Blackbeard – The Hunt for the World’s Most Notorious Pirate

Edward Teach – ‘Blackbeard’-is one of the legends of the so-called ‘golden age of piracy’. There have been so many accounts of his short, bloody … [Read more...]





Napoleonic Lives – Researching the British Soldiers of the Napoleonic Wars

Two hundred years ago the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars convulsed the whole of Europe. These were key events in the history of the continent, … [Read more...]





Horsemen in No Man’s Land – British Cavalry and Trench Warfare 1914-1918

Of what use were the British cavalry during the years of trench warfare on the Western Front? On a static battlefield dominated by the weapons of … [Read more...]