Mini Copy Book

Indian History

William Hall VC

Canadian sailor William Hall was summoned over to India to help face down the Indian Mutiny.

Length: 116 words

Indian History

The Siege of Lucknow

During the Indian Mutiny, over a thousand men, women and children were trapped in the Commissioner’s residence at Lucknow.

Length: 116 words

Stuart Era

The Nine Years’ War

King Louis XIV of France raised rebellion in Ireland to put his own man on the English throne.

Length: 115 words

Extracts from Literature

Taken for a Ride

Richard Hannay sees for himself how political activists trick decent people into supporting their quest for power.

Length: 58 words

Stuart Era

The Darien Scheme

The Parliament of Scotland tried to liberate itself from London’s strangling single market.

Length: 113 words


His Bright Nativity

Anglo-Saxon poet Cynewulf wonders at the mystery of the Bethlehem manger, where all the light of heaven was shining.

Length: 59 words