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Boat Race
The Boat Race
The Boat Race
is an annual rowing race between the Oxford University Boat Club and the Cambridge University Boat Club, rowed between men's and women's open-weight eights on the River Thames
River Thames
in London, England. It is also known as the University Boat Race and the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race. The men's race was first held in 1829 and has been held annually since 1856, except during the First and Second World Wars. The first women's event was in 1927 and the race has been held annually since 1964. Since 2015, the Women's race has taken place on the same day and course, the combined event of two races becoming known as "The Boat Races"
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Lambeth Palace
Coordinates: 51°29′44″N 0°7′11″W / 51.49556°N 0.11972°W / 51.49556; -0.11972 Lambeth
Lambeth
Palace, photographed looking east across the River Thames.The Great Hall, St Mary-at-Lambeth, and the Tudor gatehouse (from inside), with the river on the right. Lambeth
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Daniel Lyons (rower)
Daniel K. Lyons (born March 8, 1958 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania) is an American rower who competed in the 1988 Summer Olympics in the coxed pair.[1] Lyons has rowed on seven US National Teams, resulting in two world bronze medals, a world gold medal, and a gold medal at the Pan American Games. After winning 11 national rowing championships, he was inducted into the US Rowing Hall of Fame.[2][3] At the 1988 Olympic Games, his partner Robert Espeseth became sick and he finished in 11th place with a replacement partner. Lyons has also coached rowing since 1983 at the US Naval Academy, St. Joseph's Prep in Philadelphia, Oxford University, Stanford University, Drexel University, Georgetown University, and Penn Athletic Club in Philadelphia.[2] In 1981, Lyons graduated from the United States Naval Academy. In 1987, he obtained a degree in politics, philosophy and economics from Oxford University. In 1989, he was granted his master's degree in American history by Villanova University
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The Times
The Times
The Times
is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England. It began in 1785 under the title The Daily Universal Register, adopting its current name on 1 January 1788. The Times and its sister paper The Sunday Times
The Sunday Times
(founded in 1821) are published by Times Newspapers, since 1981 a subsidiary of News UK, itself wholly owned by News Corp
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World War II
Allied victoryCollapse of Nazi Germany Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires Dissolution of the League of Nations Creation of the United Nations Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers Beginning of the Cold War
Cold War
(more...)ParticipantsAllied Powers Axis PowersCommanders and leadersMain Allied leaders Joseph Stalin Franklin D
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Harrow School
Harrow
Harrow
School /ˈhæroʊ/[2] is an independent boarding school for boys in Harrow, London, England.[3] The School was founded in 1572 by John Lyon under a Royal Charter
Royal Charter
of Elizabeth I, and is one of the original seven public schools that were regulated by the Public Schools Act 1868. Harrow
Harrow
charges up to £12,850 per term, with three terms per academic year (2017/18).[4] Harrow
Harrow
is the fourth most expensive boarding school in the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference.[5] The school has an enrolment of 821 boys[6] all of whom board full-time, in twelve boarding houses.[7] It remains one of four all-boys, full-boarding schools in Britain, the others being Eton College, Radley College
Radley College
and Winchester College.[citation needed] Harrow's uniform includes straw hats, morning suits, top hats and canes
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River Cam
The River Cam
River Cam
is the main river flowing through Cambridge
Cambridge
in eastern England. After leaving Cambridge, it flows north and east into the Great Ouse to the south of Ely at Pope's Corner. The Great Ouse connects the Cam to the North Sea
North Sea
at King's Lynn: The total distance from Cambridge
Cambridge
to the sea is about 40 mi (64 km) and is navigable for punts, small boats, and rowing craft. The Great Ouse also connects to England's canal system via the Middle Level Navigations and the River Nene
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Cancer Research UK
Cancer
Cancer
Research UK is a cancer research and awareness charity in the United Kingdom[1] and Isle of Man, formed on 4 February 2002 by the merger of The Cancer
Cancer
Research Campaign and the Imperial Cancer Research Fund.[2] Its aim is to reduce the number of deaths from cancer. As the world's largest independent cancer research charity[3][4] it conducts research into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease. Research activities are carried out in institutes, universities and hospitals across the UK, both by the charity's own employees and by its grant-funded researchers. It also provides information about cancer and runs campaigns aimed at raising awareness of the disease and influencing public policy.[5][6][7] Cancer
Cancer
