The Best British Sporting Victories - The World Cup 2014 | Town & Country Magazine UK Virginia Wade Wins Wimbledon in 1977 It was the summer of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee when Virginia Wade won the women's singles title at Wimbledon. It was her third grand slam victory and a huge achievement at the time, although little did she know it would be 36 years before we saw another British champion.
Ireland. Hook Head lighthouse, in Co. Wexford. " by Hook or by Crook" some say that phrase was coined here by Oliver Cromwell . His vow was to take Waterford by hook, the town, or by Crook a village nearby.