Today is Bastille Day, the 221st anniversary of the storming of the Bastille. While there had been dissent and even revolutionary action in France for some months prior, the storming of the Bastille was really […]
The Aubreyad Press Gang has just begun its group read of Post Captain, and in honor of this momentous event there will be a spate of Post Captain related articles appearing over the next week or so! The […]
While Jack and Stephen sometimes encounter enemies from other nations, the overwhelming villain of our beloved series is Napoleon Bonaparte acting through the French Navy. Of course, English antipathy towards the French dates back much […]
Cairo, August 19, 1798 Your husband was killed by a cannonball while fighting on board his ship. He died honourably, and without suffering, as every soldier would wish to die.