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100 years on, tributes paid to Captain Scott’s friend Sir Edgar Speyer

One hundred years on, Sir Edgar Speyer has been commemorated for his support in helping to fund Captain Scott’s expeditions to the Antarctic, and for his major contribution to polar research. It follows the unveiling of a plaque at the Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge where he was toasted for his philanthropy, having been exiled and airbrushed out of history after WW1 following a...
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