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  1. Joyce Carol,born 1938, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
  2. Titus,1649–1705, English conspirator and Anglican priest: instigator of the Popish Plot scare.
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  1. Captain Lawrence Edward Grace . 1880–1912, English explorer. He died on Scott's second Antarctic expedition
  2. Titus. (ˈtaɪtəs). 1649–1705, English conspirator. He fabricated the Popish Plot (1678), a supposed Catholic conspiracy to kill Charles II, burn London, and massacre Protestants. His perjury caused the execution of many innocent Catholics
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