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Castles in Wales
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This inventor and pioneer industrialist is credited with inventing - or at least popularizing - the water frame and carding engine
He began as a barber and wig maker
His mass-production techniques were copied around the world
This Day in British History
30 November, 1554
Sir Philip Sidney born
Sidney (d. 1586) was a poet, soldier, and courtier, and one of the most famous and admired men of Elizabethan England. He was killed at the Battle of Zutphen, Netherlands.