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The Defence of Castle Dangerous
In 1692, a girl of fourteen was left to defend her father’s manor from angry Iroquois raiders.
by Edith Louise Marsh 1870-1960
Equal before the Law
Queen Victoria assured her subjects that there were no second-class citizens in her eyes.
by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901
The First World War
The Gallipoli Landings
By 1915, the Allies were struggling to break through Germany’s Western Front,
and so began looking for another line of attack.
by Clay Lane
The Goat and the Lion
A herd of goats is threatened by a pride of lions, and
it falls to one brave billy to face the danger alone.
by P. V. Ramaswami Raju ?-1897
A Great Human Effort
The Gallipoli landings in 1915 did not achieve the Admiralty’s goals,
but for John Masefield they remained one of the proudest moments of the Great War.
by John Masefield 1878-1967
Sport and Sportsmen
The great British public leaves a German tourist speechless during a county match at the Oval in London.
by Sir Ranjitsinhji Vibhaji of Nawanagar 1872-1933
The Copy Book
Think and Speak