Research UK's work is almost entirely funded by the public. It raises money through donations, legacies, community fundraising, events, retail and corporate partnerships
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World War I
Allied victoryCentral Powers' victory on the Eastern Front nullified by defeat on the Western Front Fall of the German, Russian, Ottoman, and Austro-Hungarian empires Russian Civil War
Russian Civil War
and foundation of the Soviet Union Formation of new countries in Europe
Europe
and the Middle East Transfer of German colonies
German colonies
and regions of the former Ottoman Empire to other powers Establishment of the League of Nations
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Newton Investment Management
Newton Investment Management is a global investment management subsidiary of BNY Mellon based in London. The firm manage £53.8 billion of assets (as of 31 December 2017).[1] Its chief executive is Hanneke Smits.[2] References[edit]^ "About us". Newtonim.com. 2015-12-31. Retrieved 2016-02-10.  ^ "Hanneke Smits". LinkedIn. LinkedIn. This finance-related article is a stub
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Coxswain (rowing)
In a rowing crew, the coxswain /ˈkɒksən/ KOK-sən (or simply the 'cox', or 'coxie') is the member who sits in the stern (except in bowloaders) facing the bow.[1] The coxswain is responsible for steering the boat, and coordinating the power and rhythm of the rowers. In some capacities, the coxswain is responsible for implementing the training regimen prescribed by a team's coach during practice
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Dorney Lake
Dorney
Dorney
Lake
Lake
(also known as Eton College
Eton College
Rowing Centre, and as Eton Dorney
Dorney
as a 2012 Summer Olympics
2012 Summer Olympics
venue) is a purpose-built rowing lake in England. It is near the village of Dorney, Buckinghamshire, and is around 3 km (2 miles) west of Windsor and Eton, close to the River Thames. The lake is privately owned and financed by Eton College, which spent £17 million developing it. Additional grants, totalling £500,000, were obtained from Sport England, UK Sport, the DCMS and SEEDA in order to build the lake's finish tower
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The Isis
"The Isis" is an alternative name for the River Thames, used from its source in the Cotswolds until it is joined by the Thame at Dorchester in Oxfordshire. It derives from the ancient name for the Thames, Tamesis, which in the Middle Ages was falsely assumed to be a combination of "Thame" and "Isis".[note 1][1] Notably the Isis flows through the city of Oxford.Contents1 Rowing 2 Angling 3 Related uses 4 See also 5 ReferencesRowing[edit] The name "Isis" is especially used in the context of rowing at the University of Oxford. A number of rowing regattas are held on the Isis, including Eights Week, the most important Oxford University regatta, in the Trinity term (summer), Torpids in the Hilary term (early spring) and Christ Church Regatta for novices in the Michaelmas term (autumn). Because the width of the river is restricted at Oxford, rowing eights normally have a staggered start near Donnington Bridge and must then aim to "bump" the eight in front (i.e
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Henley-on-Thames
Henley-on-Thames
Henley-on-Thames
/ˈhɛnliː ɒn ˈtɛmz/ ( listen) is a town and civil parish on the River Thames
River Thames
in Oxfordshire, England, 9 miles (14 km) northeast of Reading, 7 miles (11 km) west of Maidenhead
Maidenhead
and 23 miles (37 km) southeast of Oxford, near the tripoint of Oxfordshire, Berkshire
Berkshire
and Buckinghamshire. The population at the 2011 Census was 11,619.[1]Contents1 History 2 Landmarks and structures 3 Property 4 Transport 5 Well-known institutions and organisations 6 Rowing 7 Other sports 8 Notable people 9 See also 10 Media 11 References 12 Further reading 13 External linksHistory[edit] The first record of Henley is from 1179, when it is recorded that King Henry II "had bought land for the making of buildings". King John granted the manor of Benson and the town and manor of Henley to Robert Harcourt in 1199
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Tideway
The Tideway
Tideway
is the part of the River Thames
River Thames
in England
England
that is subject to tides
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BNY Mellon
The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, which does business as BNY Mellon, is an American worldwide banking and financial services holding company headquartered in New York City. It was formed on July 1, 2007, as a result of the merger of The Bank of New York and Mellon Financial Corporation. It is the world's largest custodian bank and asset servicing company,[2][3][4] with $1.9 trillion in assets under management and $33.3 trillion in assets under custody as of December 2017.[1] Through its Bank of New York predecessor, it is one of the three oldest banking corporations in the United States, and among the oldest banks in the world, having been established in June 1784 by a group that included American Founding Fathers Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton.[5] Mellon had been founded in 1869 by the Mellon family of Pittsburgh, which included Secretary of the Treasury Andrew W
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