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Oct 8, 2017 - Crawley, England

@@@@@@@ BACKGROUND Here’s some of what Wikipedia has to say about Crawley: Crawley is on the western edge of the High Weald, which produced iron for more than 2,000 years from the Iron Age onwards. In the 5th century, Saxon settlers named the area Crow's Leah - meaning a crow-infested clearing. This name evolved over time, and the present spelling appeared by the early 14th century. The first written record of Crawley dates from 1202, when a license was issued by King John for a weekly market on Wednesdays. Crawley grew slowly in importance...

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