Bow Street runners

[,bəustriːt'rʌnəz]
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сы́щики полице́йского суда́ (название лондонских полицейских в 18 в.; см. тж. Bow Street)

English-Russian Great Britain dictionary (Великобритания. Лингвострановедческий словарь). 2014.

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  • Bow Street Runners — The Bow Street Runners have been called London s first professional police force. They were founded in 1749 by the author Henry Fielding and originally numbered just eight.Similar to the unofficial thief takers (men who would solve petty crime… …   Wikipedia

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  • Bow Street Magistrates' Court — was the most famous magistrates court in England for much of its existence, and was located in various buildings on Bow Street in central London close to Covent Garden throughout its history.HistoryThe first court at Bow Street was established in …   Wikipedia

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  • Cato Street Conspiracy — The Cato Street Conspiracy was an attempt to murder all the British cabinet ministers and Prime Minister Lord Liverpool in 1820. The name comes from the meeting place near Edgware Road in London. Origins of the conspiracy The conspirators were… …   Wikipedia

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  • Henry Fielding — Infobox Writer name = Henry Fielding pseudonym = Captain Hercules Vinegar , also some works published anonymously birthdate = Birth date|1707|4|22 birthplace = Sharpham, Somerset, England deathdate = Death date and age|1754|10|8|1707|4|22… …   Wikipedia

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