The mob came for Laurence Fox, a brilliant British actor, after he made some mildly controversial remarks on the BBC. Refusing to apologize and vanish, Fox then launched a most public counterattack: a campaign for mayor of London.
Julie Helen Heyneman (1868–1942) spent her childhood and youth in San Francisco, where she attended classes at the Art Students League. She sailed for Europe in 1891 to immerse herself in art. Living in London, she became a pupil and lifelong friend of John Singer Sargent, the noted portrait painter.