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Among those competing for her affections were Sir Thomas Wyatt, an acclaimed poet, and Henry Percy, who even went as far as to secure Anne’s hand in a secret betrothal. However, all those with their gaze fixed upon the enchanting young debutante soon found themselves facing a rival they could not hope to better – the king of England. Anne Boleyn ANNE BOLEYN English, 1501-1536 Born to a respected but ambitious family, Anne caught the attention of King Henry VIII of England while serving his wife in court.
Many previously wealthy citizens were forced to sell their treasured possessions. Market goes into free-fall 24 October 1929 13 million shares are traded, with losses as high as $5bn reported. Bankers pour money into the market to try and save it. Black Monday 28 October 1929 The slide continues with a record loss of 13%. Black Tuesday 29 October 1929 Mass panic selling leads to 16 million shares being traded. $14bn is lost and millions of people lose their savings. © Alamy; Corbis Meanwhile in the Soviet Union… Mass unemployment Roger Babson 37 Heroes & Villains EMMELINE PANKHURST “Pankhurst believed that the women’s right to influence policymaking was the only way society would be reformed” Emmeline Pankhurst was sent to finishing school in Paris.
It then formed a government of National Unity with its two political rivals and drastically reestablished the political makeup of the National Assembly (South Africa’s equivalent of the House of Commons). On the morning of 10 May 1994 Mandela arrived at the Union Buildings (South Africa’s governmental seat) in Pretoria and was sworn into office in front of 4,000 politicians and dignitaries from around the world. South Africans of every race and background were celebrating and Gillian can still recall it vividly.