Mini Copy Book

Stuart Era

The Last Days of Charles II

James calls Fr Huddleston to his brother’s deathbed, ready for a most delicate task.

Length: 109 words

Greek and Roman Myths

Bellerophon and the Chimera

The wronged hero vanquishes a dreadful monster with the help of a winged horse, but then it all goes to his head.

Length: 59 words

Extracts from Literature

‘God Tempers the Wind to the Shorn Lamb’

Mary Mason could not forgive herself for a past misdeed.

Length: 52 words

Literary Figures

Jane Austen

The blushing clergyman’s daughter is recognised today as one of the great figures of English literature.

Length: 107 words

Anglo-Saxon Era

Turning the Tide

King Canute enacted a memorable demonstration of the limits of government power.

Length: 60 words

Classical History

Xerxes Scourges the Hellespont

The Persian King felt that a lord of his majesty should not have to take any nonsense from an overgrown river.

Length: 57 words