We must assume, therefore, that he is a Knight Bachelor, an honour that entitles the holder to be called 'Sir' but, because it does not belong to one of the established Orders of Chivalry, is not normally marked by any post-nominal letters.Knights Bachelor are by no means unusual: well-known modern examples are England's former rugby coach, Sir Clive Woodward CBE, and actor Sir Anthony Hopkins CBE.Sometime between 15, he began a successful career in London as an actor, writer, and part-owner of a playing company called the Lord Chamberlain's Men, later known as the King's Men.He appears to have retired to Stratford around 1613, at age 49, where he died three years later.Shakespeare was born and brought up in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire.At the age of 18, he married Anne Hathaway, with whom he had three children: Susanna, and twins Hamnet and Judith. He is regarded as the founder of the Hudson River School, an American art movement that flourished in the mid-19th century.
His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.
up to her Marcel-wave (p 8) The Marcel-wave was introduced in 1872 by a Parisian hairdresser, Marcel Grateau, who had the idea of using a heated curling iron to produce natural-looking waves. The Quorn and the Pytchley are two well-known hunts in central England, the Quorn primarily in Leicestershire, with some coverts in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, and the Pytchley straddling the Leicestershire-Northamptonshire border.
Grateau's idea revolutionised the art of women's hairdressing and started a fashion that remained popular for nearly fifty years. an antique shop in the Brompton Road — it's just past the Oratory (p 9) The London Oratory, built in 1893, was the first new Roman Catholic church to be built in London since the 16th-century Reformation.
The most famous of these are the five-part series, 'The Course of Empire', now in the collection of the New York Historical Society and the four-part 'The Voyage of Life'.
There are two versions of the latter, one at the National Gallery in Washington, D.