Mini Copy Book

Kings and Queens of England

Henry IV to Henry VI

A quick overview of the Kings of England from Henry IV in 1399 to Henry VI in 1422.

Length: 59 words

Modern History

Pirates at Penzance

The people of Penzance in Cornwall did not think an Algerian corsair much better than a French warship.

Length: 57 words

Russian History

Britain and the Tsars

Britain’s ties to the rulers of Russia go back to the time of the Norman Invasion.

Length: 236 words

Modern History

For Valour

The Victoria Cross is the highest award made to our Armed Forces.

Length: 52 words

Extracts from Literature

The Summons Comes for Mr Standfast

In John Buchan’s story about the Great War, Richard Hannay must watch as his friend sacrifices his life for the Allies.

Length: 105 words

Discovery and Invention

Burning Daylight

George Stephenson argued that his steam engines were solar-powered.

Length: 47 words