Mini Copy Book

Indian History

Trunk and Disorderly

Arthur Wellesley watches on as one of his soldiers is rescued from a watery grave.

Length: 60 words

Music and Musicians

Never say ‘What, never?’ again

That infernal nonsense ‘Pinafore’ took America by storm.

Length: 57 words

Indian History

Job’s City of Joy

The East India Company’s top agent in India was also the man who put Calcutta on the world map.

Length: 107 words

Liberty and Prosperity

The Real Merchant

William Cobbett makes a distinction between everyday business and the murky world of Westminster lobbyists and financial speculation.

Length: 54 words

Lives of the Saints

‘I can walk’

A mother is determined to see that her disabled daughter gets the help she needs.

Length: 58 words

Stuart Era

Long Ben

An English sailor became the target of the first worldwide manhunt following an audacious act of piracy.

Length: 52 words