Sophie Cookson is an English actress best known for playing Roxanne Morton in the 2014 action spy comedy film Kingsman: The Secret Service, for which she received a nomination at the 20th Empire Awards. After discovering her passion for acting, Cookson dropped out of the University of Edinburgh and enrolled at the Oxford School of Drama and graduated in 2013.
Brett Anderson is a British singer-songwriter best known for his association with the popular rock band Suede, where he is the primary lyricist and lead vocalist. He is credited with forming the band along with Mat Osman and Justine Frischmann. Brett Anderson is renowned for his poetic lyrics, distinctive wide-ranging voice, and charismatic stage presence.
Sir Nevile Meyrick Henderson had been the British ambassador to Argentina, Yugoslavia, France, Turkey, and Nazi Germany. A major part of Neville Chamberlain’s appeasement policy in Germany, he was in favor of the Munich Agreement of 1938. He is also believed to have tried to prevent Hitler from attacking Poland.
Educationist, feminist, and women’s rights activist Barbara Bodichon is best remembered for co-establishing the English Woman's Journal and Girton College, Cambridge. Her works also led to the passage of the Married Women’s Property Act. She was a talented artist, too, and was known for her watercolor paintings.
English physician Andrew Boorde was initially a member of the Carthusian order but quit monastic activities later. A traveler and explorer, too, he penned the first English guidebook to Europe. He has also written extensively on subjects such as health and astronomy. He was apparently imprisoned in later life for keeping loose women.