The A-Z of Curious Essex: Strange Stories of Mysteries, Crimes and Eccentrics

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`Curious' is perhaps not the first word you would use to label Essex. But `curiouser and curiouser' it becomes when you dig below the surface. Forget the popular image of Essex boy and girl. Come and meet larger-than-life characters, including the one-time fattest man in England, whose waist was wider than the height of an average man. And talking of big, discover the origin of children's favourite Humpty Dumpty. Did you know that explorer David Livingstone, who trekked across Africa, got lost in Essex; that Essex villain ...

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The A-Z of Curious Essex: Strange Stories of Mysteries, Crimes and Eccentrics
2013, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780752489865

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