Mini Copy Book

Extracts from Literature

Sense and Sensitivity

Jane Austen wrote as a Christian, but all the better for doing so unobtrusively.

Length: 59 words

Extracts from Literature

The Blessing of Disguise

A mysterious knight and an equally mysterious outlaw agree to preserve one another’s incognito.

Length: 55 words

Anglo-Saxon Era

The Battle of Nechtansmere

King Ecgfrith of Northumbria dismissed repeated warnings about his imperial ambitions.

Length: 58 words

Lives of the Saints

St Bega

An Irish princess fled to Cumbria to escape the Vikings, clutching her precious silver bracelet.

Length: 58 words

Lives of the Saints

Crayke Abbey

The long-lost monastery at Crayke in North Yorkshire was home to two saints with different but equally valuable gifts.

Length: 60 words

Liberty and Prosperity

Honourable Mr Fox

The colourful Foreign Secretary humbly accepted a lesson in manners from a local tradesman.

Length: 58 words