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 Lean, David
 Leander (rowing club)
 leap year - proposed by Sosigenes
 Lear, Edward
 leather clothing - and the man in the ice
 Leavis, F.R.
 Lebanon, cedars of - Phoenician export
  - to Egypt in 2550 BC
 Lebensraum - for Germany to the east
 Le Bourgeoys, Marin - and the flintlock
 Le Brun, Charles - and Vaux-le-Vicomte
  - and Versailles
  - director of Gobelin factory
 Lechfeld - battle in 955
 Leclerc, Charles - in Saint Domingue
 lectio - in scholasticism
 Ledley, Robert S - builds first body scanner
 Lee, Laurie - Cider with Rosie
 Lee, Robert E. - and the Civil War
 Lee, William - and the stocking frame
 Lee of Fareham, Viscount - and Chequers
 Leeds (city)
  - first gasometer
 Leeds Castle
 Leeds Intelligencer - and Yorkshire Post
 Leeds International Piano Competition
 Leeds pottery
 Leeds United (football club)
 Lee-Enfield rifle - and Enfield
 leek - emblem for Wales
 Leeuwenhoek, Anton van - and anatomy
  - friend to Jan Vermeer
  - pioneering microscopist
  - discovers bacteria
  - on spermatozoa
 Legalism - Chinese political philosophy
 Legazpi, Miguel de - and the Philippines
 Legend of the True Cross - by Piero
 Legislative Assembly - in France in 1791
 Legitimists - and the July monarchy
 legion - in Roman army
  - weapons
  - departure of legions from Britain
  - related items
 Légion d'Honneur - order of chivalry
 Legnica - battle in 1241
 Leguía y Salcedo, Augusto - in Peru
 Leicester (city)
 Leicester, earl of - in the Netherlands
  - and Elizabeth I
  - brief biography
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