BOOK HULL HOTELS

Featured Destination

July 2016: Cardigan Bay

Cardigan Bay as a destination would be a tester for a professional explorer. Not in terms of terrain, though the Cambrian Mountains backing much ...More
More Uk destinations

Jean Rook
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Hull, East Yorkshire
Born on 13rd of November 1931
Died in 1991

The self-styled First Lady of Fleet Street, Jean Rook worked her way up a very male-dominated industry to become a celebrated columnist on The Daily Express, and in that way could be considered a role model. But brash, inconstant and never short of a loud opinion she appealed to a public keener for condemnation than contemplation.

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to Jean Rook?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

3543 views since 21st December 2007

Brit Quote:
The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast. - Oscar Wilde
More Quotes

On this day:
James VI of Scotland crowned James I of England. - 1603, Nelson Loses his Arm - 1797, Stephenson demonstrates 1st Steam Engine - 1814, 1st Scout Camp - 1907, Louis Bleriot flies the Channel - 1909, First Test Tube Baby Born - 1978
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages

//