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Originally appearing in Volume V17, Page 750 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MARPLE, an urban district in the Hyde parliamentary division of Cheshire, England, 12 M. S.E. of Manchester, served by the Great Central, Midland & Sheffield and Midland railways, and the Cheshire lines. Pop. (1901), 5595• It lies on and above the valley of the Goyt, and its situation has brought the town into favour as a residential centre for those whose business lies in Manchester, Stockport, and the great manufacturing district to the west. Marple Hall, a beautiful Elizabethan mansion, is connected with the youth, and some-times stated to be the birthplace, of John Bradshaw the regicide (1602–1659).
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DANIEL MAROT (seventeenth century)

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