Henry Fielding
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"Henry Fielding" was an United Kingdom/English novelist and dramatist known for his rich earthy humour and satire/satirical prowess, and as the author of the novel The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling/Tom Jones.

Aside from his literary achievements, he has a significant place in the history of law-enforcement, having founded (with his half-brother John) what some have called London's first police force, the Bow Street Runners, using his authority as a magistrate.

His younger sister, Sarah Fielding/Sarah, also became a successful writer.

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