MY DEAR LADS,
The order of the Knights of St. John, which for some
centuries played a very important part in the great
struggle between Christianity and Mahomedanism, was,
at its origin, a semi-relig...
G. A. Henty once described himself as "a fierce and truculent Briton, ready to defy the whole world." It was an exaggerated yet appropriate description, given Henty's character and appearance. He was ...
When Victoria ascended the British throne on 20 June 1837, G. A. Henty was not yet five years old. Yet in thousands of young boys' lives Henty was destined to be as important as the queen. In a 1980 r...