissioner issued a cease and desist order in 2015 because they were soliciting investment funds despite not being registered as investment advisers.The Morleys advertised financial planning services and held seminars.
Mrs Morley, 45, yesterday confirmed they had separated.
Mr Morley, 45, left the pounds 600,000 marital home four weeks ago after bitter rows.