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The 1720s was notable for being the decade of birth of two individuals who impacted the life of the Doctor. The Second Doctor's companion Jamie McCrimmon was born in 1724. (AUDIO: Shadow of Death) Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson, later known as Madame de Pompadour, was born in 1721. The Tenth Doctor would first appear to her in 1727, meeting her again a few months later in the same year. The Doctor noted to Reinette that August was not a very good month in this year. (TV: The Girl in the Fireplace)

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The Doctor witnessed the Earth's fury at the Japanese island of Okushiri in 1720. (PROSE: The English Way of Death)

In 1729, Alexander Monro purchased an unusual hand, which could copy data from his body and slowly became a clone. This clone was named Alexander Monro II. (PROSE: The Many Hands)