Mini Copy Book

Liberty and Prosperity

The Grievances of the South

Victorian MP Richard Cobden believed British politicians supporting the slave-owning American South had been led a merry dance.

Length: 52 words

Liberty and Prosperity

Dixie on Thames

Victorian MP Richard Cobden offered a startling analogy for the American Civil War.

Length: 60 words

Liberty and Prosperity

The Reform Acts

Nineteenth-century Britain had busy industrial cities and a prosperous middle class, but no MPs to represent them.

Length: 114 words

Anglo-Saxon Era

The Battle of Brunanburh

Athelstan confirmed himself as King of the English, and also reawakened a feeling that all Britain should be a united people.

Length: 56 words

Lives of the Saints

St Chad and the Invisible Choir

Chad, the seventh-century Bishop of Mercia, seemed to be making a lot of music for one man.

Length: 60 words

Lives of the Saints

The Night-time Disciple

Nicodemus did not allow intellectual doubts to get in the way of what he knew in his heart.

Length: 58 words