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    The Iron Duke

    The Iron Duke

    In a BBC project first broadcast in 2002 Sir Winston Churchill was voted into first place in a poll to establish the 100 greatest Britons. Martin's latest feature suggests that his vote might have gone elsewhere.

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    Good to hear both sides of the story but my mind is made up about Jardine.
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    I got great enjoyment in going to the game and shouting "WHY THE **** ISN'T THIS GAME BEING PLAYED AT THE BASIN?!>!?!?" to reasonably significant cheers from the sparse crowd
    Proudly against the bring back Bennett movement since he is injury prone and won't last 5 days.

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    Fantastic read once again.
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    Great piece. Shows the esteem DRJ was held in by his own charges and opposition alike.

    It's because of men like Jardine that makes one somehow believe it was possible this tiny island once administered a quarter of the globe.
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