Mini Copy Book

Tudor Era

The Voyage of the ‘Golden Hinde’

Elizabethan adventurer Sir Francis Drake combined sailing round the world with really annoying the King of Spain.

Length: 111 words

Poets and Poetry

Ring out the Old, Ring in the New

For Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Christmas was a time to let the dead past bury its dead.

Length: 58 words

Poets and Poetry

Christmas Bells

The sounds of an English country Christmas helped Tennyson in his deep mourning for an old friend.

Length: 49 words

Mediaeval History

Wenceslaus: A Life for a Life

By Divine providence, the shocking murder of Good King Wenceslas led to a flowering of Christian faith in Europe.

Length: 60 words

Sport and Sportsmen

How Britain Brought Football to Chile

British expats in Valparaíso kicked off the Chilean passion for soccer.

Length: 52 words

Anglo-Saxon Era

Gytha and Vladimir

Scandinavian tradition says that the daughter of King Harold was consort to one the great rulers of Kievan Rus’.

Length: 59 words