“This day will be launched his majesties ship the Victory, estimated the largest and finest ship ever built. Several of the Lords of the Admiralty, Commissioners of the Navy, and many persons of quality and […]
Two months out and hours from port, a debate broke out between the captain and the master. The fateful decision was taken to proceed immediately under the master and the Captain returned to his cabin. […]
The iconic naval victories of Admiral Lord Nelson (1758-1805) made him a British hero. Dr. Quintin Colville and Dr. James Davey pick out the moments in Nelson’s life that propelled him to greatness. This article […]
The United States has a special history, and thus bears a unique stake, when it comes to the flight of foreign refugees, particularly those seeking sanctuary from oppression and violence.
This introduction to the political situation in India during the time period surrounding our beloved series comes from author Lauren Willig, who blogs at History Hoydens. As for India, well… I think we all know what kind […]
From the Sheerness Guardian, June 12th, 1869 The following interesting account of the Mutiny at the Nore was written by an eye-witness of the events described, then a workman in the Sheerness Dockyard. We have […]
These Articles of Demand were presented to Admiral Buckner by the Nore mutineers. It should be noted that the Admiralty received them and immediately rejected them. The official reply was “All that could reasonably be […]