Kit Mayers offers a lively account of Anthony Jenkinson
, the daring adventurer who headed off to Russia in 1557 with dreams of travelling all the way to the fabled riches of Cathay.
, 30, of Byker, Newcastle, has been jailed for four years for burglary.
The pensioner was watching TV when Anthony Jenkinson
let himself in and started searching for valuables in front of him.
And in April 2001, Anthony Jenkinson
, 28, was found dead in St Anne's after he was battered with a hammer.
LOWLIFE Anthony Jenkinson
grappled with a frail 82-year-old who tried to stop him brazenly raiding his flat in broad daylight.
Excellent, too, to learn more about Anthony Jenkinson
establishing Tudor trade routes in central Asia and about David Thompson mapping the western provinces of Canada during the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
And in April 2001, criminal Anthony Jenkinson
, 28, was found dead in the park after he was battered with a hammer in a gangland killing.
TRIBUTE: From left, Anthony Jenkinson
of Thompsons builders, Carol Gullon, station clerk, and watch manager Karl Hindhaugh in the garden PICTURE: IAIN BUIST www.
THIS is gangland murder victim Anthony Jenkinson
who was battered to death with a hammer.
, 21, of Old-field Road, Walker, confronted the victim at the Heaton Road cash dispenser shortly after 9pm on October 24 last year.
ST ANTHONY'S: Barry Aldcroft, 21 of Greenford Road, pounds 140; Scott Downie, 18, of Sandy Crescent, pounds 120; John Forbes, 36, of Chatsworth Gardens, pounds 90; Jason Graham, 25, of Millbank Road, pounds 120; Anthony Jenkinson
, 21, of Greenford Road, pounds 130; David Man 24, of Greenford Road, pounds 170; Steven New, 23, of Irthing Avenue pounds 130; Jemma Proctor, 22, of Southern Road, pounds 145; Craig Smith 18, of Merton Road, pounds 275; Scott A Smith, 23, of Merton Road, pounds 90.