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devise

Law
1. 
a. a disposition of property by will
b. the property so transmitted
2. a will or clause in a will disposing of real property
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Anniversaries: 871: King Alfred defeated the Danes at Battle of Ashdown; 1412: Birth of St Joan of Arc, the Maid of Orleans; 1540: King Henry VIII married Anne of Cleves, 'the Flanders Mare'; 1838: Samuel Morse gave first public demonstration of his electric telegraph; 1852: Death of Frenchman Louis Braille, deviser of the alphabet for the blind; 1916: Allies began to evacuate Gallipoli; 1928: The River Thames flooded drowning four people and filling the Tate Gallery basement damaging many paintings; 1945: Battle of the Bulge ended; 1950: Britain recognised the Communist regime in China ; 1998: The Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen, Denmark, was beheaded for the second time.
Thomas Heywood's reputation as a dramatist as well as a translator of Sallust fitted him as well for a position as deviser in the 1630s as it did Barclay in the 1520s.
As an actress, she has typically appeared in the film, The Witches, and played a pathologist in Cracker, but it is as a deviser of unusual entertainments that she made her name.
Anniversaries: 1809: Birth of Frenchman Louis Braille, deviser of an alphabet for the blind; 1813: Birth of Sir Isaac Pitman, inventor of Pitman's Shorthand; 1878: Birth of painter Augustus John; 1884: The Fabian Society founded; 1885: The first appendicitis operation was performed; 1944: The British Fifth Army in Italy attacked Monte Cassino; 1958: Death of composer Vaughan Williams; 1960: French philosopher and novelist Albert Camus killed in a car crash and Donald Campbell died when Bluebird broke up attempting world water speed record on Coniston Water; 1965: Death of American poet T S Eliot; 1972: Rose Heilbron became the first woman to sit as a judge at the Old Bailey in London.
He is seen not just as journalist but as publisher and bookseller, as deviser of practical projects from fire-protection and fire insurance, the cleaning and lighting of streets, and as inventor.
Historian Harry Thomas, deviser of a ghost walk for Prestatyn's Walking Festival
Deviser and presenter of the concerts Alasdair Malloy said: "Football is definitely an easy subject to get kids enthusiastic about.
Farquhar is also associated with this show as director and deviser along with the two performers.
He was a dancer, singer, compere, comedian, pantomime star, game show deviser and actor, once appearing in a tour of Shakespeare's drama The Tempest.
The RJ Guitar Center factory is run in partnership with Japanese musical instruments manufacturer Deviser Co.
Greg's sidekick and task deviser, Alex Horne, should get special mention.