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Urquhart Rackharrow invented the Entrail-Expelling Curse in the 1600s. A portrait of him hung in the Dai Llewellyn Ward at St. Mungo’s (OP22).

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Urquhart = The name of a Scottish clan that was involved in numerous wars and conflicts in British history (source: Wikipedia).

Rackharrow = This name evokes images of torture; a rack is a torture device (source: Wikipedia) and "harrow" means to distress or disturb in a very painful way (source: Dictionary.com).

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