The Williams sisters, Venus and Serena, the greatest sister-act professional tennis has ever seen, succeeded against all odds, and with the help of their visionary parents, made it to the top. Venus, a 7 time grand slam winner (singles) and Serena, 17 time grand slam winner (singles) is ranked World No.1 by the Womens Tennis Association.
Elizabethan Great House-EXCERPT: Heydon Hall in Norfolk, built between 1581 and 1584, is a more traditional style Elizabethan house, but the classical influence can still be seen in the pediments above the windows.
Serena Williams is a world champion professional tennis player who has an estimated net worth of $100 million dollars. Serena Williams was born in Michigan but grew up in Compton, California. She and sister Venus Williams were steered towards tennis at a very early age.
Book that helped Henry VIII annul his marriage discovered in Cornwall
Works by philosopher and theologian William of Ockham published in 1495. Contains notes and highlighted texts used to argue king's independence. Discovery shows how kings' advisers scoured country trying to find texts. Passages used as he sought annulment to marry second wife Anne Boleyn. The period, which led to break-up with Rome, is documented in Wolf Hall.
Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire, England. In existence by 1101, known as Godric’s Castle, named probably after Godric of Mappestone. At the beginning of the 12th century, the castle had passed from Godric to William Fitz Baderon, thought to be his son-in-law, and on to his son, Baderon of Monmouth who married Rohese de Clare, a member of the powerful de Clare family. Gilbert de Clare eventually acquired Goodrich Castle himself. Gilbert generation 29 on tree.