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Presentation – Edward Bright – ‘the fat man at Maldon’

When Edward Bright died in 1750 he was ‘supposed to be the biggest and weightiest Man in the World’. Dubbed ‘the fat man at Maldon’, his enormous size made him a local and national celebrity. Edward Bright was born on 1 March 1721 in Great Waltham. His father was William Bright and his mother Mary, nee Davie. Read more about Presentation – Edward Bright – ‘the fat man at Maldon’[…]