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This soldier and war hero founded the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides
He made his name at the siege of Mafeking (1899-1900)
He popularized his ideas in the 1908 book 'Scouting for Boys'
This Day in British History
18 October, 1529
Cardinal Wolsey falls from power
Henry blames Wolsey for failing to get papal blessing for annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon. Wolsey tries to placate Henry by giving him York Place (Whitehall palace)