The wedding bed for Sir John Radclyffe and Lady Anne Asshawe, dates back to the 1570s. The bed is the only surviving piece of furniture from Ordsall Hall. The Radclyffe family were one of the most influential families in England who served Tudor kings and queens in civil and foreign wars.
Actor and director Richard Attenborough dies aged 90
Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, CBE (29 Aug 1923 – 24 Aug 2014) was an actor, film director, film producer, and entrepreneur, President of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). As a film director and producer, he won two Academy Awards for Gandhi in 1983. He also won four BAFTA Awards and four Golden Globe Awards. As an actor, he is unrivalled and an overall lovely man