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It all began in 1805 with one man and his urgent message.
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What time did Lapenotiere reach Piddletown?
Read the news article carefully and tell us at what time you believe the post-chaise carrying Lapenotiere from Falmouth to London would have passed through Piddletown. There is no exact answer, so have a guess based on the information available. The answer which most closely matches the time estimated by our expert on Georgian post-chaise travel will be the winner.
The time Lapenotiere reached
Piddletown would have been
on 5th November 1805.
Tiebreaker:
Complete the following sentence in your own words. In the event of a tie, judges will choose the most interesting and apt entry as the winner.
On November 4th, a traveller from ...

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