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20 things you didn't know about Lara Croft

What is it about the British and their insistence on pinching cultural artefacts from foreign nations?

The British Museum is full of the stuff, the V&A has a fair number of "borrowed" pieces - but both fall well short of the stash on show in Croft Manor.

As a hardened Lara Croft returns to her raiding ways in the new Tomb Raider title, Rise of the Tomb Raider, we've taken a look through her franchise to remind ourselves of her famed origins.

Here are 20 things you probably didn't know about the seasoned career of Lara Croft.

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