A Brief Biography of William Wilberforce

By Tim Lambert William Wilberforce campaigned against the slave trade. He was born on 24 August 1759 in Wilberforce House in High Street, Hull, Yorkshire. William had 3 sisters but only 1 lived to adulthood. His father, Robert was a merchant. His mother was called Elizabeth. As a child, William was educated at Hull grammar… Continue reading A Brief Biography of William Wilberforce

A Brief Biography of Winston Churchill

By Tim Lambert His Early Life Winston Churchill was a 20th-century British prime minister. He was born on 30 November 1874 in Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, England. His father was Lord Randolph Churchill and his mother, Jeanette was an American woman. Winston had a brother called John, born in 1880. When he was a child… Continue reading A Brief Biography of Winston Churchill

A Brief Biography of Woodrow Wilson

By Tim Lambert Woodrow Wilson was the 28th president of the USA. He was born in Staunton, Virginia on 28 December 1856. His father, Joseph Wilson was a Presbyterian minister. His mother Janet Woodrow Wilson was born in Carlisle, England. When Woodrow was a child he lived in Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina. Wilson… Continue reading A Brief Biography of Woodrow Wilson

A Short Biography of Bess of Hardwick

By Tim Lambert  Bess of Hardwick was a very rich woman in 16th century England. She was born Elizabeth Hardwick in the autumn of 1527 (the exact date is not known) in the village of Hardwick in Derbyshire. Her father was John Hardwick a moderately prosperous landowner and her mother was also called Elizabeth. She… Continue reading A Short Biography of Bess of Hardwick