Mini Copy Book

Bible and Saints

Song of Angels, Joy of the Blest

Cynewulf encourages his listeners to remain committed to the Christian life, by reminding them of the reward that awaits them.

Length: 101 words

Bible and Saints

Heaven’s Harbour

The lives of men are like voyages across stormy seas, but we no longer have to sail them as if they were uncharted waters.

Length: 51 words

Stuart Era

‘You Are No Parliament!’

In April 1653, Oliver Cromwell learnt that Parliament was planning to prevent him from packing the Commons with yes-men.

Length: 174 words

Lives of the Saints

Cuthbert’s Box

Shortly before Easter, an ivory box went missing from the gifts presented at the shrine of St Cuthbert.

Length: 119 words

The Hundred Years’ War

Away to Your Own Country

As the Duke of Bedford and other English captains were besieging Orleans, they received a startling letter from a seventeen-year-old girl.

Length: 114 words

French History

Politics and the Pulpit

Edmund Burke begged the clergy of England to give us all a break from the twenty-four-hour news cycle.

Length: 55 words