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Three Ages of Empire
Sir Charles Lucas looked back at the role of the Government, the military and private enterprise during three centuries of British adventure overseas.
by Sir Charles Prestwood Lucas 1853–1931
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
A Tiger By Morning
When Raffles Haw comes to sleepy Tamfield, his breathtaking generosity starts turning heads at once, and one belongs to Laura McIntyre.
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 1859-1930
Liberty and Prosperity
The Foreign Office had a long tradition of regarding a
strong Russian Empire as ‘not in the British interest,’ but John Bright saw only mutual benefit in it.
by John Bright 1811-1889
Kings and Queens of England
Victoria to George VI
A quick overview of the Kings and Queens of England from Victoria in 1837 to Elizabeth II in 1952.
by Clay Lane
The Voyage of the ‘Golden Hinde’
Elizabethan adventurer Sir Francis Drake combined sailing round the world with really annoying the King of Spain.
An Elizabethan mariner reaches Japan under terrible hardships, only to find himself under sentence of death at the hands of his fellow Europeans.
The Copy Book
Think and Speak