Mini Copy Book

Mediaeval History

Fair and Loving Words

On the night when Edward IV won his crown back from Henry VI, he had to decide how to deal with those who had still been backing Henry during the day.

Length: 113 words

International Relations

‘Nobody Wants to Invade You’

Richard Cobden told an Edinburgh peace conference that the biggest threat to the United Kingdom’s security was her own foreign policy.

Length: 117 words

Bible and Saints

Apollyon Straddles the Way

As Christian is making his way along the highway that leads to the Celestial City, he finds his way barred by a foul fiend.

Length: 116 words

Bible and Saints

Popular Literature

When literary critics decide that a book is not worthy of their notice they expect the public to follow their lead, but ‘Pilgrim’s Progress’ was different.

Length: 60 words

Mediaeval History

Woven Story

In the thirteenth century, wealthy English homeowners began to think more about the inside of their stately homes.

Length: 117 words

Free Speech and Conscience

Of Hares, Hounds and Red Herrings

In January 1807, newspapers breathlessly reported that Napoleon Bonaparte’s rampage across Europe was at an end — but was it true?

Length: 171 words