Mini Copy Book

Music and Musicians


Despite setback after setback, Stanford was determined to hear his music played in public.

Length: 54 words

Magna Carta

The Signing of the Great Charter

King John promised his nobles respect, but he was not a man to regard his word as his bond.

Length: 117 words

Extracts from Literature

With the Compliments of Mr Collins

There is an art to making one’s compliments seem artless.

Length: 34 words

Extracts from Literature

‘Nothing clears up one’s ideas like explaining them’

Muddle-headed inventor Professor Cavor needs to think aloud, and for reasons of his own Mr Bedford is anxious to listen.

Length: 56 words

Norman Era

Welcome to Micklegarth

After the Norman Conquest, thousands of disappointed Englishmen departed for a new life in the Byzantine world.

Length: 109 words

Abolition of Slavery

The Case of Jonathan Strong

Granville Sharp and his surgeon brother William rescued a young African man from the streets of London.

Length: 90 words